Meet our team!

With over 220 years of combined education and teaching experience, CCA has a great team of teachers working together to provide the best education possible for your children.

Rebekah Jouret
Rebekah JouretPrincipal
Mrs.Jouret has a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in at-risk students. She has more than 16 years of experience in elementary education.
Shannon Fox
Shannon FoxEnrollment Coordinator
Ms. Fox has a bachelor’s degree with honors in International Studies. She has a variety of experience working with students and parents, both locally and overseas. She looks forward to answering any questions about attending CCA! Please email her for more information today!
Tina Rice
Tina RiceAdministrative Assistant
Ms. Rice has been the Administrative Assistant for CCA for more than a year and has four years experience in the Dallas Texas School District Special Education Department as well as their school office.
Nancy Nowlin
Nancy NowlinPreschool (3 year old)
Ms. Nowlin attended the University of Missouri and has been a Preschool aide for 20 years and the Preschool teacher for 1 year.
Courtney Turberville
Courtney TurbervillePreschool (4 year old)
Mrs. Turberville has an honors Associate’s of Science degree and a Bachelor’s of Education in Elementary Education. She has 4 years of early childhood teaching experience.
Lisa Frazier
Lisa FrazierKindergarten
Mrs. Frazier has her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Music with emphasis in Voice Proficiency. She has almost 30 years teaching experience, with 20 years at CCA.
Pat Chaney
Pat Chaney1st Grade
Mrs. Chaney has a Masters Degree in Education and a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education. She has 17 years of teaching experience and served as a Children’s Minister for 10 years.
Cathy Baumgartner
Cathy Baumgartner2nd Grade
Mrs. Baumgartner has a Bachelor’s of Education degree in Elementary Education and 18 years of classroom teaching experience.
Rhonda Camoriano
Rhonda Camoriano3rd Grade
Mrs. Camoriano has a Bachelor’s of Education in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Behavioral Science. She has 20 years of classroom teaching experience.
Megan Bradley
Megan Bradley4th Grade
Russell Carpenter
Russell Carpenter5th Grade
Mr. Carpenter has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has 6 years of classroom teaching experience.
Tawnya Rivers
Tawnya Rivers6th Grade & Middle School Science
Ms. Rivers has a Master’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She has 8 years of classroom teaching experience, 5 of which were spent overseas.
Mary Skyvalidas
Mary Skyvalidas7th Grade & Middle School Math
Ms. Skyvalidas has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Education. She is certified in elementary, middle school, and special education and has 13 years of classroom teaching experience.
Melea Shimkus
Melea Shimkus8th Grade & Middle School Language Arts
Ms. Shimkus has a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in Education. She has two years of classroom teaching experience.
Amy Drage
Amy DragePE/Athletics
Mrs. Drage has a Bachelors in Elementary Education and 17 years of teaching experience.
Debbie Kindle
Debbie KindleMusic, Choir, Band
Mrs. Kindle has a Master’s Degree in Music Education and more than 20 years of experience as a music specialist.
Eric Lancaster
Eric LancasterSpanish
Mr. Lancaster has a Master’s Degree in Sociology of Religion with an emphasis on East Asian and Indigenous Religions, as well as two Bachelor’s degrees in Anthropology and East Asian Studies. Related to his studies, he has been trained to teach Italian, English, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese at the University of Missouri, Shanghai Normal University, and living abroad in Italy and Japan. He began teaching in 2001.
Arin Martin
Arin MartinArt
Ms. Martin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Commercial Art and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art and Illustration. This is her second year teaching elementary and middle school art.
Shannon Merriman
Shannon MerrimanComputer/Library
Mrs. Merriman has a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Language Arts and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. She has over 7 years of classroom teaching experience.