(850) 542-7828

Locations in Pensacola and Gulf Breeze FL

08:00 - 04:30

Monday to Friday


(850) 542-7828

Locations in Pensacola and Gulf Breeze FL

08:00 - 04:30

Monday to Friday

Meet The Leaders


Our highly qualified, loving staff

All members of our staff have been cleared through an extensive national background and criminal check. In addition, all staff members have been trained in safety and security measures for the children.

“Our staff has received the “Ethics in Education Act” training and knows how to report misconduct, per Florida Statutes s.1006.061″

LPCA School Staff Credentials

All listed have level 2 screening

Joanna Johannes, Founder/Head of School

  • BS-Finance
  • MBA
  • EdD
  • Florida Certified Advanced Childcare Director
  • Childcare Director
  • Serves as Treasurer for the Christian Schools of Florida.


Colin Hendrickson –Executive Director

Phone (850) 516-6408

  • BA
  • Management
  • Working on Masters in Educational Leadership
  • Transportation
  • Human Resources and Operations

Pamela Miller – Executive Principal

Phone (850) 542-7828

  • Masters in Education
  • Certified K-12th

Lora Crosley – School administrator:  Pensacola

Phone: (850) 542-7914

Jeremy Demeyere – Principal of Pensacola Elementary/Middle

  • Masters Level
  • Certified Educator

Dr. Tessie Avila – Principal of the Bi-lingual school in Pensacola

  • Doctorate of Education
  • Certified in Spanish

Michelle Hamilton – Principal :Gulf Breeze K-4th

  • Masters in Music Education

Peggy Morrison- Asst Principal: Gulf Breeze K-4th

  • BA in Elementary Education

Jessica Stapleton – Principal: Gulf Breeze Middle/High

  • Masters in Education & Exercise Science

Tim Lovering – Director of ESE: Gulf Breeze Middle/High

Phone  (850) 542-7914

  • BA and Masters Certification in ESE
  • Florida Certified Educator

Ace DuBose – Director of Human Resources

  • Masters

Lakedra Coleman – Early Learning Director: Pensacola Elementary Campus Administrative Manager: Gulf Breeze campuses.

Phone (850) 542-7914

  • BA in management
  • Florida Certified Childcare Director

Connie Walker – Early learning Director: Gulf Breeze Campus

  • BA in Education
  • Florida Certified educator

Phone  (850) 934-0180

Marsha Yates – Finance Manager

Phone (850) 542-7828


Morris Jones – Athletic Director: Pensacola Sports

Phone (850) 542-7914

Jamie Rigdon – Director: Baseball Program
Wesley Rigdon– Manager of enrollment
Wayne Longley– Head Football coach
Becky Cutshaw– Head cheerleading coach
James Willobee– Girls basketball coach
Darren King– JV boys coach

LIGHTHOUSE is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The SCHOOL serves all students regardless of age, race, creed, color, sex, or national origin.