Becky  Reid : Administrator
  • Mrs. Reid was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at Stephens College and postgraduate studies at St. Louis University and Concordia University. Mrs. Reid has been the Principal at Risen Christ since 2003. Prior to accepting the Principal position at Risen Christ, Mrs. Reid served as a classroom teacher with experience in grades Kindergarten through 3. Mrs. Reid’s background also includes both a professional dance career and dance education. Upon retiring from the stage, Mrs. Reid opened a dance studio in St. Louis as owner and Artistic Director for ten years. Mrs. Reid continues to serve as a master instructor at dance studios in Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus and currently has students performing in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles and at Disney World. Mrs. Reid enjoys providing original choreography for the programs at Risen Christ as well as teaching tap and tumbling to the K-6th grade students during the Specials class period.


Alivia  Ragan : Preschool Director
  • Mrs. Alivia Ragan graduated from Cedarville University with a BA in Early Childhood Education. She has been to Kosovo twice and the Philippines once teaching preschool age children and sharing the love of Christ with them. She loves teaching preschool/pre-k and likes to help students get excited about learning. Alivia really has a passion for sharing the Gospel, traveling, coffee and spending time with family. She married her college sweetheart, Dillon in June 2019. They volunteer for the music ministry at their church together, as well as attend a weekly small group. They are always looking for opportunities to get outside or be by the water.

Karen  Dunn : Preschool Teacher
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Lillian  Swain : Preschool Aide

Betty  Ward : Preschool Aide

Heidi  Congleton : First Grade
  • Mrs. Congleton graduated from Wright State University in 1999 with her Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education.  She started her full time teaching career in 2012 when her youngest daughter started school.  In previous years she was a substitute teacher for all Clark County schools. She loves teaching young children and first grade has always been her favorite! She and her husband Shawn have 3 fabulous daughters.  They love to travel and have currently been to 46 of the 50 states!!


Debbie  Rutledge : Second Grade
  • Mrs. Rutledge attended Malone College and graduated from Park College. She has had experience teaching preschool, second and third grades, and third and fourth grades within Lutheran Schools. She has been trained in and instituted the Junior Great Books Method of discussion in her classrooms.

Jeffery Parks : Middle School Math
  • Mr. Parks was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and a Master’s Degree in Church Music, both from Campbellsville University.  His previous teaching experiences came from substitute teaching and working with high school bands in Kentucky, and teaching high school music in California.  He has served with the 100th Army Band from Fort Knox, Kentucky for 12 years, playing clarinet, trombone and euphonium.  He also serves on staff at FBC Vandalia as a facilities associate and volunteer in the preschool and music ministries.  When not at work, Mr. Parks enjoys refereeing youth soccer games, playing chess, working with technology, and learning how to blacksmith.


Anna Schack : Middle School Science
  • Mrs. Schack teaches the 5th and 6th Grade classes. She earned her bachelor's degree from Wright State University in Elementary Education grades 1 through 8. Anna taught Fifth Grade in Springfield City Schools for 3 years. Her experience also includes substitute teaching in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade classes. Being very active at Risen Christ she helped with Vacation Bible School. She is currently working towards her Masters in Science Teaching at Wright State. Anna and her husband Kevin have been blessed with 5 beautiful children.


Lisa Mulkey : Lunch and Custodial