This will be Chad’s first year serving as principal at HCS. Chad has his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Evangel University, with a Minor in Biblical Studies. He also has his Master of Science in Educational Administration from the University of Central Missouri. He is a Harrisonville native, and has a heart to see the school make an impact in our community.
Kelly has served as a teacher, board member, and volunteer at the school over the years. She holds a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, as well as a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.
Pre-K / Preschool Director
This year is Gail’s 18th year in early childhood education. She served as a teacher/director for our Kinder Kastle from 1991 to 2004. Gail left HCS in 2004 to work with orphans in Haiti with her husband. Gail has taught the last four years at Colonial Preschool in Kansas City, MO.
East Campus Chaplain
Keith served as Principal at HCS for 13 years and Associate Pastor at HCC for the last 24 years. He has an extensive background in counseling & will bring his love for Christian education and the school to the East campus this coming year. We are thankful to have him on our team.
Administrative Assistant / Account Manager - East Campus
Kara has been serving at HCS in one capacity or another since 1995. Kara holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Southwest Missouri State University.
Administrative Assistant - West Campus
Sidney is a previous student of HCS and is excited to be returning as a staff member this year. This is her first year of service at HCS.
Preschool - Level 1
Jennifer brings over 20 years of early childhood experience to the HCS/KK staff. She has served at HCS in several teaching/aiding roles over the years.
Preschool - Level 2
Level 2 teacher, Cindy Payne has 25 years experience in early childhood classrooms. She taught at Kinder Kastle from 1998-2007 & has been the preschool director at Wee Rock Learning Center since 2008.
Katelynn is a graduate from College of the Ozarks with her Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education. She has 4 years teaching experience in first, second, and fifth grade classrooms. Kindergarten is where she’s wanted to teach for a while, and she is eager to get the opportunity to do so at HCS!
Michelle will be entering her third year at HCS previously serving as the 5th Grade homeroom teacher. She graduated from Taylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a Kindergarten Endorsement. She has taught in various levels from preschool to 6th grade in both public and Christian schools including home schooling her own children part-time.
Kim has 27 years of teaching experience in Christian schools. She took a few years off from teaching, but missed being in the classroom! She has her Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education & Special Education from Central Missouri State University.
Brandi was our Kindergarten teacher last year at HCS and is excited about the transition to 3rd grade this year. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and has a BS in special and elementary education from Evangel University. She has taught in special education at Park Hill and Ozark, MO.
Faith has taught at HCS since 1997. She previously taught for Harrisonville Public Schools. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Central Missouri State University.
Science / 5th Homeroom
Hanna is a recent graduate from the Univesity of Central Missouri with her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a minor in Special Education. She is a Harrisonville native, loves middle school, and is excited to serve at HCS next year!
Reading / 6th Homeroom
Stacy came to HCS in 2009 and taught 13 years beforehand at public and Christian schools. Her experiences include remedial reading and math, fourth grade, and 1st/2nd grade combination teacher. She received both her BA in Elementary Ed. and MA in Reading Ed from UMKC.
Math / 7th Homeroom
Paula has taught at HCS since 2003. She holds a BS in Business Education with an emphasis in computers from John Brown University. She taught as an adjunct instrauctor in the Computer Science Department at SW Oklahoma State for three years.
History / 8th Homeroom
The eighth grade homeroom/history teacher is Judy Logan. Judy brings over 23 years of teaching experience with her to HCS. She has her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in History from Calvary Bible College. She also has a Master of Science in Educational Administration from Calvary.
Algebra / Pre-Algebra
Crystal has a BS in special and elementary education from Oral Roberts University and an MED in Secondary Administration from William Woods University. She will be teaching math to 7th & 8th grade students this year.
Fundraising / Development
Jodie has served at HCS for several years. She is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State where she received a BS with a major in Office Administration and a minor in Music. Before HCS, she was employed at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City.
Jenny began teaching at HCS in 2014. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Pensacola Christian College in Theatre Education with Music as her second teaching field.
This is Tracy’s first year teaching at HCS. She has her Associates degree in Applied Science & her certified Occupational Assistant degree from State Fair Community College. She has worked in children’s programs in her home church, Antioch Baptist, and is excited to work with students at HCS!
Carla Simpson will be teaching all Art classes at HCS this year. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Art with an emphasis in Ceramics from Southwest Baptist University. This is Carla’s first year serving at HCS.
This is Jane’s first year teaching Band at HCS. She has a Bachelor of Music Education from Central Methodist University and a Master of Music in tuba performance from UMKC. She has been teaching band since 1980 and is excited to bring her love of music to HCS this year.
Library - East Campus
Davette holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from UMKC. She has served as the Cass County Public Library Youth Services Coordinator since 2014.