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Our Faithful Founders

ACCA established 2014

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Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9

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Christian Bettenhausen

Original Founder of ACCA
 

Mr. Bettenhausen is the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Westminster (over 15 years) and also serves as City Attorney for other cities. Mr. Bettenhausen specializes in the representation of municipalities, in business formation, non-profit organizations, and in zoning & land use matters. Mr. Bettenhausen also served as Vice President of Veritas Classical Academy. For many years he has served, and continues to serve, as the Overseas Missions Coordinator for Coast Community Church. He has also supported and coordinated the church’s Malawi Mission project. Currently at Adelphia, Mr. Bettenhausen serves as the Financial Director and also serves as the Board President.
 

Diane Bartosch

Original Founder of ACCA
 

Mrs. Bartosch has a background as a Software Engineer. She worked in that field for 11 years.  After the birth of her second child, she became a stay-at-home, homeschool mom while owning and operating a software recovery company.  She has successfully homeschooled her four daughters from kindergarten through high school graduation - a period spanning over 21 years.  Mrs. Bartosch also served as the Administrator of Aslan Academy. She has taught 7th – 12th grades at Home School Family Ministries and Aslan Academy, as well as classical studies at Veritas Classical Academy. Mrs. Bartosch served as the ACCA Principal for six years and has taught both junior high and high school courses.

Tessy Tzoytzoyrakos

Original Founder of ACCA
 

Mrs. Tzoytzoyrakos is currently a Master Lecturer at the University of Southern California Dornsife School of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor with Rossier School of Education teaching in the award-winning online MAT-TESOL program. Mrs. Tzoytzoyrakos has many years of experience in the field of education, teacher training, and school administration. She has served on the Board of Directors at Veritas Classical Academy as Secretary. She has also served as ACCA Vice-Principal for six years. Mrs. Tzoytzoyrakos has been homeschooling her three boys for over 10 years. Currently at Adelphia, Mrs. Tzoytzoyrakos serves as the ACCA Communications Director and also serves as an ACCA Board member.

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Tiffany Bettenhausen

Original Founder of ACCA

Mrs. Bettenhausen was a teacher at Veritas Classical Academy, and has also taught for Classical Conversations in Orange and Long Beach. She and her husband, Christian, have eight children and they have been homeschooling their children for over 15 years. Mrs. Bettenhausen has also served as the Homeschool Administrator for the Southern California Region (214 families) for the Advanced Training Institute of America (ATIA). Currently at Adelphia, Mrs. Bettenhausen serves as the Admissions Director. Mrs. Bettenhausen also supports new students and families as they transition to Adelphia. Mrs. Bettenhausen also serves as a Board member.

Mary Beaver

Founding Developer of ACCA Classical Program

 

 

Mrs. Beaver has been teaching at Adelphia for five years and has led the development of Adelphia's Classical program. For several years she served as the Curriculum Director for grades K-12, and she continues to support in this area. Before working at Adelphia, Mrs. Beaver spent 25 years in the Aerospace Engineering field working on space programs (e.g., Titan IV and Delta IV). She enjoyed working alongside and managing a team of brilliant engineers.  Mrs. Beaver came upon classical education when she was seeking out homeschool options, and she quickly felt called to help revive this approach of educating students. Currently at Adelphia, Mrs. Beaver serves as the Program Director.

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