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Mrs. Laura Bishop

Mrs. Bishop is a homeschool graduate herself and has been homeschooling her children since 2005. She and her husband got married in 1999 and have five children and another one on the way.

Mrs. Emilie Eppler

Mrs. Eppler received her B.S.B.A in management/marketing in 1997 from Union University in Jackson, TN. She has been married to her wonderful husband for 24 years, and they have been on a crazy adventure ever since. God has blessed them with 3 kids that she has been fortunate enough to homeschool for 12 years. Being a former military spouse, she has now homeschooled in 4 states. One of her favorite scriptures is Proverbs 3:5-6.

Mrs. Rachel Hamby

Mrs. Hamby started homeschooling in 2016 and wishes she would have started sooner!  Proudly, she graduated from MIZZOU with a BS in Business Administration, a BA in International Relations, and a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.  Having been married since 2001, the Hambys have been blessed with 3 wonderful children.  In her free time, she enjoys running, swimming, biking, and scrapbooking to maintain her sanity and balance.  

Mrs. Amanda James

Mrs. James has been homeschooling since 2010. She has been married for 19 years and they have a daughter, 17, and a son, 9. She has an Associates Degree in Applied Science. Mrs. James enjoys Art and Science. She loves to read, although she never has time for it. She loves spending time with her family and most importantly God.

Mr. Brandon Kinney

Mr. Kinney is an attorney in private practice in Kansas City, Missouri. He is licensed to practice law in
Missouri, Kansas, Kentucky and Washington DC. He received his Juris Doctor from Creighton
University and his Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and French from the University of Nebraska
at Omaha. Brandon has received a Diplome Elementaire de la Langue Française – Part I et II (2002)
Earned in connection with the French Consulate and administered by University of Nebraska at Omaha;
and Zertificat Deutsch (2002) Earned through the Goethe Institut.

Mrs. Lindsay Kinney

Mrs. Kinney and her husband of 19 years homeschool their children in the classical method. She has a BS in psychology and BA in biblical studies from Grace University in Omaha. Lindsay is an avid reader of commentaries, cookbooks, cultural histories, and the news. She is a fan of the Oxford comma.

Mrs. Michele Wallace

Mrs. Wallace is a college graduate from UCLA with a degree in Economics. I have been homeschooling for 10 years. I started teaching at a co-op in 2012 and continued until I joined co-op leadership in 2017. I was the teacher Cordinator for one year and had to step down because I had cancer and 2 foster children. I started teaching again in 2019 until Covid shut us down. I love teaching. My favorite subjects to teach are science and history. I am a strong Christian who desires most of all that children know that God is at the center of all that we learn and do with our lives. 

Mrs. Marsha Williams

Mrs. Williams started homeschooling after moving to Kansas City four years ago. Before that taught first and second grade. I have a BA in English Education. Along with homeschooling my kids, I teach English as a second language to children in China. My husband and I have been married 12 years and have 4 children.