Faculty and Staff

The faculty at ECA is a group of caring, Christian professionals who are dedicated to the Lord Jesus and to the spiritual and academic growth of our students. They help to provide a warm and secure atmosphere in which our students can thrive and grow in grace. Each team member is an experienced educator who is excited about teaching. Our faculty, many with masters degrees, have over 100 years of teaching experience.

Administration

Pastor Cary Schmidt

Pastor Cary Schmidt, President
Senior Pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church,  Newington, CT

 

Mr. Jonathan Riopel

Pastor Jonathon Riopel, Administrator
Senior High Math
B.A. Youth Ministries, Pensacola Christian College,
M.S. Educational Administration, Pensacola Christian College,
M.Div., Pensacola Theological Seminary

 

Mrs. Cathy Nichols

Mrs. Cathy Nichols, Elementary Administrator
1st and 2nd Grade
B.S. Elementary Education, Maranatha Baptist Bible College

 

Other Elementary Faculty

Mrs. Billy Nichols
Mrs. Billy Nichols
Kindergarten
B.S. Education, Maranatha Baptist Bible College
Mrs. Billy Nichols
Mrs. Renee Colby
Kindergarten

 

Miss Stacey Monroe
Miss Stacey Monroe
3rd and 4th Grade
B.S. Elementary Education, Pensacola Christian College

 


Miss Hannah Phalon
4th Grade and Secondary Music
B.S. Elementary Education, West Coast Baptist College

 

Mrs. Sara Finer
Mrs. Sara Finer
5th and 6th Grade
B.S. Elementary Education, New England Baptist College

 

Secondary Faculty

Mrs. Loretta Hovey
Mrs. Loretta Hovey
Junior High English and Math

 

Mr. Peter Gallucci
Mr. Peter Gallucci
Junior and Senior High History and Geography, Junior High Science
B.A. Pastoral Studies, Bob Jones University,
M.S. Biblical Counseling, Bob Jones University

 

Mr. Steven Montepeque
Pastor Steven Montepeque
Senior High Math and Spanish
Bachelor of Ministry, Golden State Baptist College

 

Mr. Lance Schmidt
Pastor Lance Schmidt
Bible and Chapel
Youth Pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church; Newington, CT,
B.R.E. Church Ministries, West Coast Baptist College

 

Mrs. Brenda Love
Mrs. Brenda Love
Senior High English
B.S. Secondary Education, Maranatha Baptist Bible College

 

Mr. Sherwin Santiago
Pastor Sherwin Santiago
PE, Speech
Children’s Pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church; Newington, CT,
B.A. Church Ministries, West Coast Baptist College,
M.S. Christian Education, West Coast Baptist College

 

Mr. Glenn Mason

Mr. Glenn Mason
Technology and Music
B.S. Finance, University of Connecticut,
M.S. Education Technology, Central Connecticut State University,
M.S. Biblical Languages, Emmanuel Baptist Theological Seminary

 

Pastor Derrick Williams
Pastor Derrick Williams
11th-12th Bible
Associate Pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church; Newington, CT,
B.R.E. Missions, West Coast Baptist College

 

Mrs. Hillarie Schmidt
Mrs. Hillarie Schmidt
Yearbook
Associate’s of Secretarial Science, West Coast Baptist College

 

Ms. Hillary Sawyers
Dr. Hillary Sawyers
SH Math and Science
B.S., University of the West Indies
Master in Education, Liberty University
Doctor of Education, William Howard Taft University

 

Mrs. Amanda Montepeque
Mrs. Amanda Montepeque
Advanced Piano & JH choir
B.S. Music Education, Golden State Baptist College

 

Adjunct Faculty

Mrs. Katerie Tower
Mrs. Katerie Tower
Senior High Science – Adjunct
B.S. Botany, University of Massachusetts,
M.S. Biology, Pennsylvania State University

 

Office and Support Staff

Mrs. Tammie Shannon
Mrs. Tammie Shannon
Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Nancy Gallucci
Mrs. Nancy Gallucci
Finance

Mrs. Sarah Gallucci
Mrs. Sarah Gallucci
Food Prep/Office