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.

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Mr. Philip Miller, A.S., B.Mus.


Associate in Science, United Wesleyan College, formerly in Allentown, PA

Bachelor of Music, Moravian College,                     Bethlehem, PA

With CCA since 2003

Principal since 2004

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Mrs. Donna Parry, B.S.
Kindergarten Teacher

Eastern Nazarene College, Boston MA

Began teaching in 1972

With CCA since 1991

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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

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Mrs. Michelle Ruiz, B.S.
Second Grade Teacher


Liberty University
Taught from 1990 – 1997
Substitute Taught from 2004 – 2008,  

        2009 – 2012
Part–Time Second Grade Teacher at CCA:              2008 – 2009
Began as Full–Time Second Grade Teacher            at CCA in 2012
ACSI Certified since 1990

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Mrs. Marcie Ritter, B.A.
Third  and Fourth Grade Teacher


Siena Heights College, Adrian MI

With CCA since 1999

Continuing education: Cedar Crest College

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Mrs. Helen Edwards, B.Th.
Middle School Bible, Math, History
Sign Language Teacher for All Grades


Global Bible Institute

Former Principal of CCA - 6 years

Also served CCA as Librarian, Fourth Grade Teacher, Secretary

Involved in Christian Education since 1974

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Mrs. Penny Miller, B.S. 
Middle School Science,
7th & 8th Grade 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

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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. Suzy Gunkle
Librarian, Substitute Teacher

Pastor Troy Craft
Administrative Assistant
Children's Pastor
Former Bus Driver for CCA Students
Former Gym Teacher at CCA
Chapel Speaker at CCA
Administrative Assistant since 2019



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Mrs. Laura Hilbert
Teacher's Aide

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Mr. Roger Rehm
Physical Education

Navy Veteran

40 Years Experience in Information

     Technology with Bethlehem Steel

      and Johnson & Johnson

Discipleship Director at CrossPoint

Gym Teacher at CCA since 2014