Rebecca Raver, MA
Head of School
Ms. Raver serves as Head of School at Jubilee Academy. She loves working with families and children and her previous experience includes serving as a Music Teacher, ESL teacher, Children's Ministry Director and as the Director of a local non-profit that supported foster and adoptive families. Her graduate degree is focused on school culture, student resilience, teacher self-efficacy and relationship-centered learning. She holds a Certificate in School Management and Leadership (CSML) through Harvard Business School and Graduate School of Education and is a certified school counselor through ACSI. In her free time, she loves being involved in her five kids' activities, traveling, hiking and playing music. She is 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.
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 ten 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.
Brad McKeehan, MDiv
6-12 History/Bible Teacher, Chapel Coordinator, Restorative Practices Team
Mr. McKeehan was born and raised in Knoxville, TN then moved to Louisville in 2016 to pursue an M.Div. of Christian Ministry at Southern Seminary. He graduated in December of 2019 and served as a Student Ministries Director for many years before joining the Jubilee Team. Mr. McKeehan has served Jubilee since 2019 and came on full time in 2022. In his spare time he loves to read, write, record podcasts and pursue art.
6-12 Mathematics Teacher, Team Lead
Mrs. Wilson graduated with a degree in Integrated Mathematics Education from a small Christian university in Ohio, Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She taught Math in public high school for 5 years (Principles of Math, Algebra 1&2, Geometry, Pre-calculus, AP Calculus), and then worked in health insurance for a few years before her 2 kids were born. She has been a stay-at-home mom caring for her kids for the past 8 years and is excited to be back in the classroom doing math every day! Mrs. Wilson lives in Buckner with her husband and 2 kids, who are all Ohio State Buckeye fans! She also volunteers at a non-profit, teaching classes about adoption. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing and crafting.
6-12 ELA/Bible Teacher
Mr. Parsons is a Wisconsin native and moved to Louisville in 2020 to attend Southern Seminary. He has a B.A. in English and will soon graduate with an M.A. in Christian Education. He has been serving Jubilee as a substitute teacher during the Spring 2023 semester and is so excited to be joining Jubilee full time in the 2023-24 school year. In his free time, Mr. Parsons loves to read about a variety of subjects, listen to jazz, and hike.
Early Elementary Teacher, Team Lead
Shannon is married to David and has five children and four grandchildren. She enjoyed being a homeschool teacher for 8 years and a Youth Pastor for 5 years. Shannon served as an integral part of the Jubilee family through teaching fantastic, hands-on Friday classes, being a faithful substitute and volunteering as a Jubilee parent before she came on full time in 2022. She now teaches our K-2 class. Her experience, dedication, joy and heart for God is evident in her classroom and is a blessing to students, family and fellow staff.
Early Elementary Assistant
Ms. Tina lives in Carrollton, KY with her husband of 24 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.
Mid Elementary Teacher, Chapel Worship Leader
Ms. Williams is so excited to be working with your kiddos next school year! She has worked with children for 15 years in daycares, schools, clinics and hospitals. She has been a Registered Behavioral Technician working with children with autism and others who have needed support for the past 3 years and has loved it! While serving at Jubilee regularly this year, she has connected with so many students & staff. She was no longer able to ignore God's call to join the Jubilee family! Shianne's higher education has focused on Social Work and she is continuing her schooling in Education.
Michael Keenan, MDiv
Upper Elementary Teacher
Mr. Keenan was born and raised in a suburb outside of Detroit, Michigan. God has given him a heart to advocate for the vulnerable. He has been involved in ministry for refugees, highschoolers, and other short-term endeavors, but this has been the motivating factor that led him into education. He comes to us with Early Childhood and High School Teaching experience. He graduated with honors from Boyce College in 2017 with a Bachelor’s of Science and Humanities with an ESL certification. He completed his Master of Divinity in 2022 from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He lives with his lovely wife, Jade Keenan, and has two silly dogs Cher Ami and Ourson.
Elementary Curriculum and Instructional 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 26 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.
Jim Acquisto, MS
Friday Class Teacher
Mr. Acquisto spent 24 years in full-time law enforcement and as head of several state government agencies. After retiring, he worked in public safety data and government relations in the private sector . He has been a sworn reserve deputy sheriff for 14 years, and maintained his law enforcement certification. He has an AAS in Law Enforcement Technology, a BA in Criminal Justice, and an MS in Justice Administration. He is a public safety and government relations consultant.
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.