Who We Are
Mrs. Penny Adams, Principal
Mrs. Adams helped establish Clear Creek Christian School in 1995. She has been principal since 2001. Receiving both her BA and MS from Purdue University, Mrs. Adams has spent her life serving Christ through her love of kids and Christian education. She is married and has two grown children who went to Clear Creek Christian School.
Mrs. Kim Hughes, Kindergarten Teacher
A graduate of Johnson University, Mrs. Hughes has been the Kindergarten teacher at CCCS since 2002. Her husband, Glenn, is the pastor of Clear Creek Christian Church and they have two grown boys, Grady and Eli.
Mrs. Kim Christy, First Grade Teacher
Mrs. Christy has taught Kindergarten and first grade at Clear Creek Chrisitan School. She has been with CCCS since 1999. Mrs. Christy has her BA from Indiana University and her MS from Indiana Wesleyan. She is married to Daniel and they have 2 girls who attend CCCS.
Mrs. Rebecca Kershner, Second Grade Teacher
Mrs. Kershner received her BA from Indiana University. She began her teaching career in Indianapolis teaching second and fifth grades in Warren Township. She also taught a multilevel class at Templeton Elementary. She is married to Bill Kershner and they have two children who attend CCCS, Charlie and Emma.
Ms. Shari Miller, Third Grade Teacher
Ms. Miller graduated with her BS in Elementary Education from Indiana University. She has taught in North Lawrence Schools and Carmel Clay Schools here in Indiana as well as two years in North Carolina. She is excited to be back in the classroom after being home with her two kids, Ryan and Hannah, who both attend CCCS.
Mrs. Misty Kelley, Fourth Grade Teacher
Mrs. Kelley taught fourth grade at CCCS before having children and now she is back teaching fourth grade. A graduate of Hanover College with her BS, Mrs. Kelley is married to Thad, and they have two children who have attended CCCS, Rachel and Drew.
Mrs. Ruth Hudson, Fifth Grade Teacher
Mrs. Hudson received her BA from Indiana University. She began her teaching career in Seymour, Indiana, teaching 3rd and 6th grade. She then taught 5th grade at a Christian school in Florida, moved to Canada for 4 years with her husband, Dave, and has been at CCCS since 2010. Mrs. Hudson and her husband have 3 grown daughters.
Mrs. Kim Allard, Sixth Grade Teacher
Mrs. Allard knew at a young age that she wanted to be a teacher. After graduating from Ohio University she began her teaching career in Franklin, Indiana. She has taught in elementary schools, preschools, and within the church. Mrs. Allard’s youngest daughter, Lydia, is a graduate of Clear Creek Christian School. Mrs. Allard is excited to join the Clear Creek Christian family in her new role as the sixth grade teacher.
Mrs. Kristy Post, Business Manager
Mrs. Post is a graduate of Anderson University with a BA in Elementary Education. She and her husband, Paul, attend Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, and have lived in Bloomington since 2002. They have two children who attend CCCS, Wyatt and Alli.
Mrs. Patty Long, Lunch Coordinator and Classroom Aide
Mrs. Long is a native of Bloomington. She has been at CCCS since 1996, the 2nd year the school was in operation. Mrs. Long received her BA from Indiana University in math. She is married to David and both of her children, Andrew and Amber, attended CCCS.
Ms. Brianne Harness, Art Teacher & Physical Education Teacher
Brianne received her BFA from the University of Louisville. She was the recipient of the merit based Hite Scholarship, for Fine Arts during all four years. She owns a local business, be.CAUSE Art Studio (becausebloomington.com), where she teaches canvas painting to children and adults. Brianne also has one daughter, Paisley, who attends CCCS.
Mrs. Melissa Ganka- Collins, Librarian
Mrs. Ganka-Collins grew up in the Bloomington area, graduated from Bloomington High School North, and earned a BA at Indiana University. She, her husband Mike, and two children (Ryan & Nora) attend Sherwood Oaks Christian Church.
Ms. Mathilda Edge, Music Teacher
This is Ms. Edge's first time teaching K-6 music, but has taught many students of all ages privately in piano and voice. Ms. Edge is a graduate of Illinois College (Bachelor of Science) and of Indiana University (Master of Music), and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Music at IU. In her spare time she loves cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Mr. Reed Adams, Treasurer
Mr. Adams received his BS from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and his MS from Purdue University both in electrical engineering. Mr. Adams currently works as an Information Technology Director here in Bloomington. He has been involved with the school since its founding handling finances, facilities, and computer systems.