Randy Krussow is the HCA principal and lead teacher for grades 7-12.
He graduated from Bethel University, is licensed to teach and coach in
grades 7-12, and started at Hope Christian Academy in 1980. He and his
wife, Amy, and daughters reside in Cottage Grove. Mr. Krussow loves to
inspire students in applications of God's Word for daily living. He
loves music and often finds ways to lead students in singing or plays
silly songs on his guitar.
Ed McClain graduated from Anderson University, Indiana and started
at Hope Christian Academy in 1992. He is the licensed lead teacher for
grades 2-6. Mr. McClain has an aptitude for math and often finds himself
teaching Algebra and Geometry classes in the every-other year rotation. Ed loves the outdoors and all of
God's creation. He has introduced HCA students to camping, canoeing,
and birding through enrichment classes in recent years.
Susan Dickhausen is a licensed elementary teacher, supervising the learning-to-read and playing-to-learn programs for
kindergarten and first grade students since
1991. Mrs. Dickhausen makes letters and numbers come to life each day
with fun, interactive music, stories, and activities. Sue graduated from
St. Paul Bible College (now Crown College). She is married to Doug and
has one son, Jonathon. Sue enjoys a variety of crafts in her HCA classroom
and in her spare time at home.
Todd Pankow directs the band and choir ensembles at HCA. Mr. Pankow
is a good example of serving the Lord with all your heart! He makes
music and ministry exciting and fun. Mr. Pankow offers private instrumental and voical lessons during school hours or after and
before the regular school day. Many of Mr. Pankow's
students have received musical scholarships for college.
Mrs. Mary Hale is a retired nurse, part-time piano instructor at
Hope Christian Academy, and full-time grandma and great-grandmother! She
lovingly offers private piano lessons to HCA students of all levels
Mari Dingle is the PreKindergarten teacher at
HCA. Ms. Mari has brightened the lives of young people for many years.
She has taught Preschool over 25 years in our community. She is a
lifelong resident of St. Paul Park and enjoys serving in the community.
She has a passion for cross-stitching and displays a new piece each year
at the Minnesota State Fair.