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Instructors

Bob Blaser

Bob has a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and did his Master's studies in Computer Science. He has taught and tutored these topics at the University level. He has a passion for teaching business and science and is retired from his career as a Systems, Software and Safety Engineer with an emphasis in Space and Aerospace. Bob has been heavily involved in STEM outreach, entrepreneurship and Business Development for many years and has been granted multiple patents.

Grace Blaser

Grace has a Bachelor's of Social Sciences and has been working with and advocating for special needs children for many years. She has a passion for empowering parents to homeschool and assisting parents with navigating ESA. As a parent of a special needs child, Grace has a passion for assisting students and parents with tools, accommodations, and resources to support the neurodivergent learner.

Sue Covey

Sue is the mother of three and grandmother of eight. She has a Bachelor's degree in Education, has taught preschool, elementary school and served many years as a girl and Boy Scout leader. For many years she was director for two large Christian (220 students) high demand preschool-1st grade programs. Sue has worked with children all her life; however, her passion began in high school when she opened a swim program. Over the years she has reached over 10,000 children, teaching them to swim and how to be safe in water.

Tiffany Davis

Tiffany is the mom to three young boys who she homeschools. Prior to becoming a mother, Tiffany received a degree in Elementary Education with a focus on early literacy. She has a Master’s in Intercultural Studies to be better equipped to work in the educational settings. Tiffany has taught from kindergarten up to sixth grade. She really enjoys whole body learning and facilitating students to think for themselves and grow in their love and passion of being a lifelong learner.

Rebekah Fletcher

Rebekah has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary education and has taught Preschool, Elementary, and Middle school. Rebekah has homeschooled for five years with children from elementary-high school. She has taken classes and trainings in special education with a specific focus on methods to address sensory processing and autism within the classroom setting. She has also served in the church as a youth leader and has a passion for learning about theology and the Bible.

Amanda Kruse

Amanda is a current homeschool mom to three children. She has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Middle School English language arts. She has seven years of experience teaching grades second through seventh. Amanda aspires to foster a lifelong love of learning in each and every student.  

Sarah McCabe

Sarah has a love for art and creating that started when she was very young and continued throughout her life. Sarah’s educational experience spans about twelve years in various roles, including college academic advisor and junior high school and high school Studio Art I-IV teacher. Sarah has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Arizona State University and completed her Master of Education from the University of Phoenix.

Deenie Meadows

Deenie has a Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science with a minor in chemistry and biological sciences and a Master's Degree in Laboratory Management. She has homeschooled their three children who are now adults. She has taught science classes to college students and been involved with children and youth ministries throughout her life.

Dr. Ray Meadows

Ray has a PhD in Theology and has taught Biblical worldview at the high school and university level for many years. He is currently teaching Biblical Worldview at Grand Canyon University (GCU). Ray also serves as the Lead Pastor at CrossLife Church, which is the facility used by Amor Dei Academy.

Kelby Milgrim

Kelby has a Bachelors of Applied Science and a Masters of Arts with an emphasis on curriculum and instruction.  Kelby has been teaching in the Phoenix metropolitan area since 1995.  He currently teaches at Phoenix Christian Preparatory School.  Kelby has received many national and state awards in the areas of Robotics and Engineering Science.

Hilary Sohm

Hilary has a BA in English with a minor in Classical Studies from The University of Arizona. She also holds two Montessori teaching certificates for preschool and lower elementary. She taught in a private school for 10 years before starting a family. She has been homeschooling her two children since birth using a variety of methods and curriculum. Her teaching style involves creating memorable learning experiences while still expecting a students’ best effort. Her goal is for children to love learning and have the tools and desire to gather information on their own.