Teachers

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Jessie Antonellis-John

Dr. Jessie teaches math and science at FCA. Prior to three years of working in high schools, she was a college instructor of math and science. She loves to camp, kayak, and eat free foods from nature. She lives in Coos Bay with her wife and two cats.

Tim Batiuk

Mr. B is an avid gamer, cyclist, and cooker (not chef). Ask him what podcast or comic he consumed lately. In addition to teaching elementary grades, he is FCA's Technology Manager. Mr. B lives in SE Portland with his spouse, cat, and dog.

Natalie Conway

Mrs. Conway is originally from Massachusetts and has been teaching for over ten years. She loves working with Grade 5 and Special Education students here at FCA. She lives in Prineville with her husband, daughter and dog, Raven. When she isn't reading or cooking up a new recipe in the kitchen, you'll find Mrs. C hiking, camping and exploring the Cascade and Ochoco Mountains with her family. 

Michael DeBenedetti

Mr. DeBenedetti teaches science at FCA. He is a native Oregonian and studied Microbiology and Science Education at Portland State University. He lives in Gladstone with his wife, dog Olive, and two cats.

Andrew Senkowski

Andrew Senkowski has spent most of his teaching career at virtual schools here in Oregon and also in Pennsylvania. While Math is his subject, he still loves his humanities/arts (reading, writing, music, and film) and sciences. You may find him out exploring the Pacific Northwest with his wife and dogs.

Ashley White

Mrs. White lives in Corvallis, Oregon and teaches 9th grade Language Arts and Special Education. In her nine years of teaching, she's taught reading intervention, social studies, and language arts in various grade levels. She loves running, cooking, spending time at the beach, and hanging out with her three kids.

Keep an eye out for our new K-10 staff who are joining FCA for the 2018-2019 school year!

 

Faculty

 

Joanne Lehman

Joanne is the Business & Human Resources Manager at FCA. She loves to garden, hunt, fish, and play with her grandchildren. She has lived in Oregon for 40 years and loves the beauty of our home and state.  

Beau Neal

Beau lives in Portland, Oregon and is the principal and co-founder of Frontier Charter Academy. When he is not teaching he likes to read, write, and hangout with his family (a wife, three kids, and a poodle).

Katie Schweitzer

Katie is currently the Director of Student Services for Oregon Trail School District. She lives in Gresham OR with her husband, two children and a small zoo of animals.