Rebecca Collins

I am a stay at home mom of two girls one being 12 and the other being six. I have been married to my Godly husband Sean for 12 years. I am very involved in my church Eastview Baptist Church, I am a Children's Coordinator, show choir teacher, teacher assistant to my husband's Sunday School Class, and we as a family as much as we can volunteer at and for our church.  I love to share God's word.

Sean Collins

I have been a Web Developer for 7 years starting out with freelance work while attending Northwest Missouri State University then moving to and working in Nashville, TN and currently working here in Springfield for Levi, Ray & Shoup Web Solutions since May of 2015.  I am married to my other half and polar opposite Rebecca Collins with two pretty OK children Skylar, 12 and Azaraya a.k.a."Ray", 7 - both girls. I've been attending Eastview Baptist Church since we moved into our current address a month after I started working at LRS where I teach Sunday school to the youth, started a Tuesday night "get together" where we are reading through the Bible in a year and I will be starting a Children's Church in September.  I've always enjoyed learning and look forward to learning and growing with everyone in this co-op.

Jamie Barros

Married to Marcos, Jamie is a mother to 3 children ages 4-19. She and Marcos adopted their children, chosen specifically for their family by God. Her heart is for the homeschooling families that are struggling with special needs.

Jill Koch

Jill Koch has been happily married to Brian for 18 years and they are the proud parents of six children and grandparents to a wonderful granddaughter. Jill is an emergency room nurse as well as homeschool mama.  She enjoys gardening and looking after their many farm animals.  She loves helping at church and teaching classes in homeschool co-op. Brian and Jill reside in Springfield and believe their ministry is to raise up Jesus loving, gospel sharing, joy bringing, and truth speaking disciples of Christ.


Tammy Fitch

Tammy and Dave are the parents of 9 amazing children and 8 grandchildren. She and her family love living on their 4 acres outside of Springfield. She loves gardening, painting and stressing furniture found at local thrift stores and most recently has added chickens to their little mini farm. She loves teaching in co-op and sharing the love of the Savior.


Karen Scoggins

Karen Scoggins is married to Michael Scoggins and have two children, Logan (13) and Talia (9). She works for the National Right to Life Committee in Washington, DC. and has been homeschooling for 4 years.

Crystal Johnson

Married 15 years to Carl, Crystal is the mother of 3 wonderfully wild boys, Carl (7), Lincoln (4), and Nolan (2). Crystal loves Jesus and yearns for her entire family to have beautiful feet.   Isaiah 52:7


Dena Gilley

My name is Dena Gilley I have 2 kids, Mason, 12 and Carina, 14.  I have homeschooled for 9 years.  I love sports and enjoy watching kids have fun while learning.  Thank you for trusting me with your children!


DeeAnn & Lillian Sears

Born in southern Missouri, married to John Sears (minister at Elm Street Christian church), and mother of 3 girls (and 7 exchange students from around the world). Graduated from Lincoln Christian University with a major in Sociology and minor in music. Have been a believer and follower of Jesus Christ for 37 years.  
My daughter Lillian may be helping teach this class. She is 18 and a recent graduate of Lanphier high school. She has been involved in vocal and band music from early elementary school and plays the saxophone, ukulele, some piano and guitar and is a soprano and alto. Lillian has a great love of music and a deep abiding love of Jesus.


Becky Travis

My name is Becky Travis wife to Larry of almost 19 years, and homeschooling mom to 2. My ambition for homeschooling is that I want children to have success with each of their individual abilities!


Kara Johnson

Hello! My name is Kara Johnson and I have been married to my husband Jeff for 12 years. We have a wonderful daughter name Grace, who is 6 years old. We live in Mount Pulaski. I am very excited to be teaching a geography class this semester! It will be so much fun to take a closer look at God’s world and see the diversity He has created! Hopefully, each child not only will learn a little more about geography, but also, by seeing how different each culture is will also recognize how uniquely and beautifully God has created everyone (including them), each person for their own special purpose!


Jessica Garner

I am married to my husband Kyle and mother to 7 amazing children ages 4-15. I have been homeschooling for 10 years now. I love children and have a passion for making every child feel loved and know their importance in this world. I love creating art with children and allowing them to see the talents God gave them.


Nyah Garner

Nyah is going into her sophomore year of high school. She has been homeschooled since kindergarten. She is the oldest of seven kids. She loves art and being creative. She also helps work in the nursery and teach preschool at her church. She hopes to someday be a special ed teacher.