Becky Evans – Co-Administrator
Mrs. Evans has been involved in DMFH since its inception in fall 2009 except for a 2½ year hiatus in 2011. Prior to 2009, she served for 12 years as head adminstrator of Solid Rock Enrichment Program as the ministry was previously called. Becky and her husband are veteran homeschoolers of 22½ years to their four boys, all graduates of this program. She and her husband are grandparents to four (and counting!) beautiful grandchildren. Late last year, Becky completed her training and internship in lay biblical counseling. She was invited to serve with the lay biblical counseling ministry team in her church where she has humbly participated. Mrs. Evans loves spending time with her children and grandchildren, enjoys most recreational activities as well as reading and studying, travel, and get togethers with friends and family. "The book to read is not the one that thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that." ~James McCosh, 11th President of Princeton University
Rachel Davis – Co-Administrator
Rachel Davis has been married for 20 years to her best friend Mark. They have 3 beautiful girls that they have homeschooled for 8 years. Rachel has been serving in children’s ministry on and off for the last 14 years. She loves teaching kids and helping them to develop their personal relationship with Jesus Christ. She has been a part of DMFH since 2007 and is returning for her 2nd year as an Assistant Administrator. She is actively involved with several homeschool groups within the community and enjoys encouraging families in their personal homeschool journey. She believes it is a privilege and a blessing to be called to homeschool and loves every moment living life with her family.
Administration email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathy Anderson – Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Kathy Anderson – Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Kathy and her husband have three adult children, one of which is married and has two children of her own. This will be Kathy’s 18th year teaching in this homeschool program: God’s ministry and mission field in preparing young people for what the Lord has for them. She is a SPARKS Director in the AWANA Program and enjoys family time especially with her two grandsons.
Diann Holmes - Kindergarten and 1st Grade Assistant
Diann, and her husband Cully, have finished 11 amazing and rewarding years homeschooling their three children, Cameron (17), Wesley (15) and Sierra (15), and are now watching with delight and awe as the three of them explore and relish all of the incredible opportunities that await them at their Public High School in Parker. The Holmes children have all been a part of DMFH from 1st through 8th grade and continue to look forward to any opportunities they may have to come back and share the joys of this amazing program. Diann has been an assistant teacher to Kathy Anderson in the Kindergarten and First grade classes for the past three years. She graduated Cum Laude, with a degree in Sociology, from the Colorado University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1987, and also has a strong college course background in Biology, Chemistry and several other physical and social sciences. Aside from her family, Diann's passions are in photography and nature, music, sewing and anything that is artistic.
Chris Smart – Writing
Christina Smart is a veteran homeschooler who taught her three children for 17 wonderful years. Following God’s direction, she continues serving the homeschool community by helping families and teaching students. She has taught a variety of classes in co-operatives, enrichment programs, and privately. Writing is a fun subject for her and she truly enjoys making it fun for kids, too. Although Chris has a lot of interests and hobbies (just not enough time for them all) her favorite pastime is spoiling her grandchildren!
Sarah Phippen – Art
Sarah is excited to return to DMFH to teach art. She studied portraiture with Valerie Snyder Studio for many years, and the Ryder Studio in 2009. Sarah has worked in pencil drawing, pen and ink, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, oil, and bronze sculpture. Her own artwork features American Western themes and rural subjects, primarily horses and cattle, and may be seen online at http://www.sarahphippenart.blogspot.com/.
Alicia Johnson – Human Anatomy
A Colorado native living in Monument with her husband. She has two grown children. Alicia has been an active teacher in children’s ministry with VBS, Sunday school, and Children’s Church for many years. She is currently on staff with her church as children’s director. Her passion has been with the AWANA ministry for the last 20 years, serving in many roles including T&T Director & Club Commander. She loves kids and has a heart to teach them about Jesus and to see Him in their daily lives. She has really enjoyed and learned so much while teaching different subjects these past 4 years.
Russ Carter – Biblical Apologetics
Russ and his wife, Leslie, homeschool their 3 children, Alyssa (21), David (15), and Josh (13). He graduated from Colorado Christian University with a degree in Biblical Studies. He is the director of Biblically Correct Tours for whom he conducts tours of museums and zoos based on Biblical facts for both students and adults. This is his 6th year teaching for us and his fourth year on the DMFH Board of Directors.