PreSchool

Emily Anderson

Preschool (K3) Paraprofessional

Denise Kessman

K4 Lead Teacher

CDA, Child Development Associate Degree


When asked why she has chosen to work at CLA, Mrs. Kessman said, “I’ve taught at many different schools, none of which were Christian, and I instantly felt a peace at CLA from the staff, children and parents.  I support Christian education, because our children need a strong belief and upbringing in faith to prosper and succeed in God’s will for their lives!


Favorite Scripture: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Lean not to your own understanding, but in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.”  Proverbs 3: 5-6

Kathy Re

Preschool (K4) Paraprofessional

Mrs. Re has been teaching at Christian Life Academy for over 25 years and has been a member of Brookfield First for over 30 years.  “I believe in giving children a solid foundation in their young years & growing. Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6.”


Favorite Scripture: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; Lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6

Carina Stefanko

Kindergarten Paraprofessional

When asked why she has chosen to work at CLA, Mrs. Stefanko said, “Being a lifelong member of First Assembly of God, I was here when our former Pastor dedicated CLA as a “Lighthouse to the Community.” I was always inspired by his vision to reach families for our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I was humbled to be asked join this wonderful mission in 2002. 

In our world today, who is going to speak the Gospel Truths into the lives of our most precious? Christian educators who are the hands and feet of Jesus on this Earth, that’s who!”


Favorite Scripture: “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28