Van Alstyne Campus
Elmont Baptist Church
13999 FM 121 West
Van Alstyne, TX
First Anna Baptist
210 W. 3rd Street
Anna, TX 75409
Liesl Triplett is married to John Triplett and they have a son and three daughters together. They live in Anna and attend church at First Baptist Church in Melissa. While attending the University of North Texas, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a Kindergarten Endorsement, and a Master of Education degree.
Through the years, Liesl has worn many hats. She has taught public Kindergarten for the Frisco ISD, preschool in Mother’s Day Out programs, served as Preschool Director at a church, operated an in-home daycare, and held various positions in her homeschool co-op. Currently, Liesl home-schools her daughters, teaches sewing classes, and is a seamstress at an upholstery shop in Van Alstyne.
Cindy Stephens has a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Spanish along with a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education with a minor in English as a Second Language. She has experience teaching all levels of students from the very young to college level adult classes. For over 25 years, she and her husband, J., have homeschooled their nine children with seven graduating from Stephens Christian Academy. In her most recent teaching position, Cindy prepared international students to communicate so that they can successfully use English in a college setting at Grayson College in Denison, Texas. Her passions are relationships and learning; she loves to see the lightbulb of understanding switch on when a student who has been struggling finally understands a concept clearly.
Amy Yates has a degree in English with a minor in History from the University of Arkansas. Since graduation, she has worked at TI in the technology industry and, most recently, she has been homeschooling their son and daughter for the last five years. She plans to familiarize the students with world history so that they have a better comprehension of currents events and how countries are interrelated geographically, politically, and culturally.
Karen Love has a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Mathematics from Texas A&M Commerce. She is certified in Texas to teach 6-12th grade Mathematics in addition to training and certification as a K-12 Special Education teacher. She has taught in the public school system for over 15 years. Her last position was at Dowell Middle School in McKinney, where she coached and taught 6th, 7th, 8th and Pre-Ap Algebra and Geometry.. Her passion is engaging students and providing a fundamental understanding of Math and its' importance in life. Mrs. Love uses rich academic language that widens vocabulary which enables her students to excel in any Math course. Even though Mrs. Love enjoys teaching Math her real passion lies in the relationship she builds with all her students. Her humor and years of working with middle school and young adults students provides an enjoyable atmosphere with high academic expectations. One student describes Mrs. Love, "She's no push over but we know deep down that she loves us and we want to learn everything! She makes it fun! I never thought I would say, ‘I can't wait to get to Math class!’"
High School Dec 12
Elem & MS Dec 13
Dec. 17 - Jan. 4