Joel Enge: Director of KLA
Joel Enge is the founder and current Director of Kingdom Life Academy. He oversees all aspects of the school, including curriculum, projects, funding, etc.
Laura Rocco: Art, Business, and Real World Teacher
Laura teaches arts through utilizing different kinds of craft techniques, and also helps students make projects to sell as a fund raiser. Laura also teaches real world skills, such as real-world math, how to save money, and how to read and figure a pay check.
Joanna Goldman: Culinary Arts Instructor
Joanna teaches students how to prepare clean, healthy food for your body and also helps use the food grown at KLA in the menus for meals on campus. Joanna also teaches skills such as team work, how to cater, kitchen duties, menu planning, and how to pursue a career in culinary arts.
David Larochelle: Construction Teacher
David oversees building projects on campus (ex. the main shop and sheds) and teaches construction skills to students, especially how to properly use power tools. David also oversees student projects, such as building a porch with a roof off campus.
Nicole Hall: Agricultural Business Teacher
Nicole teaches students various agricultural skills, such as how to prepare soil before planting, grow crops, take care of farm animals, and increase egg production from chickens. She also helps students understand differences between GMO and non-GMO food, and also teaches a Wednesday afternoon Bible study.
Tracy Davidson: Volunteer
Tracy helps with many things around campus, such as transporting students to their jobs, aiding in craft and culinary classes, overseeing student pay checks, and writing letters to Legacy Partners.
Kathi Jackson: Assistant Instructor for Communications & Career Investigations
Kathi helps students learn to communicate verbally and in writing for real-world experiences. She also teaches students to read critically, fill out applications, and write checks. Kathi cares for all flowers on KLA grounds and leads girls’ Bible devotionals.
Billy Rasnake: Maintenance and Assistant Art Business Instructor
Billy oversees the maintenance of KLA grounds. He also teaches students how to use power tools, including safety techniques, and leads students in building small wood projects.
Tina Koert: Office Manager
Tina handles all office duties, including answering the phone, overseeing the budget, paying bills, depositing donations, keeping track of donors, and many other things.
Susan Westcot: Communications Instructors
Susan helps students learn to communicate verbally and in writing for real-world experiences. She also teaches students to read critically, fill out applications, and write checks. Susan also leads girls’ Bible devotionals.