Faculty and Staff

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  • Archer, Shari

    School RegistrarBS in Speech from the University of Texas at AustinI have worked in Christian teaching and administration in various roles over the past two decades including overseas service as an ESL missionary to Kazakhstan and as an administrator in the children’s ministry at my church. My connection with Covenant began even before my son Daniel started Kindergarten here nine years ago. I was attracted by the way that the community focused attention on developing the character, hearts,...  Read More...

  • Batluck, Joe

    Upper School Teacher: Logic and Theology ThM (Master of Theology) at Dallas Theological Seminary; BA in History at Taylor University, Upland, INI have been teaching Bible in Christian schools since 2004 and consider it a joy to help students grow in their understanding and awe of God through the study of His Word. I have taught in junior high, high school and college level classes and have spent the last 16 years in full-time vocational church ministry as a pastor.My dad was a career Army Chapla...  Read More...

  • Batluck, Heike

    Fifth Grade TeacherBA in Secondary and Elementary Education (History) at Texas Women's University, DentonI have taught in the public school system, a university model school and also home schooled our kids over the past 18 years. While I enjoy helping students grow in their academic abilities, I am passionate about seeing the hearts of my students be transformed by the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.My father was a career Army officer and having grown up moving often, I understand the v...  Read More...

  • Faucett, Amanda

    Yearbook Teacher BS in Advertising from the University of Texas at AustinMy education and career background is in advertising; I spent five years working for McCann-Erickson, one of the top global advertising agencies. While the advertising life was fun, it was also a bit soul-draining, and I made the decision to move into full-time ministry as the Director of Youth and Family ministry at my home church in Houston. Marriage and children came along and as they tend to do, adjusted my career plans...  Read More...

  • Collins, Leslie

    Head of School MA in Biblical Counseling at The Master’s University; BS in Special Education at University of Maryland; 20+ years of experience working in classical Christian schoolsIn 1995, I accepted the position of Headmistress of Rockbridge Academy in Millersville, Maryland and in 2009 we helped Trinity Christian School in Kailua, Hawaii transition to the classical model. In 2011, I accepted the position of Head of School here at Covenant. At that time, the school was looking to b...  Read More...

  • Collins, Dave

    Director of School OperationsGeneral Studies at Towson University, MarylandI grew up in a hardworking family in a small town near Baltimore, Maryland. My mom was a school secretary and my dad owned a hardware store that had been passed down for three generations. I learned from an early age how to solve problems and get the job done, regardless of the work involved.   Read More...

  • Card, Roben

    Upper School Teacher: Science and Mathematics College Advisor BA in Math with a minor in Business at the University of Nevada, RenoCovenant Academy is my home, and its people are my family. I'm a transplant from Nevada by way of Washington (state). I have been teaching for 27 years with 14 of those being in a classical Christian school.I love science and the innumerable ways all of creation shouts of our amazing God.   Read More...

  • Brownell, Karla

    Music Teacher K-12BS in Physical Therapy at the University of WisconsinI am very thankful for the opportunity to join the Covenant teaching team. Though my early career years were spent working in the medical field, I found my true niche when I followed in my mother’s footsteps and began teaching piano lessons in my home studio tens years ago. It has been quite rewarding to pass on my love of music to my students and to guide them in developing their God-given abilities.   Read More...

  • Brooks, Laurie

    Director of Business and Information Technology BBA in Marketing at Texas A&M UniversityI have been working in the Christian community for almost eleven years, five of which have been at Covenant. I love the way Covenant’s faculty and staff invest their hearts and time and knowledge into each individual student. No decision or conversation is taken lightly or without the purpose of training these young hearts to be more like Christ.   Read More...

  • Blake, Tiffni

    Lead Upper School Teacher: Mathematics, ScienceMA of Liberal Arts at Houston Baptist University; BS in Academic Studies with a minor in Mathematics at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TexasI am a lifelong lover of teaching and have taught students in the preschool, grammar, logic, and rhetoric years in a mixture of public, private, and home settings. I discovered the classical model about 15 years ago and fell in love with its methodology and integrated learning. I am currently in ...  Read More...

  • Ashmore, Brittany

    First Grade Teacher BA in Education and Bible at Dallas Christian CollegeEducation is near and dear to my heart. I have always wanted to be a teacher and recall many fond memories teaching my first class to my stuffed animals! I have been teaching 1st grade at Covenant Academy for seven years, and I love having the opportunity to speak truth into my students lives and shepherding their sweet hearts.   Read More...

  • Angst, Janet

    Upper School Teacher: Mathematics PE Teacher, Grades 4-9  BA in Business at Texas A&M My teaching experience began in the public school system having taught for eight years at the high school level. In 2005, I became part of the Covenant Academy family and during these years I have served in many ways, including room mom, volunteer, substitute teacher, and board member. Most recently I have joined the Upper School Math department and I absolutely love it.   Read More...

  • Carr, Nathalie

    PE Teacher Grades K-3 and Drama Teacher BFA (Fine Arts) with emphasis in Acting at Texas State University, San MarcosOriginally from the Netherlands, I moved to the US in 1988 with my family. While earning my degree at Texas State University, I met my husband, a fellow student in the Theatre Department. Following our love of acting, we moved to LA to pursue acting careers.   Read More...

  • Buckles, Debi

    Art Teacher K-12 Grade Studied at Tulsa Community College and the College of Biblical Studies; 10+ years teaching art in both the private school and the homeschool arenasMy journey with Covenant began in 2003, the year it opened. I have been a substitute teacher, office assistant, art, science, and Bible teacher. I thoroughly enjoyed teaching while my daughter was a student at Covenant.   Read More...

  • den Dulk, Melissa

    Student Support Studied Business (Purchasing & Materials Management) at the University of Houston-DowntownMy career began as a buyer at Baker Hughes for five years. Once I had little ones at home, I left corporate America to focus on family. Not long after, I began homeschooling my two boys from first through seventh grades.   Read More...