Office Staff

  • Mr. Scott Wallace, Principal

    After 12 years teaching in the classroom, Mr. Wallace joined CCCS as principal in 2020. He holds a Masters degree from Indiana University and his educational work has been published and presented both nationally and internationally. Scott and his wife Sophie are active members of City Church For All Nations. Their daughter, Olive attends CCCS and their son, Amos, will attend when he is old enough. Scott loves to read and does Crossfit when he can fit it in his schedule. He loves almost all food except for watermelon!

  • Mrs. Kristy Post, Business Manager

    Mrs. Post is a graduate of Anderson University with a BA in Elementary Education. She and her husband, Paul, attend Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, and have lived in Bloomington since 2002. They have two children, Wyatt and Alli, who are both graduates of Clear Creek Christian School. Fun fact, two things that are guaranteed to make Mrs. Post happy are sweet tea and polka dots! 

  • Mrs. Sarah Peden, Director of Mission advancement

    Sarah grew up in Bloomington, IN and received her BS from Indiana University. She has worked in nonprofit development and community engagement for over 15 years in local and national organizations, and joined CCCS during the 2020-2021 school year. Sarah and her husband Phil have 2 children, Lily and Eric, and live in a house divided (IU/PU).  Sarah loves endurance trail running, hiking, petting dogs, and finds the answer to all of life's questions in Psalm 103. 

  • Mrs. Janie Kabrick, Lunch and back office coordinator

    Janie graduated from IUPUI with a BS in Occupational Therapy.  She and her husband, Chris, have lived in Bloomington over 20 years.  They have two daughters, Katie and Hannah.  St. Martin of Tours in Martinsville, IN, is their parish home.

  • Mrs. wendy Mattner, Student services coordinator

    For over 30 years, Wendy has poured into the lives of others in the fields of

    Christian education and counseling. She has also built into the lives of her family

    as a wife, a mom, and now a grandmother.  Starting her professional career in the middle school classroom, Wendy quickly found her heart calling her to the guidance counseling office in the Christian school and to lay counseling in the church. She holds a master’s degree in Christian counseling and has continued her training in Biblical counseling. Wendy and her husband Jeff live in Martinsville, have three grown girls (who are all grown and married to wonderful godly men,) and they have ten grandchildren. Jeff and Wendy are active members of Stones Crossing Church in Greenwood.

Teaching Staff

  • mRS. Makenna Kydd, Kindergarten Teacher

    Makenna graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with her BS in Elementary Education. She is also pursuing her Masters degree in early childhood education from IWU. She was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Makenna and Jacob married in 2023 and moved to Bloomington for Jacob to attend the Optometry School at Indiana University.  Makenna is looking forward to starting her teaching career at CCCS! "I am extremely excited to see how the Lord transforms myself and my students this upcoming school year!" 

  • Mrs. Krista Daunhauer, Kindergarten Teacher

    Mrs. Daunhauer graduated from Indiana University with a BS in Elementary Education. She is married to Neal Daunhauer and has two adult children, Korey and Mallorey. The baby of their family is their dog, Griffey. Before coming to CCCS, Mrs. Daunhauer taught kindergarten for 16 years in the Monroe County School Corporation.

  • Mrs. Kim Christy, First Grade Teacher

    Mrs. Christy has been married to Daniel for 22 years and they have two daughters, one golden retriever, one bunny, one cat, and 19 chickens. They enjoy camping, going on vacation and spending time with family. She has taught Kindergarten and first grade at Clear Creek Christian School since 1999. Mrs. Christy has her BA from Indiana University and her MS from Indiana Wesleyan.

  • Mrs. Janel Barrow, First grade teacher

    Mrs. Barrow grew up in Avon, Indiana. She came to Bloomington years ago to attend Indiana University where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Mrs. Barrow has taught at a public school here in town for the last 17 years. She has taught preschool, kindergarten, and second grade. Along with her husband, Adam, she attends City Church for All Nations and is a part of the City Kids program. Together, Mr. and Mrs. Barrow, have 5 children. Mrs. Barrow is so excited to have a classroom here at CCCS, where she can share her faith and love of God with others!
  • Mrs. Rebecca Kershner, Second Grade Teacher

    Mrs. Kershner received her BA from Indiana University. She began her teaching career in Indianapolis teaching second and fifth grades in Warren Township. She also taught a multilevel class at Templeton Elementary. She is married to Bill Kershner and they have two children, Charlie and Emma, who are both graduates of Clear Creek Christian School.

  • Mrs. Emily Lafferty, Second Grade Teacher

    Mrs Lafferty earned her BS in Elementary Education from Indiana Wesleyan. She taught kindergarten and second grade. After a 10 year break at home with her kids, Mrs. Lafferty taught 5 years of PreK for Head Start.  She is married to Dustin Lafferty, and they have 4 kids: Nathan, Connor, Michael and Anna. 

  • MRs. miranda walker, Third grade Teacher

    Mrs. Walker graduated from Purdue University with her BA in Criminal Justice.  She worked as a social worker for a few years before completing a Transition to Teaching program through Taylor University. She and her husband, Jacob have a yellow lab, a chocolate lab, and a black cat.

  • Mrs. Misty Kelley, Fourth Grade Teacher

    Mrs. Kelley taught at CCCS for 13 years. A graduate of Hanover College with her BS, Mrs. Kelley is married to Thad, and they have two children, Rachel and Drew, who are both graduates of Clear Creek Christian School.

  • Mrs. Katie Hill, Fifth Grade Teacher

    Mrs. Hill graduated with a BS in Elementary Education from Indiana University. She taught at Clear Creek Christian School for 7 years before having children. During her time away from teaching, Mrs. Hill served on the school's board. Now that her children are of school age, she is excited to return to teaching at CCCS! She is married to Nat Hill V. They have 3 children- Nat VI, David and Lucy, who are all CCCS students. 

  • Ms. Paige Cassidy, Fifth Grade Teacher

    Mrs. Cassidy was born and raised in Bloomington, IN. She went to Indiana University where she earned her Bachelors in Elementary Education. She has four siblings, 2 older siblings and 2 siblings the same age, as she is a triplet. She currently attends church at Embassy Church and loves it there!

  • Mrs. Kim Allard, Sixth Grade Teacher

    Mrs. Allard knew at a young age that she wanted to be a teacher. After graduating from Ohio University, she began her teaching career in Franklin, Indiana. She has taught in elementary schools, preschools, and within the church. Mrs. Allard's youngest daughter, Lydia, is a graduate of Clear Creek Christian School. 

  • Mrs. Naomi Downs, Music Teacher

    Mrs. Downs is a graduate of IU with an Accounting degree.  She is also a Certified Personal Trainer.  She loves to sing and has played the piano since she was six years old.  She has three children; 23, 12, and 11.  She started working at CCCS in 2017 as a recess supervisor and began teaching music and gym in 2018.  She has been married to her husband Jerry for 29 years and they attend Clear Creek Christian Church.  She loves sharing her passion for music and physical education with the kids at school.

  • Stacy England, PE teacher

    Stacy England has lived in Bloomington most of her life. She went to Bloomington High School North and then earned a Bachelors in Social Work from IU. In addition to teaching PE at CCCS, Stacy is a preschool teacher at Sherwood Oaks Weekday Preschool. She and her husband, Chris, have two girls, Maddie (a CCCS graduate) and Lily, and two cats, Abby and Bo. They attend Clear Creek Christian Church. Stacy is very excited to be part of the wonderful CCCS team!

  • Mrs. Rebecca Figert, STEAM Teacher

    Rebecca Figert graduated from Liberty University with a Health Promotions degree. After homeschooling her three kids for 8 years (all three CCCS graduates), she started teaching at Clear Creek Christian School in 2018. She and her husband, Stephen, have been married for 18 years and attend Sherwood Oaks Christian Church. Rebecca loves teaching S.T.E.A.M. and on most days, she really enjoys recess.

  • Mrs. Melissa Ganka-Collins, Librarian

    Melissa Ganka-Collins grew up in the Bloomington area, graduated from Bloomington High School North, and earned a BA at Indiana University. She loves middle grade literature and helping kids find books they love! She and her husband Mike have been married for 22 years and have two children, Ryan and Nora, who are both CCCS graduates and now attend IUPUI and Bloomington North. The Collins family attends Sherwood Oaks Christian Church and are active in the BISM and Young Life ministries.   

  • Mrs. Alanna Long, Art and Computer Lab Teacher

    Mrs. Long is our Art and Computer teacher. She graduated from Indiana University in 2014 with a BS in Visual Arts Education. She began her teaching career here at CCCS in 2014 teaching Art, Gym, and Computer. Alanna and her husband, Andrew, have a son named Daniel. They attend Clear Creek Christian Church where Andrew is the student minister.  
  • Mrs. Shanda Taylor - Art/Computer Maternity Leave

    Shanda was born and raised in Bloomington IN. She graduated from Ivy Tech College with a degree in nursing. She worked for many years as a nurse and then transitioned into teaching. She has taught preschool and is involved in children ministry at her church. She has been married for 16 years to her husband Jared and they have 2 children, Mason and Maya. 

  • Katie DiMarino - Support & Before Care

    Katie DiMarino is a violinist, educator, designer, and arts administrator. After earning an M.M. from Florida State University in 2022, she moved to Bloomington from SC with her husband Daniel so that he could pursue a master’s in film scoring at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. 

    Katie has done academic intervention work at Edison School of the Arts in Indianapolis, where she also taught music full-time. She is passionate about helping elementary students succeed, and she loves seeing comprehension form in young minds. She has coached youth ensembles and taught private lessons with Bob Jones Academy, EDUCamps, Thomasville Road Academy of the Arts, Piano Central Studios, and her own private studio. Katie also has experience with graphic design, video production, and social media marketing from her years as a Marketing Associate with the FSU College of Music. She is so excited to join the CCCS family!