Five new staff members have joined PAA this new school year. Please welcome them to the PAA family!
Marcy Perry, Social Studies
Marcy Perry joined us during last year to teach History, led the summer history class and tour, and we’re blessed to have her return this school year. She’s a PAA alum, Class of 1985. This is her second stint teaching at PAA. She’s also parent of alumni and a current student.
Pastor Fernando Chavez, Vice Principal & Spiritual Life Director
Pastor Fernando Chavez is our new vice principal and spiritual life director. Pastor Fernando has been in the Oregon Conference for about 8 years. He originally hails from the Chicago area. He’s enthusiastically embraced being a part of the PAA family this year and is already having an impact on students. He leads Campus Ministries, Chapels and works with the student praise bands.
Emily Ford, English
Emily Ford is one of our two new English teachers. She has been teaching in the Portland-Vancouver metro area for about 7 years at the elementary school level, and looking forward to her academy students.
Janelle Sundin, English
Janelle Sundin joins PAA as another new English Teacher, coming to us from Battle Creek, Mich. She’s happy to be in the Northwest near family.
Ivan Danilich, Guitar
PAA alum Ivan Danilich, Class of 2018, joins PAA staff as part-time guitar and music theory teacher. Ivan is a very accomplished guitarist, a professional musician, and has an established business teaching students far and near via video conference technology and in-person lessons.
Please welcome these new staff members to the PAA Cougar family!