Harrisonville Classical Christian Academy is an independent, non-denominational Christian School with a Classical Christian Education philosophy. HCCA offers a rigorous Classical Christian curriculum while partnering with parents to educate students in a historic biblical worldview. Aspiring to be a premier Classical Christian liberal arts academy. Students at HCCA are asked to think on that which is true, lovely, pure and honorable. We recognize that we are a collaborative help to parents who have a God given right and responsibility for raising and training their children. HCCA strives to be an extension of the home, “training up a child in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.”
To develop children to be knowledgeable, understanding and wise as they seek to serve God through their leadership, service and character. To lead classically trained learners into a lifelong journey in Christ, serving God as leaders and servants in their communities, proclaiming the Good News.
Michelle Sloan is the Head of the
School and teaches Kindergarten
and 1st grade at HCCA.
Michelle Sloan has served in Christian and public schools for over 30 years. She is a graduate of Southwest Baptist University, gaining her Bachelor of Science in Religious Education and her Master’s of Science in Education. She has spent the majority of her time teaching in early childhood Birth-3rd grades in Christian Schools and serving as a Parent Educator in the Parents As Teachers Program in public schools. She has a heart for Christian Education with over 20 years in the classroom.
She met her husband, Tracy at SBU and they have been married for 32 years.
They have 3 adult sons and a precious granddaughter who is 2. Tracy and Michelle raised their children in Christian Education and believe that the people who are mentoring your children over 7 hours a day need to be of like faith and mind. They both have a heart for ministry and missions, helping churches and orphanages in Mexico as well as planting churches and schools here in the Harrisonville area. They are both members on the HCCA board and are committed to seeing a school thrive in Harrisonville that will bring honor and glory to God.
Michelle’s life verse is:
“For we know that all things work
together for good to those who love
God, to those who are the called
according to His purpose.”
Kim Gibson teaches 2nd, 3rd
and 4th grades at HCCA.
This will be Kim’s 31st year of teaching.
All of her experience has been in Christian education. She started out teaching at Heartland Academy with a multi-grade classroom and also taught a 3rd/4thgrade combination class at Blue Ridge Christian School. Kim has also taught at Summit Christian Academy and Harrisonville Christian School.
Kim and her husband Bill of 33 years currently reside in Belton, Missouri. They have two beautiful children: Eli, 31, and Beka, 29. Kim’s husband Bill works for Unilever in Independence, MO. Her son Eli manages the Papa Murphy’s Pizza location in Belton and her daughter Beka works for Empower Retirement.
A favorite verse of Kim’s:
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”
II Corinthians 5:17
Paula Kohl teaches
5th and 6th grades at HCCA.
Paula is a veteran teacher with over 20 years of experience in all grade levels from Kindergarten through College. She has an education degree from John Brown University in Siloam Spring, AR.
Paula is married to Jake Kohl and they have two sons. Both of their sons attended Christian school growing up. Paula has a deep desire to see students learn and succeed in the classroom and seeks to personally help every student excel to the best of their ability. She is excited to join in the effort to provide Christian education here in Harrisonville, MO.
Paula’s inspirational verse for this year is:
“May the God of hope fill you with all
joy and peace in believing, so that
by the power of the Holy Spirit
you may abound in hope.”