Elementary Faculty

Departments and Positions: President
Administration
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Previously, Randy worked in commercial real estate as Vice President, Accounting for Woolbright Development, Inc. as well as Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer for the New York Stock Exchange-listed CRT Properties, Inc. and Dycom Industries, Inc. He began his career as an auditor at the international accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP […]

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Departments and Positions: Chief Operating Officer
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Before taking on the roll as The King’s Academy COO, Jeff was President for 17 years. Jeff also coached Football and Basketball for 20 years and loved being a coach. His 1996 football squad made it to the final four in the state playoffs.

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Departments and Positions: Headmaster
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Building relationships with students and inspiring them to find God’s best for their lives has been a daily commitment in Mr. Raines’ time at The King’s Academy. He enjoys observing students and teachers as they work together to cultivate learning. Doug enjoys reading history and theology, following sports, and listening to good Southern Gospel music. […]

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Departments and Positions: Director, Development
Administration
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Outside of the classroom and office, Glenn has coached JV and MS football (with undefeated seasons in both) and Boys and Girls Varsity soccer (winning 5 district championships and one trip the State Final Four). He also directed Fall Plays including “The Mousetrap,” “Dear and Glorious Physician,” “The Carpenter,” “15-minute Hamlet,” and “The Boor.” Glenn […]

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Departments and Positions: Elementary Principal
Elementary
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Adam Miller has worked in Christian and public education for the past decade and most recently as Headmaster of Canyon Creek Christian Academy in Richardson, Texas. Mr. Miller is a product and strong proponent of Christian education, having attended Christian Heritage Academy in Oklahoma and actively serving on ACSI/AdvancEd accreditation teams across the state of […]

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Departments and Positions: Assistant Principal, Elementary
Administration
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Melissa and her husband Keith have 2 children. The family attends Family Church West and enjoy traveling and watching football in their free time.

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Departments and Positions: Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Departments and Positions: First Grade Assistant
Elementary Staff
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Departments and Positions: Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Jaimie grew up on a small farm in northeastern Ohio. She attended Geneva College where she met her husband of 28 years. He happened to be a graduate of TKA in 1982. So when we had children of school age, TKA was our only choice because of his wonderful experience here many years ago. We […]

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Departments and Positions: Kindergarten Teacher
Elementary Staff
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Departments and Positions: Kindergarten Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Over Mrs. Leslie’s 21 years of teaching, she has taught Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades. Over the last 15 years, it has been her great privilege to teach kindergarten at TKA. She also enjoys walking along the beach, traveling to visit her two daughters in Nashville, and house decorating when needed. She enjoys finding […]

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Departments and Positions: Kindergarten Assistant
Elementary Staff
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Departments and Positions: Grade 1 Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Before teaching at The Kings Academy, Christine taught spent over 14 years teaching in Palm Beach County Schools. She has taught fourth grade, first grade and kindergarten. Outside of the classroom, Christine enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, travel and reading. She and her husband have two amazing children. Christine and […]

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Departments and Positions: Kindergarten Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Departments and Positions: Junior Kindergarten Assistant
Elementary Staff
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Departments and Positions: First Grade Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Tami and her husband Dan have been married for 16 years and have two children Andres and Reese. Outside the classroom Tami enjoys spending time with her family, the beach, boating and reading. The Prieto family attends Calvary Church, Jupiter and enjoys serving as prayer partners and on the greeting team.

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Departments and Positions: First Grade Assistant
Elementary Staff
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Colleen has been married to her husband Ron for 20 years and they have one son at TKA, Logan. The Bray family attends Christ Fellowship Church, Gardens Campus. Outside the classroom, Colleen enjoys the beach, swimming and time with family and friends. Her favorite thing is to be involved with her son, Logan’s, activities!

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Departments and Positions: Second Grade Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Departments and Positions: 2nd & 3rd Grade Assistant
Elementary Faculty
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Departments and Positions: Third Grade Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Heidi (Recker ’95) Patchin is a graduate of The King’s Academy. She was inspired in Miss Paulsen’s 2nd Grade classroom as an ITE student her senior year. She graduated magna cum laude from FAU and began teaching in a Palm Beach County public school immediately. In 2001, she married her high school love, Duane. In […]

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Departments and Positions: Fourth Grade Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Departments and Positions: Elementary Computer Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Rett Paulsen has taught computer lab, second, third, fourth, and fifth grades at The King’s Academy. She has been in education for 25 years. Outside the classroom, Rett volunteers at her church, enjoys traveling, reading, spending time outdoors, and relaxing with family and friends.

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Departments and Positions: Fourth Grade Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Carolyn is in her 31st year of teaching at TKA. Her husband, Gary, taught here for 19 years, and all 3 of her children attended TKA from kindergarten through 12th grade. Carolyn and Gary attend Family Church Downtown. Carolyn likes to spend as much of her free time as possible with her 2 grandchildren in […]

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Departments and Positions: Fifth Grade Teacher
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Departments and Positions: Fifth Grade Teacher
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Departments and Positions: Fifth Grade Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Outside of the classroom, Mrs. Hiscock enjoys many hobbies which include genealogy, bird watching, geocaching, cooking, and traveling. She also loves animals, and volunteers at a local shelter. Mrs. Hiscock attends First Presbyterian Church of NPB. She and her husband have two grown sons (TKA ’07, ’10), and a daughter (TKA ’19).

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Departments and Positions: Sixth Grade Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Dan began teaching at a Paideia school in the heart of Chattanooga. It was there he gained his interest in the teaching of students at all learning levels. Since then, he has taught in three different schools incorporating the Bloom’s and Gardner’s philosophies in the classroom, encouraging the students to use their individual, diverse talents […]

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Departments and Positions: Sixth Grade Teacher
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Departments and Positions: Vocal Director
Elementary Faculty
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Music has been a large part of Robin’s life as she began piano lessons at six years old continuing through college. She has used her love for God and music throughout her lifetime in both Christian education and at church. Robin and her husband, Glenn, have two daughters who graduated from The King’s Academy and […]

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Departments and Positions: Instrumental Director
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Departments and Positions: Girls' Physical Education
Elementary Faculty
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Coach Sandy Erneston has coached middle school volleyball for the past four years. In 2015, she coached the first middle school girls lacrosse team and this year, 2016, she is assistant coach for TKA’s first Varsity a Girls lacrosse team. Coach Erneston has four of her children here at TKA, they are very active in […]

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Departments and Positions: S.T.E.M. Teacher
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Departments and Positions: Art Teacher
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Departments and Positions: Academic Support Coordinator
Elementary Faculty
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Departments and Positions: Grade 4
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Departments and Positions: Elementary P.E.
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Departments and Positions: Grade 1
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Departments and Positions: Grade 6
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Departments and Positions: NILD Program Director
Elementary Faculty
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Departments and Positions: Explore Program Director
Elementary Faculty
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Departments and Positions: Spanish Teacher
Elementary Faculty
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Allyson is a pediatric occupational therapist and has experience working in school and clinic settings. She is certified in the Handwriting Without Tears program. Allyson and her husband Andrew attend Family Church West and teach in the preschool class there.

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Departments and Positions: After Care Director
Elementary Staff
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Departments and Positions: Permanent Substitute
Elementary Faculty
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Nancy has worn multiple hats at TKA since she started work in 1998. Teaching in the classroom is definitely the highlight of her career. She loves impacting students and watching them grow both spiritually and academically; she truly feels blessed to teach! Nancy has been married to her husband, Jay, for 32 years. They have […]

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Departments and Positions: Director of Lions Athletic Club
Elementary Faculty
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Scott is presently the Director of the Lions Athletic Club, and Director of Fellowship of Christian Athletes Tennis program at The King’s Academy. He and his wife Candace have two children, Jasmine (2020) and Jaden (2022). Scott is participating in “Lifeworks” which is a year long Christian Executive Leadership course sponsored by the National Christian […]

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Departments and Positions: School Nurse
Staff
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Dana has been a registered nurse for 18 years. She has worked at Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital in the PICU and Bethesda Memorial Hospital in the ER, has been married for 18 years, and has 2 children. Kaleigh is in the 11th grade and Conner is in the 8th grade. She also serves as the […]

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Departments and Positions: Elementary Office Administrative Assistant
Staff
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Outside of the office, Tina enjoys spending time with family and friends. Tina and her family attend Community of Hope church in Loxahatchee, where she also volunteers. In her spare time, she enjoys baking and reading.

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