Our Mission

The mission of Oklahoma Christian Academy is to assist the family and the Church in providing a Christ-centered education, equipping them to contribute to our world.

Through the Years

1987

OCA is established to serve Edmond, Oklahoma City, and the surrounding area.

1988

The school consolidates to two locations: the Edmond Church of Christ and the Memorial Road Church of Christ.

1997

OCA receives accreditation from the National Christian School Association (NCSA).

2000

OCA built a gymnasium and established a National Honor Society chapter.

2001

OCA purchased its current school location.

2002

OCA received accreditation through the North Central Accreditation and the Oklahoma Private School Commission.

2008

OCA was admitted into the OSSAA.

2012

OCA established an Elementary National Honor Society chapter and received accreditation through the National Christian School Association, AdvancED, and Oklahoma Private School Commission.

2015

OCA established band and robotics programs.

2019

OCA renewed accreditation through the National Christian School Association, AdvancED, and Oklahoma Private School Commission.

Our Team

Will Blanchard

President

Mary Ann Kelsey

Elementary Principal

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Baptist University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Elementary Education

Graduate University

University of Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

Masters of Curriculum and Supervision

Endorsements

Elementary Principal, Elementary Education, Middle School Music, Middle School Language Arts, Middle School Social Studies

David Roberts

Secondary Principal

Ellen Bouye

Executive Administrative Assistant, International Admissions Counselor

Brooke Scott

Guidance Counselor

Grey Powell

Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, Bible Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Harding University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Kinesiology

Endorsements

ACSI Certified in Kinesiology, NFHS Level 1 Accredited Interscholastic Coach, NFHS Certified in Strength & Conditioning, Heat Acclimatization & Heat Illness Prevention, Sports Nutrition, NCAA Eligibility Center Coaching Education, Coaching Sports in Middle School, The Role of the Parent in Sports, Sportsmanship, Concussion in Sports, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Football, Baseball, Track & Field, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching, First Aid for Coaches, Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment & Engaging Effectively with Parents

Jacob Rotich

IT Director

Geoff Kingsley

Curriculum Director, Social Studies Teacher, Middle School Basketball Coach

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History

Graduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MED in Education in Community College

Endorsements

Superintendent, American History, Democracy, Geography, Oklahoma History, US Government, World History

Clete Ross

Campus Minister

Mike Sons

Dean of Students, Head Girls Basketball Coach

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Undergraduate University

Angelo State University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Kinesiology, concentration in Mathematics

Endorsements

ACSI Math Certification

Paige Bailey

Pre-K4 Teacher

Delaina Beller

Fourth Grade Teacher

Deborah Bentley

Pre-K3 Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Elementary/Early Childhood Education

Michelle Berry

Third Grade Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Early Child Education

Endorsements

Early Childhood Education

Connie Cave

Kindergarten Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Early Childhood Education

Endorsements

Early Childhood Education

Andrea Crabtree

First Grade Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Elementary Education

Endorsements

Elementary Education

Barbara Haywood

Fine Arts Teacher

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Undergraduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Art Education

Graduate University

University of Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MA in Education

Endorsements

K-12 Art

Shelby Irwin

Kindergarten Teacher

Rebecca Loomis

Choir Director

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Music Education

Endorsements

Music Education

JoAnn Lowry

Third Grade Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Abilene Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Education

Endorsements

Special Education

Lesley Proctor

Pre-K4 Teacher, Middle School Softball Coach, Middle School Girls Basketball Coach

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Liberal Studies

Quinn Rayner

Second Grade Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Elementary Education

Endorsements

Elementary Education

Tina Ruff

First Grade Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Tennessee Technological University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Early Childhood/Elementary Education

Endorsements

Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education

Cindy Sons

Fourth Grade Teacher, Volleyball Coach

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Undergraduate University

University of Texas at Arlington

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Speech Communication

Shelbie Bentley

Teacher Assistant

Amanda Burch

Teacher Assistant

Helen Cain

Teacher Assistant

Nancy Davis

Librarian

Barbara Estes

Teacher Assistant

Ruby Laxton

SOAR Teacher

Carrie Roberts

Second Grade Teacher

Binh Turner

Teacher Assistant

Jason Corley

Intermediate School Teacher Head Baseball Coach, Football Coach, Basketball Coach

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Undergraduate University

East Central University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Education

Graduate University

Southern Nazarene University

Graduate Degree

MA in Educational Leadership

Endorsements

Elementary Principle, Zoology, Botany. Anatomy and Physiology, General Science, Biology

Rebecca Loomis

Choir Director

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Music Education

Endorsements

Music Education

Benjamin Meaders

Social Studies Teacher

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Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Social Studies Education

Endorsements

Secondary

Brenda Thompson

English Teacher

Chesca Washko

Mathematics Teacher, Cheerleading Coach

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Undergraduate University

Texas A&M University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Sociology

Endorsements

Intermediate Mathematics, Mid-Level Math for High School Credit, Mid-Level Social Studies

Julie Rivera

Computer Teacher

Geoff Kingsley

Curriculum Director, Social Studies Teacher, Middle School Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History

Graduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MED in Education in Community College

Endorsements

Superintendent, American History, Democracy, Geography, Oklahoma History, US Government, World History

Barbara Haywood

Fine Arts Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Art Education

Graduate University

University of Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MA in Education

Endorsements

K-12 Art

Lori Owens

Mathematics Teacher, National Junior Honor Society Sponsor

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Mathematics

Sharon Powell

Social Studies Teacher, Student Leadership Council Sponsor

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Harding University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History

Graduate University

Harding University

Graduate Degree

MS in Education with an emphasis in History

Chara Watson

Fine Arts Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Freed-Hardeman University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate University

East Tennessee State University

Graduate Degree

Masters in Reading with an Emphasis in Storytelling

Julie Rivera

Computer Teacher

Becca DeBee

Science Teacher

Kyle Pullen

Choir Director

Grey Powell

Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, Bible Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Harding University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Kinesiology

Endorsements

ACSI Certified in Kinesiology, NFHS Level 1 Accredited Interscholastic Coach, NFHS Certified in Strength & Conditioning, Heat Acclimatization & Heat Illness Prevention, Sports Nutrition, NCAA Eligibility Center Coaching Education, Coaching Sports in Middle School, The Role of the Parent in Sports, Sportsmanship, Concussion in Sports, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Football, Baseball, Track & Field, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching, First Aid for Coaches, Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment & Engaging Effectively with Parents

Geoff Kingsley

Curriculum Director, Social Studies Teacher, Middle School Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History

Graduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MED in Education in Community College

Endorsements

Superintendent, American History, Democracy, Geography, Oklahoma History, US Government, World History

Barbara Haywood

Fine Arts Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Art Education

Graduate University

University of Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MA in Education

Endorsements

K-12 Art

Bethany Becknell

English Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Texas A&M University

Undergraduate Degree

BA in English

Graduate University

University of Texas at Arlington

Graduate Degree

Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy

Additional Education

Lamar University, EDD in Educational Leadership

Endorsements

Secondary English (6-12), Secondary Generic Special Education (6-12), Gifted and Talented (6-12), Master Reading Teacher, Reading Specialist, and ESL

Lori Owens

Mathematics Teacher, National Junior Honor Society Sponsor

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Mathematics

Sharon Powell

Social Studies Teacher, Student Leadership Council Sponsor

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Harding University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History

Graduate University

Harding University

Graduate Degree

MS in Education with an emphasis in History

Chara Watson

Fine Arts Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Freed-Hardeman University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate University

East Tennessee State University

Graduate Degree

Masters in Reading with an Emphasis in Storytelling

Ken Coffman

Concurrent Math, SOAR Teacher

Sara Watterson

Graphic Design Teacher

Julie Rivera

Computer Teacher

Chrissey Glavan

Science Teacher, Financial Literacy Teacher

Jeremy Román

Social Studies Teacher, Head Boys Basketball Coach

Kyle Pullen

Choir Director

Ellen Bouye

Executive Administrative Assistant, International Admissions Counselor

Cheryl Cox

Accountant

Nicole Adams

Elementary Administrative Assistant

Lyndie Krebs

Registrar

Nancy Davis

Librarian

Becky Grau

Extended Care

Denise Lewis

Cafeteria

Lisa Hughey

Secondary Administrative Assistant

Grey Powell

Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, Bible Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Harding University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Kinesiology

Endorsements

ACSI Certified in Kinesiology, NFHS Level 1 Accredited Interscholastic Coach, NFHS Certified in Strength & Conditioning, Heat Acclimatization & Heat Illness Prevention, Sports Nutrition, NCAA Eligibility Center Coaching Education, Coaching Sports in Middle School, The Role of the Parent in Sports, Sportsmanship, Concussion in Sports, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Football, Baseball, Track & Field, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching, First Aid for Coaches, Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment & Engaging Effectively with Parents

Geoff Kingsley

Curriculum Director, Social Studies Teacher, Middle School Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History

Graduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MED in Education in Community College

Endorsements

Superintendent, American History, Democracy, Geography, Oklahoma History, US Government, World History

Jason Corley

Intermediate School Teacher Head Baseball Coach, Football Coach, Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

East Central University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Education

Graduate University

Southern Nazarene University

Graduate Degree

MA in Educational Leadership

Endorsements

Elementary Principle, Zoology, Botany. Anatomy and Physiology, General Science, Biology

Lesley Proctor

Pre-K4 Teacher, Middle School Softball Coach, Middle School Girls Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Liberal Studies

Cindy Sons

Fourth Grade Teacher, Volleyball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

University of Texas at Arlington

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Speech Communication

Chesca Washko

Mathematics Teacher, Cheerleading Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Texas A&M University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Sociology

Endorsements

Intermediate Mathematics, Mid-Level Math for High School Credit, Mid-Level Social Studies

Mike Sons

Dean of Students, Head Girls Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Angelo State University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Kinesiology, concentration in Mathematics

Endorsements

ACSI Math Certification

Jeremy Román

Social Studies Teacher, Head Boys Basketball Coach

Will Blanchard

President

Mary Ann Kelsey

Elementary Principal

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Baptist University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Elementary Education

Graduate University

University of Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

Masters of Curriculum and Supervision

Endorsements

Elementary Principal, Elementary Education, Middle School Music, Middle School Language Arts, Middle School Social Studies

David Roberts

Secondary Principal

Ellen Bouye

Executive Administrative Assistant, International Admissions Counselor

Cheryl Cox

Accountant

Brooke Scott

Guidance Counselor

Grey Powell

Athletic Director, Head Football Coach, Bible Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Harding University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Kinesiology

Endorsements

ACSI Certified in Kinesiology, NFHS Level 1 Accredited Interscholastic Coach, NFHS Certified in Strength & Conditioning, Heat Acclimatization & Heat Illness Prevention, Sports Nutrition, NCAA Eligibility Center Coaching Education, Coaching Sports in Middle School, The Role of the Parent in Sports, Sportsmanship, Concussion in Sports, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Football, Baseball, Track & Field, NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching, First Aid for Coaches, Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment & Engaging Effectively with Parents

Jacob Rotich

IT Director

Geoff Kingsley

Curriculum Director, Social Studies Teacher, Middle School Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History

Graduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MED in Education in Community College

Endorsements

Superintendent, American History, Democracy, Geography, Oklahoma History, US Government, World History

Clete Ross

Campus Minister

Paige Bailey

Pre-K4 Teacher

Delaina Beller

Fourth Grade Teacher

Deborah Bentley

Pre-K3 Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Elementary/Early Childhood Education

Michelle Berry

Third Grade Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Early Child Education

Endorsements

Early Childhood Education

Connie Cave

Kindergarten Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Early Childhood Education

Endorsements

Early Childhood Education

Jason Corley

Intermediate School Teacher Head Baseball Coach, Football Coach, Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

East Central University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Education

Graduate University

Southern Nazarene University

Graduate Degree

MA in Educational Leadership

Endorsements

Elementary Principle, Zoology, Botany. Anatomy and Physiology, General Science, Biology

Andrea Crabtree

First Grade Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Elementary Education

Endorsements

Elementary Education

Barbara Haywood

Fine Arts Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

University of Central Oklahoma

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Art Education

Graduate University

University of Oklahoma

Graduate Degree

MA in Education

Endorsements

K-12 Art

Shelby Irwin

Kindergarten Teacher

Rebecca Loomis

Choir Director

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Music Education

Endorsements

Music Education

JoAnn Lowry

Third Grade Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Abilene Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Education

Endorsements

Special Education

Lesley Proctor

Pre-K4 Teacher, Middle School Softball Coach, Middle School Girls Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Liberal Studies

Quinn Rayner

Second Grade Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Elementary Education

Endorsements

Elementary Education

Tina Ruff

First Grade Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Tennessee Technological University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Early Childhood/Elementary Education

Endorsements

Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education

Cindy Sons

Fourth Grade Teacher, Volleyball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

University of Texas at Arlington

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Speech Communication

Benjamin Meaders

Social Studies Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Social Studies Education

Endorsements

Secondary

Brenda Thompson

English Teacher

Chesca Washko

Mathematics Teacher, Cheerleading Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Texas A&M University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Sociology

Endorsements

Intermediate Mathematics, Mid-Level Math for High School Credit, Mid-Level Social Studies

Bethany Becknell

English Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Texas A&M University

Undergraduate Degree

BA in English

Graduate University

University of Texas at Arlington

Graduate Degree

Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy

Additional Education

Lamar University, EDD in Educational Leadership

Endorsements

Secondary English (6-12), Secondary Generic Special Education (6-12), Gifted and Talented (6-12), Master Reading Teacher, Reading Specialist, and ESL

Lori Owens

Mathematics Teacher, National Junior Honor Society Sponsor

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Oklahoma Christian University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Mathematics

Sharon Powell

Social Studies Teacher, Student Leadership Council Sponsor

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Harding University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in History

Graduate University

Harding University

Graduate Degree

MS in Education with an emphasis in History

Mike Sons

Dean of Students, Head Girls Basketball Coach

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Angelo State University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Kinesiology, concentration in Mathematics

Endorsements

ACSI Math Certification

Chara Watson

Fine Arts Teacher

View Schooling

Undergraduate University

Freed-Hardeman University

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate University

East Tennessee State University

Graduate Degree

Masters in Reading with an Emphasis in Storytelling

Nicole Adams

Elementary Administrative Assistant

Lyndie Krebs

Registrar

Kamry Murrell

Extended Care Coordinator

Shelbie Bentley

Teacher Assistant

Amanda Burch

Teacher Assistant

Helen Cain

Teacher Assistant

Ken Coffman

Concurrent Math, SOAR Teacher

Nancy Davis

Librarian

Barbara Estes

Teacher Assistant

Becky Grau

Extended Care

Ruby Laxton

SOAR Teacher

Denise Lewis

Cafeteria

Carrie Roberts

Second Grade Teacher

Binh Turner

Teacher Assistant

Sara Watterson

Graphic Design Teacher

Julie Rivera

Computer Teacher

Chrissey Glavan

Science Teacher, Financial Literacy Teacher

Lisa Hughey

Secondary Administrative Assistant

Becca DeBee

Science Teacher

Jeremy Román

Social Studies Teacher, Head Boys Basketball Coach

Kyle Pullen

Choir Director

Board of Trustees

Jason Garner

Chairman

Chris McKeever

Vice Chairman

Chris Adair

Member

Nancy Graham

Member

Sue Taylor

Member

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Employment Opportunities

We’re always looking for teachers and substitute teachers passionate about kids and OCA’s mission. Submit your resume, employment application, and cover letter to ebouye@ocacdemy.org.