Tidewater Classical Academy

Teaching the Tools of Learning


Principal: Mrs. Alyson Crews 

Secretary: Mrs. Tiffany Rogers

Tiffany joined us first as a parent in 2013, and starting in 2015 she worked as an aide for the Prek, Kindergarten, and 1st grade classes. She began working as our secretary in 2016.


PreK: Mrs. Jaqueline Munzert


Jaqueline began with us in the summer of 2016 and serves as our PreK teacher this year. She was classically educated throughout her school years, including college.

Kindergarten: Mrs. Susan Applegate
Prior to joining our teaching staff in January 2011, Susan volunteered in our PreK program, worked as the school secretary from 2007 to 2010, and raised her three now-grown sons.



1st Grade: Mrs. Yvonne Lassiter

Yvonne joined us in January 2012, having home schooled both of her now-grown sons. She continues to work as a Wilson Reading Program tutor and is active in teaching high school Sunday School at her church.


2nd Grade: Mrs. Teva Beasley


Teva joined us in the beginning of the 2nd term this year. She has previous experience as a teacher, and is the mother of a TCA student. 


TCA Aide: Mrs. Nancy Jones

Nancy’s involvement with TCA began with her daughter’s enrollment in 2008. Nancy served as a volunteer before joining our staff in September 2011.


3rd Grade & 4th Grade: Mrs. Pattie Dortch 


Pattie prayerfully joined us in 2016 after over 20 years of homeschooling her own children and grandchildren.  


3rd Grade & 4th Grade Aide: Mrs. Taya Dragoon

My name is Taya Dragoon and I am the teachers aide for third and fourth grade.  I am the mother of two girls here at TCA, and the wife of Pastor Adam Dragoon.  We served as missionaries in Bulgaria for four and a half years, and have been serving in the Green Run community since June of 2010.


5th and 6th Grade Teacher: Mrs. Alexandra Lopez 

Alexandra graduated in 1996 from Law School Frankfurt University with a major in Criminal Law and a minor in Forensic Medicine. She joined TCA’s staff in April 2009, working as our Latin and Logic instructor, and most recently as the 5th and 6th Grade teacher in Latin, Grammar, and Writing. She grew up in Germany, where she experienced a Classical Christian education from K- 13th Grade. Alexandra has homeschooled her two children since 2005.