CCS: A small school community featuring big school benefits:
  • An educational approach addressing the whole student spiritually, intellectually, physically and emotionally
  • Strong academics and honors courses
  • Biblical world-view taught across the curriculum and in weekly chapels
  • Technology integrated learning, computer and S.T.E.A.M. classes
  • Programs and electives including art, music, P.E., sports and afterschool classes
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Penny Morrison, Preschool Administrator Penny earned a Bachelor degree in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Human Development from California Baptist University. She graduated from Hope International University in 2007 with a Masters in Educational Administration and was ordained by Crossroads Christian Church in 2008.She has been faithfully serving at Crossroads Preschool since 1990 when she was first hired as a teacher. Penny became the Preschool Administrator in 2006. Penny has a passion for serving in Family/Community Ministry. She assists with Financial Peace University, and has served as a Mentor Mom for Radiant Moms and a table leader for Single & Parenting.Penny is the proud mom of two grown sons, Nicholas and Benjamin, and grandma to Kellen and Alexander.
Cindy Marsile, Elementary School Administrator Cindy began her 20-year career at CCS as a kindergarten teacher before becoming the early education coordinator. She earned her Masters of Science in Education from Cal Baptist University. She is excited to continue working with CCS families and students, serving a school that honors God and teaches children how to serve and be involved in missions. Her family includes four grown children and seven grandchildren. She has a passion to make education fun, and a conviction that learning should come from a Biblical world view. Please congratulate her on this recognition and role!
Phyllis Sutton, Middle School Administrator Phyllis earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills and a Masters in Education in Faith-based Leadership from California Baptist University. Prior to coming to Crossroads she served with Los Angeles County Municipal Courts as a supervising deputy clerk for over 10 years. She answered God’s call to serve at Crossroads in 1996, and has enjoyed being used by God to educate children and lead families in a passionate commitment to Christ, His Cause and His Community. Phyllis has been married for over 26 years to her loving husband, Kenneth, and they have 2 children, Jazmyne and Joshua, who both attended Crossroads Christian Schools from Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Dr. Joleen Smith, High School Administrator Dr. Smith holds both a Doctorate in Educational Leadership & Change and a Masters of Science in Educational Administration. Her doctoral dissertation was titled, Collaborative Learning in the High School Classroom: An Evaluative Case Study of a Curricular Workbook. She has been an educator for over 25 years at the Secondary level and as a Professor/Mentor in Education at Azusa Pacific University. She is the author of Let’s Collaborate!™ (an educational curricular tool used to implement Collaborative Learning Methods among older adolescent and adult learners) and is the Executive Director for LC8 NOW, INC., a non-profit corporation servicing facilitators with educational tools, strategies, and assessments for Collaborative Learning. Dr. Smith is currently developing collaborative-based curriculum for Crossroads Christian High School in Corona, CA and leads a team of facilitators in a 21st Century learning environment.
  Jessica Markley, High School Assistant Principal Ms. Markley has her Masters Degree in Education and a California Single Subject Credential in Language Arts. She is currently working on her Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership & Change with an emphasis on 21st century skills. Her Master Thesis study was To Measure the Effectiveness of an Applied Collaborative Learning Model in a High School Classroom. She has experience working with low income and special needs students in multiple schools and various grade levels. Through her action research she has applied the Collaborative Learning Model in a learning environment with the purpose of finding the most effective strategies and assessments to engage, motivate, and empower students to take ownership in their education and develop the skills necessary for optimum success in the 21st century.