Betsay Van Cleef
Betsay Van Cleef - K5 Teacher
Betsay Van Cleef was born in the Philippines and has lived in Massachusetts for 27 years before moving to Georgia in July, 2020. She has a masters degree in teaching reading, and an M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education from the Philippine Normal University and Gordon College in Weham, MA, respectively. This is her 34th year of teaching and her first at KHCS. She has been married to Rob for 24 years and they have a 23 year old son named Aaron. Mrs. Van Cleef enjoys going on day trips, trying new restaurants, and talking long walks. She loves teaching and reading children’s books!
Elementary STEAM Teacher
Sara Munne - Elementary STEAM Teacher
Sara Munne was born in Oakland, CA. She has spent the last six years teaching middle school Science and Computers in McAllen, TX. She has a love for science and desires for her students to love God and His amazing creation. She enjoys creative activities like drawing and painting.
Mac Hildebrand - Bible Teacher
Mac Hildebrand is a native of Gwinnett County, Georgia and has been attending Killian Hill Baptist Church since his childhood. He graduated from KHCS in 2008 and currently has an M.Div and Th.M. He is also employed on the pastoral team at KHBC, serving primarily in youth ministries. He came to know Christ as his Savior in his early childhood and has a passion to see children and teens embrace the gospel. He and his wife, Lydia, were married in June 2020. Mac is a passionate soccer fan and has had the privilege of coaching boys’ soccer at KHCS.
Science, Health, & PE Teacher
Karen Harrison - Science, Health, & PE Teacher
Karen Harrison was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Clearwater Christian College. In addition to teaching part-time at KH and coaching volleyball, Karen is also a certified nutritional therapist, and offers online nutrition courses and coaching from a Biblical perspective. “‘To know Him, and to make Him known’ is my ultimate purpose in whatever I do as a teacher and coach. It’s all about discipleship, and I love to watch students develop and grow in the gym, classroom and in their relationship with God.” She and her husband Jeff have three girls who are students at KHCS. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, scrapbooking, playing volleyball and anything water related!
6th Grade Teacher
Lydia James - 6th Grade Teacher
Lydia James grew up in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She recently graduated from Bob Jones University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a minor in TESOL. She enjoys learning simply for the sake of learning but enjoys demonstrating how “classroom learning” can be applied to everyday life. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, crafting, and hanging out with friends.
Josh Munne - Head Bookkeeper
Josh Munne was born in San Francisco, California. He received his bachelor’s degree in Bible. He worked in corporate non-profit finance before joining the KHCS Business Office. Mr. Munne enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah, and two sweet daughters, Jane and Gwen. He enjoys sports and good barbeque.
Lauren Hixson -
Lauren Hixson has an associate of applied arts degree in childcare and development. She has been working professionally with children since she was a young adult – teaching, nannying, and in her local church through AWANA, chidren’s choir, and VBS. Lauren has been married to her husband Tim, for 15 years and they have a son Nathanael, who is entering 7th grade here at KHCS. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, exploring local coffee shops, cosmetics, and cooking.
3rd Grade Teacher
Heather Prussia - 3rd Grade Teacher
Heather Prussia was born and raised in Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. She has been teaching for five years. As a teacher, Mrs. Prussia loves to watch her students learn and master concepts and help them build confidence. She and her husband, Andy, have four children who are all students at KHCS. In her free time, she enjoys playing games, being outdoors, hiking, gardening, and eating chocolate.
Music, Band, and Orchestra Teacher
Jill Parry - Music, Band, and Orchestra Teacher
Jill Parry was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended a Christian elementary and high school before earning an undergraduate degree in music education and a master’s degree in horn performance. Before coming to teach at KHCS, Ms. Parry taught in Indiana where she was also involved with the girls basketball and volleyball programs. In her spare time, she enjoys watching the KC Royals and KU Jayhawks, playing sports, and staying caffeinated.
Sarah Munne - English Teacher
Sarah Munne was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her bachelor’s degree in speech education. In addition to teaching English, she also coaches students for fine arts competitions.Mrs. Munne enjoys spending time with her husband, Josh, and two sweet daughters, Jane and Gwen. She enjoys watching The Great British Baking Show, reading classic literature, and coloring with her toddlers.