About the Principal
Casey Kroll is currently the Principal of Lighthouse Academy Main Campus. This site includes Community, Residential, KCJC, as well as the REC program. The Community school services students in grades 6-12 that are court ordered, expelled, suspended, or IEP placed. Residential is an on-site school program for the residents of Wedgwood Christian Services. KCJC is a short term court school transition program in partnership with Kent County Juvenile Court. The REC serves refugee students in partnership with the Refugee Education Center of West Michigan. Casey obtained a bachelor’s degree in 2001 from Hope College in Secondary Education with an emphasis in K-12 Physical Education and Psychology. She later added an additional endorsement in 2009 in Health Education from Grand Valley State University. Casey continued her education completing a Master’s Degree in the Art of Teaching with an emphasis in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in 2016, followed by a K12 Administrative Certification in 2018, both from Marygrove College. Casey served as a teacher, athletic director and coach for nine years at Lighthouse Academy. She also served as a Behavior Specialist in 2017, and Interim Principal in 2018 prior to assuming her current role as Principal.