Mesa Christian Academy
Mesa Christian Academy

Meet Our People

We have a wonderful staff of friendly, caring Christian administrators and teachers. All of them have a passion for Christian Education and care deeply about the spiritual, academic, and character development of each child.

Cheryl Mexin

School Administrator

Learning Center Supervisor

Sign Language Teacher


Bio: Cheryl has been teaching with and using the A.C.E. curriculum for over 25 years, and has run her own school for many of those years. She oversees the entire school here at MCA and is the lead supervisor/teacher in the Learning Center (upper elementary-12th grades). She has also hosted and taught the A.C.E. Supervisor's Training Courses for the region multiple times in the past. Cheryl is a lot of fun, but is serious about educating children within a Christian environment. She enjoys life to the fullest, whether laughing with her family, taking care of her many animals and pets, or going to Disneyland or the family cabin. She and her husband Rick have 3 grown biological children, 6 grandchildren, 5 children adopted from Ukraine, and 2 children adopted out of the AZ foster care system. 

Mary Williams

Office Administrator

Music Teacher


Bio: Mary is the Office Administrator for MCA, teaches our Music classes, and leads worship in our weekly Chapel services. Mary has a degree in Music Education from Bluffton University and taught elementary music in Chandler for 5 years. If you call or stop by the office with any questions, this is likely who you will speak with. Mary enjoys reading, music of all kinds, traveling, shopping, and spending time with friends. Mary and her husband Dave have 2 daughters.

Emily Baumea

Learning Center Assistant Supervisor

Art Teacher


Bio: Emily (Mrs. B) is a successful graduate of an A.C.E. program herself. She is the Assistant Supervisor in the Learning Center and also teaches our weekly Art classes. She enjoys going to Disneyland, learning about and using essential oils, participating in local runs/races, and working with glass and other mediums to create art, jewelry and gifts. She and her husband August have one son.

Jodie Burns

Early Elementary Supervisor


Bio: Jodie and her husband, Rich, have three children that all attend MCA, and she is excited to join the MCA staff this year. Jodie has a degree in ministry, with an emphasis in music and youth ministries. She loves serving her church in the nursery as well as on the worship team. In her freetime, she enjoys creating and crafting, and especially loves encouraging her kids' creative and artistic sides.

Holly Moir
Kindergarten/1st Grade Learning-to-Read Supervisor


Bio: Holly Moir is a graduate of Children's Ministry Institute in Warrenton, Missouri. One of her passions is that children know the goodness and faithfulness of the Lord at an early age. For many years, she has been involved in local and overseas' missions, specifically children's ministry with Child Evangelism Fellowship and Action International Ministries. One fun fact is that Holly lived in Zambia, Africa for almost three years, leading Bible clubs/camps and young adult Bible studies. She also loves to read and journal, serve in the three-year-old classroom at church, and spend time with friends. 

August Baumea

Physical Education Teacher


Bio: August (Mr. B) comes every Monday and teaches our P.E. classes. He keeps our students moving! He also helps out in the Learning Center as a monitor when his schedule allows. When he isn't at MCA, he works full time at AutoZone. He is married to Emily and they have one son.

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

School Day


8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Contact Us


7918 E. 1st Ave.

Mesa, AZ 85208


(480) 641-1970

Email: Director@


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