Photo Credit: Peter Hellberg

Kathy Holden, Administrator

Kathy Holden was raised in Colorado, relocated to Arizona 20 ago with her family after a career in Connecticut that saw first her teach in public schools, then worked as a consultant for the Connecticut Department of Education.

In Arizona, Holden has led a Christian preschool-elementary school in Tucson before she directed a Christian preschool in Sedona.

“I hope to continue learning and growing within a model that seems to best fit God’s plan for the education of His children,” Holden says.

“I have been in education, both in the public realm and in the parochial realm, for a long time,” Holden says. “I have observed that regardless of the latest educational programs and philosophies, children learn in the same manner. In fact, their learning development and need is the constant in education.”

 Finance Manager


Photo Credit: Mitya Ku

Lynda Hilton, Director of Early Education 

With twenty plus years of pre-school teaching and administration experience, Ms. Hilton is in her fifth year of heading up our pre-school program. 


Jill Maynard, Kindergarten

Jill Maynard – A graduate of North Central Bible College with a degree in elementary education with a minor in Christian education, Mrs. Maynard is in her twelth year of teaching at UCS. 

Wendy Hutchinson, First Grade

 Mrs. Hutchinson has been teaching twelve years and earned her degree from Northern Arizona University. This is her third year at UCS.

Brittney Miller, Second Grade

Ms. Miller comes to us from Payson, AZ. Her previous experience included K4 teaching. This is her forth year at UCS. 

Reanna Byrd, Third Grade


Kelsea Combs, Fourth Grade

Mrs. Combs

Mary Frewin, Fifth Grade

Mrs. Frewin is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a major in elementary education. This is her third year at UCS. 

Sharon Ackerman, Sixth Grade

Mrs. Ackerman

Joshua Frewin,

Athletic Director, 7-12th Grade Science, Latin, & PE

Mr. Frewin

Roger Day, 7-12th Grade Humanities

 Mr. Day is a graduate of San Diego Christian College and Southern Theological Seminary,  with a Masters in Theology and a major in Apologetics.  

Wendy Brink, 7th-12th Grade Math

Mrs. Brink

Preschool & Child Care Assistants

involved with the TEACH program – Brandi Phillips, Tanya Schoonover, and Dawn Blaire assist in the pre-school and child care programs

Tanya Schoonover

Tanya Schoonover

Brandi Phillips

Brandi Phillips