Our Faculty & Administration are highly qualified and committed individuals who are dedicated to children and passionate about Christian education. The staff and faculty of Vail Christian Academy work hard to help each student understand their God-given worth and eternal value.
Ecclesiastes 4:12 says, “…a cord of three strands is not easily broken.”
The role of the faculty, staff and administration of Vail Christian Academy is to partner with you to assist in the teaching, nurturing and training of your children.
Administration / Teachers
Beth Raitt-Head of School
Beth is originally from Campbell, California but has lived in the Rocky Mountains for 18 years. She graduated from CSU Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo in 1995 and received her Multiple Subject and CLAD teaching credential from CSU-Northridge in 1996. She has had the privilege and opportunity to spend her entire career working with children of all ages. After teaching in California, she and her husband moved to Colorado where she started a successful large childcare center in Gypsum and was the Director/Owner for 5 years. Beth is the VCHS girl’s varsity basketball Head Coach. She has been married to her husband, Jim, for 20 years and they have 3 children.
Shannon O’Brien- Business Manager
Mindy Denissen- Office Manager
Julie Heath-Director of Development/Upper Academy Science
First Grade – Mrs. Katie Cerda
Second Grade – Mrs. Dee Dee Emmer
Third Grade – Mrs. Amy Alexander
Upper Academy Social Studies and Science- Mr. Tim Nottingham
Bible- Luke Wegner
Resource Teacher– Mrs. Bobbi Jo Barela
Art- Mrs. Wendy Greshko