STAFF Martinsburg Christian Academy
Dr. Corey Bane, Pastor
Pastor Bane has served as pastor of Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church since January of 2013. Pastor has been in the ministry full-time since 1990, and he has served as a senior pastor since 1995. Pastor Bane grew up attending Christian school, as did his wife and two daughters. He has repeatedly shown his love for the ministry of MCA and Christian education.
Mrs. Sue Ritchie
Mrs. Ritchie was born and raised in southern California. She brings over 30 years of administrative experience to MCA and enjoys getting to build relationships with the students and parents. She was saved March 29, 1981, has served in full-time ministry with her husband since 2001, and is involved in the Classics Adult Bible Fellowship, music and nursery ministries.
Mr. Jason MacRae
Mr. MacRae has been on staff at Martinsburg Christian Academy since 2014. He has both a Bachelor of Science in Missions and a Masters Degrees in Church Leadership from Hyles-Anderson College. Mr. MacRae is an Assistant Pastor at SBBC where he teaches the singles class. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading history books, playing basketball, and watching his Ohio State Buckeyes.
Mrs. Kayla Stanley
Mrs. Stanley started teaching at MCA in 2019 and is also a 2008 graduate of our school, What she loves most about teaching is getting to interact with her students. She also loves the "family atmosphere" we have with all the staff and students. Mrs. Stanley serves in the nursery and in the choir at SBBC, where her husband is a deacon. She enjoys family time with her husband and three children, shopping, and crafting.
Mrs. Wanda Myers
Mrs. Myers began teaching at Martinsburg Christian Academy in 2016. What she loves most about teaching is getting to see the light come on when the students "get it." She also enjoys working with the staff that is like "family," serving in unity. Mrs. Myers, along with her husband Vic, are actively involved in the church bus ministry, Adult Bible Fellowship, Reformer's Unanimous Addiction Ministry, and discipleship at SBBC. Mrs. Myers enjoys arts & crafts, photography, and going on long walks.
Mrs. Sheila Howard
Mrs. Howard is a graduate of Marietta Bible College in 1999 where she received her Bachelor of Religious Education degree. She began teaching on staff in 2017 as our Kindergarten teacher. What she loves most about working at MCA is getting to serve with a group of sincere people that love the Lord. Mrs. Howard is involved in soul winning, church visitation, and the nursery. In her down time, Mrs. Howard enjoys scrap booking and working on crafts.
1st Grade Teacher
Miss Megan Baker
Miss Baker has been a teacher at MCA since 2017. She has a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Hyles-Anderson College in Crown Point, IN. She enjoys teaching because she gets to influence children, just like the teachers that she had as a child were an influence on her life. She is a member of SBBC and is involved in the church ministries.
2nd Grade Teacher
Miss Alyssa Phillips
Miss Phillips is a "home grown" product of MCA from PreK3 - 12th grade. She graduated MCA in 2016 and then went to earn her college degree from Golden State Baptist College in 2019. What she loves most about teaching is getting to see each child's personalities grow, develop, and shine. She is actively involved the music, choir, and nursery ministries of SBBC. She enjoys cooking, hiking, and exploring new places.
3rd Grade Teacher
Mrs. Lori Caldwell
Mrs. Caldwell started teaching at MCA in 2019. She graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2000 and is the pastor's wife at Faith Baptist Church in Martinsburg, WV.. She enjoys connecting with her students and making a difference in their lives. After school, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four children.
5th and 6th Grade Teacher
Mrs. Andrea Bard
Mrs. Bard graduated from Liberty University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in education. She began teaching at MCA in 2015. Mrs. Bard and her husband, Jason, are actively involved in the ministries at SBBC including the choir, special music, Patch Club, and assisting Pastor & Mrs. Bane with the Cornerstone Couples Adult Bible Fellowship. What she loves most about teaching at MCA is having the privilege to serve in a Christian environment and being with her students and three daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and playing the piano.
4th Grade Teacher
Mrs. Lacey MacRae
Mrs. MacRae graduated from Hyles-Anderson College with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree in English. She has been teaching at MCA since 2017. What she loves most about teaching at MCA is being in a peaceful, Christ-centered environment, and the family atmosphere of MCA. Mrs. MacRae is involved in the Sunday School, church choir, and discipleship ministries at SBBC. In her spare time she enjoys reading, music, and tennis.
High School English Teacher
Mrs. Virginia Harris
Mrs. Harris joined our staff in 2020 at beginning the second semester. Her husband, Jeff Harris, is the associate pastor of Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church. She graduated from Hyles-Anderson College with a B.S. in Secondary Education in 1996. Mrs. Harris is thrilled to help equip students for the future at a school where all subjects are taught with a Biblical worldview. She is involved in music, Ladies' Renewal, and the bus ministry. In her free time she enjoys music, cooking, and reading.
High School Teacher
Mr. Jonathan Horton
Mr. Horton grew up in Fort Myers, FL. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education, as well as a Master's Degree in Christian Education from Golden State Baptist College. Mr. Horton enjoys hiking and playing basketball. He is excited to be a teacher, because he has the opportunity to help prepare students to be successful in life.
High School Teacher
Mr. Hunter Kidwell
Mr. Kidwell grew up in Martinsburg and at Shenandoah Bible Baptist Church. He is a 2012 MCA graduate and earned his Bachelor of Theology in 2017 at Texas Independent Baptist Seminary in Longview, TX. Mr. Kidwell joined the staff at SBBC as the youth pastor in 2019 and started teaching in the school that same year. What he enjoys most about teaching at MCA is getting to train a new generation about the truths of God, and His Word, and His purpose for our lives. Mr. Kidwell enjoys hunting, fishing & enjoying the great outdoors.
Librarian & High School Choir
Mrs. Barbie Kidwell
High School Teacher
Mr. Jordan Jones
Mr. Jones has been a teacher at MCA since 2018. He earned a Bachelor of Science in the fields of missions and counseling at Hyles-Anderson College in 2014. Mr. Jones serves as an assistant pastor at SBBC and serves as the Sunday School Superintendent, Discipleship Director, and oversees the AV of the ministry.
High School Teacher
Pastor Dan Caldwell
Pastor Caldwell has been the Pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Martinsburg, WV, since December of 2018. Pastor Caldwell has been in full-time ministry for 15 yrs. He served as a youth pastor in MI for 10 yrs and was the senior pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Salisbury, NC, for 3 1/2 yrs before moving to Martinsburg. Pastor Caldwell is one of our Bible teachers and when not at school, he enjoys being with his wife and four children, serving in the ministry, hunting, fishing, softball, and many other outdoor activities.
GS Music Theory
Miss Cassidy Hedger
MIss Hedger grew up in California, heavily involved in the ministries at her grandfather's inner-city church in downtown Sacramento. She graduated in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in music ministries from Golden State Baptist College. Miss Hedger enjoys getting to spend time with and investing in our students. She is involved in music, the bus ministry, and is the teacher of the 7th/8th grade girls Sunday school class at SBBC. She enjoys organizing, reading, and playing the piano in her free time.