Education: MA English, BA English with secondary education; minors in art and religion from Andrews University
Favorite Hobbies: Drawing, cross-stitch, and baking
Professional Endorsements: History
Why I Love Teaching: There is no greater joy than watching young people grow and learn. Added to that, I get to share Jesus!
Special Joys: My husband Matthew and my two daughters Madison and Natalie
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6, "Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take."
Jennifer Brummett P.E., Music, 5-8 Math
I attended Metropolitan Junior Academy from Kindergarten - 10th grade. I went on to finish high school at Great Lakes Adventist Academy. I attended Andrews University and graduated with a BS in elementary education. When I am not in the classroom, I enjoy reading, baking, photography, and sports.
Kathi Ingleby Secretary
Ms. Ingleby spent several years managing medical offices and insurance billing. Her retirement job at MJA is "the best" in this Christian education environment. Watching the students grow and move from elementary school to middle school and then academy age has been delightful and rewarding.
Marcia Moore (grades K-4)
Education: Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Andrews University
Years of Teaching: 25 in Adventist elementary schools, 1 in public school
Professional Endorsements: Standard Certification, Elementary, all subjects K-8
Why I Love Teaching: The students make it all worthwhile: watching the joy on their faces when they have mastered a difficult skill, learned something new and how amazingly wonderful our Lord is.
Favorite Hobbies: Gardening, crafting, scrapbooking, cooking, reading Interests I would like to pursue: Drawing & painting; especially painting murals
Special Joys: My three sons: Brian, Bradley and Kevin
Favorite Bible Verse: "For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord." --Romans 8:38 & 39
Annika Anderson Kindergarten Aide
Meet Miss Anderson, our caring and dedicated Teacher Aide. With a gentle, nurturing and Christ-centered approach, she fosters a supportive learning environment where students thrive. Her experience allows her to assist teachers seamlessly, implementing engaging lesson plans and providing individualized attention. Miss Anderson's passion for child development and commitment to each student's well-being create a safe space for students to express themselves and explore their curiosity. We are grateful to have Miss Anderson as an essential part of our school community, making a positive and lasting impact on our students' educational journey. Miss Anderson is a graduate of Metropolitan Junior Academy and Great Lakes Adventist Academy. She is currently studying Child Development at Washtenaw Community College.
Why I love being a Teacher Aide: I love kids, I love helping them and watching how they learn and grow.
Favorite Hobbies: Wildlife photography, drawing, hiking, backpacking, creating content on Social Media.
Interests I would like to pursue: Traveling all over the world, photographing wildlife.
Special Joys: Spending time with family, being outdoors, hanging out with friends, and enjoying quiet time with Jesus.
Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16 - “For God so loved the world that he gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”
Metropolitan Junior Academy exists to nurture in our students a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to educate them for a life of unselfish service.