Meet Our Staff

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Amy Pfaff-Biebel

School Administrator & Ninth English
BA and MA from Saginaw Valley State University.
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Kim Starnes

Kindergarten
BS in Elementary Education from Tusculum College
TOCS since 2013
"I believe it is my duty and privilege to teach children about Christ and what He has done for us all."
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Rebecca Mancil

First Grade
Bachelor or Arts degree in Elementary Education and American Studies from Rider University (New Jersey). Certified in NJ and TN. TOCS since 2014
" I have felt teaching as a calling for years. Starting off as a substitute teacher when my kids entered, it seemed like the perfect career path. However, as a woman of faith, I felt held back during times when the children needed spiritual guidance. I did not wish to bend the rules, but I provided the guidance they needed as I saw fit in The Lord’s eyes. When my husband and I made the decision to send our children to TOCS, I felt The Lord’s calling to apply for employment at the school. During my tenure, I have achieved that perfect balance between working in my desired job field while having the freedom to witness to my students, teach them about Jesus Christ and show them how a woman of God is supposed to act! God is good!"
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Kim Masters

Second Grade
BS in Elementary Education from Milligan Collage
TOCS since 1998
"Christian education is a great support for families seeking for their children to know the truth, to know God’s word and to know Jesus."
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Debbie Snowden

Third Grade
BS and MA in Education
TOCS since 2012
"I love starting our day with prayer. To hear the students pray for each other, their families, and to ask God to help them really touches my heart each day."
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Rita Brown

Fourth Grade
BS in Elementary Education from Tusculum College; 14 years experience
TOCS since 2006
"Christian education relates academics to Biblical principles and makes developing a relationship with Jesus Christ the most important goal."
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Candice GeFellers

Fifth Grade
BA Tusculum College
Began teaching at TOCS 2016
"I am so thankful God opened the door and blessed me with the opportunity to teach at TOCS!"
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Sherry Stockton

Sixth grade homeroom, middle school history & Ninth World History
BS in Elementary Education, Tennessee Tech University; 25 years experience
TOCS since 2004
"Christian education focuses on truth and points the student to Christ emphasizing that Christ is all, in all, above all."
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Pat Carpenter

Seventh grade homeroom ; middle school science
BS in Education Masters in Education and Science; 41 years experience
TOCS since 2011
"Christian education is important to me because it is important to God. I pray to be salt and light to my students while also helping them learn the academic content that will best prepare them for God’s next step in their journey."
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Bonnie Nance

Eighth grade homeroom; middle school math
BS in Math and English Education, LSU; 40 years teaching experience
TOCS since 1993
"Children need to be given an opportunity to attend a school that emphasizes a Biblical point of view"
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Lori Swatzell

Assistant School Director, Pre-K Director, 9th Algebra & Typing
Walters State Community College - Associates Degree - General Business
ETSU - Bachelors of Science - Finance/Banking
ETSU - Masters of Education - Special Education (Comprehensive and Modified)
Vanderbilt University - Certified Family/Child Advocate
"Kingdom Education is important to me because it incorporates our most precious gifts (our students) with our most precious Savior. We are given the opportunity to celebrate our Lord and Savior and all that He does for us daily."
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Desiree Yates

Art
Associate’s Degree from Fayetteville Technical Community College and a Bachelor's of Fine Arts from University of North Carolina-Pembroke with a certification K-12 ART Education.
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Patrick Franklin

Computer
ETSU Design Graphics, Computer Graphics, Programing & development
TOCS since 2015
"I love showing our TOCS children ways that they can use technology for Christ."
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Jodi Kriebel

Latin & Biology
BS in Biology from Tennessee Temple University
TOCS since 2013
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Sheril Whitehouse

Library
BS in History from the University of North Florida
TOCS since 2013
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Spencer Solomon

Physical Education & Bible
Bachelor's in Exercise Health Science and a minor in Biblical Studies.
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Samantha Goss

4 Year Olds
Associate’s in early childhood education from Walter’s State
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