Mrs. Hurd, ACA’s principal, joined our staff in 2014. In addition to her administrative duties, Mrs. Hurd teaches language arts to our upper school students. Prior to joining ACA, Mrs. Hurd taught for two years in the private sector and five years in the public. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Towson University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Mrs. Hurd holds a Maryland Educator Certificate in the areas of early childhood education (Pre K – 3), generic special education (1 – 8), and elementary education (1 – 6). She also holds an Elementary Teacher Certificate with the Association of Christian Schools International. Kelly and her husband, Greg, have been married since January of 1999. The couple has two children: both in college.
Pastor, CrossPointe Church
Ed O'Mara is the Lead Pastor of CrossPointe Church. Ed serves the school in various ways including providing vision, oversight, staff and family care, and chapel services. Ed studied engineering at Messiah College (undergraduate) and Drexel University (graduate), worked as a Radio Frequency Engineer, then moved into pastoral ministry in 2006. He has also studied at the Sovereign Grace Pastors College and is completing his Masters of Divinity from Southern Baptist Seminary. He and his wife, Robin, have been married since 1998 and have been blessed with three children (who also love ACA!). As a family, the O'Maras love soccer, reading and spending time together.