Abigail Hicks

Abigail has experienced both sides of the Wilson Hill Academy screen, first as a student and now as a teacher, and she knows firsthand that the online classroom is a […]

Amber Wilder

Amber loves how her classroom is like a family. They pull for each other, push each other and sometimes even eat breakfast together. They genuinely enjoy growing and learning in […]

Anna Boydstun

Anna’s students can expect to be so engaged in Socratic discussion that they barely notice the time go by. By telling stories, she brings the past to life. Anna likes […]

Annie Crawford

Although modernist texts can be difficult to read and understand, Annie brings literature to life in her classroom. Students leave Annie’s classes with the confidence and tools to tackle and […]

Becky Ekholm

Becky finds joy in bringing math and science to life for her students through real world examples and demonstrations as often as possible. While teaching her students important content, she […]

Bill Peacock

Bill Peacock has been studying and applying theological and economic truths to his work in public policy for more than twenty years. At Wilson Hill, Bill loves using his knowledge […]

Bob Donaldson

Whether in history or composition, students in Mr. Donaldson’s class can expect wide-ranging conversations that highlight nuances of the topic under discussion. His immense curiosity is infectious, and he often […]

Brandon Shufflebarger

Brandon grew up in Indiana playing basketball and Euchre and engaging in numerous other Hoosier pastimes. After working in corporate finance for a brief stint, he joined Teach for America […]

Brian Melton

At heart, Dr. Melton is a storyteller who emphasizes thinking and understanding. He brings the past to life by focusing on personalities and the flow of ideas, with the search […]

Carrie Wentworth

Carrie has a passion for teaching and takes great joy in her students asking thought-provoking questions, experiencing “light bulb” moments with difficult concepts, and discovering truth while exploring the beauty […]

Daniel Miles

Daniel believes that students who develop an appreciation for the culture of a language will become more excited about the process of learning it. He has learned that culture and […]

Denise George

Denise loves helping students discover the fascinating way mathematics reflects the order and structure of God’s creation. In each class, she delights in watching students discover patterns and connect new […]

Elena Solis

Elena’s bilingual and bicultural background inspires her passion for teaching the Spanish language and sharing its culture. She brings personal experiences and understanding to the classroom and creates fun, interactive […]

Eric Reini

Eric’s students can expect to have fun every day! The best days are when they laugh a lot and enjoy moments when the “light bulb” comes on, and a student […]

Greg Lawrence

Greg has a passion for God’s Word and for God’s glory to be revealed in the lives of his students. Whether they are plumbing the depths of Odysseus’ trip to […]

Heather Axelson

Rather than simply hearing her lecture, Heather’s students engage in every class. She wants students actively helping her work problems on the board to learn new concepts. It’s ok to […]

Heather Hartman

Heather enjoys fostering classroom community through respect, encouragement and enthusiasm. Using everyday, real-life examples and hands-on labs, she strives to kindle joy and wonder even while teaching difficult concepts. She […]

Heather Tuin

Heather brings physics to life for her students through demos, labs and by making connections to her students’ everyday lives. Studying and understanding physics helps students see the mechanisms behind […]

Jana Gomillion

Jana has a deep love for classical education and enjoys helping sweet, wide-eyed students navigate through what can sometimes be challenging academic years. She believes the relationship between student and […]

Janelle Fleming

When Janelle Fleming talks about loving to dive into science, she means it! As a practicing oceanographer, Janelle has the ability to share her unique experiences in the classroom. She […]

Joanna Hensley

Joanna Hensley has enjoyed teaching Latin and literature online since 2007. Active in classical education for over two decades as a teacher, writer and conference speaker, she has published several […]

Jodi Smith

Jodi’s classroom is an exciting place where time flies! She has a passion for instilling in her students the love of books and leads them on a thrilling journey through […]

Joel Varano

Although he finds logic and philosophy fascinating in themselves, Joel especially enjoys helping students use these disciplines to clarify and defend the Christian faith. He loves when students move from […]

John Choi

One of John’s greatest passions is classical Christian education, and he takes very seriously Wilson Hill’s commitment to cultivate love for God and neighbor—ancient or modern. In his classes, students […]

Jordan Dwelle

Jordan enjoys helping students with challenging math problems and loves to see the dawning of understanding when they grasp a new concept. He found his first true appreciation of the […]

Karina Venable

Karina Venable delights in her students and enjoys making her classroom fun by incorporating storytelling, music and conversation into her lessons. Students can expect to hear a lot of Spanish […]

Kathy Sweet

In her classes, Kathy and her students enjoy hard texts, lots of laughs, deep discussions, the Gospel, and maybe a few funny videos. They endeavor to learn, discover and grapple […]

Kaye Pepin

Like all teachers at Wilson Hill, Kaye begins every class with prayer. However, before they move into their lessons, her students recite a math catechism. The goal is for students […]

Kelly Songer

Kelly loves teaching Latin and is eager to share her love of languages with her students.  Many enter her class thinking Latin will be a dry, boring subject, but nothing […]

Laura Ruby

Laura loves working with children of any age and especially her Wilson Hill students! She delights in them and the energy they bring to each class with their eagerness to […]

Laureen Davison

Speaking and teaching Spanish is a source of joy for Laurie, and she passes along that love of the Spanish language, culture, and people to her students in the classroom. […]

Leah Coll

Leah’s unconventional journey to teaching Latin at Wilson Hill began with her younger son’s struggle with reading. The family launched into home-education where Leah stumbled upon Latin and immediately fell […]

Leslie Burns

For Leslie, each class is unique since it includes a mix of uniquely created individuals. She and her students savor the silly and profound interactions that create the class DNA. […]

Lindsey Church

Lindsey begins each class with a “brain teaser” that gives students the opportunity to discover patterns through logic problems. As they learn new material, she seeks to help her students […]

Lindsey De Leo

Through personal stories and a deep passion for all things Francophone, Lindsey brings the French world to life in her classroom. She wants her students to have fun learning a […]

Matt Colvin

The levity and humor in Dr. Colvin’s classroom balances his depth of knowledge of the ancient world and its languages. Memes, games and creative assignments such as counterfeiting a prehistoric […]

Meagan Songer

Meagan has a genuine love for her subject which is contagious and helps bring language arts to life for her students. Together they enjoy amazing adventures through the stories they […]

Megan Shepard

Megan’s classroom comes alive through the reading of classical literature with tales of heroic tropes, creatures beyond imagination and characters who are worth emulating. Her passion for classical literature and […]

Michelle Hill

Inspiring a love of learning in her students is Michelle’s greatest passion. When introducing her students to a new book, she first asks them to fan the pages and “smell […]

Peter Ohotnicky

Math is beautiful, and Peter wants his students to understand its order, patterns, symmetry, and the rational system by which it works. He teaches students how the human heart longs […]

Philip Althage

Prior to joining Wilson Hill Academy, Philip served as a school leader and instructor of mathematics, literature, science and philosophy in classical schools in Texas and Arizona. In his capacity […]

Rachel Verbois

Chemistry doesn’t have to be dry or boring! The ideal class uses a fun approach to diligently examine the material. Rachel and her students enjoy laughing and learning together. She […]

Ranya Bailey

Ranya’s students are always active during class—observing, inquiring, discussing, processing, solving problems and delighting in what God has made and our abilities to understand His work. She helps her students […]

Ryan Handermann

Ryan has taught a wide variety of students, ranging from rambunctious kindergarteners to high school drop-outs and seminary professors (the easy students). Before joining Wilson Hill Academy in 2017, Ryan […]

Sara McGahey

Sara loves to teach and to learn. Her students’ aha moments of comprehension, their wonderment at God’s world, and their sheer delight of learning bring her both joy and blessing. […]

Sarah Collister

Sarah cares about making personal connections to her students’ lives and believes learning and literature come alive through these connections!  For that reason, she will often start class by asking […]

Shannon Galloway

From a very early age, Shannon knew she wanted to teach, but it wasn’t until she attended the LBJ Science Academy for high school that she discovered she loved science. […]

Susan D’Souza

Given the choice between a handful of word problems that require conceptual application and a page filled with rote math problems, many students gravitate away from problems that require them […]

Susie Trammell

In her science classes, Susie strives to emphasize wonder and mastery. Her students learn how to prepare for upper-level science while mastering middle school science through plenty of hands-on activities […]

Sylvia Chen

For Sylvia, bringing biology to life for her students is easy—after all, they are studying living things! As a biology teacher, she focuses on “getting the story out” to her […]

Tammy Jones

When working with students, Tammy focuses on pointing them to the Creator. Students who study a biblical worldview with her will gain a clear understanding of who God is and […]

Teri Everett

Introducing students to the marvels of creation and science brings Teri great joy and is evident in all of her classes through lively conversations, engaging hands-on demos and labs, model-building, […]

Tobin Duby

Tobin Duby lies awake thinking of ways to explain complex subjects to his students. Before he teaches a lesson, he first ensures the lesson engages him. He finds what is […]

Tom Vierra

Tom measures a class not by the amount of content he covers (though that is important on some level) but by the depth of interest and involvement he experiences from […]

Wendy Seefried

Wendy loves sharing her enthusiasm for math that began when her high school teacher explained that God reveals himself in the ordered and consistent world of math. She incorporates a […]