Name: Mrs. Krishelle Bridges
Title: Teacher of 3rd and 4th Grades
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: Mrs. Kerry Call
Title: Teacher of 1st and 2nd Grades
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: Mrs. Sue Condit
Title: Kindergarten Teacher
Other Information: Mrs. Condit grew up in southern California where she enjoyed camping, dance, acting, and music performance in violin and voice. She began her teaching experience as a kindergarten and music teacher in a Christian school and served as the children’s music and drama director in several churches. She graduated from Chico State with a BA in Liberal Studies, elementary/music teaching credentials, and a masters in music education. When she is not teaching, she is playing her violin in church, the Lake County Symphony, and conducting the Lake County Symphony Youth Orchestra. She is also a fiddler at the Ely Stage Stop with the District 10, California State Old Time Fiddle Association. Mrs. Condit lives in Kelseyville and has 3 children and 6 grandsons.
Name: Mrs. Christine Cunningham
Title: 3rd/4th Grade Aide
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: Mrs. Stephanie Del Bosco
Title: Co-Teacher of 3rd/4th Grade
Other Information: Mrs. Del Bosco was born in Red Bluff, CA, and lived in Willits, but mainly Lake County for most of her life. She graduated from Lower Lake High School. Mrs. Del Bosco received her BFA with a minor in Psychology from Pacific Lutheran University and her teaching credential from Chapman University. She has taught all ages privately, publicly, and in the community for twenty plus years. She also home-schooled her three children for three and a half years. Mrs. Del Bosco loves Jesus, her family, and art. She celebrates the Bible, prayer, women's Bible studies, time with friends, baking, and traveling. Mrs. Del Bosco is grateful to be working with a wonderful team and staff at KCA and enjoys loving on little ones. She prays they learn all they need to learn this year, but mostly that they learn about Jesus.
Name: Mrs. Jennifer Dorman
Title: Office Manager
Other Information: Mrs. Dorman was born in Salinas, CA and feels privileged to have been raised in Lake County from an early age. She attended Bellevue University where she earned a degree in Healthcare Management. Mrs. Dorman lives in Cobb with her husband Aaron. In her spare time she enjoys card-making and a variety of outdoor activities, including boating, camping, and gardening. Mrs. Dorman joined KCA in 2018.
Name: Mrs. Dawn Jones
Title: Aide for 1st and 2nd Grades
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: Ms. 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: Mrs. April Sombs
Title: Kindergarten Aide
Other Information: Mrs. Sombs was born in Easton, PA, and moved 30 times before graduating from Folsom High School. She assisted in the Head Start program and was a teacher's aide in Sacramento and Rancho Cordova schools for several years. Mrs. Sombs is looking forward to assisting in Kindergarten this year and says working with children is a blessing.
Name: Mr. Ben Sombs
Title: Vice Principal, Teacher of 7th and 8th Grades
Other Information: Mr. Sombs was born in Visalia/Pine Flat, CA in the Sequoia National Forest. He graduated from Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS and earned a degree in History as well as his teaching credential. He likes to teach because he feels a sense of accomplishment, that he can make a difference, enjoys helping kids discover new things and overcome difficulties. In his spare time he enjoys cycling, fencing, sailing, shooting and playing games. Mr. Sombs joined KCA in 2005.
Name: Mrs. Deborah Sombs
Title: Teacher of 5th/6th Grades
Other Information: Mrs. Sombs received her BA in History and has extensive experience as a tutor for many specialized programs. Fluent in French and German (and English of course!), she is a self-acknowledged history and geography buff and she enjoys sharing this love with her class! Mrs. Sombs joined KCA in 2005.
Name: Mrs. Meredith Wiser
Title: Board President, Interim Principal
Other Information: Mrs. Wiser is our Interim Principal. Mrs Wiser holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature, graduated with honors, a Minor in International Relations, and has earned 48 units towards her Masters of Business Administration Degree. She has worked professionally in the healthcare industry, in particular home health and hospital pharmacies for fifteen years. Mrs. Wiser is also a published writer. Mrs. Wiser serves on the KCA Board of Directors (BoD). She has been involved in many aspects of our KCA family. She has led a school-wide project called the Kingdom Assignment, a substitute teacher, Chapel Coordinator, Chapel Teacher, Room Mom, and a BoD Officer. Currently, she serves as KCA’s President. She and her husband Kelly have five children, two of which have graduated from KCA and three are currently enrolled in KCA. More than any other accomplishment, Mrs. Wiser has walked with Jesus for nineteen years. No other decision has been more important. When asked why she serves at KCA, Mrs. Wiser stated, “it is a calling to serve Jesus through KCA. The family atmosphere, Christ-centered education, and dedication of superior educators have always been something I want to contribute to. KCA has helped my children to grow spiritually, challenged them intellectually, and enabled them to contribute to their communities at even a young age. I love KCA and want to contribute to its longevity within Lake County.”
Posted on 3/22/2020
Lake County Office of Education has decided that all public schools in our county be closed until after Easter vacation (April 14th for KCA). We will follow suit in order to assist our community in the fight to prevent COVID-19 from affecting our population.
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Posted on 3/15/2020
Posted on 1/30/2020
KCA is now accepting applications for the position of full-time Kindergarten teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. If interested and a suitable candidate, please contact the school office at 707-262-1522.
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Posted on 1/30/2020