MEET OUR BOARD

One thing that sets UCA apart is the level of care and attention provided to our students.

Our staff-to-student ratio is on average 1 staff member to 5 students. UCA's team includes wonderful people who love God and people. We have a deep passion and desire to teach, train, and assist each student with homework needs during the school year.

Most importantly, we truly care about each student.

Board of Directors

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ROB BOHNING

Board Member

  • BSEd, Spanish Education (K-12), BA, Music

  • MA in TESOL (K-Adult)

  • MA in Biblical Languages: Biblical Hebrew & Greek, Ordained Minister by the SBMF

  • 24 years of Educational Experience: Classroom Teacher (K-12), University of Missouri system-TESOL, Zayed University, UAE- Professor

  • 3 years Director of English Language Learners, International Education

  • MO Baptist Church Planter, Hispanic & Messianic Jewish congregations

HELEN BUSS

Board Member

  • Update coming soon

YING BASS

Board Member

  • Education: Associates in Cosmetology

  • Quote: I've watched UCA grow from inception to where it is today. I was drawn to UCA because I saw their passion and commitment to education and applying biblical values to educating the next generation is something that I strongly believe in. We should not just teach our youth the fundamentals of secular education, but we should also teach them holistically, encompassing elements of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.

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DEBRA FLORES

Board Member

  • Education: Moody Bible Institute

  • Experiences: Teacher and Retired principal of Humboldt Community Christian School, 18 years combined. She is a proud mother and grandmother.

  • Volunteer: Works with various church ministries in the area teaching, singing, worship leader, elder, deacon, Bible study leader, justice advocate, resource director.    

SARAH COLEMAN

Interim President

  • 15 years as a professional IT Quality Assurance Analyst

  • B.S. Computer Science, Northeastern Illinois University

  • Volunteer experience includes Elementary School administrative and preschool assistant and Sunday school teacher K-3rd grade

NANCY SAUERBERG

Board Member

  • Update coming soon

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JUNE GIN

Interim Secretary/Executive Director

  • M.Ed. Early Childhood Administration, National Louis University

  • M.B.A. Human Resource Management, DePaul University

  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign

  • 17 years experience in project and managerial positions

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MARGARITA HIGGS

Treasurer/Director of Operations

  • Currently enrolled Early Education, Malcolm X College

  • 25 years experience in Customer Relations, Procurement, Human Resources, and Facility Training

  • School Administrator

  • Board of Directors, Secretary (Union Impact Center) and Parent Participate (Perspectives Charter School)