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Directory of Teacher Education Graduates

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. Cindy Phillips at cindy.phillips@covenant.edu or 706.419.1407 to request a file.

 

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Teacher Candidates with a Bachelor of Arts Degree

 

Leah Buys

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Leah will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in ECE in May 2021. 

Contact her at leah.buys@covenant.edu.

Sydney Fitch

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Sydney will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. 

Contact her at sydney.fitch@covenant.edu.

Michaela Hall

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Michaela will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021.  She would consider teaching anywhere in the US and would consider an International setting.

She would enjoy teaching specifically 5th grade math and has enjoyed student teaching, in around Chattanooga, since 2018.  She would enjoy helpn gout with after school programs and/or Soccer club.

Contact her at michaela.hall@covenant.edu.

Sophia Hayes

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Sophia will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. She s interested in teaching in Maryland.

Contact her at sophia.hayes@covenant.edu.

EJ Holz

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

EJ will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. She would be interested in teaching in the Midwestern part of the U.S.

She has been a camp employee both in Virginia (Mountaintop Montessori School) and Colorado (East Lake camps) since June 2018 and has been a nann in MN this past summer, 2019. 

Contact her at elizabeth.holz@covenant.edu.

Chaz Kimbril

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Chaz will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021.  He would like to teach Third-Fifth grade Math and Science anywhere in the U.S.

He is interested in assisting with any sport, especially baseball.

Contact him at chaz.kimbril@covenant.edu.

Heather Long

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Heather will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. 

Contact her at heather.long@covenant.edu.

Ashley Luchenbill

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Ashley will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. 

Contact her at ashley.luchenbill@covenant.edu.

Mary-Ellen Mitchell

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Mary Ellen will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021.  She would enjoy teaching upper elementary, preferably Third-Fifth grade anywhere in the US or in an International setting.  

She has enjoyed student teaching since May 2019 in and around the Chattanooga area. She has international student teaching experience in grade three at the Christian International School of Prague in the Czech Republic.  She is open to leading student clubs and helping out with yearbook or newspaper clubs.

Contact her at maryellen.mitchell@covenant.edu.

Emily Moore

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Emily will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. She would be interested in teaching in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest Ga area or in a southern state.  She would prefer teaching Kindergarten-Third grade.  

Emily was a member of the Lady Scots Volleyball team and would enjoy coaching Volleyball as well as working Yearbook, Physical Education, Drama, or Speech Club.

Contact her at emily.moore@covenant.edu.

Meg Parry

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Meg will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. She would like to teach anywhere in the Chattanooga, TN / Northwest Georiga area or in Southern U.S. She says, "I enjoy older grades, but would love to each any grade! I feel that my strengths are in Math and Social Studies." She is also interested in helping out with any club, particularly yearbrook or newspaper.  She recently helped manage virtual online learning during the pandemic for three family on Lookout Mountain, TN.

Contact her at meg.parry@covenant.edu.

Meagan Schroeder

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5
Minor: Missions

Meagan will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. She would be open to teaching anywhere in the US as well as an International setting.  She enjoyed working as a summer toro for GLAD in 2020.

She is interested in teaching Grades K-Second and would be intersted in Drama and Soccer club.

Contact her at meagan.schroeder@covenant.edu.

Hannah Thomas

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Hannah will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021. She would like to teach in the Chattanooga, Tn/Northwest Georgia area.

Contact her at hannahm.king@covenant.edu.

Kelsey Westmoreland

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Elementary Education, P-5
Undergraduate Degree: B.A.
Major: Elementary Education, P-5

Kelsey will graduate from Covenant College with a BA in Elementary Education in May 2021.  She would like to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/NW Georgia area or iin the Southern part of the U.S.  She is open to teaching in any grade, but prefers PreK-Second.

She was a member of the Lady Scots Softball team.  She has enjoyed assisting in the afterschool program at Chattanooga Christian and would be open working with Yearbook club or Coaching softball or cheerleading.

Contact her at Kelsey.westmoreland@covenant.edu.

 


 

Teacher Candidates
with a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree

 

Zach McKillop

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: 6-12, English
Undergraduate Degree: English
Major: English
Minor: Missions

Zach graduated from Covenant College with a B.A. in English in May 2020 and is on track to graduate with an MAT degree in English in May 2021.

He would like to teach in the US.

Contact him at:zacharyd.mckillop@covenant.edu.

Jesse Riggs

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Art
Undergraduate Degree: BA
Major: MAT, Art

Jesse graduated cum laude from Covenant College in May, 2020, with a BA in Art. He will graduate from the Graduate School of Education, Covenant College, with an MAT degree, certification in Art, in May 2021.

He would like to teach HIgh School Art/Ceramics in the US, primarily in Southern states and would be interested in being involved in Art Club, FCA, and coaching Soccer. He has enjoyed his practicum placements at Dade County High School, Heritage Middle School, and volunteering at the Bethlehm Center in Chattanooga. 

As an undergraduate he was a four year starter and captain of the men's Soccer team. 

Contact him at jesse.riggs@covenant.edu

Maggie Luke

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: 6-12 English
Undergraduate Degree: BA
Major: English
Minor: Biblical & Theological Studies

Maggie graduated summa cum laude from Covenant College with a B.A. in English in May 2020 and is on track to graduate with an MAT in English degree in May 2021.

She is interested in teaching anywehre in the US.  She would be interested in assisting with the student organization National Honor Society and with creative writing and school newspaper clubs.

Contact her at: maggie.luke@covenant.edu.

Ashley Parker

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Math
Undergraduate Degree: BA
Major: MAT, Math

Ashley graduated cum laude from Covenant College in May, 2020, with a BA in Math. She will graduate from the Graduate School of Education, Covenant College, with an MAT degree in May 2021. 

Contact her at ashley.adams@covenant.edu

Hannah Pulliam

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: P-12 Music
Undergraduate Degree: Music Education

Hannah graduated summa cum laude from Covenant College with a B.A. in Music in May 2020 and is on track to graduate with an MAT in Music, May 2021.  She would prefer to teach in the Chattanooga, TN/Northwest Ga area.

Hannah is open to teaching music in either an elementary or middle school setting.  She has enjoyed being a part of an afterschool music program at East Lake Expression Engine since 2018. She has taught music lessons, facilitated collaborative group music writing worships, directed choirs, and helped lead summer music camps outside of the East Lake area, such as Indianapolis, IN.  She would be interested in being involved in Music ensembles.

Contact her at hannah.pulliam@covenant.edu.

Sabrina Richline

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Middle Grades Math and Language Arts (grades 4-8)
Undergraduate Degree: BA
Major: Education Studies
Minor: Mathematics & Language Arts

Sabrina graduated cum laude from Covenant College with a BA in Ed. Studies in May 2020 and is on track to graduate with an MAT in Math degree in May 2021.

She has been working at Chattanooga Christian School (CCS) since 2018 and currently co-teaches math at the sixth, seventh, and eight grade levels in CCS's blended classroom. As part of the school's hybrid model, she also conducts synchronous Zoom sessions for At Home Learners. In Spring of 2020 she volunteered at the Chattanooga Public Library as a TESOL intern; in this position, she developed original lesson plans to tutor a beginning ELL twice per week and to teach advanced students over Skype. Sabrina also tutored Spanish students as a Language Lab Assistant at Covenant College and interned at One Hope Tulsa in Oklahoma: a non-profit for urban youth. She would enjoy supporting extracurricular programs such as volleyball, choir (as an accompanist), creative writing, or dance.

She is interested in teaching in the U.S., but would consider an international setting or wherever there is a need for bilingual teachers. 

Contact her at: sabrina.richline@covenant.edu.

Josh Grossi

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: Psychology
Undergraduate Degree: BA
Major: MAT, Psychology

Josh graduated from Covenant College in May, 2020, with a BA in Psychology. He will graduate from the Graduate School of Education, Covenant College, with an MAT degree in May 2021.

Josh would like to teach anywhere in the US or in an International setting.  He attended the Governor's School Program in KY in 2018 and returned as an R.A. for the prestigious academic summer program. He enjoyed leading regular bi-weekly group discussions and did some event and activity planning.  His interests include Hiking, Cross-Country, Swing Dancing, and Poetry.

Contact him at josh.grossi@covenant.edu

Jacob Kortenhoeven

Date Available: July 2021
Certification Field: 6-12, English
Undergraduate Degree: English
Major: English
Minor: Education Psychology

Jacob graduated cum laude from Covenant College with a B.A. in English in May 2020 and is on track to graduate with an MAT degree in English in May 2021.

Contact him at:jacob.kortenhoeven@covenant.edu.