Mark Cote
Head of School

  • BA from Millersville University, 1999
  • MDiv from Regent University School of Divinity, 2002
  • Headmaster at Living Word Academy/Lancaster County Christian School since 2006
  • High School Bible Teacher since 2002
  • Pastor, Zion Church of Millersville, alongside his father, Pastor Steve Cote

Sharon Brobst
Traditional Secondary Principal

  • BA in Modern Foreign Language French from The King's College, 1980
  • MEd in Educational Administration from Keene State College, 1994
  • ABD; doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at Liberty University
  • ACSI Certification
  • Six years at LWA as Elementary, Middle and High School Principals, Director of Assisted Learning, Fine Arts Director
  • Two years as LCCS Leola Campus Principal
  • Nineteen years as Foreign Language Teacher (five of those years were spent at Lancaster Christian School and five were spent as a missionary in Kenya at Rift Valley Academy through Africa Inland Mission)

Diane Dissmore
Director of Development & Admissions

  • Ten years experience in development and admissions at LWA
  • Educated with a Christian education major at North Central University, Minneapolis, MN
  • Co-founder of the Susquehanna Valley Christian School Alliance

Sean Freund
UMS® and Traditional Elementary Principal

  • BA in Educational Ministries from Moody Bible Institute, 2000
  • MS in Christian School Education from Baptist Bible College, 2007
  • ACSI Certification
  • Four years at LWA as Elementary and Middle School Principal
  • Two years as LCCS West Lampeter Campus Principal
  • Six years teaching 5th and 6th grade (three as a missionary at International Christian School in Brazil)

Debbie Hollick
Director of Finance & Human Resources

  • BS in Business Education from Shippensburg University
  • MA in School Counseling from Villanova University
  • ACSI Certification
  • Seven years teaching at high school & community college levels
  • Twenty-one years experience in school finance