FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
    303-424-7310      ARVADA, CO

 

LEADERSHIP at Faith

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Andrew Hasz: Superintendent

Andrew Hasz graduated from Jesus Center School in 1988, th elast graduating class before Jesus Center School moved to Arvada and became Faith Christian Academy. Andrew attended the Colorado School of Mines, where he received his BS in mathematics. Shortly after graduation, he and his wife, Gina, moved to Orlando, Florida where he taught at the Naval Nuclear Power School and attended the University of Central Florida. It was there that he received his Master's in mathematics and the title of Lieutenant. Andrew began teaching at Faith Christian Academy in 1996, became the athletic director in January 1999, and the head boy's basketball coach in November 1999. He assumed the High School Principal position in 2003. Andrew and Gina have three grown children who all graduated from Faith Christian Academy.

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Teresa Woodburn: Director of Curriculum & Instruction
 
Teresa began working at Faith Christian Academy as the Elementary Curriculum Coordinator in January 2001, and became the Elementary Principal in 2002. Now, over ten years later, she has come full circle and once again is directing curriculum and instruction for grades K-12. She graduated from Montana State University with a BS in Elementary Education, and earned a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Colorado Christian University. Before moving to Colorado, Teresa taught at Christian elementary schools in Idaho and Washington.
 
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Michael Cook: High School Principal

Michael Cook is in his third year as principal after serving FCHS as the Dean of Students. Michael graduated from Vanguard University with a BA in History & Political Science, then earned his MA in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado. He and his wife Cori moved to Colorado in 2009 where he began working at Faith Christian Academy. Recently, they were blessed to have added to their family a beautiful baby girl. Michael enjoyed his time working with FCHS students as a Guidance Counselor, Teacher, and Dean of Students, and has absolutely loved getting the opportunity to minister alongside parents and teachers in the ministry of discipling middle school students with the Gospel and love of Christ. Go Eagles!

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Bryan Thompson: K-8 Principal

Bryan earned his BA in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin and his MS in Educational Administration from the University of Phoenix. He  lived in Hong Kong for 16 years where he served at the International Christian School (ICS), one of the most highly acclaimed private Christian schools in Asia. Starting at ICS as a 5th grade teacher, he taught middle school math, science, social studies, Bible and English for a number of years. In 2007, he accepted the ICS Middle School Principal position. Recently, in 2017 he accepted the K-8 Principal position at Faith Christian Academy.  Bryan along with his wife, a former 8th grade teacher at ICS, and their three children moved to Colorado in the summer of 2017 and are excited to start this new adventure that God has given them.  Bryan passionately serves Jesus in the ministry of Christian education and is characterized as a dynamic, attentive and collaborative leader, who skillfully works with parent, students and teachers.