Harvest Preparatory Academy instructors are God fearing, well educated, experienced teachers who are succesful in their profession.  

All of the HPA teachers have four year college degrees and are state certified.  Our teachers receive hands on training annually to help improve their skills in the classroom.  They also assist with creating and maintaining exciting extra curricular clubs and activities for the students.

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Read below to learn about one of our awesome teachers.

 Mrs. Lynda Lightburn

1st  2nd Teacher  Mrs  LightburnMrs. Lightburn is an educator with a Master of Education in Reading Instruction (summa cum laude), Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (cum laude), and fourteen years of teaching experience who is dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven.  She exhibits a solid commitment to the social and academic growth of every student. She is an accommodating and versatile individual with the talent to develop inspiring hands-on lessons that will capture a student’s attention, breed success, and ensure that every student’s learning style and abilities are addressed. Mrs. Lightburn is a teacher with superior interpersonal and communication skills that she uses to foster meaningful relationships with students, staff, and parents. In addition Mrs. Lightburn is a state licensed professional educator, licensed in Elementary Teaching and has received special training in the following: Write from the Beginning, Thinking Maps and K-12 reading certification.  She is also a member of the International Association of reading, Alpha Upsilon Alpha and the Honor Society.  Mrs. Lightburn is happily married to the man of her dreams and is an active member at Harvest Family Church.

FUN FACTS About Lynda Lightburn

What she loves about teaching: I love to help students reach their full potential.

Favorite Bible Verse: John 19:30 "When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit."

Favorite Subject: English

Hobbies: Singing and Reading

Her home church: Harvest Family Church

Family Members: Husband George and Sons Michael and Brandon


If you would like to get in touch with one of our staff members please email: info@hpanc.org.