Our staff are a dream team of educators trained in our model, who embody our core values. Our passionate mentors are experts in their academic disciplines who see the whole child first and teach to the heart of every child.
Ms. Brace has a love and passion for High School Chemistry and Physics and looks forward to guiding scholars through the wonder and beauty of both and helping scholars enjoy and appreciate the truth we can understand through them.
Mr. Raffa was drawn to John Adams Academy’s Vision and Mission of Restoring America’s Heritage by developing servant-leaders. Mr. DeFaria loves being part of the John Adams Academy online team preparing this new generation, under these values, for the future.
As a poet and an educator, Mrs. Umlas knows the power that is inherent in studying the classics and will guide scholars in a learning adventure that will encourage their development into servant leaders.
Mr. Haymond holds a master’s degree in Education and Instructional Technology and is thrilled to be a part of the JAA family of schools that focuses on changing hearts and minds, inspiring a love of liberty, developing a self-governing citizenship—all through the greatest and most relevant books of all times.
Jennifer Hobbs has loved science since she was little and plagued her family with questions about everything. Even in Kindergarten she enjoyed teaching her peers and was sometimes allowed to lead reading groups.
Dr. Morgan Ricks is a currently practicing physical therapist with a passion for human biology and philosophy. He has published research in the International Journal of Physiotherapy and loves to study and share what he learns.