GGCA OPENING Wed 1/17
Due to inclement weather and in accordance with Baltimore County Public Schools GGCA will be opening with a 2 hour delay Wednesday 1/17. Normal paid before care begins at 9:30 am school doors open at 10 am, classes begin at 10:15 am. Please drive safely!

Mallaury Davi

Mallaury Davi is thrilled to join the dedicated team here at GGCA as the Teacher’s Aide in kindergarten. With some years of experience working as an aide in elementary education, she has a passion for fostering a nurturing learning environment for young minds. She believes in creating a supportive and engaging classroom atmosphere that encourages curiosity, creativity, and personal growth. She looks forward to making a positive impact on the lives of the students at GGCA and contributing to their development.

In 2019, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing from Loyola University. She enjoys playing sports and pursuing hobbies, such as hiking trails in Maryland and reading biographical books. These activities keep her energized and help her bring a well-rounded perspective to the
classroom. 

 
 

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Eric Handel

Pastor Handel has 42 years of experience as a professional teacher and educational administrator. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education at the State University of New York at Oneonta with a Minor in Science in 1975 and his Master of Science in Education at Russell Sage College in 1991. He also received his Permanent Teaching Certification in 1991 from New York State for Spanish grades 7-12. He will be teaching Spanish in the high school.

During his professional teaching career, he has instructed children at every grade level from grades kindergarten-12, in one subject or another. He has 29 years of teaching experience as a New York State public school elementary school teacher and Spanish teacher, plus 9 years of teaching experience as a Christian school teacher in the USA and overseas in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, Budapest, Hungary, and 3 years of experience as a Christian school principal.

He made a decision to trust Christ as his Savior at age 19 at a college Bible study in 1974 and has been teaching and preaching the Bible ever since. Pastor Handel most loves his incredible wife Bea (44+ together), his two adult children, Leah and John Eric, and children of all ages, especially his granddaughter. He truly enjoys teaching Bible college courses and español, preaching the gospel, creating multi-media biblical presentations. He has been running an after-school Good News Club program at GGCA. His hobbies include kayaking with Bea and eating gourmet health food (Bea’s home cooking).

 

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Emily DeLafayette

Emily DeLafayette was born in Baltimore, MD but raised near Albany, NY. She has now moved back to Baltimore to join the GGCA team. Ms. DeLafayette attended Lancaster Bible College where she received Bachelor’s degrees in both Elementary Education and in Biblical Studies. She also attended Concordia University, receiving a Master’s of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction and is currently working on her PhD in Special Education. For the last five years, she was the first grade teacher at Augustine Classical Academy in Malta, NY. In her free time, she enjoys reading, hiking, and baking. We are looking forward to having her as a part of our team.

 

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