International Christian Leadership Institute

Faculty

Elaine Birch

K4 Pre-Kindergarten
BA Linguistics, University of Leeds

Elaine Birch is the K4 Teacher at NCA. Hailing from the north of England in Halifax, she and her family moved across the pond in 1996. She holds a BA in Music and Linguistics and a certificate in Education. She has a wonderful English accent and in addition to teaching both pre-school and kindergarten here in the States she has also raised her four children with Graham, her husband. Mrs. Birch began teaching at NCA in 2007, but she has been an NCA parent since 1999.

Deanne Taylor

Deanne Taylor

K5 Kindergarten
BA Music Education, Furman University
Elementary Education certificate, University of Central Florida

Mrs. Taylor has been teaching kindergarten at NCA since 2008. She is certified by both the state of New Hampshire and ACSI. As the mother of five children whom she homeschooled for 11 years, she draws on a wealth of knowledge as she guides her kindergarteners. Mrs. Taylor’s husband, Sam, is the Director of the Greater Boston Baptist Association and a trustee of the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Interesting Fact: Mrs. Taylor and her husband were missionaries in Kiev, Ukraine for 8 years.

Cindy Carlson

First GradeBA Psychology, Johns Hopkins / Education graduate studies, Cambridge

Mrs Carlson is an experienced teacher with a Bachelors degree from Johns Hopkins and graduate studies at Cambridge College. She loves the kids, and leads an engaging, enthusiastic classroom. NCA is blessed to welcome her in 2015-16.

Pam Seremet

Pam Seremet

Second Grade
BA Elementary Education, Wheaton College
MEd. With ESOL concentration, Southern New Hampshire University

Mrs. Seremet joined the NCA family in 1998 as a parent and then began teaching second grade in 2003. Both of her daughters are NCA graduates. Pam graduated from Wheaton College with a BA in Elementary Education and recently with her Masters of Education with an emphasis on English for speakers of other languages from SNHU. She is certified by both the state of New Hampshire and ACSI. Her passion is teaching and discipling students to succeed in our world. Besides teaching second grade, Pam teaches the Fundamentals of Writing class in the high school. She also tutors students year round. Her favorite place to relax is at the beach.

Dianne Clark

Dianne Clark

Third Grade
B. S. in Education, Plymouth State College

Mrs. Clark is certified by the State of New Hampshire in Elementary Education and as a Highly Qualified Teacher. She has spent 21 years teaching at Salem Christian School. Six of those years were teaching the 3rd graders. Her love of children motivates her passion to help children discover and learn about the world God created. She loves to photograph the flowers she grows and the birds she watches; turning them into cards.

Eva Good

Eva Good

Fourth Grade
BA Christian Education, BS Elementary Education, Evangel College
Learning Styles l & ll – Keene State College

Mrs. Good is the Fourth Grade teacher at NCA. Certified in both Elementary and Special Ed, Mrs. Good brings 10 years experience to NCA. Mrs. Good and her husband are NCA parents and revel in the outdoors. She loves kayaking, hiking, and swimming.

Interesting Fact: Eva enjoys photography, making some of the wonderful shots she takes into cards.

Becky Domeny

Becky Domeny

Fifth Grade
BA Psychology / Sociology, Notre Dame College

Mrs. Domeny is the fifth grade teacher at NCA. She has taught here since 2010 but previously taught at both Calvary Christian School and Milford Christian Academy. She is a graduate of Notre Dame College with a degree in psychology and is certified with ACSI. Her background is in Bible curriculum and prop development and utilizes this passion for bringing God’s word alive during elementary chapels and Spiritual Emphasis Week. She is a dynamic and very hands-on teacher who stirs excitement in her students for every subject!

Sheri Bulluck

Art
BA Art Education, Meredith College

Sheri Bulluck received her BA in Art Education at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC and began teaching middle school. Shortly after the birth of her first son, she and her husband relocated to New Hampshire and spent the next few years raising 3 boys. She believes that we are all God’s masterpieces (Ephesians 2:10) and that He has put a spark of creativity in every individual. She loves helping children explore their own abilities in the art room. In her spare time, she sings in the praise band and leads a women’s Bible study at her church. She enjoys the beach (but not the sand) and spending weekends on the lake with her family and her sketchbook.

Lisa Alajajian

Lisa Alajajian

Physical Education
BS Physical Education, University of Vermont

Mrs. Alajajian has been at NCA since it’s beginning in 1998. Coach “A” teaches K-8 Physical Education and Health Education for both Junior High and High School. If you are out on the NCA soccer field in the fall you will see coach A spurring her Junior High Girls onto victory.

Lisa has her BS in Physical Education from the University of Vermont. She was a competitive gymnast who now spends her “free” time reading, skiing with her family and taking classes at the YMCA.

Beth Papia

Beth Papia

Music
BS Elementary Education, Gordon College

Mrs. Papia comes to NCA with many years of experience in Christian Schools. Most recently at Salem Christian School, she taught Music for grades K – 8 and fourth grade. She is certified in NH as a Highly Qualified Teacher.

Mrs. Papia loves worshiping the Lord with music. She is a member of the worship team at Centerpoint Church where she was also the choir director for years and now enjoys singing alto.  She is an avid Patriots fan and enjoys finding a bargain at yard sales. Her biggest joy comes from her family, especially her 3 grandchildren.