Legacy’s office staff exists to support both the parents and students of Legacy. The office is also the primary source for information for new families, so please reach out to us with any questions at 661-393-1783.

Legacy Staff

Paula Cowan
Head Administrator

Paula Cowan has been an educator for over 25 years. As a classroom teacher, Reading Specialist, trainer of teachers and adjunct professor for CSU Fresno and Point Loma Nazarene University, she enjoys working with students of all ages, as well as parents.  Her passion is developing lifelong learners who thrive in their literacy development.  Mrs. Cowan received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and her Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials from Westmont College.  She received her Master of Arts degree in Education and Literacy Development from CSUB.  She recently completed graduate work in the field of Dyslexia.  Paula believes God has created each child with a unique purpose and individual gifts.  It is our responsibility as educators to provide the best instruction in an appropriate environment so that all children can be successful in their academic learning, discipled in their spiritual development and encouraged to develop their gifts.  Paula has been married to her amazing husband Bruce for over 25 years, has two beautiful children and is a native of Bakersfield.

Krissy Blakley
Registrar / Office Support

Mrs. Blakley has worked in public education as an instructional aide and in the office. She wears many hats at Legacy assisting teachers with technology, working as our registrar and attendance clerk, and training and maintaining our online school management system. Mrs. Blakley is married and has four children.

Marlo Bryant
Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Bryant attended California State University, Bakersfield and has participated in the Christian Counseling & Education Foundation (CCEF). She has worked with K-12th grade through youth ministry, served in women’s ministry and homeschooled her children for 12 years. Mrs. Bryant is married to John and has three children. One of her favorite verses is I Peter 1:3-5, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God’s power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.”

Amanda Cabrera
Instructional Aide / Daycare

Brianna Ewing
Instructional Aide / Daycare

Miss Ewing studied Civil Engineering at California Baptist University for two years and decided teaching was her calling. She graduated from California State University, Bakersfield with her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a minor in Business Administration.  Her favorite verse is Rev. 4:8, “Day and night they never stop saying, ‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.”

Rachel Gage
Receptionist / Office Support

Catherine Lugo
Shadow / Instructional Aide

Gabrielle Nack
Instructional Aide / Daycare

Brandy Swint
Receptionist / Office Support

Mrs. Swint earned a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a minor in English with a Concentration in Children’s Literature from California State University, Bakersfield. She has taught in public school and tutored at CSUB. She is married and has a son and a daughter. Her favorite verse is Gal. 2:20,
“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live I live by faith in the Son of God, who loves me and gave himself for me.”

Daniel Quezada

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