Adair Paul

New at WHA for the 2015-16 school year, Adair Paul graduated from the University of New Mexico with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Nursing. She worked for 20 years as an RN, primarily in home health care, patient education, and nursing education. In 1997 she retired from nursing and began teaching secondary science for Community […]

Ann Welch

Ann Welch graduated from University of Texas at Arlington with a B.S. in Microbiology along with more than 36 hours of chemistry.  She also received her M.S. in Microbiology from the same institution. She did 2 years of doctoral work in microbiology/immunology at UTHSC in Dallas (Southwestern Med School) before leaving to raise her 3 […]

Anne Stublen

Anne Stublen graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Tech with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1991. She worked for six years for the DuPont Company in a variety of engineering positions before retiring to stay home after the birth of her first child.  When her third child entered kindergarten, she began a second career […]

Art Stroh

Art Stroh is new at WHA for the 2015-16 school year.  He has a deep understanding of the classical world, having earned his BA in Classical Civilizations at Florida State University.  He has a creative, fun-loving approach in the classroom that stems from some deep-rooted educational philosophy convictions.  He firmly believes that students learn more […]

Bart Martin

Bart Martin grew up in the Amish country of Pennsylvania, one of six children.  He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1995, with a B.S. in Philosophy and minors in European history and computer science engineering. As an army officer, he served as a M1 Abrams tank platoon leader and company […]

Becky Pliego

Becky Pliego was born and raised in Mexico City where she lives with her husband and youngest daughter, among 25 million other souls. Her passion for languages and art inspired her to take several Linguistic courses in various classical academies and to paint with two celebrated watercolor artists in Mexico City. Since they began preschool, […]

Bruce Etter

With more than 20 years experience in education, Mr. Etter is most passionate when he is teaching.  He has taught various subjects including Great Books, Spanish and an array of Bible and theology classes. He has also enjoyed writing some of the curriculum he teaches. Mr. Etter has a love for the Spanish language and […]

Christie Jester

Christie Jester graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1996 with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering. She continued on to the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned an M.A. in Organic Chemistry and an M.Ed. in Instructional Technology. Christie taught Chemistry and general science courses at the Regents School of Austin […]

Cindy Lange

Cindy Lange is a fourth generation native Californian with B.A.’s in Literature and Education from Westmont College, a CA Life Teaching Credential, and an M.A. in English. Prior to joining WHA, she spent five years as a teacher and curriculum developer at Veritas Press Scholars Academy. In addition to working for many years with gifted […]

Deirdre Salmon

Deirdre Salmon is new at WHA for the 2015-16 school year.  Prior to joining WHA, she has taught grammar school, middle school, and high school Latin classes; individually tutored home schooled Latin students; taught Latin to home school groups; and instructed all levels of Latin at Providence Classical Academy in Abilene, TX (2007-2011), which she […]

Emily Plummer

Emily Plummer is a Yankee expatriate living in Texas. She has taught for the past fifteen years in both traditional and non-traditional settings. After graduating magna cum laude from the Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin with a double-major in English and minors in Latin and History, she discovered that […]

Eric Reini

New at WHA for the 2015-16 school year, Eric Reini has a BA in mathematics secondary education and a Master’s of Education from Cedarville University. His 16 years of teaching experience include teaching in a “brick and mortar” Christian School, an inner-city public school, community college, and 3 years in a classical Christian online school. […]

Haley Story

Haley Story is very excited to join the team at Wilson Hill Academy for the 2016-2017 school year. Haley graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in physics from the College of William and Mary in 2002. She developed a passion for teaching during several college tutoring jobs and a summer student teaching position, but […]

Joanna Hensley

Joanna Hensley has been teaching Latin and literature online since 2007.  Active in classical education for over a decade as a teacher, writer, and conference speaker, Joanna has published several chapters in the Veritas Press Omnibus series, which forms the backbone of WHA’s The Great Conversation courses. Inspired by her own high school Latin teacher, […]

Josie Lowery

Josie graduated from Wheaton College with a B.A. in Social Science/Psychology and an emphasis in Education. She taught middle school English, literature, and math at a private Christian school until her first child was born. In 2003, the Lowerys decided to homeschool their three children and enjoyed every minute of that journey together.  During that […]

Julie Etter

Julie has been an educator for the past 20 years, working with students in preschool to ninth grade in both online and bricks-and-mortar schools. She has a love for history that began with a 4th grade Virginia state history project, evidenced by the fact that she reads every plaque in history museums. Julie attended Liberty […]

Kelly Songer

Kelly Songer is new at WHA for the 2015-16 school year.  She graduated from Abilene Christian University in 1990 with a B.A. in Human Communication. She and her husband, Jimmy, lived and worked as missionaries in the Philippines for fourteen years, where all four of their children were born. Her love of languages was sparked […]

Leslie Smith

Leslie Gray Smith is a two-time graduate of Auburn University with an undergraduate degree in secondary mathematics and English and a graduate degree in secondary mathematics. She has been teaching for 25 years including 12 years in public school, 4 years in an online classical Christian school, and 12 years of teaching local homeschool students […]

Marie Owens

Marie Owens grew up in Michigan and attended Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in biology.  She then attended the Medical University of South Carolina (in Charleston), earning a PhD in microbiology and immunology.  (As you might guess, little things are important to her.)  […]

Marlene Kent

New to Wilson Hill Academy for the 2015-16 school year, Marlene holds a BA in Biological Sciences from Cal State University, Fullerton and an MS in Systems Management from USC. After a career in industry that included over 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical research and another 10 in aerospace engineering management, she has spent […]

Scott Baker

Scott Baker is new at WHA for the 2015-16 school year.  He has over three decades of teaching experience in colleges and universities, focusing on classical Christian education, Trivium-based curriculum development and consulting in both “brick and mortar” and online schools. He has developed programs and courses in rhetoric and senior thesis and taught a […]

Sheryl Vine

Sheryl Vine is new at WHA for the 2015-16 school year. She has been a lover of words and language since before she started storing memories. She grew up in small-town Minnesota then studied English at The Master’s College in California. During her college years she also spent one enchanted semester at Oxford University, England […]

Starlet Baker

If you were to ask her family, they would tell you that Starlet’s love of reading, writing and teaching were evident very early on. If she didn’t have her nose buried in a book or if she wasn’t writing in her journal, she was playing school (and most likely coercing her little brother into playing […]

Susan Joslyn

Susan Joslyn is a magna cum laude graduate of West Virginia University and mother of six children. She began homeschooling her children in 1987. She later went on to teach professionally beginning in 1999 when she took a position at the grammar level at New Covenant Schools of Bedford, a classical Christian school. There she was […]

Teri Everett

New to Wilson Hill Academy for 2015-16, Teri holds a BS in Biology Teacher Education from the University of Houston and has a combined 5 years of teaching General Science, Life Science and Physical Science to middle school students in Texas, Maryland and Washington.  She also served for one year as a Science Aid at […]

Todd Lowery

Todd Lowery graduated from Wheaton College with a Master of Arts in Political Science and received his Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary. He serves as the Pastor of Christian Education and Minister to Young Families with Children at Plains Presbyterian Church in Zachary, Louisiana, just north of Baton Rouge.  Prior to his call […]

Tom Vierra

Tom Vierra holds a Ph.D in Philosophy from Arizona State University and has taught in classical education for thirteen years, the past five online.  In addition to having taught courses in classical literature, philosophy, writing, history, and logic, he has also helped to start two different classical schools which included service as Academic Dean and […]