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Who We Are


Mrs. Penny Adams, Principal

Mrs. Adams helped establish Clear Creek Christian School in 1995. She has been principal since 2001. Receiving both her BA and MS from Purdue University, Mrs. Adams has spent her life serving Christ through her love of kids and Christian education. She is married and has two grown children who went to Clear Creek Christian School.

Ms. Ellen Cash, Kindergarten Teacher

Ms. Cash received her BA from Purdue University. She has previously taught in Orleans, IN. & Clayton, IN. Most recently, she taught preschool at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church Weekday Preschool. She has two children, Garrett & Joscelyn.

Mrs. Kim Christy, First Grade Teacher

Mrs. Christy has taught Kindergarten and first grade at Clear Creek Chrisitan School. She has been with CCCS since 1999. Mrs. Christy has her BA from Indiana University and her MS from Indiana Wesleyan. She is married to Daniel and they have 2 daughters, Kailey and Danica.

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.

Ms. Shari Miller, Third Grade Teacher

Ms. Miller graduated with her BS in Elementary Education from Indiana University. She has taught in North Lawrence Schools and Carmel Clay Schools here in Indiana as well as two years in North Carolina. She is excited to be back in the classroom after being home with her two kids, Ryan and Hannah, who both attend CCCS.

Mrs. Misty Kelley, Fourth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Kelley taught fourth grade at CCCS before having children and now she is back teaching fourth grade. A graduate of Hanover College with her BS, Mrs. Kelley is married to Thad, and they have two children, Rachel and Drew.

Mrs. Amy Lanham, Fifth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Lanham holds both a teaching degree and a Master's Degree in Library Science from Indiana University. She also spent some time at Johnson Bible College. Early in her career, she taught 4th and 5th grades at Childs Elementary in Bloomington for nine years. After staying home with her children for several years, she has returned to the classroom. She is married to Jason and has two boys, Joshua and Austin.

Mrs. Rebecca Figert, Co- Fifth Grade Teacher

Rebecca Figert graduated from Liberty University with a Health Promotions degree. After homeschooling her three kids, Easton, Anya, and Fisher for eight years and teaching various co-op classes (Zoology, Botany, Writing, Literature, Poetry, Improv), she is currently starting her first year of teaching in a formal classroom at Clear Creek Christian School. She and her husband, Stephen have been married for 14 years.

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. 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.

Mrs. Patty Long, Lunch Coordinator and Classroom Aide

Mrs. Long is a native of Bloomington. She has been at CCCS since 1996, the 2nd year the school was in operation. Mrs. Long received her BA from Indiana University in math. She is married to David and both of her children, Andrew and Amber, attended CCCS.

Ms. Brianne Harness, Art Teacher & Physical Education Teacher

Brianne received her BFA from the University of Louisville. She was the recipient of the merit based Hite Scholarship, for Fine Arts during all four years. She owns a local business, be.CAUSE Art Studio (, where she teaches canvas painting to children and adults. Brianne also has one daughter, Paisley, who attends CCCS.

Mrs. Melissa Ganka- Collins, Librarian

Mrs. Ganka-Collins grew up in the Bloomington area, graduated from Bloomington High School North, and earned a BA at Indiana University. She, her husband Mike, and two children (Ryan & Nora) attend Sherwood Oaks Christian Church.

Mrs. Asha Meyer

Mrs. Meyer received her BM at Indiana University and is excited to share her love for Christ and music with all the children at Clear Creek Christian School. She has taught both privately and within the church. She and her husband, Sam, are thrilled to be a part of the Clear Creek Christian family.

Mr. Reed Adams, Treasurer

Mr. Adams received his BS from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and his MS from Purdue University both in electrical engineering. Mr. Adams currently works as an Information Technology Director here in Bloomington. He has been involved with the school since its founding handling finances, facilities, and computer systems.

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