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FACULTY & STAFF

Our faculty and staff are dedicated to embodying our mission and creating a classroom environment where students feel seen, known, and loved.

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INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE, MUSIC TEACHER

Jasmine Aldrich

Bio coming soon.

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HEAD OF SCHOOL

Justin Denney

Justin and his family have been invested in the Wilson neighborhood for many years now, with a growing affection for the families of center-city Kenosha. Justin brings a mixture of academic and professional experience to KCA as Head of School. Prior to launching in 2022, Justin worked for the United States Department of Justice, was a pastor at CrossWay Community Church, and also led the after-school program at Wilson Elementary School, where he oversaw curriculum and managed classroom teachers. Justin earned a bachelor's degree in prelaw from Cedarville University and a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He has been accepted to the MA program in educational leadership for classical schools at Gordon College, which he will begin in the summer of 2023. He has studied at Oxford University, guest lectured at Baylor University, and is a fellow in the Spreading Hope Network’s Founders Program. Justin is married to Catherine and they live with their three children in the Wilson neighborhood.

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INSTRUCTIONAL AIDE, PE & ART TEACHER

Josie Heinrich

Josie, or "Ms. J," is a 4K instructional aide and the school's Art and PE teacher. Before coming to KCA, she worked as an after-school tutor at Wilson Elementary, and while at school in Minneapolis, she volunteered with students at Little Earth of United Tribes and Hope Academy. She is especially interested in learning about and teaching the diverse beauties of world cultures, both near and far, and even more, the God who created them. She is a member of CrossWay Community Church.

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2ND GRADE TEACHER

Danette Zurbuchen

Danette lives in Kenosha with her husband Greg. She loves the Lord and has a passion for sharing the gospel through teaching, children's ministry, and missions. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren! Her favorite hobbies are biking, pickleball, and making crafts. She is the author of a children's book entitled The Amazing Writer and His Five Pencils. The opportunity to teach at KCA has been an incredible privilege and blessing for her. It's a daily realization of God's miraculous workings - Zechariah 4:6, "Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit," says the Lord Almighty.

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K-1ST GRADE TEACHER

Maggie Cintron

Bio coming soon.

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PRE-K TEACHER

Kati Hargett

Bio coming soon.

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3RD GRADE TEACHER

Megan Heinrich

Megan teaches third grade and has three great loves: Jesus, the lightbulb moment, and words. She was homeschooled by her parents who love God's Word and good books, and is passionate about helping students love to learn, to the end of loving the God who made everything that's worth learning about. She is thrilled to be part of the KCA faculty. She had been praying since 2014 that a Christian school would open in Uptown, and before KCA, she worked at Wilson Elementary and taught fifth grade at EBSOLA Creative Arts for three years. In the past decade, Megan has also worked at a charter school, tutored English language learners, was a university research assistant and qualitative data coder, and has enjoyed many Friday afternoons working the big purple Kenosha Public Library bookmobile. She is deeply invested in CrossWay Community Church.

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SECRETARY, FOOD SERVICE COORDINATOR

Sarah Clark

Sarah recently worked in the office at a local elementary school and was the meal coordinator for several years. She now happily takes care of a variety of office tasks at KCA. Sarah was born and raised in Zion, Ill. until she moved to Wisconsin in 2016 with her family. Sarah has been married to her high school sweetheart Dustin for more than 20 years, and together they have five children. Sarah and Dustin enjoyed being foster parents for several years and are now a transracial adoptive family. Different seasons of her life have been devoted to working with church youth, volunteering at Wilson Elementary’s after-school program, and offering peer counseling at Alliance Family Resource Center. Sarah has a love for Kenosha and the people that live here. She and her family also love being a part of CrossWay Community Church.

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FOOD SERVICE SPECIALIST

Ada Harris

Bio coming soon.

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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS & DEVELOPMENT

Vince Lang

Vince has a heart for serving others in the City of Kenosha and brings along with him a unique professional background. He served as a Kenosha police officer for 10 years. Vince left his policing career, seeing the school as an effective way to impact the community. As a Sergeant in the Kenosha Police Department, he was responsible for leading, training and evaluating police officers. In addition to his law enforcement leadership experience, Vince co-founded a local real estate brokerage where he leads and manages a team of real estate agents. Vince also brings a passion for pioneering, often in the form of building organizations and helping those entities become as effective as possible. Vince is married to Brittany and has three sons. His children attend KCA, and Brittany volunteers in the school. They are members of Crossway Community Church.

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