Susan Nelson


Susan is our superintendent. Each of her seven children graduated from our school. Susan started as a Spanish teacher in 1986 before becoming dean of students in 2004 and superintendent of the school in 2008. She is married to Lennie Nelson.




T. Troy Tennyson

Upper School Principal

Troy has been principal of our upper school since 1994. He started at our school in 1990 and held various roles including athletic director and dean of students before becoming the principal. He continues to be involved in students’ lives as an athletic coach and mentor. His three children graduated from our school and his wife, Heidi, is on staff at the school as well.



Christie Gould

Elementary Principal

Christie has been our elementary principal since 2006. She is an alumnus of our school, having attended from 1985 until graduating in 1996. A lifelong educator, Christie worked in education in both Texas and Wisconsin before becoming principal of our elementary in 2006. Her two daughters attend our school. She is married to Andy Gould.




Steve Powell

Athletic Director

Steve has been our athletic director since 1997. He was named the WISAA Region 7 Athletic Director of the Year in 1999 and belongs to an elite set of basketball coaches who have achieved 500 career wins. He is married to Kim Powell and has two sons and two grandchildren.




Kevin Bryant

Marketing and Advancement Director

Kevin joined our team in 2017. He brings with him many years of working in both public and private education.  He is married to Anna and his two children attend Christian Life School.





Beth Aulozzi

Preschool Director

Beth has been working at CLS since spring of 2016. Before becoming the Preschool Director she worked in the Youth Department at Journey Church so she has been a part of the organization for four years.  She was born and raised in Kenosha.





Katie Czechowicz

Spiritual Life Director

Katie is an alumnus of CLS (2007) and returned after schooling to join the CLS staff seven years ago. She taught middle school and high school science, as well as spiritual formations classes before joining the administration team as the Director of Spiritual Life. She has called CLS home for the majority of her life and is actively involved in Journey Church.