Duty makes us do things well. But love makes us do them beautifully.
At the heart of Covenant Christian Academy is an accomplished and diverse faculty whose members comprise one of the top academic institutions in the Lehigh Valley.
Each faculty member brings unique experience, academic specialty, published contributions to a field of study, and a dedication to classroom education, offering students a rigorous challenge each and every day.
Mr. Philip Miller, A.S., B.Mus.
Principal, Middle School Bible
Associate in Science, United Wesleyan College,
formerly in Allentown, PA
Bachelor of Music, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
With CCA since 2003
Principal since 2004
Ms. Marisa Ketchem
Mrs. Damaris Oberman, B.S.
First Grade Teacher
BS in Christian Elementary Education, United Wesleyan College
Began teaching in 1985
Has experience teaching Toddler, Pre-K, and K-4
Began teaching at CCA in 2015
Mrs. Helen Edwards, B.Th.
Second Grade Teacher
Global Bible Institute
Former Principal of CCA - 6 years
Also served CCA as Librarian, Fourth Grade Teacher, Secretary
Involved in Christian Education since 1974
Mrs. Suzy Gunkle, B.S.
Third and Fourth Grade Teacher
B.S, in Elementary Education
Worked in many local preschools
Taught in several local theatres
Directed Nursery School and Acting Camps
Mrs. Penny Miller, B.S.
Middle School Science and Math
Elementary Education, Kutztown University
Taught at CCA from 1997 – 2001
Middle School Math and Science (1997 – 1999)
7th Grade (1999 – 2001)
Returned to teach Physical Education in 2012 Entered Middle School teaching in 2016
Mrs. Marcie Mulligan, B.A.
Middle School Language and History
Mrs. Marcie Mulligan, BA.
Cedar Crest College, Allentown
Master's in Education (2024),
Co-Theatre Director at
Pleasant Valley High School
Homeschool Co-op Teacher
Served as Board Member of a PA
cyber charter school
Worked for Non-profit organizations
Mr. Roger Rehm
40 Years Experience in Information
Technology with Bethlehem Steel
and Johnson & Johnson
Discipleship Director at CrossPoint
Gym Teacher at CCA since 2014
Mrs. Donna Hinkle, B.S.
Music Teacher/Piano Instructor
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Post Graduate Work: East Stroudsburg
University, East Stroudsburg, PA
Taught 1st grade in Whitehall School
District 1971 - 1978
With CCA since 1997
Mrs. Patty Mazariegos, B.A., A.A.
B.A. in Spanish from San Francisco
A.A. in Liberal Arts, Emphasis in
from College of Marin
Substitute Teacher in Parkland
Pastor Troy Craft
Former Bus Driver for CCA Students
Former Gym Teacher at CCA
Chapel Speaker at CCA
Administrative Assistant since 2019
Mrs. Laura Hilbert
Dental Assistant Certificate from LCCC
Mom of 36 years!
Classroom aide, reading aide, cafeteria aide, playground aide
Mrs. Kim Rehm