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CHCA Head of School Search Committee


Katherine Blake

Katherine Blake and her family have been members of the Cottage Hill Christian Academy family since 2013. She has two daughters, Haley, a seventh grader, and Emme, a fourth grader. Katherine serves as treasurer of the Warrior Club. In addition, she serves on the Light Up the Hill silent auction committee. Katherine grew up in Huntsville, AL. She attended Auburn University and received her Masters of Accountancy in 2003 and then moved to Mobile where she worked in public accounting for nine years. She is currently employed by Compass Group as an accounting supervisor. Katherine and her family are active members of Cottage Hill Baptist Church. 

Paul Carter

Paul Carter is the president and owner of The Paul Carter Agency, Inc. He and his wife, Missy, have been married for 25 years and have two adult children, Jami and Jeffrey, who both graduated from Cottage Hill Christian Academy. Paul currently serves as the Chairman for the School Committee and is an active part of the ministries at Cottage Hill Baptist Church.

Dr. Chris Harding

Chris Harding is the Family Pastor at Cottage Hill Baptist Church. He has previously served in board leadership for other Christian schools and led the start-up for a Christian School at a previous church where he served on staff. Dr. Harding holds a Masters of Divinity in Christian School Administration and a Ph.D. in Leadership Education and Family Ministry. He has professional certification with ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International).

Jeremy Jones 

Jeremy Jones and his wife Amanda have three children enrolled at CHCA. Cole (10th), Emma Grace (9th), and Addison (7th) have attended CHCA for the past eleven years. The Jones family are members of Cottage Hill Baptist Church. Jeremy has served on the CHCA Warrior Club board for the past three years, where he currently serves as Vice President. Mr. Jones is the Service Coordinator at Gulf Coast Air & Hydraulics.

Brad Newton

Brad Newton is Vice President of McFadden Engineering. He currently serves as a trustee and deacon at Cottage Hill Baptist Church, and he is a former member of the CHCA School Committee. Brad is an active member of the Warrior family. He serves as an assistant coach for the boys' basketball team, and his two daughters attend CHCA. His wife Jennifer is in her sixteenth year as a teacher and coach at CHCA.

Dr. Glen Spivey

Dr. Glen Spivey is Dean Emeritus, Air Command and Staff College (ACSC), Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Dr. Spivey retired in January 2015 with more than 40 years of educational experience as a faculty member and in educational leadership roles. Dr. Spivey retired as a colonel from the Air Force Reserve in June 1998 after 30 years of service. He holds a Master's Degree in Counseling from Troy University and Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate Degrees in Education from Auburn University.