Amy DaytonUpper School Art Teacher
|Years In Education||17|
|Years At CCS||17|
|Degree||Master's in Christian Education - Talbot Theological Seminary|
|Favorite Verse||II Timothy 2:15|
Dave WatsonAP European, AP United States History, Media Specialist
|Years In Education||34|
|Years At CCS||28|
|Degree||Master's in Library Science - University of South Florida|
Elizabeth RileyEnglish 9, 10 and 11
Elizabeth Riley teaches English 9 and English 10 after graduating from Dordt College in the spring in English/Language Arts and Secondary Education and minoring in Dordt’s Scholars Program. Originally from Washington State, she enjoys going new places and having new experiences, and she is especially eager to begin life in Tampa. In her free time, she enjoys reading great books, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the outdoors.
|Degree||English/Language Arts and Secondary Education, Dordt College|
Fidelia Mas-BeazelSpanish 1 and 2
Mrs. Mas-Beazel has been teaching in Hillsborough County for 6 years. Her experience relates to teaching Reading, ESOL, and Intensive – Intensive Reading (Block Class), which involves teaching Language Arts with a strong focus on understanding difficult text. Students in a block class must write essays in the main modes of writing supporting their claim with heavy textual evidence.
|Favorite Verse||Philippians 4:13|
Isaac JorgensenUnited States History, World History, Economics
Mr. Jorgensen graduated in 2014 from Saint Anselm College in NH, with a Bachelors of Arts in History and has been teaching, most recently, at Saint Stephens Classical Christian Academy in Eldersburg, Maryland. In addition to teaching History at CCS, he looks forward to coaching football and possibly more sports. Mr. Jorgensen enjoys playing golf, watching college football, and competing with his four brothers in a variety of competitions.
|Degree||Bachelors of Arts in History, Saint Anselm College|
Jenni LaymanHealth/Personal Fitness/Team Sports/PE
|Years In Education||21|
|Years At CCS||21|
|Degree||Bachelor of Science, USF|
|Favorite Verse||Proverbs 22:6|
Karina StoneAP Biology, Biology, Marine and Environmental Science
Mrs. Stone is a native of South Africa. She has 7 years’ experience in teaching and 4 years of medical research expertise. She received her B.S. in Biology from the College of Charleston and was the Science Department Chair and Teacher of the Year at her previous school. She and her husband met on the mission field and they have two beautiful daughters.
|Years in Education||7|
|Degree||Bachelor of Science in Biology, College of Charleston|
Kimberly PhinneyAP Language, English 10 and 11
Mrs. Phinney has been teaching English and journalism for nine years in the public school system as a five-star educator. She is passionate about the arts and has a Secondary English Education degree cum laude from The University of South Florida. Currently, she is working on her M.Ed in English from Liberty University. She is a professional fine-art and family photographer and loves capturing God’s masterpieces with her lens. She and her husband are high school sweethearts and have been married for ten years. They have three rescued pit bull terriers: Grace, Caesar, and Harper Lee.
|Years in Education||10|
|Degree||Bachelor's in Secondary Education, USF|
|Favorite Verse||Philippians 4:4-9|
Lori RaffaAlgebra 1 and 2
Mrs. Raffa will be teaching Algebra 1, Algebra 1 Honors and Geometry in the Upper School this year. She received her M.Ed. from the University of South Florida and her BA from the University of Florida. This will be her 24th year of teaching. She has taught middle and high school, public and private schools in Tampa and rural Idaho. She has three adult daughters, three grandchildren and loves the outdoors, especially hiking and kayaking. She is excited and feels blessed to be teaching at Cambridge Christian School this year.
|Years in Education||24|
|Degree||Master's in Education, USF|
Melissa RawlsChoir Director
Nathan LewisBible 10 and 11
Sara BarriaultGeometry and Statistics
Mrs. Barriault is teaching Geometry and Writing Lab at CCS this year. She is a newlywed, brand new to Tampa and recent graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Secondary Mathematics Education.
|Degree||Secondary Mathematics Education, Auburn University|
Steve AterAlgebra 2, Pre-Calculus
|Years In Education||4|
|Degree||Master's in Teaching - University Of South Florida|
|Favorite Verse||Micah 6:8|
Teresa VathEnglish, Writing Lab 7, Drama
|Years In Education||20|
|Years At CCS||10|
|Degree||Bachelor's in English - Sacred Heart University|
|Favorite Verse||Isaiah 40:31|
Tiesha WatsonBiology, Anatomy
Tiesha Watson is a California native, but has been living in Tampa for over a decade. She was called into teaching during the last eighteen months of pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at St. Petersburg Junior College. Tiesha and her husband have two young children, Zoe and Andrew, and love taking road trips together.