Directory of Teacher Education Graduates 2017

The purpose of the Teacher Education Program at Covenant College is to prepare competent and compassionate teachers who practice their profession according to biblical guidelines in diverse educational settings. Candidates develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become teachers who model life-long learning and faithful service to God as change-agents in society.

 

Procedures

The following teacher candidates are completing our teacher education program, either as undergraduate or graduate students. Contact information for each candidate is provided so that you may contact them directly regarding teaching opportunities.

 

The Covenant College Teacher Education Program is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). An electronic credential file is created in the spring for each candidate and is available to you upon request. Please contact Mrs. Meredith Tudor at meredith.tudor@covenant.edu or 706.419.1407 to request a file.

 

Career Summit 2017

Career Summit takes place on Thursday and Friday, March 2-3, 2017. We are offering a new and restructured schedule this year where you will have opportunity to present your school to our teacher candidates as well as to individually interview candidates. Please consider attending this event!

 


 

Teacher Candidates with a Bachelor of Arts Degree

 

Madison M. Ambrose

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Madison is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

He would prefer to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area.

His extracurricular interests include yearbook and student clubs. 

Contact him at: 423.580.5096 or madison.ambrose@covenant.edu.

Hannah G. Andrews

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Hannah is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is willing to teach anywhere in the Southern or Northeastern U.S.

Hannah prefers to teach grades 3-5, but is willing to teach any grade P-5.

Her extracurricular interests include art, history and literature. 

Contact her at: 732.540.2559 or hannah.andrews@covenant.edu.

Amanda V. Board

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Amanda is graduating from Covenant in May of 2016 and will then spend a year pursuing an M.Ed. in Special Education at Georgia College and State University.

She would like to find a Special Education teaching position in summer of 2017.

Her extracurricular interests include music and coaching volleyball. 

Contact her at: 912.306.0891 or aboard36@gmail.com.

Sara N. Bristol

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Sara is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is willing to teach anywhere in the Southern, Midwestern or Northeastern U.S.

Sara prefers to teach grades K-5.

Her extracurricular interests include craft club. 

Contact her at: 203.751.3641 or sara.bristol@covenant.edu.

Kimberly E. Brown

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Kim is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Kim prefers to teach grades K-3.

Her extracurricular interests include art and music. 

Contact her at: 321.872.5785 or kim.brown@covenant.edu.

Hannah G. Davidson

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Hannah is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is would prefer to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA, Birmingham, AL or Southern U.S. area, but is willing to locate anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Hannah prefers to teach grades K-3.

Her extracurricular interests include student clubs. 

Contact her at: 205.441.0538 or hannah.davidson@covenant.edu.

Forrest D. Hunter

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Forrest is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

He would prefer to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S.

His extracurricular interests include coaching baseball. 

Contact him at: 239.338.8215 or forrest.hunter@covenant.edu.

Brittany A. King

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood
Minor: Missions

Brittany is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is would like to teach in Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA or elsewhere in the Southern U.S., but she is willing to locate anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Her extracurricular interests include art, clubs, and yearbook. 

Contact her at: 954.258.5898 or brittany.king@covenant.edu.

Abigail M. McElmurry

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Abigail is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She would like to teach in St. Louis, MO.

Her extracurricular interests include any student clubs. 

Contact her at: 636.541.0888 or abigail.mcelmurry@covenant.edu.

Haile D. Nottage

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Haile is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Her extracurricular interests include student clubs and tutoring. 

Contact her at: 678.476.2656 or haile.nottage@covenant.edu.

Jessica T. Osbun

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Jessica is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Jessica prefers to teach grades K-3.

Her extracurricular interests include music and chorus. 

Contact her at: 321.626.2198 or jessica.osbun@covenant.edu.

Mary Grace Padgett

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Mary Grace is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is would like to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area or anywhere in the Southern U.S.

Mary Grace prefers to teach grades 3-4.

Her extracurricular interests include community service clubs/projects. 

Contact her at: 704.930.9441 or marygrace.padgett@covenant.edu.

Bailey M. Perry

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Bailey is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She would like to teach in Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA or Texas.

Her extracurricular interests include soccer. 

Contact her at: 832.216.1022 or bailey.perry@covenant.edu.

Andrea H. Roylston

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Andrea is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She would like to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area.

Her extracurricular interests include soccer. 

Contact her at: 864.704.9773 or andrea.hunt@covenant.edu.

Karianne E. Still

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Karianne is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She would like to teach in Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA or in the Southern U.S., but is also willing to locate anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Karianne prefers to teach grades P-1.

Her extracurricular interests include coaching basketball. 

Contact her at: 678.642.0029 or karianne.still@covenant.edu.

Christian-Emilee Vining

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Christian-Emilee is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She is would like to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area.

Her extracurricular interests include sports, clubs, yearbook, newspaper and before/after school care. 

Contact her at: 205.381.6022 or christianemilee.vining@covenant.edu.

Kaitlyn A. Winking

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Kaitlyn is graduating from Covenant in May of 2017.

She would like to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S.

Kaitlyn prefers to teach grades K-3.

Her extracurricular interests include coaching soccer. 

Contact her at: 573.855.7248 or kaitlyn.winking@covenant.edu.

 


 

Teacher Candidates
with a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree

 

Dan R. Rooy

Date Available: January 2017
Certification Field: Bible, 6-12 (ACSI)
Undergraduate Degree: Biblical and Theological Studies

Dan graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies in May 2010.

He prefers to locate in Chattanooga, TN, or elsewhere in the Southeastern U.S.

Dan is willing to teach Physical Education in addition to Bible.

His extracurricular interests include coaching football, soccer, or basketball. 

Contact him at: 423.963.0412 or d.rooy14@gmail.com.

Meredith H. Morris

Date Available: January 2017
Certification Field: English and Bible, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: English, with a Minor in Biblical and Theological Studies

Meredith graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in English in May 2013 and with a Master of Arts in Teaching in May 2014.

She is currently completing an M.A. in Biblical Exegesis at Wheaton College Graduate School.

Her extracurricular interests include theater.

Meredith prefers to locate in the Chattanooga, TN area.

Contact her at: 423.991.2089 or m3redith.hope@gmail.com.

Rachel E. Buys

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: English, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: English & Sociology

Rachel graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in English & Sociology in May 2016. 

She is willing to locate anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Her extracurricular interests include coaching volleyball or soccer.

Contact her at: 507.227.6206 or rachel.buys@covenant.edu.

Amber L. Gill

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: English, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: English

Amber graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in English in December 2015. 

She prefers to teach in the Chattanooga/Northwest GA/Alabama area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S, but is willing to locate anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Amber prefers to teach 9th-12th grades.

Her extracurricular interests include yearbook, newspaper, website, student government/leadership and Beta Club.

Contact her at: 423.834.4946 or amber.gill@covenant.edu.

Daniel A. Kubin

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: History, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: History

Daniel graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in History in May 2016. 

He would like to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area, but is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Daniel prefers to teach in the upper grades of high school.

His extracurricular interests include coaching basketball and soccer.

Contact him at: 706.280.3282 or daniel.kubin@covenant.edu.

Brian H. Van Dyke

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: History, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: Philosophy

Brian graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in Philosophy in May 2015.

He prefers to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area or the Southern US; however, he is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Brian prefers to teach 9th-12th grade history.

His extracurricular interests include coaching soccer, philosophy club and debate club.

Contact him at: 864.640.6950 or brian.vandyke@covenant.edu.

Morgan A. Crago

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: History, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: History and Biblical/Theological Studies

Morgan graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in History and Biblical/Theological Studies in May 2016.

She is seeking a position in Latin America, but is also willing to teach anywhere in the U.S.

Morgan is also willing to teach middle/high school Bible or Spanish.

Her extracurricular interests include academic clubs and debate team.

Contact her at: 910.495.6352 or morgan.crago@covenant.edu.

Paul S. Smallman

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Music, P-12
Undergraduate Degree: Music

Paul graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in Music in May 2013.

He is seeking a position in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern/Western/Northeastern U.S.

Paul prefers to teach high school music (choir) or Bible.

His extracurricular interests include film/video editing, songwriting or original music club, musical theater, guitar, and coaching soccer.

Contact him at: 443.955.0986 or paul.smallman@covenant.edu.

Jenny B. Barker

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: English, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: English

Jenny graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in English in May 2016. 

She is seeking a position in Chattanooga, TN, Asheville, NC, elsewhere in the Southern or Western U.S, or in a Spanish-speaking country (preferably in Central America or Spain).

Jenny prefers to teach 11th-12th grade English.

Her extracurricular interests include yearbook and student clubs.

Contact her at: 828.713.4987 or jenny.barker@covenant.edu.

Drew S. Nelson

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: French, P-12
Undergraduate Degree: French

Drew graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in French in May 2016. 

He would like to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area.

Daniel prefers to teach in the high school French.

His extracurricular interests include language club, global club and video game club.

Contact him at: 704.989.7431 or drew.nelson@covenant.edu.

Tim A. James

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: History, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: History

Tim graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in History in May 2016.

He is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

Tim prefers to teach U.S. or World History.

His extracurricular interests include yearbook, newspaper and drama.

Contact him at: 540.467.4176 or tim.james@covenant.edu.

James H. Taylor V

Date Available: July 2017
Certification Field: Middle Grades Math & Social Studies, 4-8
Undergraduate Degree: History & Educational Studies in Math & Social Studies

James graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in History & Educational Studies in Math & Social Studies in May 2016.

He would like to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest GA area but is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S. or abroad.

His extracurricular interests include coaching middle school basketball, music (choir, piano or saxophone), foreign languages (Chinese, Cantonese), international student organizations and sports management.

Contact him at: 781.228.0186 or james.taylor@covenant.edu.