Head of School

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Tara Siress

siress@nccaky.org

  • B.S. in Elementary Education; Emphasis Literature

    • Summa Cum Laude

  • M.A. in the area of Reading Specialist

    • Summa Cum Laude

  • 20 years experience in education

Homeroom Teachers

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Little Lions

Mrs. Michelle Lucas
lucas@nccaky.org

Tennessee Technological University
B.S. in Child and Family Science
Emphasis in Early Childhood Development

Mrs. Lucas has 21 years of teaching experience and has been at NCCA for 5 1/2 years.

 
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Kindergarten

MRs. Jennifer Chadwick
chadwick@nccaky.org

Murray State University
B.S. in Elementary Education

Tennessee Technology Center
Certificate in Child Care & Guidance

Mrs. Chadwick has ten years teaching experience as a preschool teacher. 2019-2020 is her first year teaching at NCCA.

 
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1st Grade

Ms. Jessica Burgess
Burgess@nccaky.org

Lead Teacher of Elementary Education

Trevecca Nazarene University
B.S. in Elementary Education
M.A. in Theological Studies
Magna Cum Laude

 
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2nd Grade

Mrs. Rachel McCuiston
mccuiston@nccaky.org

Crown College of the Bible
B.S. in Elementary Education

Mrs. McCuiston has 10 years teaching experience. This is her third year at NCCA.

 
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3rd Grade

Mrs. Alicia Jetton
jetton@nccaky.org

Murray State University
B.S. in Elementary Education
Cum Laude

 
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4th Grade

Mrs. Alexendra Hunter
hunter@nccaky.org

Murray State University
AAS in Paralegal Studies
BIS with Education Field of Study

Mrs. Hunter has two years education experience at MISD. 2019-2020 is her first year teaching at NCCA.

 

Middle School & High School

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Mrs. Amanda Smith
smith@nccaky.org

5th & 6th History
7th & 8th Math, Science & History
11th Grade Technical Math

Murray State University
B.S. in Middle School Education
Areas of History & Mathematics

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Mrs. Dwana Capshaw
capshaw@nccaky.org

5th & 6th Grade

Union University
B.A. in Youth Ministry

Mrs. Capshaw has two and a half years teaching experience. This is her second year at NCCA.

Mrs. Rachel Kelly
ncca.kelly@gmail.com

5th & 6th Grade Math

Mrs. Sheryl Potter
potter@nccaky.org

High School Science

2019-2020 is Mrs. Potter’s first year teaching at NCCA.

Mrs. Molly Rogers
rogers@nccaky.org

7th, 8th, 10th, and 11th
Language Arts, Writing & Rhetoric

Murray State University
B.S. in Literature
B.S. in Journalism, Mass Communication

Mrs. Rogers has 15 years of teaching experience. This is her second year at NCCA.

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Mrs. Hannah Palmer
palmer@nccaky.org

Integrated History/Bible 10th & 11th Grade

University of Kentucky
B.S. in English
M.A. in Curriculum Development

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Dr. Timothy Schroeder
Email Tim

10th & 11th Grade Algebra 2

B.S. - Concordia Univ. - Nebraska
M.S. - Kansas State University
Ph.D. - Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Dr. Schroeder is beginning his second year teaching at NCCA.


Extracurricular Teachers

 
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MRS. MARGARET RICHTER
Latin@nccaky.org

1st - 10th Grade Latin
7th & 8th Grade Logic
Academic Team/Quick Recall Coach

28+ years experience teaching Latin, French, and English

Eastern Kentucky University
B.A. in Latin
B.A. in French

University of Kentucky
M.A. in Classics

Murray State University
Minor in English

Mrs. Richter has been at NCCA for five and a half years.

 
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Mrs. Janet Finch

Mrs. Finch started the NCCA Piano Program now in its 10th year!

She has taught for 47 years both private and at the collegiate level including:

  • The University of Tennessee at Martin

    • Group piano to Freshman and Sophomore Music Majors.

  • The University of Akron

    • Gifted and Talented Program

  • University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music

    • Group Piano to Music Majors

    • Community Education

    • CCM Preparatory Division for gifted young people.

Alma Mater

The Ohio State University
B.M. In Piano Performance

University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
Master of Music in Piano Performance
Doctoral Cognate in Piano Pedagogy

Honors
Graduate Student of the Year
Who’s Who in America
Theodore Presser Award-finalist
Full Scholarship for Masters and Doctorate degrees

Mrs. Finch is a published author with articles appearing in Keyboard Companion Magazine. She also serves on the Adult Learning Committee for the National Conference for Keyboard Pedagogy.

 
INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE   ”all-around wonderful, talented, couldn’t-do-without-her”   Shawna Frazier

INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE
”all-around wonderful, talented, couldn’t-do-without-her”

Shawna Frazier

Technology, Business, & Keyboarding   Mrs. Angie Wyatt  wyatt@nccaky.org

Technology, Business, & Keyboarding

Mrs. Angie Wyatt
wyatt@nccaky.org

ART   Mrs. Jamie Allred  allred@nccaky.org

ART

Mrs. Jamie Allred
allred@nccaky.org

MUSIC   Mrs. Angela Taylor  music2@nccaky.org

MUSIC

Mrs. Angela Taylor
music2@nccaky.org

MUSIC   Mrs. Tammy Mitchell

MUSIC

Mrs. Tammy Mitchell

MUSIC   Mrs. Linda Wright  music1@nccaky.org

MUSIC

Mrs. Linda Wright
music1@nccaky.org

DRAMA   Mr. Thad Buchanan   Murray State University  Middle School Education & Theater  Governor’s School for the Arts Alumnus: Theater

DRAMA

Mr. Thad Buchanan

Murray State University
Middle School Education & Theater

Governor’s School for the Arts Alumnus: Theater

HEALTH   Mrs. Marsha Adams

HEALTH

Mrs. Marsha Adams

PHYSICAL EDUCATION   Mr. Brian Capshaw  PE@nccaky.org    Union University  B.S. in Youth Ministry   Jackson State Community College  A.S. in Physical Education

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Mr. Brian Capshaw
PE@nccaky.org

Union University
B.S. in Youth Ministry

Jackson State Community College
A.S. in Physical Education

PEACEKEEPER PROGRAM LEADER   Mrs. Cheryl Milner

PEACEKEEPER PROGRAM LEADER

Mrs. Cheryl Milner

CUSTODIAL STAFF   Mrs. Betty Smith Mrs. Kay Ryan Mrs. Leah Wright

CUSTODIAL STAFF

Mrs. Betty Smith
Mrs. Kay Ryan
Mrs. Leah Wright