ADMINISTRATION

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RENEE MILLER

Director

With 25 years of teaching experience in both public and private schools, Mrs. Miller is passionate about education. She received her B.A. in Liberal Studies and M.A. in Teaching and Learning from Point Loma Nazarene College. After teaching in the public school system for five years in CA and for DODDS, she started Liberty Classical Academy, originally calling it The Garden School, in 1997 with her husband Dave. This was the beginning of University Model Schooling her seven children as well as teaching and directing for LCA. She founded Cornerstone Classical School in Basalt in 2012 and has taught ESL and GED Classes for CMC. 

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JO HENDRICKSON

Assistant Director

Mrs. Hendrickson has over 12 years experience schooling her 3 children UMS style and is now the mother of a graduate. She began working at LCA in 2004. While being an invaluable part of the administrative team, Jo has also served as  Co-Producer and stage manager for the last 8 annual spring theater productions and had previously directed three. Her other hats include Bookkeeper and teacher for the Girl's Devotional class. Before joining the LCA team she served as a MOPs (Mother of Preschools) Coordinator for 6 years.

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MARYLU SIMS

Director of Grammar School / Preschool

Marylu has an Elementary Ed degree from Indiana University and is pre-school director qualified. She directed a preschool for seven years and has many years of teaching experience in both public and private schools in Texas and Colorado. Most recently, she served as worship leader for 14 years at Christ Community Church.  Marylu has also taught her own two girls, Haylie and Celina, in UMS style and they are currently attending LCA.  Marylu has also served on LCA's board of directors in the past and was instrumental in helping to start Cornerstone Classical School in Basalt.