Faculty & Staff

Below you can find a list of all Faculty and Staff including support staff in alphabetic order.

  • Middle School English

    Laura Arrazolo - Middle School English

    Stanford University (B.A.) 

    Rice University (M.A.T.) 

    Mrs. Arrazolo has taught at Lanier MS, Monta Vista HS (Cupertino, CA), Jones HS (in the Vanguard program now called Carnegie), and Houston Community College, and served as a teacher-trainer and mentor teacher for Laying the Foundation, Inc. across the state.

    » Contact Laura Arrazolo

  • Fourth Grade

    Kim Berger - Fourth Grade

    Stephen F. Austin State University  (B.A.) 

    Mrs. Berger serves as the Fourth Grade Teacher. She holds a B.A. in Communications, an ACSI Elementary Teacher Certificate, and a Texas Educator Certificate for Elementary Education. She has taught for 16 years in Christian schools.

    » Contact Kim Berger

  • PreK-4

    Laura Brown - PreK-4

    Washington College (B.A.)

    Ms. Brown has 32 years of teaching and educational experience from being a classroom teacher up to serving as a Vice Principal. In addition to holding a B.A. in History from Washington College, she also has completed graduate level coursework in early childhood studies at Trinity College.

    » Contact Laura Brown

  • Physical Education & Athletic Director

    Hailey Bunnell - Physical Education & Athletic Director

    Texas A&M Univeristy (B.S.)

    Hailey Bunnell is the Physical Education teacher and Athletic Director at Veritas. She started her teaching career in 2010 as a 2nd grade and Middle School Photography Teacher. She received a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University in Interdisciplinary Studies.

    » Contact Hailey Bunnell

  • Explore

    Elizabeth Campbell - Explore

    University of Montevallo (B.S.)

    Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell is the Explore teacher. She holds a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Montevallo, and has previous teaching experience in both a residential preschool program for disabled children and at an early intervention preschool program.

    » Contact Elizabeth Campbell

  • School Office Assistant

    Becky Cauwels - School Office Assistant

    Mrs. Becky Cauwels currently serves as our School Office Assitant. She previously taught as the PreK4 teacher for 6 years at Veritas. She currently holds an ACSI Certification in Early Education.

    » Contact Becky Cauwels

  • Middle School Math

    Michael Chace - Middle School Math

    Thomas Edison State University (B.S.)

    Pensacola Christian College (M.S.)

    Michael Chace serves as the Middle School Math teacher. He has a Master’s Degree in Science Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Science with a minor in Mathematics. He has taught middle school math, as well as high school and college anatomy/physiology and human biology.

    » Contact Michael Chace

  • Middle School Principal

    Lina Delgado - Middle School Principal

    Florida International University (B.A.)

    Nova Southeastern University (M.A.)

    Mrs. Lina Delgado is the Middle School Principal.  She is also the Director of Fine Arts and teaches Middle School Spanish. Mrs. Delgado has a Masters Degree from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelors Degree from the Florida International University. 

    » Contact Lina Delgado

  • Middle School Bible and Mathematics

    Molly El-Issa - Middle School Bible and Mathematics

    American University of Beirut (B.A.)

    Mrs. Molly El-Issa is the Dean of Middle School, and also teaches Middle School Bible and Pre-Algebra. She has more than 25 years of teaching and educational experience. Mrs. El-Issa holds a B.A. degree in Educational Psychology from the American University of Beirut. She was formerly Director of a Center for Language Instruction in Canada. Mrs. El-Issa has an ACSI Secondary Teaching Certificates and a Secondary Administrator Certificate. 

    » Contact Molly El-Issa

  • PreK-4

    Debbie Engle - PreK-4

    Illinois State University (B.S.)

    Debbie Engle teaches one of the two PreK 4 classes at Veritas. Her teaching career started after graduating from Illinois State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education. Debbie has taught students from early childhood to the collegiate level in a variety of settings including various conferences regarding the inclusion of special needs students.

    » Contact Debbie Engle

  • Visual Arts

    Terry Flores - Visual Arts

    University of Houston (B.F.A.)

    Ms. Terry Flores is our Visual Arts Teacher for Kindergarten-Grade 8. Ms. Flores taught for over ten years and has previously served as the Fine Arts Director at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Children’s Place. She holds a B.F.A. from the University of Houston, attended graduate school at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts, and has an ACSI teaching certificate.

    » Contact Terry Flores

  • First Grade

    Brooke Fox - First Grade

    Houston Baptist University (B.A.)

    Miss Brooke Fox is one of our First Grade teachers. Miss Fox has a Bachelors Degree from Houston Baptist University. She has over 5 years of experience teaching on the elementary level. Miss Fox has both a Texas State and ACSI Elementary Teaching Certification.

    » Contact Brooke Fox

  • Kindergarten

    Alecia Gallegos - Kindergarten

    University of Houston (B.S.)

    Ms. Gallegos is one of our Kindergarten teachers. She has a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Houston and also has 13 years of experience teaching both Preschool and Kindergarten.

    » Contact Alecia Gallegos

  • Director of Early Childhood

    Kimberlee Hering - Director of Early Childhood

    Frostburg State College (B.A.)

    Mrs. Kimberlee Hering is the Director of Early Childhood and Third Grade homeroom teacher. She holds a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Frostburg State College and holds an ACSI and State Teaching Certificate. She has twenty-nine years of teaching experience.   She has also served as a preschool minister, an administrator and has served on ACSI accreditation teams. 

    » Contact Kimberlee Hering

  • Computer Teacher

    Jan Heuer - Computer Teacher

    Sam Houston State University (B.A.)

    University of Texas (M.B.A.)

    Mrs. Heuer is the Computer teacher. She holds a B.A. from Sam Houston State University and an M.B.A from the University of Texas. She has over 20 years of experience in education and Information Technology. She holds a lifetime Texas Educator Certificate in Computer Information Systems and ACSI Secondary Computer Science Teaching Certificate.

    » Contact Jan Heuer

  • Financial Manager

    Marilyn Hughes - Financial Manager

    University of Tennessee (B.S.)

    Mrs. Marilyn Hughes serves Veritas as the Financial Manager. She has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and is a Certified Public Accountant. In addition to many years of experience in public and corporate accounting, she previously worked at a Christian school establishing and running their accounting system. 

    » Contact Marilyn Hughes

  • Second and Third Grade

    Alexis Ingram - Second and Third Grade

    Calvin College (B.A.)

    Alexis Ingram is a second and third-grade teacher at Veritas.  She graduated from Calvin College with a double major in Spanish and Elementary Education. She spent a semester abroad in Spain and has a passion for travel and other cultures. She holds a Texas certificate for EC-6 as well as English as a Second Language.

    » Contact Alexis Ingram

  • Office Manager

    Demetria Jackson - Office Manager

    Mrs. Demetria Jackson is our Office Manager.  A former Youth Director, Mrs. Jackson has twenty-one years of experience working with children and youth and twenty-three years of administrative experience.   

    » Contact Demetria Jackson

  • Middle School Science

    Joy Jones - Middle School Science

    Louisiana State University (B.A.)

    Houston Baptist University (M.Ed.)

    Ms. Jones is the Middle School Science Teacher.  She has a B.A. from Louisiana State University and an M.Ed. from Houston Baptist University. She holds an ACSI Secondary Science Teaching Certificate and a Texas Educator Certificate in Science. She has over 15 years experience teaching and coaching. She is also the advisor for FCA. 

    » Contact Joy Jones

  • Lower School Principal

    Amy Leonard - Lower School Principal

    Louisiana State University (B.S.)

    Mrs. Amy Leonard serves Veritas as the Lower School Principal and Second Grade teacher. Mrs. Amy Leonard has a B.S. in Education from Louisiana State University, an ACSI Elementary Teaching Certificate, a Texas Educator Certificate in Elementary Education and an Early Ed ACSI Teaching Certificate. She has over twenty-six years of experience teaching in both public and private schools. Mrs. Leonard also served on ACSI accreditation teams.

    » Contact Amy Leonard

  • Reading Specialist

    Pat Moore - Reading Specialist

    Baylor University (B.S.)

    Houston Baptist University (M.A.)

    Mrs. Pat Moore serves the school as Reading Specialist Resource teacher and Substitute. Mrs. Moore has a BS in Reading from Baylor University and an MA in Education from Houston Baptist University. She has a State certification as a Reading Specialist and Early Childhood Special Ed plus an Elementary ACSI Professional teaching certificate. Mrs. Moore has over thirty years of  teaching experience with children of all ages. She also tutors after school.

    » Contact Pat Moore

  • Latin

    Gwen Moton - Latin

    University of Houston (B.A.)

    Ms. Gwen Moton holds a B.A. in Elementary Special Education from the University of Houston and an ACSI Elementary Teaching Certificate as well as a Deaf/Hard of Hearing Teaching Certificate. She has seventeen years of teaching experience in both public and private schools. Mrs. Moton teaches Grades 2-5 Latin. 

    » Contact Gwen Moton

  • Discover

    Tracy Neal - Discover

    Ashworth College (A.A. & B.S.)

    Ms. Neal has over 12 years of educational experience both in the public and private sector at HISD, Bertha Alyce Preschool, and St. Martin's Episcopal Preschool.  She holds an A.A. and B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Ashworth College.  

    » Contact Tracy Neal

  • Middle School History

    Elizabeth Olmos - Middle School History

    University of Houston (B.A.)

    Mrs. Olmos is the Middle School History teacher. She has 10 years of teaching experience, previously teaching social studies courses in various HISD high schools. Her experience included serving as a PLC leader for the World History team, mentor teacher, history fair coordinator and helped establish the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP). 

    » Contact Elizabeth Olmos

  • Music & Movement

    Lisa Oriahi - Music & Movement

    Houston Community College (A.A.)

    Ms. Lisa Oriahi currently serves as the Preschool Music & Movement Teacher.  She has previously served in various roles at Veritas for 6 years as the Art and Drama Assistant, and as a PreK Assistant.  She currently holds a Associate of Arts in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Houston Community College.     

    » Contact Lisa Oriahi

  • Kindergarten

    Christyne Poage - Kindergarten

    San Diego State University (B.A.)

    Mrs. Christyne Poage is one of our Kindergarten teachers. She holds a B.A. from San Diego State University and an ACSI and a State Certification in Elementary and Special Education teaching. She has over 5 years of teaching experience with 4 and 5-year-olds. Having had training at the Neuhaus Center, Mrs. Poage has worked as a private Dyslexia tutor for two years. 

    » Contact Christyne Poage

  • Second Grade

    Randi Prestera - Second Grade

    Lubbock Christian University (B.A.)

    Mrs. Randi Prestera is our second grade teacher. 
    She has a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Sports Science from Lubbock Christian University. She is currently working on her Masters in General Education. Mrs. Prestera holds an ACSI Elementary Teaching Certification. In previous years at Veritas, Mrs. Prestera has taught middle school English, History, as well as Physical Education.

    » Contact Randi Prestera

  • Third Grade

    Anna Richardson - Third Grade

    Texas State University (B.S.)

    Mrs. Anna Richardson is one of our Third Grade teachers. She graduated from Texas State University in San Marcos with a B.S. in Elementary Education. She holds an ACSI Elementary Teaching Certificate. Mrs. Richardson previously taught Kindergarten at Veritas.

    » Contact Anna Richardson

  • Teacher's Assistant

    Reine Sabbagh - Teacher's Assistant

    Ein Shams University (B.S.)

    Mrs. Sabbagh serves as one of our Preschool Teacher's Assistant.  She previously taught for 5 years as the lead PreK3 Teacher at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School.  She also speaks four languages - English, French, German, and Arabic.     

    » Contact Reine Sabbagh

  • French Preschool

    Gladys Sakr - French Preschool

    Mrs. Gladys Sakr is our elementary teacher’s assistant. She assists the lower-school teachers and teaches French from PreK to the First Grade. Mrs. Sakr has an ACSI Early Ed Education Certificate and over ten years of experience teaching preschoolers.

    » Contact Gladys Sakr

  • Head of School

    Brad Sewell - Head of School

    Southeastern College at Wake Forest (B.A.)

    The University of Edinburgh (M.S.)

    Mr. Bradley Sewell serves Veritas as the Head of School. He holds a B.A. in History from Southeastern College at Wake Forest, North Carolina and an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. 

    » Contact Brad Sewell

  • Music & Band Director

    Debbie Swindler - Music & Band Director

    Ms. Debbie Swindler teaches music at Veritas in grades K through 8. She is the founder and owner of Bravo School of Music.  Ms. Swindler teaches choir, recorder, hand chimes in the lower elementary as well as directs our Middle School band. 

    » Contact Debbie Swindler

  • Dean of Academics

    Allicia Tillman - Dean of Academics

    University of Texas (B.A.)

    Emory University (M.A.T.)

    Mrs. Tillman is our Dean of Academics and the 5th & 6th grade English Teacher. She holds a B.A. in Journalism from UT and a Master's in Teaching from Emory University, and also has a Secondary State Teaching Certificate. Mrs. Tillman has 5 years of experience teaching History and Language Arts.

    » Contact Allicia Tillman

  • First Grade

    Valarene Whitman - First Grade

    Houston Baptist University (B.A.)

    Mrs. Valarene Whitman is one of our First Grade homeroom teachers. She holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Houston Baptist University. She has taught at Christian schools for twenty nine years. Mrs. Whitman holds a lifetime Texas Educator Certificate in elementary education and an ACSI Teaching Certificate. 

    » Contact Valarene Whitman

  • Teacher's Assistant

    Stephanie Villafuerte - Teacher's Assistant

    Washington Bible College (B.A.)

    Mrs. Villafuerte currently serves as our Teacher's Assistant for the Explore class. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a concentration in Early Elementary Education.  Her teaching experience includes four school years as a fourth grade teacher and working extensively in children's ministry.

    » Contact Stephanie Villafuerte

  • Director of Admissions & Communication

    Zachary Villafuerte - Director of Admissions & Communication

    Washington Bible College (B.A.)

    Mr. Villafuerte is the Director of Admissions and Communication. He also serves as the Chaplain at Veritas. He has thirteen years of marketing, sales, and leadership experience in education, ministry, and business. Mr. Villafuerte holds a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Washington Bible College.

    » Contact Zachary Villafuerte

  • Language Arts Resource

    Melanie Wilson - Language Arts Resource

    West Carolina University (B.S.)

    Melanie Wilson is our Language therapist.  Mrs. Wilson holds a B.S.in Special Education and Social Work from Western Carolina University and is licensed and certified American language therapist by the Neuhaus Education Center. Melanie is a past teacher and team leader of Veritas and has over 25 years teaching experience. 

    » Contact Melanie Wilson