Members of the Santa Ynez Valley Christian Academy faculty have been selected on the basis of academic credentials and their commitment to the goals of Christian education. All of our teachers have completed a college or graduate level teacher preparation program and are State of California Certified as well as being active members of a Bible-believing church. Our 9 teachers bring over 150 years of teaching experience to the Santa Ynez Valley Christian Academy.

If you would like to contact a teacher then please reach out to the School Office at (805) 688-3830.


Mrs. Brinda Cory  Transitional Kindergarten

Mrs. Brinda Cory
Transitional Kindergarten


Mrs. Valerie Madill  Kindergarten BS in Child Development / Child Life - University of La Verne

Mrs. Valerie Madill
Kindergarten
BS in Child Development / Child Life - University of La Verne


Mrs. Shelly Leeson  First Grade

Mrs. Shelly Leeson
First Grade


Mrs. Carole Donati  Second/Third Grade BA in Liberal Studies - Fresno State University

Mrs. Carole Donati
Second/Third Grade
BA in Liberal Studies - Fresno State University


Mrs. Tiffany Brown  Fourth Grade

Mrs. Tiffany Brown
Fourth Grade


Mr. Brian Sothcott  Fifth Grade

Mr. Brian Sothcott
Fifth Grade


Mrs. Danielle Marsh  Middle School Math & Science BS in Liberal Studies with Authorization in Mathematics - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Mrs. Danielle Marsh
Middle School Math & Science
BS in Liberal Studies with Authorization in Mathematics - Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Mrs. Ceci Endy  Middle School Language Arts Spanish, BA in Romance Languages Minor in English University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Mrs. Ceci Endy
Middle School Language Arts
Spanish, BA in Romance Languages
Minor in English
University of Nevada, Las Vegas


Mrs. Willow Wade  School Secretary BA in Liberal Studies - California State University, Channel Islands

Mrs. Willow Wade
School Secretary
BA in Liberal Studies - California State University, Channel Islands


Mrs. Terri Humphreys  Business Manager BA in Psychology - Concordia University of Irvine

Mrs. Terri Humphreys
Business Manager
BA in Psychology - Concordia University of Irvine


Mrs. Jenn Chirgwin  Teaching Aide, Lunch Supervisor, and Librarian BA in English Studies - University of California Santa Barbara

Mrs. Jenn Chirgwin
Teaching Aide, Lunch Supervisor, and Librarian
BA in English Studies - University of California Santa Barbara