Rebecca Raver, MA, CCTSF
Head of School
Mrs. Raver serves as Head of School at Jubilee Academy. She lives in Goshen, KY with her husband, five children and two dogs. She was a music teacher for six years before staying home to raise three young boys. During that time, she and her husband served as foster parents and child advocates for five years. This led to serving as the director of a local non-profit that supported foster and adoptive families. She has also served as an ESL teacher and Children's Ministry Director. Her graduate degree is focused on school culture, student resilience, teacher self-efficacy and relationship-centered learning. Mrs. Raver is a certified school counselor through ACSI and feels honored to be called upon to pursue Jubilee's mission, come alongside and empower its phenomenal staff and love and serve each student, all in service to God.
Restorative Practices Administrator
6-12 History Teacher
Mr. G is in his eighth year of teaching, four of which have been as a member of the Jubilee family. He graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education, and is currently pursuing his M.S. in School Administration and Supervision. Aside from teaching, he works part-time as a certified Life Coach and tutor, and enjoys acting on stage which is a talent he lends to the Jubilee Drama Team.
Mrs. Jenni Rivette lives in LaGrange, KY with her husband and three children, all of whom attend Jubilee Academy. She has served the school for the past seven years, since its inception, in various roles and is currently serving as Jubilee's Administrative Director. In her free time, she enjoys reading, planning road trips, and exploring new places with her family. Each and every student is a special blessing to her and she is grateful to be a small part of the work that God is doing through Jubilee Academy.
Head School Counselor
Mrs. Swetnam has a great love for children and enjoys helping them on their journey to realize their God-given talents and gifts. She graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and after starting a family and homeschooling for 15 years, joined Jubilee Academy in 2017. In the past she has served Jubilee as Administrative Director, high school science teacher, and substitute teacher. She was certified through Association of Christian Schools International as a School Counselor in February of 2019. She is an active member of the American School Counselor Association and has received two Specialist Certificates in the areas of Anxiety and Stress Management and Students with Special Needs. As a life-long learner, she always seeks out continuing education to better serve Jubilee students. In her free time, she loves to be outside in nature (taking care of her animals, hiking or gardening), hunting for bargains at her local thrift store, or planning family vacations.
School Counselor, Chapel Coordinator
Mrs. Paul is a familiar face to many at Jubilee. She spent the last several years in the North Oldham school district, co-taught Cultural Studies in the early days of Jubilee, and this past year served as one of our faithful substitutes. She has taught pre-school through high school, coached volleyball and basketball, and served in youth and women's ministry. She is currently studying to be a Marriage and Family Therapist, is a certified school counselor with ACSI and looks forward to working alongside Mrs. Anne this year as our Assistant School Counselor. She is passionate and enthusiastic about Jesus, her family, great coffee, glamping in her RV, and cultivating authenticity.
Early Elementary Teacher
Mrs. Wilkerson earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a certification in teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) from Boyce College in Louisville, KY. She has wanted to be a teacher since she started teaching at church in 8th grade. Her interests include art, sewing, and hiking. Originally from Illinois, she now lives in Prospect with her husband and pet cat, Lucy.
Early Elementary Assistant
Ms. Tina lives in Carrollton, KY with her husband of 23 years, has three children, one of which attends Jubilee, and five grandchildren. She brings with her many years of experience working with children including serving as a 2/3 grade teacher assistant, substitute teacher assistant and with the First Baptist Church Preschool. She is thrilled to be in her third year at Jubilee and knows God called her and her son to be members of the Jubilee family.
Elementary Team Lead
Mrs. Schrock is a lifelong learner who loves literature and feels that teaching is a calling on her life, which has given her the opportunity to share the Gospel with many students and athletes over her career. She has a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from Missouri State University. She has been teaching elementary students for 24 years and has taught every grade level 1-6 as well as resource reading and math. She was also a high school volleyball coach for 21 years. Family is very important to Mrs. Schrock, who has six children, including three adult daughters and three children still in her home. She enjoys the outdoors, biking, cooking and, of course, reading. It is a pleasure to teach the incredible students here and to be a part of the Jubilee family.
6-12 Science Teacher
Ms. Kaiser is from Toledo, Ohio and is an alumna of Boyce College in Louisville, KY. She enjoys reading, journaling, drinking coffee and spending time with loved ones in her spare time. She had the opportunity to complete her student teaching in Kazakhstan where she worked in an international school with children from all over the world. While she was there, she fell in love with teaching and knew it was her calling. She is currently pursuing graduate studies in applied behavior analysis.
Kathie Wrightson NBCT, MAT, MFA
6-12 English/Language Arts & Discovery Groups Teacher
6-12 Team Lead
Kathie Wrightson comes to us from Shelby County Public Schools, where she recently retired as the Gifted and Talented Resource Teacher for Shelby County High School. During her time with SCPS, Ms. Wrightson planned and implemented gifted student services plans yearly for 275 high school students. Most recently, Wrightson was responsible for designing and co-teaching a variety of summer enrichment programs for the county. She has also directed teachers in areas of Differentiation for Gifted Students and Using Blended Learning with Middle and High School Students. In 2017, Wrightson was presented the Michael Caudill Award for Teaching Excellence. This past spring, Wrightson was asked to be one of four educators to present at the state Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) Spring, 2019 Conference to discuss Best Practices for Gifted High School students. She has been an Instructional Literacy Leader for National Writing Project and the Kentucky Writing Project. Wrightson holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Fine Arts in Writing. She is also a National Board Certified teacher. Her creative work has been published through Kentucky Educational Television and local Weeklies have carried several pieces of her personal writing. In addition to teaching for Jubilee, Wrightson will also continue teaching composition for Kentucky Community & Technical College System. In her free time, Ms. Wrightson enjoys writing fiction, gardening, baking and walking her very cute, but mischievous rescue dog named Ollie.
6-12 Mathematics Teacher
Mr. Blaylock (aka Mookie) graduated from The University of Mississippi with a degree in Education and Religious Studies. He also holds Masters degrees in Apologetics and Theology. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Philosophy. Mookie lives in Louisville, KY with his wife and son. He has spent most of his adult life working with youth, and is excited for the school year! He loves reading, writing, and playing board games. His goal is to teach about and show the person of Christ to the students of Jubilee.
The Jubilee Faculty and Staff are lifelong learners, many continuing education at the graduate level and through professional conferences and certifications. Ongoing professional development is highly valued with training in trauma sensitive classrooms, differentiation, learning exceptionalities, relationship centered learning, first aid, CPR and more.