Elementary Teacher

Elementary Teacher

Anca Cocian

Bookends

Anca Cocian - Bookends

Anca Cocian was born in Romania and came to the U.S. when she was a teenager. She has been working for several years in our after care program ensuring children who need to stay after school have an enjoyable and safe place to work on homework, have a snack, and relax with their friends. She and her husband, Cristian, have two children, Gabriella and Christine. During her free time, she enjoys challenging her crafty side to see what she can create.

Julie Boley

4th Grade Teacher

Julie Boley - 4th Grade Teacher

 

Julie Boley grew up in Royersford, Pennsylvania. She holds a Bachelor of Science in music education, and has been teaching for over twenty years, more than a decade here at Killian Hill. While teaching science, Mrs. Boley has creative and engaging projects for her students to complete. She and her husband, Alan, have four children. During her downtime she enjoys playing the flute.

Marcia Rygh

Paino and Flute Teacher

Marcia Rygh - Paino and Flute Teacher

Marcia Rygh was born in Lebanon, Indiana. She holds a bachelor’s degree in music education and a master’s degree in piano performance from Bob Jones University. She has been teaching private piano and flute lessons for over thirty years. She and her husband, Steve, have four children – Kaitlyn, Collin, and Kristyn have all graduated from KHCS and Connor is currently a senior. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and coffee shops.


Janeen Dawson

Librarian

Janeen Dawson - Librarian

Janeen Dawson was born in Atwater, Ohio. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physical education. She has taught for thirty years, twenty-three of those at KHCS! She is always at work updating the books in the library and making the library one of our students’ favorite places. She and her husband, Doug, have three children, Jared, Jonna, and Jake, who have all graduated from KHCS. During her free time, she enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, and reading.

Megan Keeney

ESL & GYM

Megan Keeney - ESL & GYM

Megan Keeney was born in Westminster, Maryland. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an EXOL endorsement and CELTA certification. Ms. Keeney has been teaching at Killian Hill for five year and is our ESL program director. During her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, drinking coffee, and occasionally skydiving.

Jim Bailey

Boys P.E. Teacher

Jim Bailey - Boys P.E. Teacher

Jim Bailey was born in Chesapeake, Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree. He has spent thirty of his thirty-eight teaching years at KHCS. He and his wife, Linda, have two sons, Allan and Kyle, who are both alumni of KHCS and educators as well. In his downtime, he enjoys golfing and spending time with his granddaughter.

 


Patricia Waters

1st Grade Teacher

Patricia Waters - 1st Grade Teacher

Patricia Waters was born in Stone Mountain, Georgia. She holds a master’s degree in elementary education. Ms. Waters has been teaching at Killian Hill for over forty years and has taught hundreds of children to read. During her free time, she enjoys decorating and refinishing furniture.

Katie Habegger

2nd Grade Teacher

Katie Habegger - 2nd Grade Teacher

Katie Habegger was born in Canada. She was adopted by a family in the United States and grew up in Indiana. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in elementary education. Mrs. Habegger has been teaching for twenty years. Her husband, Greg, is one of the pastors at KHBC, and together they minister in the music program. They have one daughter, Anna, who is in college.

Janice Crawford

Learning Discoveries Coordinator

Janice Crawford - Learning Discoveries Coordinator

Janice Crawford was born in Wisconsin but grew up in North Carolina. She has her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She has been teaching for over twenty-five years and is currently in her fifteenth year at KHCS. She and her husband, Johnnie, have one son, Jason, who is a 2017 graduate of KHCS. During her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her dogs.

 


Jeri Cordell

4th Grade Teacher

Jeri Cordell - 4th Grade Teacher

Jeri Cordell was born in Marks, Mississippi, but was raised in Covington, Georgia. She obtained her master’s degree from Pensacola Christian College. She has been teaching for over forty years and is currently in her thirtieth year at Killian Hill. Ms. Cordell makes history come alive for her students and is an innovative teacher. She is always looking for creative ways to teach her students. During her free time, she enjoys gardening as well as reading.