Instructor Bios

  • Dana Carpenter - Dana Carpenter will be a new empty nester in the fall of 2019, having homeschooled her two children all the way through! Her daughter attends Howard Payne University majoring in biblical languages, and her son will be attending college (Lord willing and destination unknown as of this writing).Mrs. Carpenter graduated from the University of Texas … Continue reading Dana Carpenter
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  • Diana Oudin - Mrs. Oudin was home-schooled in Paraguay, South America by her missionary parents. In 1980, she married Bob Oudin and moved to Texas so that he could attend Dallas Theological Seminary. Mrs. Oudin home-schooled her own children all the way from Kindergarten through 12th grade. All of her children are now college graduates! Diana has taught … Continue reading Diana Oudin
  • Julie Taylor - Mrs. Taylor graduated from East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas, in 1982 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.  She moved to the Dallas area, worked in accounting,  met and married her husband of 30 years, Jerry, from McKinney, Texas. They have a son and daughter who are working and attending college. She homeschooled her … Continue reading Julie Taylor
  • Karri Ann Pons - Karri Ann Pons, educator and artist, was raised in a home right down the road near downtown Rowlett. Karri Ann earned her Graduate degree, a Masters in secondary education, from Texas A&M University in 2008. Interests include living for Christ, adventure/travel, and art. From scuba diving with Manta Rays to fishing for Walleye and painting … Continue reading Karri Ann Pons
  • Licia Holloman - Licia Holloman has a BA degree in English from San Jose State University. She recently joined the CERC family in Fall 2015 but spent the previous five years teaching at the University Model School, Wylie Preparatory Academy.  Prior to teaching at WPA, she home schooled her three children K-8th grade.  Thankfully, she  has been able … Continue reading Licia Holloman
  • Patti Tamez - After graduating from Florida Bible College with a degree in education, Mrs. Patti Tamez began teaching in Texas as a home school mother. After years of teaching both her own children and others (in a co-op), she started teaching at CERC. Mrs. Tamez has taught a variety of subjects (including seven distinct science subjects during … Continue reading Patti Tamez
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  • Toni Skipalis - Toni was brought up in a loving Christian home her entire life.  She was raised to put God first and try to live her life as he would want her to live.  She has been married to her husband Mark for twenty one years and has three children.  Toni received her Bachelor of Business Administration … Continue reading Toni Skipalis