Jay Burcham – President

Brentwood Bear Since 2015

Jay Burcham, President, is a graduate of Abilene Christian University with both a Bachelor of Science and Masters degree in Clinical Psychology. He went on to complete doctorate work at Stanford-Saybrook Institute in Neurological Psychology. Jay served on the BCS board for eleven years and as Board Chair for four years. Before coming to Brentwood Jay co-founded and owned a company that provided educational and behavioral resources to schools across the country. Jay and his family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Jeff Morris – CFO

Brentwood Bear Since 2013

Jeff Morris, Chief Financial Officer, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Abilene Christian University and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University, Mays Business School.  Jeff and his wife attend Westover Hills Church of Christ.

Wayne Marks – CTO/CSO

Brentwood Bear Since 2014

Wayne Marks serves as the Chief Technology Officer and Chief Security Officer at Brentwood Christian.  He studied business administration at UT-El Paso and has over 40 years of progressive technology management experience.  Wayne attends Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Carol Johnson – Secondary Principal

Brentwood Bear Since 2012

Carol Johnson, Secondary Principal, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from New Mexico State University and a Master degree in Educational Administration from Texas State University.  She has over 10 years of classroom teaching experience as well as 7 years in the role of Assistant Principal at the secondary level with Round Rock and Leander ISD.  Carol holds a Principal certification with the Texas State Board of Education. She and her husband attend East Side Church of Christ.

Jeremy Thornton – Elementary Principal

Brentwood Bear Since 2020

Jeremy Thornton, Elementary Principal, is a graduate of Lubbock Christian University with a Masters in Educational Leadership and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education. He is Principal K-12 certified and holds a certification in Professional Development and Appraisal System as well as Instructional Leadership Development. Jeremy has over 16 years of teaching and administration experience working in private and public school systems including over two years as Associate Director for Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS). He and his family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ and have a son who is a current student at BCS.

Leah Smith – Middle School Principal & Academic Advisor

Brentwood Bear Since 2016

Leah Smith, Middle School Principal and Academic Advisor, Earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences from Texas State University and a Master of Education from Angelo State University, as well as being a certified school counselor. She brings years of experience having been a high school science teacher and a counselor in Taylor ISD and Thorndale ISD respectively. Leah and her family attend Highway 95 Church of Christ in Taylor, TX.

Jeffrey Doege – Athletic Director

Brentwood Bear Since 2018
Coaching Since 1997

Jeffrey Doege, Athletic Director, earned a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science in Physical Education from Southwest Texas State University.  Jeffrey also serves as the Head Baseball Coach for Brentwood.  He is certified through the State Board of Education in Secondary Physical and Health Education. Coach Doege and his family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Correy Washington – Associate Athletic Director & Head Football Coach

Brentwood Bear Since 2015
Coaching Since 2015

Correy Washington serves as our Associate Athletic Director & Head Football Coach. Coach Washington has a Bachelors Degree in Integrated Studies with a focus in Human Resource Management and Biblical Studies from Abilene Christian University. Coach Washington has six years of coaching experience, five have been for Brentwood. He and his wife, Desiree, attend Westover Hills Church of Christ.

Kimberly McLain – Director of Admissions

Brentwood Bear Since 2011

Kimberly McLain, Director of Admissions, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from The University of Texas at Tyler.  She has over fifteen years of business leadership experience.  She and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Sarah Wilson – Director of Fundraising & Events

Brentwood Bear Since 2014

Sarah Wilson, Director of Fundraising and Events, is a graduate of Lesley Carnelley Business College in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has over twenty years of accounting and business management  experience. Sarah and her family attend Westover Hills Church of Christ.

Brandy Gauthier – Director of Communications

Brentwood Bear Since 2015

Brandy Gauthier is the Director of Communications and has an extensive background in Marketing and Communications across multiple industries. She and her husband are parents to one current BCS student.

De Shondra Booker – Director, Extended Day

Brentwood Bear Since 2011

De Shondra Booker, Director of Extended Day, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from The University of Texas at Austin.  She is also the Director of the Brentwood MOPS program that began in the fall of 2018.  She and her family attend East Side Church of Christ.

Amanda Mayfield – School Nurse

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Practicing Medicine Since 2018

Amanda Mayfield is the full-time on-site R.N. at Brentwood. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Harding University and is a licensed Registered Nurse with the Texas State Board. Prior to her working at Brentwood she worked in Postpartum at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center and was cross-trained in Labor and Delivery, and in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Amanda and her husband, Taylor, attend Round Rock Church of Christ.

Tori Penland – Human Resources Manager

Brentwood Bear Since 2015

Tori Penland, Human Resources Manager, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Abilene Christian University and is a Certified Benefits Professional and Society of Human Resource Management – Certified Professional.  Tori began her HR career in 2003 with the not-for-profits Travis County Medical Society and The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas before joining BCS.  She attends Westover Hills Church of Christ.

Rita Thornton – Athletics Business Manager

Brentwood Bear Since 2020

Rita Thornton, Athletics Business Manager, is a graduate of Lubbock Christian University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She has over 10 years of experience teaching and working in an administrative roll in several schools around Texas. She holds a teaching license in Business Education – Grades 6-12. Rita and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ and have a son who is a current student at BCS.

 

Board Member

Roland Beasley

Joined the Board in 2020

Roland Beasley spent the majority of his career in the petrochemical industry with ARCO Chemical Company living in Texas and Pennsylvania. He held the position of vice president at ARCO when he retired and moved back to Texas in 1993. He attended Texas A&M University and received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Later in his career, he attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. Roland has served as a deacon in three different congregations and as an elder in two. He and his wife Jean attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ where he serves as an elder.

Board Member

Wade Benton

Joined the Board in 2016

Wade Benton is a Senior Manager with HNTB Corporation. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas. Wade and his family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ. He and his wife Suzy Benton, a BCS elementary teacher, are the parents of two BCS high school students.

Board Member

Cheryl Billante

Joined the Board in 2011

Cheryl Billante graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Harding University, a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and a Doctorate with an emphasis in Neurolaryngology from Vanderbilt University. She retired from biomedical research in the Vanderbilt Department of Otolaryngology in 2012. In addition to the BCS Board, Cheryl serves on the Executive Board for Lifeline Chaplaincy and Compassionate Touch. She and her family attend Round Rock Church of Christ. Cheryl and her husband, Mark Billante, are the parents of a Brentwood high school student.

Board Member

Ernest Booker

Joined the Board in 2020

Ernest Booker has worked in the insurance industry for 25 years.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and has professional designations as a Risk Manager and Certified Property Casualty Underwriter.  He and his wife, DeShondra Booker, are members of the Church of Christ at Eastside and have one daughter who is a proud BCS student.

Board Member

Royce Clark

Joined the Board in 2002

Royce Clark is a Senior Director, WW Program Management at Dell EMC, Extreme Scale Infrastructure.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Oklahoma Christian University and a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.  Royce and his family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.  He and his wife, Jennifer Clark, are the parents of two current BCS students and a graduate of BCS.

Board Member

Kip Fluitt

Joined the Board in 2012

Kip is an Integrated Circuit Designer with Apple Inc.  He earned an Associate of Applied Science from Texas State Technical College, a Bachelor of Arts from Abilene Christian University, and a Masters of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University.  He and his family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ where Kip serves as a deacon.  Kip and his wife, Frances Fluitt, are the parents of two BCS students.

Board Member

Brian Gruis

Joined the Board in 2018

Brian Gruis is a member of Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ where he attends with his family.  Brian serves in the church’s home group and youth ministries and helps facilitate classes.  Professionally he has been a business owner for 20 years working in real estate development, agriculture and solar projects in the Midwest, Canada and Austin area. Brian and his wife, Brandi Gruis, are the parents of two BCS students.

Chairman Of The Board

Brian Jackson

Joined the Board in 2007

Brian is a partner and co-owner of Jackson & Carter PLLC. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Abilene Christian University and received a Juris Doctor from the University of Houston School of Law. In addition to the BCS Board, Brian serves on the board of Helping Autism through Learning and Outreach. He and his family attend Round Rock Church of Christ. Brian and his wife, Kristi Jackson, are parents of three Brentwood students.

John Keesey

Joined the Board in 2018

John Keesey is a State Police Captain with the Texas Attorney General’s Office.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Southwest Texas State University.  John serves as a deacon at Westside Church of Christ in Round Rock where he and his family attend.  He and his wife, Dana Keesey, are the parents of a BCS high school student and a Lubbock Christian University student.

Board Member

Brian White

Joined the Board in 2016

Brian White is the Managing Partner of 9Gauge Partners, LLC, a management consulting firm.  He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Texas State University and is a licensed CPA in the state of Texas.  Brian serves as a deacon at Westside Church of Christ in Round Rock where he and his family attend.  He and his wife, Christie White, are the parents of a current BCS high school student and a BCS graduate.

2nd Grade Teacher

Janaye Barker – 2nd Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Teaching Since 2019

Janaye Barker, second grade teacher, is a graduate of Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She has previously taught at Timmerman Elementary in Pflugerville where she taught fourth grade reading, writing, and Texas history. Janaye served as a camp counselor at Camp Blue Haven for three years.

1st Grade Teacher

Suzy Benton – 1st Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2013
Teaching Since 2013

Suzy Benton, first-grade teacher, is a graduate of UT Austin with a B.S. in elementary education. She holds endorsements in Reading and English and is working on her Gifted and Talented Certification. Suzy taught second grade for two years before moving to 1st grade. Suzy, and her husband, Wade, attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ and have one BCS graduate and one current student.

4th Grade Teacher

Summer Best – 4th Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2003
Teaching Since 2003

Summer Best, holds a B.S. in elementary education from ACU and has previously taught preschool and elementary computer at Brentwood. She is also a Brentwood alumna, class of 1997. Summer and her husband, Clint, have four sons, two are Brentwood graduates and two are current students. The Best family attends Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Jeri Birdwell – HS English Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2016
Teaching Since 1993

Jeri Birdwell holds a B.A. in English and a minor in German from the University of Texas. She was named Teacher of the Year, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 at Manor Excel Academy and was a 4-time recipient of the Teacher of the Month award while at Pflugerville High School. Jeri attends Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Michele Broadway – MS & HS Mathematics Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2004
Teaching Since 1990

Michele Broadway, math teacher, holds a MEd from ACU. She has many years of experience teaching band, secondary math, and science in public school.  Michele and her husband attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

1st Grade Teacher

Sylvia Burcham – 1st Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2003
Teaching Since 2003

Sylvia Burcham holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from ACU with reading and early childhood endorsements. Sylvia and her husband Jay, who is the President of BCS, are parents of one current BCS student and two graduates. They attend the Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Crystle Castro – American Sign Language Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Teaching Since 2020

Crystle Castro is the American Sign Language (ASL) teacher for our Brentwood Elementary Students. Crystle holds a Bachelor’s degree in General Studies from Texas State University minoring in psychology, sociology, and mass comm. She is certified in American Sign Language Studies. Sign Language has been a part of Mrs. Castro’s life since early childhood as her mother worked as a TA for the Deaf program with AISD for 13 years. After college, Crystle went on to try the Interpreting program but quickly realized interpreting was not what God had planned for her. Like her mother, she worked as a TA for the Deaf program with AISD for 1 year, then worked as a substitute teacher for AISD and Texas School for the Deaf for another year before finding her home here at Brentwood Christian School.

Cynthia Davis – MS Mathematics Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2000
Teaching Since 2000

Cynthia Davis teaches Middle School Mathematics. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Abilene Christian University. Cynthia previously taught as a fifth-grade teacher and served as director of admissions and special events. Cynthia and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

4th Grade Teacher

Veronica Eke – 4th Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Teaching Since 2020

Veronica, 4th grade teacher, is a recent graduate of Huston Tillotson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. She completed her student teaching at Pflugerville’s Mott Elementary. Veronica has served as an elementary teacher assistant and preschool teacher at various schools.

 

Evelyn Ellis – 5th Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2003
Teaching Since 1985

Evelyn Ellis, who now teaches fifth grade at BCS, has a B.S. in education from ACU. Evelyn has over thirty years of teaching experience with the majority of that time being in Christian education. Evelyn and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Megan Fleming – 3rd Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2019
Teaching Since 2019

Megan is a graduate of Abilene Christian University Honors College with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies majoring in Education for Early Childhood – 6th Grade and minoring in Bible, Missions & Ministry. She completed student teaching at Austin & Taylor Elementary and worked as a tutor at Alpha Scholars and multiple schools in Abilene. Megan is a Brentwood alumna, class of 2015. Megan and her husband, Robert, attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

2nd Grade Teacher

Britney Gittinger – 2nd Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2016
Teaching Since 2014

Britney Gittinger was previously a Kindergarten aide and is now teaching second grade. She graduated from ACU with certification in Reading and Language Arts.  Britney is also a parent to two BCS students.

Kaleen Graessle – HS Mathematics Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 1993
Teaching Since 1990

Kaleen Graessle holds a B.S. in physics and an M. Ed. in curriculum and instruction from ACU. She has over twenty years as a math teacher. Kaleen was the 1999 Teacher of the Year and is Department Chair for Math. She and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Jackson Hager – Library Assistant

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Teaching Since 2020

Jackson Hager, Library Assistant, graduated from ACU in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in History, then graduated from Baylor in 2020 with a Master’s degree in Museum Studies. Jackson is a Brentwood alumnus, class of 2014.

Elementary Librarian/Elementary Curriculum Coordinator

Tere Hager – Elementary Librarian

Brentwood Bear Since 2006
Teaching Since 2002

Tere Hager, elementary librarian and elementary curriculum coordinator, holds a B.S. in education from ACU and an M.L.S. from Texas Woman’s University. She and her husband Mark are the parents of three graduates of BCS, and they attend Westover Hills Church of Christ.

Kindergarten Teacher

Julie Ann Harper – Kindergarten Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2017
Teaching Since 2017

Julie Ann Harper graduated from Harding University with a Bachelor in Early Childhood and a Masters in Reading. She is also the high school cheerleading coach.

Jimmie Harper – HS History & Bible Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2014
Teaching Since 2014

Jimmie Harper teaches US History, World History, and Bible. He holds a B.S. in social science from Harding University with a minor in Biblical studies.

Cody Hunt – MS History Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2021

Cody Hunt teaches middle school History and is the Assistant Coach for Football, Basketball, & Baseball. Cody attended Gordon College where he played on the basketball team and holds a degree in Political Science with a minor in Business Administration. He has coached for several different AAU basketball organizations and previously was the assistant Basketball coach for Brentwood during the 2019-20 season. Cody is a Brentwood alumnus, class of 2015, during his time as a student he played for the Bears and received an All-State medal.

Carrie Hunter – MS English Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2005
Teaching Since 2005

Carrie Hunter teaches Middle School English. She previously taught fifth grade for eleven years at Brentwood Christian. Carrie earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Oklahoma Christian University and is certified in both elementary and secondary education. She is a Brentwood Alumna, class of 2001, and attends Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Cynthia Hutson – K4 Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2011
Teaching Since 2002

Cynthia Hutson, K4 teacher previously taught second grade for eight years at BCS.  She holds a B.S. in elementary education from ACU and a master’s in education from Texas Woman’s University. Cynthia and her family attend Leander Church of Christ.

3rd Grade Teacher

Amber Kidd – 3rd Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2013
Teaching Since 2013

Amber Kidd previously taught K4-8th grade computers and MS Math at Brentwood. Amber graduated from York College and the University of Phoenix. She and her husband Josh worship at Westside Church of Christ where he serves as Minister of Youth.

Vanessa Maleare – Theater Arts Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2019
Teaching Since 2019

Vanessa is a graduate of Lipscomb University with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater and Bible. She has worked as a children’s minister at multiple Churches of Christ and most recently was the Children’s Director at Mosaic Church Austin.

High School Biology and Forensic Science

Michelle Mallett – HS Biology & Forensics

Brentwood Bear Since 2012
Teaching Since 1992

Michelle Mallett holds a B.S. in biology from Oklahoma Christian University.  She is Department Chair for Science, “Masters of Science & Engineering Coordinator, and “Forensic Science Challenge” Coordinator. Michelle and her husband, Jevon, are parents of two current BCS students; the family attends Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Kaylin Mannon – HS Math

Brentwood Bear Since 2019
Teaching Since 2019

Kaylin is a recent graduate of Harding University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a minor in Bible and Ministry. She completed her student teaching at Cabot High School and Riverview Junior High in Arkansas. Kaylin is an award winning college track and field star holding multiple school records.

Ariana Marks – Girls Basketball & HS History

Brentwood Bear Since 2017
Coaching/Teaching Since 2017

Ariana Marks is the head girls basketball coach and high school history teacher. Coach Marks was a Lady Bear during her time attending Brentwood and graduated class of 2014. Coach Marks is a graduate of Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Education with an emphasis in Sports Administration.

High School Computer Science & Head Basketball Coach

Donte Mathis – Boys Basketball & HS Computer

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Coaching/Teaching Since 2017

Donte Mathis is the Computer Teacher and Boys Basketball Coach. He is a graduate of Texas State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications with a minor in Psychology. Donte is the founder and Executive Director of Elevation Sports which focused on developing student-athletes for the next step in their basketball careers. Coach Mathis has 13 years of experience in professional international basketball leagues and coached the men’s varsity team at Texas Christian School for two years.

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High School English Teacher

Taylor Mayfield – HS English Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2018
Teaching Since 2018

Taylor Mayfield holds a B.A. in English from Harding University with a minor in Biblical studies. He and his wife, Amanda, attend Round Rock Church of Christ.

5th grade

Paul Morrow – 5th Grade Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2016
Teaching Since 2016

Paul Morrow, a fifth-grade teacher, holds a B.A. in youth ministry and a M.Ed. in education from Lipscomb University. He served as a missionary in Brazil for 13 years. Paul is a Brentwood alumnus, class of 1996 and is the parent of a current BCS student.

Middle School Math & Science Teacher

Carol Neil – MS Math & Science

Brentwood Bear Since 2017
Teaching Since 1996

Carol Neil, middle school Math & Science teacher, holds a BS in Education with an emphasis in Math from ACU. Carol and her husband attend Round Rock Church of Christ.

Madison Pamplin – Chemistry & IPC Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2019
Teaching Since 2019

Madison is a recent graduate of Abilene Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies majoring in Education for Early Childhood – 6th Grade. She completed her student teaching at several elementary schools in Abilene including Abilene Christian School. Madison also worked as a tutor with ACU Reading Rangers and at multiple schools in Abilene. She teaches Chemistry and IPC.

5th-12th Grade Band Director

Travis Pollard- Band Director

Brentwood Bear Since 2006
Teaching Since 2004

Travis Pollard, band director, holds a B.M. in music education from Tennessee Tech and an M.M. from UT Austin.  He also teaches theater tech and fourth-grade music. He was named the 2015 TCSA Teacher of the Year.  Travis and his wife, Amanda, are the parents of two current BCS students; they attend the Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Danielle Riedesel – Mastering the Standards

Brentwood Bear Since 2018
Teaching Since 2018

Danielle Riedesel teaches our Mastering the Standards and Learning Lab classes. She graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelors degree in International Studies. Danielle is a member of Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Karla Roberson – Spanish Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2018
Teaching SInce 2020

Karla Roberson, Spanish Teacher, earned a Bachelor of in Spanish-Language Teaching with a minor in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.  She has fourteen years of business administration experience; ten of which were at the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Officer.  Karla and her family attend Wells Branch Community Church.

High School English

Paul Robison – HS English

Brentwood Bear Since 2013
Teaching Since 2006

Paul Robison, high school English teacher, holds B.A. in Bible and English from Harding, M.A. in New Testament studies and missions from Harding Graduate School, and a doctorate in church leadership from Bethel Theological Seminary. Paul is in his sixth year at BCS. He and his wife Melinda served as missionaries in Italy for 18 years.

Diann Sloan – HS Physics & Engineering

Brentwood Bear Since 2012
teaching Since 2012

Diann Sloan, high school Physics and Engineering Teacher, earned a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from The University of California, Santa Cruz, and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from The University of Texas at Austin. She and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Katie Smith – Elementary P.E. Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2004
Coaching/Teaching Since 2004

Katie Smith, elementary PE teacher and coach, holds a B.A. in education from Harding. She also coaches cross country, basketball, and track and field at Brentwood. She and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Lindsey Smith – Secondary Art Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2019
Teaching Since 2019

Lindsey is a graduate of Northeastern State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramic and Sculpture. She is an award-winning sculptor in the final stage of the alternative teaching program to obtain her teaching certificate.

Amanda Stanglin – Elementary Music & Art Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2014
Teaching Since 2014

Amanda Stanglin teaches music and art for Kindergarten through third grade.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies from Harding University.  Amanda and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Adam Stow – MS & HS Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Teaching Since 2020

Adam Stow teaches 8th Grade History, 8th Grade Bible, and 9th Grade Speech. He graduated from Harding University with a degree in General Studies with a Focus in Bible and Communication. Adam and his wife, Lindsey, attend Round Rock Church of Christ.

Lindsey Stow – MS English and Reading Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Teaching Since 2020

Lindsey Stow is a graduate of Harding University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Spanish Language. She was a McNair Scholar throughout her college career and worked as a Resident Assistant and Office Assistant while at Harding. Lindsey also served two summers as a camp counselor for Uplift at Harding.

Alicia Tillotson – Kindergarten Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Teaching Since 2005

Alicia Tillotson, Kindergarten Teacher, earned a Bachelor of Science in Dance from Texas State University. Mrs. Tillotson has fourteen years of experience teaching Pre-K4 to first grade in Austin area elementary schools. She is a certified teacher in the state of Texas. Alicia and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Elementary Aide

Shelley Tindel – Elementary Aide

Brentwood Bear Since 2016
Teaching Since 2004
Shelley Tindel serves as an Elementary Classroom Aide in K4. She is a graduate of Harding University and formerly taught at BCS. She is the parent of a BCS student.

Rory Tyson – P.E., Volleyball & Softball Coach

Brentwood Bear Since 2019
Coaching/Teaching Since 2009

Rory is a graduate of Angelo State University with a Bachelor Science in Kinesiology and English. She comes to us from Gateway College Prep where she was the Head Volleyball Coach, Assistant Softball Coach and Reading Lab Teacher for 5th – 8th grade.

Deyra Vivanco – MS & HS Spanish Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2020
Teaching Since 1991

Deyra Vivanco, Middle School and High School Spanish Teacher, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a concentration in Special Education from Universidad Regiomontana in Monterrey, Mexico. Ms. Vivanco served as a Teacher’s Coordinator and taught in the Education and Philosophy college at the University after graduation. Deyra also taught first through fifth-grade students for eight years at Montessori Institue Anahuac in Monterrey, Mexico, and most recently taught pre-kindergarten and early education students at YPW Spanish Immersion School in Austin. Ms. Vivanco holds a teaching license from Mexico.

Computer Teacher - Elementary/Middle School

Dorothy Walters – Computer Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2018
Teaching Since 2009

Dorothy Walters serves as the technology teacher for K4-8th grade. She is also responsible for the overall content and development of the elementary yearbook. She holds a B.S. in Psychology and Family Studies from Abilene Christian University. She then completed course work at Midwestern State University to earn her teaching certificate. Later she went on to receive an M.Ed in Educational Technology from Texas A&M University. Mrs. Walters and her husband, Colonel Travis Walters, have three children currently attending Brentwood. Dorothy and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Lisa Warner – Drill Team Instructor

Brentwood Bear Since 2014
Coaching/Teaching Since 2001

Lisa Warner serves as the drill team director, the musical theater choreographer, and Claw Crew sponsor. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance Education and M.Ed from Arizona State University. Post-graduation, Mrs. Warner taught dance for the local high schools and served as a guest choreographer for numerous high school programs and musical productions. Later, she served as an administrator at a high school and then a stay-at-home mom, but continued her passion for dance by teaching at local dance studios. She and her family attend First United Methodist Church of Round Rock.

Daniel Watkins – Choir Director & Music Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 2020

Daniel is a graduate of Florida College with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a minor in Biblical Languages. He comes to us from Grapevine High School where he worked as the Music Director in the Theater department for five years. Daniel also has over seven years of vocal instructor and accompaniment experience and served as a camp counselor for 13+ years with Florida College Dry Creek Camp. He teaches 4th and 5th grade music and directs Middle School and High School choirs as well as the show choir, Encore.

Jonathan Weed – HS Economics & MS History

Brentwood Bear Since 1999
Teaching Since 1999

Jonathan Weed serves as adviser for the school newspaper and teaches secondary social science. He is a Brentwood alumnus, class of 1991. Jonathan holds a B.A. in history from ACU and a B.J. in journalism from UT. He and his family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Kathy Wilson – MS Science

Brentwood Bear Since 2007
Teaching Since 2007

Kathy Wilson, Middle School Science Teacher, earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Mrs. Wilson previously worked for BCS serving as the Extended Day activities coordinator and in the Children’s Ark program as a teacher. She has many years of experience working in the private sector including eight years in different engineering and specialist roles at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as well as four years in the United States Army as an Intelligence Analyst and Korean Linquist. Kathy and her family attend Cameron Road Church of Christ.

 

Mel Witcher – HS History & Bible Teacher

Brentwood Bear Since 1989
Teaching Since 1982

Mel Witcher, Bible and History Department Chair, earned a Bachelor of Music Education from Abilene Christian University, a Master of Music Education from North Texas University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies from Austin Graduate School of Theology.  He teaches high school History and Bible as well as the Capstone class.  Mel has been named both TCSA and NCSA Teacher of the Year for outstanding contributions to Christian education.  He and his family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ, where Mel serves as an elder.

Jessica Doege – Executive Assistant to the Secondary Principal

Brentwood Bear Since 2018

Jessica Doege, Executive Assistant, serves in the Secondary office assisting the Principal. She has over 15 years of office administration experience in the healthcare industry. Jessica and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Penny Hagen – Senior Executive Assistant

Brentwood Bear Since 2007

Penny Hagen is the Senior Executive Assistant in the administration offices. She also serves as the Sophomore Class Sponsor. Penny and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Kathy Jones – Campus Monitor

Brentwood Bear Since 2016

Kathy Jones, Campus Monitor, also serves as an Elementary Teacher Aide for fifth grade. She and her husband attend Marble Falls Church of Christ and Round Rock Church of Christ.

Matthew Newby – Athletics Operations Manager

Brentwood Bear since 2020

Matthew Newby, Athletics Operations Manager, is a graduate of McMurry University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Human Performance. In addition to serving as Operations Manager, Matthew assists with coaching the High School Varsity football team. He has five years of athletic coaching experiencing in Texas and Louisiana including both football and track. Matthew, his wife, and young son attend church in Bastrop, Texas.

Denise Riley – Accounts Receivable Specialist

Brentwood Bear Since 2014

Denise Riley, Accounts Receivable Specialist, studied accounting at Austin Community College and has over fifteen years of accounting experience. Denise and her husband, John a graduate of BCS, have three current BCS students.

Corrie Rucker – Elementary Administrative Assistant

Brentwood Bear Since 2020

Nancy Sutton – Executive Assistant to the Elementary Principal

Brentwood Bear Since 2019

Nancy Sutton is the Executive Assistant to the Elementary Principal. She and her husband are parents to one current Brentwood student.

Angela Taylor – Accounting Manager

Brentwood Bear Since 2009

Angela Taylor, Accounting Manager, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.  She has over ten years of previous accounting experience and formerly taught in the BCS Preschool.  Angela and her family attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ, where her husband serves as an elder.

Nancy Tindel – Registrar

Brentwood Bear Since 1996

Nancy Tindel, Registrar, has been with the school for over twenty years. She is the parent of three BCS graduates and the grandparent of four BCS students. She and her husband attend Brentwood Oaks Church of Christ.

Lauren Warner – Admissions Assistant

Brentwood Bear Since 2007

Lauren Warner, Admissions Assistant, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Harding University.  She previously worked for Region XIII Education Services Center.  Lauren and her family attend Cameron Road Church of Christ.

Angela Wood – Secondary Administrative Assistant

Brentwood Bear Since 2020

Angela Wood is the Administrative Assistant to the Secondary Office she graduated from Texas A&M with a B.S. in Actuarial Science. Angela has an extensive background in accounting, bookkeeping, and teaching. She and her husband are parents to two current Brentwood students.

De Shondra Booker – Director, Extended Day

Brentwood Bear Since 2011

De Shondra Booker, Director of Extended Day, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from The University of Texas at Austin.  She is also the Director of the Brentwood MOPS program that began in the fall of 2018.  She and her family attend East Side Church of Christ.

Monica Deen – Enrichment Coordinator

Brentwood Bear Since 2013

Monica Deen serves as the Enrichment Coordinator and an aide for our Extended Day program. She has attended ACC.

Brandi Campbell – Extended Day Instructor

Brentwood Bear Since 2019

Brandi Campbell serves as an Extended Day Instructor.

Extended Day Aide

Shemika Davis – Extended Day Aide

Brentwood Bear Since 2014

Shamika Davis serves as an Extended Day Aide.

Extended Day Instructor

Elise Edmonds – Extended Day Aide

Brentwood Bear Since 2018

Elise Edmonds serves as an aide in our Extended Program.

Extended Day Aide

Ronnie Green – Extended Day Instructor

Brentwood Bear Since 2011

Ronnie Green graduated from Southwestern University with a bachelor’s in music education. He had ten years of teaching experience before coming to Brentwood. Ronnie is a member of the Wheless Lane Church of Christ.

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