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Faculty and Staff

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From the Headmaster...

We are excited about what God has done and will continue to do at FCA.

As you explore options for the education of your child, please consider what Faith has to offer. The first step in a child’s education is a formative relationship with God that will grow, mature and prosper over time. A Christian education prepares a child to learn the Bible, understand how to defend the faith, and share the gospel with others. We partner with parents as an extension of the Christian family to assist in the education of our children. Competent, caring teachers have the ability to freely speak about Jesus and the Word of God, and that Word is applied to every aspect of our day. A carefully selected curriculum promotes academic excellence, and each student receives a rich and varied educational experience here at Faith Christian Academy.

I welcome the opportunity to personally guide and help you with life's most important decisions - providing the best and most appropriate learning environment for your child. Please contact me if I can be of any assistance at (904) 321-2137. May God bless you and your family!

In His Service,

Bryan Alvaré

Faculty & Staff


Stacy Krausnyder, VPK Teacher/ Director

  • Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC)
  • Director's Credential

Tiffany Rae, VPK Aide


Michelle Lowsy, VPK Teacher

  • Bachelor's of Science, Elementary Education


Sarah Aguilar, VPK Aide

Primary School

Jenelle Garden, Kindergarten

  • Bachelor's of Science, Elementary Education
  • Professional Educator's Certificate (FL DOE)
    VIPKID- TESOL Certified (Foundational and Advanced)

Dr. Kristi Aponte, 1st grade

  • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
  • Master of Education in Elementary Education
  • Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership
  • State of Florida Department of Education Professional Educator's Certificate; Certified in Elementary Education (Grades K-6) with an ESOL Endorsement

Bonnie Salvog, 2nd Grade

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Elementary Education
  • Teaching Certification: State of Florida - Elementary Education (Grades K-6)

Elementary School

Rosalind Cook, 3rd Grade

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Elementary Education
  • Masters degree- Elementary Education
  • Teaching Certification -Florida League of Christian Schools; Professional Teaching Certificate: Elementary Education (K-6)

Angie Brown, 4th Grade

  • Bachelor’s Degree - English, Minor in Creative Writing
  • Teaching Certification: State of Florida; FLOCS Certification Pending

Loise Polese, 5th Grade

  • Bachelor’s Degree - English; Minor in Education
  • Masters Degree in English Literature
  • Teaching Certification: Florida League of Christian Schools; Temporary Teaching Certificate - Elementary Education (K-6)

Upper School | Grades 6-12

Anderson (Andy) Foote, Advanced High School Math, Science

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Dual major: Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
  • Florida Certification - Physics (6-12)

Tiffany Kennedy, High School Math

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Arts; Psychology
  • Masters Degree- Education

Wendy Lester, Middle School Science/ STEM/ Missions

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Bachelor of Science
  • Christian Education - Church Business Administration
  • FLOCS Certification - Professional Teaching Certificate/Christian Education Administration (K-12)

Eddie Ruis, Bible

  • Associate’s Degree - Associate of Biblical Studies (graduated Summa Cum Laude)
  • Bachelor’s Degree - Bachelor of Religious Education (graduated Summa Cum Laude)
  • Master’s Degree - Doctorate of Pastoral Counseling (graduated Magna Cum Laude)
  • FLOCS Certification - Professional Teaching Certificate: Bible (K-12); Professional Ministerial Leadership (K-12)

Leslie Scarberry, High School English, Dual Enrollment English

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Bachelor of Arts: English and History (graduated Magna Cum Laude)
  • Master’s Degree - Master of Arts: English
  • FLOCS Certification - Professional English Education (7-12)

Jennifer Alfieri, Middle/ High School Social Studies  


  • Bachelor’s Degree - General Studies
  • Master's Degree- Elementary Education
  • Florida Certification- Elementary Education

Michelle Walsh, High School Spanish

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Bachelor of Arts: English, Minor in Secondary Education (graduated Summa Cum Laude)
  • Florida Certification - English (6-12)

Bethany Paige, Middle School Language Arts

  • Bachelor's Degree- Spanish
  • Bachelor's Degree- English
  • Masters Degree- Mental Health Counseling
  • Certification- Pending


Jennifer Brooks, Upper School Musical Theater, Art, Chorus and Piano Lab; Lower School Chorus

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Bachelor of Music/Music Education
  • FLOCS Certification - Professional, All Levels (K-12); Music (K-12)

Glenn Parrish, Athletic Director

Support Staff

Candi Webb, K-1 Teacher Aide

Brittany Janey, 2nd - 3rd Teacher Aide

Shelly Kruger, 4th - 5th Teacher Aide


Lower School Office Staff

Joy Bruno, Lower School Secretary

Kacey Strauder, Registrar


Joy Hastings, Lower School Campus Manager

Candy Michelson, Accounts Manager

Upper School Office Staff

Lisa Wehrung, Upper School Office Support Specialist

Christy Williams, Upper School Office Manager

Administrative Staff

Christina (Chris) Bordnick, Lower School Assistant Principal

  • Bachelor of Arts- English
  • Master of Education- Curriculum and Instruction

Larry Smith, Assistant Principal to the Upper School

  • Bachelor's Degree- BA Music Ed. K-12
  • Master's Degree- Educational Leadership
  • Master's Degree- Theological Studies
  • Florida Certification- Educational Leadership and Music K-12
  • FLOCS Certification- Administration and Music K-12

Bryan Alvaré, Headmaster

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Middle School/Jr High School Education
  • Master’s Degree - Educational Leadership (graduated Summa Cum Laude)
  • FLOCS Certification - Secondary Professional (7-12); Social Studies (7-12); English (7-12); Administration (K-12)