Biography

Alicia Crain began working in the Lower School at Columbus Academy in 2005 and has been in her current role teaching second grade since 2016, currently serving as the grade level's team leader. She also is involved with our community service board. Alicia has also been a third grade associate teacher, taught pre-kindergarten, and worked with CASE, our after-school program. Prior to coming to Academy, Alicia taught PreK for five years. She holds a B.S. from Bowling Green State University. Alicia and her husband, Bob, reside in Westerville with their two children: a daughter, Morgan ’23 and son, Evan ’29, and the family has two dogs, Shelby, and a cat, Marty, and a leopard gecko, Tony.

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