calvary chapel online school dove icon no shadingCalvary Preparatory Academy is blessed to have an incredible selection of board members to aide in the governance of our school. Together, these board members bring valuable experience, wisdom, and professional guidance to help direct the school to successfully maintain our mission.

Amon, Ricky

Ricky Amon

Board Member
  • Father of CPA Alumnus
  • Founder, President and CEO of Amon Marketing System
  • Marketing Consultant & Website Administrator, Shepherd’s Pasture Assembly, San Diego CA
  • Certified by National Health Care Provider Solution and Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, California
  • Former Director of Security and Area Manager, Guardsmark Inc. Carlsbad CA
  • Former Senior Security Supervisor, General Atomics, San Diego CA
  • Former Computer Instructor and System Analyst, Baguio Central University, Philippines
  • Former Computer Teacher for Grades 1-6, Mount Carmel Montessori, Baguio City, Philippines
  • Served as a Church Leader in various Ministries (Philippines and San Diego CA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Information and Computer Science from UC (former BCF) Baguio City, Philippines
Beck, Jared

Jared Beck

  • Founder & Director of Calvary Preparatory Academy.
  • An experienced innovator in online education.
  • CA credentials:  Professional Clear Administrative- Point Loma Nazarene University,  Single Subject Teaching – Azusa Pacific University.
  • Holder of a BA in Philosophy and Theology from Point Loma Nazarene University and a Master’s in Education from Azusa Pacific University.
  • Board member of American European Bethel Mission (AEBM)
  • Established and maintained a successful online education program in a California public school
  • Engaged in the direction of online education by running a website database of online schools and accompanying
Beck, Kimberly

Kimberly Beck

Board Member
  • Founding board member of Calvary Preparatory Academy
  • Family Law Paralegal for 16 years
  • Homeschooling mom
  • Lifelong involvement in missions work with Radio Kahuzi, DR Congo
  • School Advancement Strategist for CPA since April 2020
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of North Georgia

Joseph Kniseley

Secretary and Treasurer
  • Over 22 years experience in education
  • Over 12 years experience in school administration
  • Masters degree in school administration
  • Specifically trained and experienced in instructional framework, lesson delivery, and clinical supervision
  • Certified trainer for The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Proud father and husband
Guarneros, Lynn

Lynn Guarneros

Board Member
  • 15 years teaching experience, 8 of which were overseas; Currently teaching in Anaheim Elementary School District
  • Overseas teaching experience included a variety of academic environments included instructing multiple grade levels simultaneously, ‘one-room school house’ model, etc.
  • Professional development includes attending conferences focused on supporting the academics of missionary kids, English Language Teachers Summer Seminar at Oxford University.
  • Traveled to 20+ nations helping in orphanages, children’s ministry, outreach, etc.
  • BA in Liberal Studies and Multiple Subject Teaching Credential including CLAD certification (Cross-Cultural, Language and Academic Development) from California State University, Fresno.

Scott Malone

Board Member
  • Deputy Fire Chief, Ret.,
  • Senior Director Training and Safety, Sparklight
  • NCTI Curriculum Development Board Member
  • International Disaster Response Team Member, Samaritan’s Purse
  • Director of Emergency Medical Services, Pima Medical Institute (2016-2018)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Oregon Health Science University (2002-2012)
  • B.S. Fire Service Administration, A.A.S, NREMT-Paramedic
Stretchberry, Jim

James Stretchberry

Vice President
  • Founding board member of Calvary Preparatory Academy
  • Executive Director of American European Bethel Mission (AEBM).
  • School administrator and president.
  • Extensive experience in founding and administering private schools.
  • Served on countless boards, currently serving for Providence Hall of Santa Barbara and Police Activities League.
  • Former associate pastor at Calvary Chapel Santa Barbara overseeing several ministries.
  • Served as mission pastor and children’s pastor.