Jeff received a computer science degree from Carson-Newman College and later received his Masters of Divinity from Golden Gate Theological Seminary. Jeff served as the youth pastor at Pacific Church of Irvine for eight years. Jeff taught higher level mathematics and functioned as the Director of Student Life and Ministries in Southern California. Jeff has been the Principal of USCS since 2007.
Ryan has received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Tech University, as well as a Colorado teaching license and M.S. degree in Curriculum and Instruction from UCCS . He and his wife have lived in Sierra Leone, where Ryan mentored and tutored former child soldiers and street children. He has also worked at CSEC, where he served as the Math Department Chair, Summer Program Director, and Response to Intervention (RtI) coordinator. Ryan has been the Vice Principal at USCS since 2012.
Lessie received a History/Political Science degree from Vanguard University of Southern California and immediately began teaching secondary English and History courses in California and at USCS until the Fall of 2012, when she began an administrative position. She has been married to Jeff Cooper since December 2005 and they are now enjoying their first child, Charis Hope. Lessie has been involved at USCS since 2006.