Our instructors are carefully chosen by the board of directors each semester. Each instructor brings a special expertise or passion to the class they teach.
Rachel Allen has taught elementary school in Onslow County, North Carolina, as well as preschool in New Albany, Mississippi. She has a fourth grader, a first grader, and a preschooler. She is doing what she feels God has planned for her, which is teaching her children and others.
Anna Liese Call has tutored at risk children for many years and believes God revealed a true passion when her husband suggested they begin homeschooling their 10-year-old son two years ago. Anna Liese graduated from Saint Mary’s College before attending N.C. State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She continued her education at Elon University where she earned a Masters of Business Administration. Before having her son, Anna Liese served as the Executive Director of The Burlington Downtown Corporation and as a Development Officer for The Methodist Home for Children responsible for raising $1.3 million annually. She enjoys working in the garden, travel and photography.
Holly Colvard is fairly new to Alamance County. She homeschools her three children, Aidan (11), Nina (8) and Dallas (3). She enjoys scrapbooking, music and learning new things with her children. Last semester was her family's first at Archway and they loved it!
Melody Corbett has eight years of in classroom teaching experience. specializing in Newspapers in Education and was recognized as a teacher of excellence. She directed an after school tutorial group called College Bound Kids for 14 years. She is currently an office assistant to Pastor Rob Corbett at a brand-new, flourishing plant church, which meets at the Mebane Bowling Alley. She is also completing her second book, Melodious Thoughts as well as developing a new Bible curriculum for youth. She is a well-rounded woman of different interests which makes life a broad spectrum of adventure to be uncovered in the classroom.
Gina Duckett is mom to Jonathan (7), Ellie (6), and Christopher (3). She has taught in public school and is currently homeschooling. She has an undergraduate degree in sociology and psychology form UNC and a M.Ed. from UNCG in elementary grades curriculum and instruction. She loves reading (to herself and her children), gardening, and exploring with her family.
Allison Fulmer has a Bachelors degree in Marketing and General Business, working many years in outside sales and event planning before moving to Mebane from Birmingham, Alabama in June, 2011. Four months later, it was clear God was calling her to homeschool so the search for a good support group and enrichment began. Archway quickly became the highlight of their week. Now in her 4th year of homeschooling her 10 year old daughter (4th year at Archway and 3rd year as Treasurer), she is excited about helping Archway become better and better for our children and parents. Allison enjoys gardening and exploring with her family in her free time.
Nathalie Harris has been homeschooling her three children, Colton (8), Rogan (6), Adelaine (3), for three years. She has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and taught second grade for two years before her oldest child was born. She loves gardening, sewing, yoga, and seeing the world through the eyes of her children.
Sonya Jeffords homeschools her two daughters, Acacia (7) and Jasmine (5). She works from home as a fiction author and a freelance graphic designer. Her published books span multiple genres including children's books, young adult fiction, historical fantasy, contemporary fantasy, and science fiction.
Deanna McClay is a graduate of Wilmington University with a degree in General Studies. She also has Associates of Arts degrees in both Biology and Journalism. An Air Force veteran, she served as a Public Affairs troop and was the editor of the Airlifter, a 28-page weekly newspaper. Before her military service, she worked as a professional photographer, a field in which she still works today. She has been involved with Archway for four years and is currently serving on the Archway Classes Board of Directors. She has been homeschooling her two sons, Wade (10), and Liam (6), for five years. Deanna also enjoys travel, building relationships and, of course, photography.
Christie Moser has an A.A.S. degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing. She also has an A.A.S. degree with honors in Graphic Art and Advertising Design, and a certificate with honors in Computer Graphics. Working part-time as a Graphic Designer, Christie balances life homeschooling daughters, Sidney Clay and Mallory. Christie is the founder of Haven of Hope & Healing, a pregnancy and infant loss center, which she and her husband, Darrell, started after their son was stillborn full-term in 2002. Growing up, Christie enjoyed being in the kitchen helping her mom and learning from her as she entertained with countless parties and family gatherings. Now Christie enjoys doing the same with her daughters. Expressing her creativity and hospitality through 3 Curly Girls, Christie offers graphic design services, handmade invitations, party planning, and more.
Tom Pryor is a graduate of Liberty University and a proud Army Veteran. He and his wife, Shannon, have been married for nine years and have been homeschooling their amazing boys for two years. He loves being a part of his children’s education and all the adventures that come with it.
Michelle Sheets is a wife to her wonderful husband, mother and teacher to four delightful daughters, whom she has homeschooled for 8 years. She studied two years at university before marrying the love of her life and starting a family. She especially enjoys using literature, art and nature to teach children about the creativity and love of God our Father. She has been a member of The Lamb's Chapel for 11 years where she serves in the Children's and Middle School ministries.
Kellie Stubblefield is in her sixth year teaching at Archway and homeschooling her two children, AJ (10) and Alexa (13). She earned her masters degree in Special Education at Texas Christian University and is a certified Montessori teacher and social worker. She taught in public and private schools for over 10 years. She is currently serving on the Archway Classes Board of Directors. Kellie loves to travel with her family, play volleyball, Zumba and make her students laugh whenever possible.
Shannon Stucker is a happily married, busy mom of three, giving her best in raising her kiddos and serving God. Her professional background is in corporate fitness and higher education. In her pre-mom life, she was a Fitness Specialist and Kids Fitness Director for Honda of America Manufacturing and then a Student Activities Director for a college. She has a degree in Physical Education/Exercise Science from Morehead State University and a graduate degree from Indiana University in Higher Education/Student Affairs Administration. She and her family moved here from Ohio in 2012 and began homeschooling that fall. They co-own Rent-a-Jumpy.com and previously owned a scrapbooking store in Ohio. Her favorite things about living here are North Carolina winters, the beach, and homeschooling. She enjoys sports, traveling, scrapbooking, volunteering, and spending time with her family.
Tiffany White has been homeschooling her four children ages 8-17 for the past ten years. She graduated in 1994 from UNC, Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Public Policy, and a paralegal certificate from Meredith College in 1995. With a love for geography and missions, Tiffany founded a homeschool learning experience called Geomissions which met monthly for classes combining missions and geography in a family style learning environment, covering a different continent each year. In addition to those interests, Tiffany loves Jesus, her family, quilting, and history.
Taylor Zak is a second-year teacher with Archway. She is married to David and together, they have three children, Ansley, (4) and twins, Easton and Grayson (2). Taylor is a Zumba instructor at Focus Fitness for Women, Zenitry Yoga Studio, and Gold's Gym. She is also a licensed Zumba Kids instructor and is AFAA certified. Taylor has her associates of arts degree and is currently pursuing her next degree. Taylor enjoys spending quality time with her close friends and family and loves to vacation.