Meet the Founder

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WeSchool Academy is the fulfillment of a life-long dream for me…

I’ve known since the age of seven that I wanted to be a teacher.  Even at that young age, I had a love for learning and a passion for helping others access knowledge.  Over time, I went from playing “school” with toys, to being a committed teacher’s aide in all of my classes, to being an Elementary Education major at DePaul University in Chicago.

As I grew, I also discovered other passions in my heart. I discovered that my faith and love for God are real and important to me.  I discovered that I have a passion for my city, Chicago.  I discovered that I wanted to be a wife and a mother.  I discovered that I love to help people.  I discovered that I want to change the world.

All of these passions have come alive in WeSchool Academy.  

Seven years ago, I gave birth to my daughter.  I was a classroom teacher at the time, but when I held her in my arms, I knew that she was uniquely mine.  I knew that she deserved an incredibly high level of attention,nurture, and guidance in order to ensure that she not only learned “text book” information, but learned to unlock all of the amazing gifts and talents that are on the inside of her.  That’s why my husband and I decided to homeschool.  And that’s why we still homeschool her and our 3 sons.

As a teacher, I know that every child is special.  I know that every child deserves the same kind of love and focused guidance that my children receive.  As I’ve gotten more involved with mothers through organizations like MOPS (Mothers Of Pre-Schoolers) and the church where we pastor, I began to realize that so many families feel the same way about their children as I do.  They just don’t feel equipped to take on the full weight of educating their children at home.

And that’s why I started WeSchool Academy.  Now, families have a supportive learning community from which they can access as much or as little help as they need to curate a personalized journey of educational development for each child.  

And I know that as these little people grow into their purpose...that’ll change the world.