Meet Our Staff
Mr. Moises, leads the canvassing group. Encouraging them in spreading God's word, through literature, up and down the streets of Oklahoma City.
Mrs. Anderson, teaches Spanish in a way that the students can learn a new language and share the gospel through the new language.
Mr. Anderson directs the mission construction program, teaching them to use their talents in mission service.
Adding up numbers, making sure every detail is correct, and smiling at those who walk by his office, is just part of what Michael does on a daily basis.
Aviation & Development
Mr. Brooks wears many hats, serving as flight instructor, vocational coordinator, and development director.
Mrs. Brooks is mother away from home for the girls in the dorm.
The Brooks have four children: Celeste, Carolina, Caleb, and Cyrus. Pictures with their dog Dixie.
Mr. Day works to bring organic produce from the soil while at the same time planting seeds of industry and good work ethic in his student workers!
Mrs. Day loves working with her husband to produce beautiful vegetables and fruits on the Oklahoma Academy farm.
The Days have four children: Kisha, Angela, Jonathan, and Zachery.
Country Store Assistant
Originally from France, Mr. Dumar delights students and customers in the country store alike, with his authentic French accent.
Claire Luz-Diaz Henderson
Choir Director and Grade School Principal
Mrs. Henderson leads the choir and chorale, choosing music and designing programs that present saving truths through song. She also teaches voice lessons, and is the principal in the grade school.
Elder Jim and Donelda Hiner
Founders of Oklahoma Academy
Elder and Mrs. Hiner started Oklahoma Academy in 1981. Elder Hiner served as the president and principal for twenty years. His wife, Mrs. Hiner, faithfully kept the books until her recent retirement.
President, Principal, and Teacher
Mrs. Holland fills many needed positions here at Oklahoma Academy. She wears the hat of principal and teacher, along with teaching Health Class, Music Theory, Personal Finance, and Bell Choir.
Lay Pastor and Teacher
Mr. Holland teaches Bible, Marriage and the Family, Cultural Geography, and American History.
The Hollands have been apart of the staff family since 1984.
Mrs. Hunte manages the cafeteria, preparing healthful meals and training her students in the art of food handling.
Outreach Director and Grounds
Pastor Jagitsch keeps the grounds looking beautiful and also works with the students to organize outreach activities.
Math and Chemistry Teacher
From figuring out the acceleration of his car in physics class, to teaching the students how to make bird houses in geometry class; Mr. Lazar teaches his math and science classes in a practical and fun way for the students to learn from.
Grade School Teacher
Mrs. Lazar has her hands full, teaching six different grades in the elementary school, and mothering three of her own children Elga, Enoch, and Elijah.
Mr. Schofield fulfills the role of Dad to the boys with good humor and fatherly direction.
Mrs. Emeline works hard keeping the cafeteria supplied with bread, and provides baked goods for the Country Store. She also brings a motherly spirit to the boys dorm. The Schofield's have two sons Merrick and Andre.
Picture here with their son Andre.
As she crunches numbers and keeps her eye on finances, Mrs. Sendelbach gives a cheerful greeting to all who pass by her office.
Pictured here with her husband, Pastor Larry Sendelbach.
Communications and Media
Mrs. Shurley, with the help of student workers, keeps up the OA website and social media, designs and edits the newsletters along with the yearbook. Teaching photography and videography, along with her son Cameron, is another of her many responsibilities.