Directory of Teacher Education Graduates 2015

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 an undergraduate or graduate student. 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 for each candidate is available to you upon request. Files for December graduates are available now. Files for May graduates will be available beginning in March. Please contact Mrs. Jane Stewart at jane.stewart@covenant.edu or 706.419.1407 to request a file.

 

Career Summit 2015

Career Summit takes place on Friday, March 6, 2015. This event is designed to allow administrators to meet and participate in group interviews with our pre-service teachers.

 


 

Teacher Candidates with a Bachelor of Arts Degree

 

Ashley E. Bates

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

 Box 865, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

719.290.6157

ashley.bates@covenant.edu

Ashley would prefer to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or in the Western U.S.

Amanda J. Bristol

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 545, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

203.450.7089

amanda.bristol@covenant.edu

Amanda is willing to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or internationally.

She prefers grades 3-5. Her extracurricular interests include student clubs.

Hannah E. Carroll

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 570, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

706.512.7674

hannah.carroll@covenant.edu

Hannah would prefer to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S.

Her extracurricular interests include teaching dance.

Emily C. Clark

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood
Minor: Spanish

Box 580, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

401.523.7626

emily.clark@covenant.edu

Emily prefers to teach in Chattanooga, TN but is also open to locating in the Northeastern U.S. or internationally, particularly in Spain.

She is most interested in teaching upper elementary Spanish or ESL.

Her extracurricular interests include music, yearbook, photography, and coaching gymnastics.

Hattie G. Corbett

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood
Minor: Community Development

Box 442, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

423.619.0828

hattie.corbett@covenant.edu

Hattie is willing to locate anywhere, including an international setting.

Kara M. Cordes

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 593, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

309.648.1330

kara.cordes@covenant.edu

Kara prefers to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area but is also willing to locate in the Southern U.S. or elsewhere in the U.S.

She prefers grades PreK-2. Her extracurricular interests include newspaper and drama.

 

Elsbeth K. DeRoo

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 622, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

410.919.7570

elsbeth.deroo@covenant.edu

Elsbeth is willing to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or in the Midwestern U.S.

Her extracurricular interests include art and music.

Rebekah J. DeVries

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood
Minor: Sociology

Box 114, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

616.214.9056

rebekah.devries@covenant.edu

Rebekah prefers to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/ northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or in Michigan. She prefers grades K-2.

Rachel M. Holland

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 673, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

813.482.4898

rachel.holland@covenant.edu

Rachel prefers to locate in Chattanooga, TN but is willing to locate elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or anywhere, including internationally.

She has a particular interest in Special Education but is willing to teach any grade.

Her extracurricular interests include coaching basketball and swimming.

Hannah G. Jackson

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood
Minor: Psychology

Box 668, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

860.942.2499

hannah.glenister@covenant.edu

Hannah is willing to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or in the Northeastern U.S.

Her extracurricular interests include music, drama, student clubs, and yearbook.

Katie C. Nye

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 804, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, TN 37350

706.836.7424

katie.nye@covenant.edu

Katie prefers to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S.

She has a particular interest in inclusion classrooms but is willing to teach any grade.

Her extracurricular interests include student clubs.

Megan V. Pennington

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 821, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

215.622.8113

megan.pennington@covenant.edu

Megan prefers to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area or elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or in the Northeastern U.S.

Her extracurricular interests include coaching soccer, student clubs, and musicals.

Leila M. Rollman

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 839, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

610.573.1338

leila.rollman@covenant.edu

Leila would prefer to locate in the Nashville, TN area but is willing to locate elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or in the Northeastern U.S.

Hannah R. Stevens

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 393, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750;

704.778.7320

hannah.stevens@covenant.edu

Hannah prefers to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area but is also willing to locate elsewhere in the Southern U.S. or in the Midwestern U.S. or internationally.

Her extracurricular interests include student clubs.

Kaylin J. Stewart

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood
Minor: Community Development

Box 783, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

423.243.7773

kaylin.stewart@covenant.edu

Kaylin is willing to locate anywhere including internationally.

She prefers grades 3-5. Her extracurricular interests include coaching volleyball.

Morgan T. Strennen

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 873, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

443.873.8095

morg.strennen@covenant.edu

Morgan would prefer to teach in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools in MD, but is also open to teaching in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area.

She prefers grades K, 3, and 5. Her extracurricular interests include coaching softball.

Abigail C. Welden

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 919, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

803.760.0471

abby.welden@covenant.edu

Abigail prefers to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area, but is also willing  locate anywhere in the Southern or Midwestern U.S. or even internationally.

She prefers grades K-4. Her extracurricular interests include student clubs and coaching volleyball.

Kari A. Winston

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

Box 926, 14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, GA 30750

423.580.2250

alex.winston@covenant.edu

Kari prefers to locate in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area.

She prefers grades 3-5. Her extracurricular interests include coaching soccer or basketball.

 


 

Teacher Candidates with a Bachelor of Science Degree

This program is designed to enable paraprofessionals to earn a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. For the most part, these graduates reside in the Chattanooga/north Georgia area and plan to remain in this area. However, there are exceptions so please see specific location preferences listed for each graduate.

 

Tasha L. Allen

Date Available: July, 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

706.618.9084

tashaharris2319@gmail.com

Tasha prefers to teach in the northwest GA area.

Glenda M. Broom

Date Available: January, 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

423.718.7480

gmbroom@hotmail.com

Glenda prefers to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area and prefers grades 3-5.

Her extracurricular interests include music, chorus, and drama.

Tammy L. Hales

Date Available: January, 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

706.346.7901

tammyhales@rocketmail.com

Tammy prefers to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area.

Her extracurricular interests include student clubs and yearbook.

Amber L. Proctor

Date Available: January, 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

423.463.6339

amber.proctor58@gmail.com

Amber prefers to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area.

Her extracurricular interests include coaching basketball.

Casey A. Serritt

Date Available: January, 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

470.334.6417

caseyserritt@gcbe.org

Casey prefers to teach in the northwest GA area, particularly in Gordon County or Calhoun City Schools.

Her extracurricular interests include heading up the yearbook design committee.

Rebecca A. Theros

Date Available: January, 2015
Certification Field: Early Childhood Education, P-5
Major: Elementary Education Early Childhood

706.847.7201

rebecca_theros@whitfield.k12.ga.us

Rebecca prefers to teach in the northwest GA area.

Her extracurricular interests include helping with an autism support group.

 


 

Teacher Candidates
with a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree

 

Chelsea M. Burden

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: English, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in English, Covenant College, May 2014

 678.469.2672

chelsea.burden@covenant.edu

Chelsea is seeking a position in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest GA area.

She prefers to teach grades 6-12 English, but also is interested in teaching Bible and German.

Her extracurricular interests include yearbook, newspaper, and German club.

Mary E. Buys

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Middle Grades, 4-8, with Concentrations in Mathematics and Language Arts
Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in Education Studies, Covenant College, May 2014

507.227.4868

email: mary.buys@covenant.edu

Mary prefers to locate in the Western U.S. and prefers teaching 6th grade Mathematics.

Her extracurricular interests include coaching girls soccer.

Grace R. Hooper

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: History, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in History, Covenant College, May 2014

615.720.0542

grace.hooper@covenant.edu

Grace is willing to locate anywhere, including in an international setting.

She prefers to teach grades 9-12 History. Her extracurricular interests include coaching soccer or softball.

Claire A. Meznar

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Spanish and French, P-12
Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in Spanish and French, Covenant College, May 2014

248.739.2620

claire.meznar@covenant.edu

Claire prefers to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest Georgia area, but is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S.

Her extracurricular interests include student clubs.

Naomi B. Schindler

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: French, P-12
Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in French, Covenant College, May 2014

828.318.3644

naomi.belz@covenant.edu

Naomi is willing to teach anywhere in the U.S.

Her extracurricular interests include student government and yearbook.

Jordan A. Stern

Date Available: July 2015
Certification Field: Biology, 6-12
Undergraduate Degree: B.A. in Biology, Covenant College, May 2012

630.432.5787

jordan.stern@covenant.edu

Jordan prefers to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/northwest Georgia area, but  is willing to teach anywhere, including an international setting.

She prefers to teach high school Biology. Her extracurricular interests include coaching golf, soccer, and track.