Faculty and Staff


ECA employs applicants who are qualified both academically and spiritually and agree to meet the standards of our school and accreditation agencies. The basic qualifications for faculty at ECA are as follows:

  • Profession of personal faith in Jesus Christ and a positive Christian testimony.
  • Agree with the ECA statement of Faith.
  • Be an actively involved member of a local church.
  • Hold a current teaching certificate and/or degree and coursework as required by AISA or agree to an administratively approved timetable for obtaining one.
  • Have a personal conviction regarding the importance of Christian education.

Elementary Faculty – K4 – 5th Grade

Middle School Faculty – 6th Grade – 8th Grade

High School Faculty – 9th Grade – 12th Grade

Administrative Staff – Admin and Office Staff

Athletic Staff – Athletic Staff (All Sports)

Elementary

Ms Sedote

Ms. Colleen Sedote

Kindergarten 4

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Church Attend: Church of the Highlands
Fun Fact: Absolutely love Disney, and anything related to Disney. If you want to see, come look at her classroom.

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Mrs. Libby Oswald

Kindergarten 4

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse:
Church Attend:
Fun Fact:

Mrs Cole

Mrs. Vickie Cole

Kindergarten 5

Year Joined ECA: 2003
Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 61 :1-4
Church Attend: Evangel Church – Prattville Campus
Fun Fact: Favorite color is purple.

Mrs Hope

Mrs. Dee Hope

1st Grade

Year Joined ECA: 2008-2009 returned in 2011
Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Church Attend: Church of the Highlands
Fun Fact: Loves “I Love Lucy” and anything 1950’s

Mrs Stoddard

Mrs. Tina Stoddard

2nd Grade / Cheerleading

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: James 1:2-8
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: If it’s broken – I did it! I have a special knack! Has 3 children a dog and a cat.

Mrs Stinson

Mrs. Kayla Stinson

3rd Grade

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Church Attend: Liberty Church of Christ
Fun Fact: I love traveling and short term mission trips. I have been to many places around the world.

Mrs Malion

Mrs. Joyie Malion

4th Grade / 5th Grade

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: II Timothy 2:15
Church Attend: Rivers Edge Church
Fun Fact: My first name is Joyie, and it’s pronounced Joy, like Joy to the world!

Mrs Ryals

Mrs. Laura Ryals

5th Grade / 4th Grade

Year Joined ECA: 1995
Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 40:31
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Loves to read and crochet! I have visited Hawaii! I have two sons that have served in Iraq.

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Mrs. Christina Brown

Elementary Music / Middle School Music

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: James 5:16
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Loves to read anything by Karen Kingsbury and my favorite movie is “The Sound of Music”

Mrs LeMaster

Mrs. Ladonna LeMaster

Elementary Art / Character Education / Kindergarten Assistant

Year Joined ECA: 2001
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Loves spending time with my precious grand kids. Has been working with Girls’ Ministries (Missionettes) since 1987. Her son-in-law “lovingly” has dubbed me the Queen of Useless Information. (I guess it’s good to be queen of something.)

Mrs Rosa

Mrs. Haley Rosa

Elementary PE / Middle School PE / Varsity Sports / Girls Basketball Coach / Softball Coach

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 4:2
Church Attend: Christ Community Church
Fun Fact: I like to sew and love to make clothes for my son and niece.

Mrs Throgmartin

Mrs. Cathy Throgmartin

Librarian

Year Joined ECA: 1995
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 5:1-2
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Loves unusual pens and notebooks

Middle School

Mrs Cartee

Mrs. Tammy Cartee

6th Grade Bible / 6th Grade Social Studies / Middle School Math

Year Joined ECA: 1999
Favorite Bible Verse: I Timothy 4:12
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Is a huge Auburn fan, but is married to an Alabama fan. This makes for an interesting football season!

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Ms. Rebecca Jackson

7th Grade Bible / 7th Grade Social Studies / Middle School English / Speech

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse:
Church Attend:
Fun Fact:

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Mrs. Crystal Hammack

8th Grade Bible / 8th Grade Social Studies / Middle School Science

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 8:37
Church Attend: New Home Baptist Church
Fun Fact: I live on a mini farm

Dr Allison

Dr. Ron Allison

Electives (MS/HS) / 10th Grade Bible / High School Math

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: John 1:1
Church Attend: Vaughn Forest
Fun Fact: I love Fishing

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Mr. Ed Dean

Middle School PE / 11th Grade Bible / Spanish I & II / Health & Computer

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16
Church Attend: St. Paul United Methodist Church
Fun Fact: I am a 20 year military veteran and I am a huge Alabama fan. ROLL TIDE!!!

Mrs Rosa

Mrs. Haley Rosa

Middle School PE / Elementary PE / Varsity Sports / Girls Basketball Coach / Softball Coach

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 4:2
Church Attend: Christ Community Church
Fun Fact: I like to sew and love to make clothes for my son and niece.

Mrs Throgmartin

Mrs. Cathy Throgmartin

Librarian

Year Joined ECA: 1995
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 5:1-2
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Loves unusual pens and notebooks

High School

Dr Allison

Dr. Ron Allison

Electives (MS/HS) / 10th Grade Bible / High School Math

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: John 1:1
Church Attend: Vaughn Forest
Fun Fact: I love fishing

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Mr. Ed Dean

11th Grade Bible / Spanish I & II / Health & Computer / Middle School PE

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16
Church Attend: St. Paul United Methodist Church
Fun Fact: I am a 20 year military veteran and I am a huge Alabama fan. ROLL TIDE!!!

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Mrs. Crystal Hammack

8th Grade Bible / 8th Grade Social Studies / Middle School Science

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 8:37
Church Attend: New Home Baptist Church
Fun Fact: I live on a mini farm

Mr. Perez

Mr. Nelson Perez

12th Grade Bible / High School Math / High School Science

Year Joined ECA: 2012
Favorite Bible Verse: Matt 11:29-30
Church Attend: Grace @ Bell Road
Fun Fact: Still likes distance running.

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Mrs. Jenny Pierre

High School Science

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Ecclesiastes 9:10
Church Attend: Maggie Street Baptist Church
Fun Fact: I love DIY project, “what-if” conversations, and anything else that inspires healthy creativity.

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Mr. Jonathan Powers

High School Social Studies / Varsity Sport

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 20:9, 27-28
Church Attend: Trinity Episcopal, Evangel Church
Fun Fact: I served as a U.S. Navy Firefighter aboard a guided missile cruiser (CG-66)

Mrs. Sikes

Mrs. Ceil Sikes

High School Geography & Civics / Principal

Year Joined ECA: 2014
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 2:8 & Hebrews 11:6
Church Attend: First Baptist Church of Troy
Fun Fact: Always wanted to be a football official.

Mrs Strahan

Mrs. Susan Strahan

11th Grade Bible / High School English

Year Joined ECA: 2013
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 139
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Has a passion for all things Disney.

Mrs Throgmartin

Mrs. Cathy Throgmartin

Librarian

Year Joined ECA: 1995
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 5:1-2
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Loves unusual pens and notebooks

Mr Whatley

Mr. Andy Whatley

High School History / Varsity Sports / Athletic Director / Football Coach / Baseball Coach

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse:
Church Attend:
Fun Fact:

Administration

Rev Matthes

Rev. Scott Matthes

Administrator

Year Joined ECA: 2012
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 5:8
Church Attend: Evangel Church
Fun Fact: Before coming to Evangel Christian Academy, he was living in Siberia.

Mrs. Sikes

Mrs. Ceil Sikes

Principal / High School Geography & Civics

Year Joined ECA: 2014
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 2:8 & Hebrews 11:6
Church Attend: First Baptist Church of Troy
Fun Fact: Always wanted to be a football official.

Mrs Ahrendt

Mrs. Wendy Ahrendt

Guidance Counselor / Registrar

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse:
Church Attend:
Fun Fact:

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Mrs. Connie Brooks

Accounting

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse:
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Fun Fact:

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Mrs. Alicia Dawkins

Front Desk

Year Joined ECA: 2016
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 91
Church Attend: Church of the Highlands
Fun Fact: A Fear Conqueror

Mrs Grice

Mrs. Tracey Grice

Aftercare Supervisor

Year Joined ECA: 2011
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13
Church Attend: Lighthouse (Millbrook)
Fun Fact: Is a divided mother – one child at Faulkner and one at AUM

Athletics

Mr Whatley

Mr. Andy Whatley

Athletic Director / High School History / Varsity Sports / Football Coach / Baseball Coach

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse:
Church Attend:
Fun Fact:

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Mr. Ed Dean

Middle School PE / 11th Grade Bible / Spanish I & II / Health & Computer

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16
Church Attend: St. Paul United Methodist Church
Fun Fact: I am a 20 year military veteran and I am a huge Alabama fan. ROLL TIDE!!!

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Mr. Jonathan Powers

High School Social Studies / Varsity Sport

Year Joined ECA: 2017
Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 20:9, 27-28
Church Attend: Trinity Episcopal, Evangel Church
Fun Fact: I served as a U.S. Navy Firefighter aboard a guided missile cruiser (CG-66)

Mrs Rosa

Mrs. Haley Rosa

Middle School PE / Elementary PE / Varsity Sports / Girls Basketball Coach / Softball Coach

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 4:2
Church Attend: Christ Community Church
Fun Fact: I like to sew and love to make clothes for my son and niece.

Mrs Stoddard

Mrs. Tina Stoddard

Cheerleading / 2nd Grade

Year Joined ECA: 2015
Favorite Bible Verse: James 1:2-8
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: If it’s broken – I did it! I have a special knack! Has 3 children a dog and a cat.

Mr Washington

Mr. Kerwin Washington

Boys Basketball Coach

Year Joined ECA: 2007
Favorite Bible Verse: Mark 9:23
Church Attend: First Assembly of God
Fun Fact: Is a LSU Tiger living in enemy territory. Served my country for over 22 years in the US Air Force. Lived in the Netherlands for four years.

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Mrs. Rowe Whitfield

Volleyball Coach

Year Joined ECA: 2014
Favorite Bible Verse: Psalms 23:1-6
Church Attend: Claud Independent Methodist
Fun Fact: Love coaching volleyball and softball. Coached volleyball for 12 years and softball 14 years.