Melissa is new to our VCA Team this year. She believes that Teaching is much more then book knowledge. Melissa is excited to teach in a Christ centered environment, where she can educate, as well as help children grow in their relationship with God.

Melissa has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with Concentrations in Reading and Fine Arts from Dickinson State University in North Dakota.  She is a Service Leader for the Verde Kids Ministry at Verde Community Church, and also serve as the AWANA Cubbies Director there.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, as well as hiking, nature, running, and reading.

Igniting Hearts. Unleashing Minds


We are a vibrant community who exist for the purpose of assisting families in their God-given call to educate their children. We partner with a variety of families including those who are looking for a strong Christian foundation as well as those who are passionate about finding a safe environment with high expectations and quality academics. Located on the campus of the Verde Community Church we are blessed to have bright spacious classrooms, a full-size gymnasium, and a large playground complete with a plethora of equipment More Info >>


Daily Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm