Biography

Alicia Crain began teaching in the lower school at Columbus Academy in 2005 and has been in her current role teaching second grade since 2016. She also works with the community service board and is the lower school community coordinator. Alicia has also been a third grade associate teacher, taught PreK, and worked with CASE on campus, having taught PreK for five years prior to joining Academy. She holds a B.S. from Bowling Green State University. Alicia and her husband, Bob, reside in Westerville with their two children, daughter, Morgan ’23 and son, Evan ’29, as well as their dog Shelby and cat Marty.

Alicia’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
“My favorite thing about working at Academy has been watching the kids that I had in Pre-K graduate!  To see them grow from little four-year-olds to grown 18-year-olds has been so rewarding. I also love working where my own children attend school.  Being able to see them each day makes me happy.”

Little-known fact
“I am an only child.”

Favorite sports teams
“I LOVE the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears!”

Education
  • B.S. Bowling Green State University