Association & Board of Trustees

Association & Board of Trustees

The Christian Academy Association, Inc.

Membership in the Association is open to all who subscribe to the provisions outlined in the form linked below, and whose yearly financial contribution toward the annual budget is $250.00 or more.

To join the TCA Association, please fill out the form below:

Association Membership Form

The Board of Trustees

The Christian Academy operates as an independent school. Functioning as an independent private school means we are not affiliated with, nor receive financial support, from a particular denomination or church body. The TCA Board of Trustees, the school’s governing body, is responsible for the mission, vision, and strategic goals of the school and for the hiring, encouraging, supporting, and evaluating the Head of School, its only employee. The Board is comprised of TCA supporters with a variety of affiliations, including current and past parents, alumni/ae, members of the TCA community, and the head of school. Trustees volunteer their time for Board activities, including attendance at Board meetings and participation on committees.

Board of Trustees Nomination Form

Board of Trustees

Daniel Curbison

Daniel Curbison, Associate Director Vaccine Product Development and Commercialization, Merck & Co.

With two children at TCA in kindergarten, and himself being a graduate of Cedar Grove Christian Academy and Liberty University, Dan is a strong believer in Christian education:  “A Christian education can have eternal impact on the life of a child and that is why I am committed to having my children grow up with a Christian education.” After graduating from Liberty, Dan returned to Cedar Grove, where he served as basketball coach for five years. His perspective as a board member would be informed by his extensive business experience in very responsible positions, along with his service as a deacon and member of the Finance Team at his church, Believers’ Bible Fellowship in Elkin’s Park. Dan appreciates the authentic Christ-like love of TCA, the small class sizes, the academic strength, and the school’s diversity and inclusion. He is particularly interested in helping to increase enrollment.

LaWanda Swan

LaWanda Swan, Instructional Paraprofessional, Appoquinimink School District

LaWanda graduated from TCA, where she was named the female senior with “The Most Class Spirit.” Through the years, she has served in various ministry capacities, including praise and worship leader, evangelism/outreach coordinator, and even radio show host. For her church, Holy Hill Worship Center in Middletown, DE, she currently serves as an Elder on the Presbytery Board and previously served on the church board, which has given her valuable experience dealing with strategic planning, finances, and difficult decisions. She also served as Director at Elwyn, Inc., where she developed, managed, and provided oversight for programs and budgets. She really appreciates TCA’s strong foundation on biblical truth, the school’s family feeling, strong academics, focus on character, and commitment to diversity. For LaWanda, “The achievement of true excellence in education is through Christ, as the Spirit of
Christ is wisdom, knowledge, and understanding.” An educator herself, she has a particular interest in special education services, finances, fundraising, providing scholarships and networking, but her main passion is TCA. LaWanda states, “I love TCA and its mission to provide a classical education with Christian values.”

Randy Warren

Randy Warren, CEO, Warren Financial

A 1981 graduate from TCA, Randy believes in Christian education – “You can’t beat the rock solid foundation that TCA helped build in me.” He also has unique insight into TCA board service since his wife, Vicki, served on the TCA board from 1998 to 2004. Randy has his own personal experience with board service in education, currently serving on the President’s Advisory Board for West Chester University, and also on their Foundation Board.  With Christian ministry background as an elder, deacon, and finance committee member, Randy currently attends Experience Christian Church in Exton. As CEO of his own wealth management firm, Randy brings exceptionally strong skills in the area of financial planning and management. He has a deep appreciation for TCA’s mission and its focus on academics, and he is eager to help the school achieve high standards: “As with everything else on which we place the label ‘Christian,’ it should never be second rate, but should strive for excellence.”