Every member of our staff is a dedicated christian individual who is committed to providing the very best educational experience to your child. Please take a moment and learn about them!
It is a privilege to have Stacey as our Pre-K/K Teacher! Stacey received her Elementary Education degree from Purdue University with a specialization in Reading. She has been married for fifteen years to her husband, Aaron, and they have four boys, Ben (12), Sam (10), Josh (7), and Matt (5). Stacey spends her free time running, reading, camping, hiking, or anything else outdoors. She loves being a wife and mom, and she is thrilled to be able to be part of our team this year.
Andrea is a proud mom of three, Ali (20), Gracie (18), and Case (12) and wife to husband, Clifford. She’s been in the classroom on and off since 1996, taking time away to raise her children when they were young. Andrea spends her free time supporting her children in their endeavors and is a lover of animals. Andrea strives to set a solid foundation for education in her students and believes all students can be successful.
Jaclyn Payne is our 4th and 5th grade teacher! She is a wife and mother to two young girls. Jaclyn is a graduate from the University of Oklahoma and loves OU football. She has a passion for education and loves watching children learn. She enjoys hands on activities as well as finding new ways to make learning fun!
Shannon Brackeen teaches 6th & 7th grade students. She has over 26 years of experience in education, has earned a Bachelor's degree in Education and a Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction. She has a deep love for faith, family, and friendship. Shannon believes children should be taught in a kind and effective way that makes subjects motivating and fun to learn for students of all ability levels. She strives to instill in her students a willingness to work hard, learn through discovery and exploration, and develop an appreciation for the beauty and potential of the world around them.
Natalie Rayos is our music teacher. She is a military wife and a mother of 6 children- 3 boys and 3 girls. Natalie is excited to teach your students the various facets of music and how it can appreciated in every day life. Your students can expect to learn about vocal music, basic music theory and history, and fundamentals of piano, all in a fun, interactive environment.
Mark Robinson is our PE teacher. He is father of four, grandfather of seven. A retired UPS driver, Mark has been able to pursue his passion for teaching PE for more than a decade. He has developed a PE program that’s full of creative challenges, fun filled exercise, and plenty of competition. One of his goals is to develop a life long habit of fun in fitness.
Msgt. Joe Rayos has been married for 12 years. He is a father of six kiddos and has served in the United States Marine Corps for 19 years. Msgt Rayos is a Mexican American born and raised in Oklahoma. He has traveled to Mexico with various mission endeavors to experience the culture first hand. Msgt. Rayos will be coming in to teach our kids Spanish.
Mandi has Certificate of Mastery in Early Childhood Education. She has worked with children or in childcare most of her life. Mandi has been married to her Jr. High sweetheart, Justin, for 14 years. They have 3 children: Kaidence & Isaac (7), and Collison (4). Mandi is our Lab School Before Care and Rise and Shine Mother's Day Out Director.