Leadership & Staff

Founded in 1968, Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy is a private, college-preparatory, non-denominational Christian middle and high school (grades 6-12) that seeks to Educate and Cultivate Servants for Christ. Students meet rigorous admissions standards both academically and spiritually. CVCA’s diverse student body represents 7 different counties and more than 200 churches; we have over 850 students of whom 25% represent minority populations.  We seek to represent the true diversity of the body of Christ.

Our facilities include a 177,000 square-foot building with state-of-the-art technology, 7 science labs, a 31,000 square-foot fieldhouse and competition gymnasium, a 600-seat chapel/auditorium, and 70 acres of sports facilities, including a turf stadium and all-weather track.

Leadership

Jason Spodnik

President

Jessica Cooley

Director of Enrollment & Communications

Matt Fleagle

Dean of Academics

Jim Gaul

Chief Financial Officer

John Harabedian

Director of Development

Scott Iannetta

Middle School Principal

Matt Koons

Headmaster

Eric Ling

Dean of Faculty

Jackie Mathews

Assistant Dean of Students

LT
Newland

Director of Student Ministries

Tim Schofield

Dean of Students

Jon Young

Athletic Director

Staff Directory

Susan Abramson

Middle School OASIS

Erin Aldridge

Clinic Nurse

Adam Armstrong

Bible Department Head

Jenna Barbieri

Bible Teacher

Ryan Baxter

Systems
Administrator

Mark Brower

Social Studies
Teacher

Dylan
Bee

Art
Teacher

Ray Carroscia

Social Studies
Teacher

Kaitlin Blatchford

Science & Social Studies Teacher

Laura Chadima

Director of Academic Support

Lisa Bradley

Learning Commons Resource Coordinator

Paul Charvat

Science
Teacher

Cailyn Chizmar

Math
Teacher

Zach Churchill

Bible
Teacher

Matt Comrie

Financial Accounts Manager

Nick
Cook

Bible &
Health Teacher

Linda Cowley

Math Teacher

Nadine Crocker

Math Teacher

Ryan Crocker

Director of Technology

Kyle Curry

Facilities Associate

Lesa DiPaolo

English Teacher

Steve Douglas

Facilities
Associate

Caleb Eernisse

Bible
Teacher

Doug Fairchild

Science Teacher &
SOE Head

Jordan Fairfax

Development
Media Manager

Anna Foti

Art
Teacher

Sara Fridline

Director of
College Placement

Mindy Fullerton

Director of
Admissions

Sue Ellen Gabler

OASIS
Teacher

Walter Glenn

Student
Services

Megan Hapanowicz

Spanish
Teacher

Christopher Harr

Math
Teacher

Jason Herblet

Assistant
Athletic Director

Jim Hindenlang

Facilities Manager

Christine Hippli

Marketing Specialist

Eileen Hoffman

Bible Teacher

Kendall Hudson

Clinic Nurse

Mike Hudson

Human Resources

Gabriela Hutt

Spanish Teacher

Elissa
Hyatt

Admissions Associate

Steve
Hyatt

World Language Teacher

Scott Isaacs

Fine Arts
Department Head

Brianna Jones

English &
Social Studies Teacher

Christina Kamp

Math
Teacher

David
Kamp

Science
Teacher

Steven Kasigurian

Guidance Counselor

Denita
King

Royal Theatre Director

Emily
Knapp

College Placement

Victoria Krupa

English Teacher

Jeff
Lewis

Transportation Coordinator

Fritz Lombardi

Royal Theatre
Producer

Rick Lyons

Science
Teacher

Beth
Marosi

Administrative Assistant (Guidance)

Rachel Mathoslah

Clinic Nurse

Mary Ann McMullen

Student Activities

Karin McSparran

Art Teacher

Craig McSparran

Social Studies Teacher

Joy Meszaros

English
Teacher

Jennifer Meybaum

Development
Outreach

Jean Micale

Administrative Assistant (Headmaster)

Gail Michalski

Administrative Assistant (Front Office)

Ben Miller

Sports Information Director

Nancy Miller

Math
Teacher

Stephen Mitcheff

Facilities
Associate

Jennifer Moore

Vocal Music Teacher

Juan Morales

Spanish Teacher

Amy Mucha

Alumni Coordinator

Paul Muklewicz

Math Teacher

Natalie Murphy

Science Teacher

Meredith Neufeld

English Teacher

Louisa Neumann

Girls Ministry

Kristin Nichols

Development
Event Coordinator

Lauren O'Brien

Social Studies
Teacher

Maggie O'Keefe

Faculty
Fellows Scholar

Wendy Owens

Welcome Center Administrator

Tom
Paisley

English
Teacher

Katherine Perkins

Welcome Center Administrator

Nicole Peters

Math
Teacher

Jay
Peters

Social Studies
Teacher

Kathleen Petno

English & Math Teacher

Maureen Plum

Guidance Counselor

Kelly Porter

Admissions Relations

Maddie Prentis

Bible Teacher

Roger Putnam

Student Monitor

Regina Pykare

Science Teacher

David
Ramey

Social Studies Teacher

Ellen
Rasper

Accounting Assistant

Meredith Riordan

English Teacher

Matthew Riordan

OASIS Teacher

Heather Rios

Health / PE Teacher

Sharon Runyon

OASIS Teacher

Craig
Rupe

Science Teacher

Jordan Samsonas

History Teacher

Nancy Schofield

Administrative Assistant

Kristen Sharp

Health / PE Teacher

Karen Shelford

Math
Teacher

Sydney Slovisky

Graphic Design
Teacher

Lisa Spodnik

English
Teacher

Linda Staker

Admin Assistant (Dean of Academics)

James Talbert

Bible
Teacher

Roger Taylor

Major
Giving Officer

Nick
Thompson

Community
Athletic Events

Chrisi Thompson

Girls
Ministry

Randy Tomich

Guidance Counselor

Val Trowbridge

Accounts Payable

Ami
Wagner

Latin Teacher

Ben
Weber

Marching Band Director

Elizabeth Wides

English
Teacher

Brenda Worth

International
Student Program

Hannah Young

English
Teacher

Patti
Zaubi

Database &
Donor Support
“In a time when it is becoming more difficult to be distinctively and authentically Christian, CVCA’s culture exemplifies the thoughtfulness and diligence it takes to reflect an educational community centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.”
Kathryn
CESA Executive Director