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Staff Bios

Name: Kimberlyn Bardakas
Title: Middle School Teacher, Bible Teacher

Name: Krishelle Bridges
Title: Vice Principal, Teacher of 3rd and 4th Grade
Other Information: Mrs. Bridges grew up in Washington State and attended Multnomah School of the Bible in Portland, Oregon, where she majored in Biblical Studies. She began substitute teaching at KCA in 2008 and joined the staff in 2013. She is passionate and enthusiastic about teaching children about the love of Jesus and has been involved in children's ministries such as Awana and Vacation Bible School for nearly 40 years. She and her husband, Doug, have lived in Lake County for over 30 years. They have four children and three grandchildren. Outside of school, Mrs. Bridges loves to play games with her family, babysit her grandchildren, and bake whenever she gets a chance.

Name: Kerry Call
Title: Teacher of 1st Grade
Other Information: Mrs. Call grew up in the central part of the Sierra Nevada Range, east of the city of Clovis. She graduated from Sonoma State University with a degree in Liberal Arts, and received her credential from CalState TEACH. Mrs. Call loves learning, teaching, and being able to share the Word of God with her students every day. Outside of school she enjoys spending time with family, volunteering at church, reading, playing games, and visiting the Sierras whenever possible. Mrs. Call lives in Kelseyville with her husband, Corey, who works for CalFire. They have three children: Erin, Ryan, and Megan.

Name: Christine Cunningham
Title: Teacher of 3rd and 4th Grade
Other Information: Mrs. Cunningham grew up in Eugene, OR. and attended the University of Oregon where she received her Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Business. She moved to Lake County from Oregon in 2013. She and her husband have three children that currently attend KCA. Mrs. Cunningham feels so blessed to be a part of the KCA community.

Name: Stephanie Del Bosco
Title: High School Facilitator

Name: Heather Ewing
Title: Teacher of 2nd Grade

Name: Stacia Fetzer
Title: Teacher of Spanish and Music

Name: Lily Gleason
Title: Aide for 2nd Grade

Name: Dawn Jones
Title: Aide for 1st Grade
Other Information: Mrs. Jones was born in Fullerton, CA, and moved to Lakeport at the age of three. She attended (and played basketball for) Mendocino Jr. College, taking Child Development classes. Her love for children grew even stronger while working at Lakeport Christian Center Preschool, where she was Assistant Director her third year. After starting a family, she ran a preschool and daycare in her home for six years. When her two boys joined the KCA family, she knew she wanted to be involved beyond volunteering in the classrooms. Mrs. Jones feels blessed to be a teacher's aide, and knows that working with children and sharing Jesus with them is God's direction for her life, outside her family and friends.

Name: Ali Juarez
Title: Office Assistant

Name: Jen Lewelling Winford
Title: Aide for 3rd and 4th Grade

Name: Melissa McConnell
Title: Office Manager
Other Information: Mrs. McConnell lives in Lakeport with her husband, Kevin and two children: Sadie and Thomas. She attended the Santa Rosa Junior College where she achieved her Associate Teaching Certificate. She taught Preschool in Santa Rosa for 2 years before moving to Mendocino County with her husband. In 2015 she and her family moved to Lake County. In her spare time she loves to craft, make cards, go for walks, and spend time with family. Mrs. McConnell joined KCA in 2021.

Name: Denise Patrick
Title: ASTEP Coordinator, Recess/P.E. Aide
Other Information: Mrs. Patrick was born in Redwood City, CA, and grew up in Fremont. She attended UC Davis where she earned a degree in Animal Science. Mrs. Patrick shoes horses when she isn't at school, and also volunteers for LEAP. She lives in Lakeport with her son Jason, and in her spare time enjoys hiking, riding horses, boating, and reading. Mrs. Patrick joined the staff at KCA after volunteering for three years.

Name: Jamie Patten
Title: Aide for 2nd Grade

Name: Kelsey Robinson
Title: Teacher of Kindergarten

Name: Janet Rykert
Title: High School Facilitator

Name: Deb Sombs
Title: Middle School Teacher

Name: Cassie Stangland
Title: Aide for Kindergarten

Name: Jen Wangberg
Title: Principal

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