Staff Directory

The Estancia Valley Classical Academy Staff Directory

Ms. Jessica Adams

Ms. Jessica Adams

Student Services EA

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Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Amy Adelman

Mrs. Amy Adelman

Latin, Logic, Rhetoric

Mrs. Adelman has been involved in classical education for 18-ish years in various capacities. She has taught Latin, Informal Logic, Formal Logic, Rhetoric, English Literature, History, and Theology. She has also written and published supplemental Latin curriculum for Classical Academic Press. Though she has not lived in New Mexico her entire life, she grew up in Angel Fire and considers New Mexico her home. She graduated from the University of New Mexico “sometime in the past” with a B.B.A. in Marketing Management. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, camping, and snow skiing. Mrs. Adelman resides in Tijeras. She is married to Rob and has three daughters. The oldest, Liz, is married and works as a registered nurse; Sarah is a recent graduate of EVCA; and Mary is currently a junior at EVCA.

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Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Cheryl Anderson

Mrs. Cheryl Anderson

Interventionalist

Cheryl Anderson is beginning her 9th year at EVCA; having taught kindergarten for a year and 2nd grade for the past 7 years. She has over 25 years of experience teaching in public and private schools as well as homeschooling her own children. She and her husband have lived in the East Mountains for 30 years. She enjoys hiking, gardening, reading and crafts. She is looking forward to her new role as a reading interventionist.

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Email: [email protected]

Mr. Tim Beard

Mr. Tim Beard

Physical Education Instructor

Mr. Beard earned his B.S. in HPERD (Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance), with a minor in Biology, from Cameron University, Oklahoma. Mr. Beard’s leadership experiences include coaching gymnastics, soccer, football, baseball, softball, teaching science, physical education, special education, cub scout den leader, boy scout assistant scoutmaster, merit badge counselor, several non-profit board positions, teaching religious education, confirmation classes, youth group and being Grande Knight. He loves fly fishing and the outdoors.

Contact

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Mrs. Debbie Bentley

Mrs. Debbie Bentley

Student Services EA

Debbie Bentley graduated suma cum laude from Orem High School in Utah (1987). After marrying the love of her life, Anthony Bentley (a previous teacher at EVCA), they raised 9 children (including 4 EVCA students and one daughter who also worked at EVCA for 4 years) and currently have 10 grandchildren. She taught preschool for 17 years, Sunday School for 30 years and Cub Scouts for 15 years. She was a Boy Scout Merit Badge counselor and completed the Woodbadge training course in 2014 (the highest level of Scout adult leader training). She also received the Spark Plug and Akela awards in Scouting. Debbie owns her own electronics manufacturing firm with fourteen years’ experience building and testing electronic circuits. Debbie started volunteering at EVCA in 2014 when her children enrolled there. She quickly fell in love with the school and decided to try substituting and soon became a full-time Educational Assistant working in Student Services.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Bonnie Beukelman

Mrs. Bonnie Beukelman

Performing Arts Instructor

Mrs. Beukelman is a performing arts teacher with endorsements in Physical Education and Health.  She graduated with a BS in Church Music and Bible and is currently working towards a master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from Oklahoma Christian University.  She coaches Volleyball at Moriarty High School and enjoys staying active by running, biking and hiking.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Krystal Blea

Student Services EA

Krystal Blea received her Bachelors of Science in Public Health in 2020, from the American Military University in Charles Town, West Virginia. Her past is rich with experience working as a Certified Nursing Assistant with the elderly population, in their homes as well as in Independent Living. Her passion for helping others is foremost in her life.  She has been serving as a member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha since 2019, which is a charitable organization that helps in a variety of ways, including philanthropic donations. Within the Sigma Chi chapter, Krystal has been the state secretary for St. Jude for a year and moved onto being Vice President. In 2020, she joined the Society for Collegiate Leadership and Achievement. Krystal was born and raised in New Mexico having her first child, Jeren, born in Albuquerque. After marrying Daniel Blea in the spring of 2014, her family moved to Houston, Texas.  Sienna was born in 2015. Two weeks after Hollis was born in 2018, her growing family permanently returned to New Mexico settling down in the Manzano mountains near Yrisarri, NM. Krystal’s goal is to successfully raise each of her children into becoming influential and eminent members of American society.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Kristi Bocock

Mrs. Kristi Bocock

Visual Arts EA

Mrs. Bocock was a kindergarten EA at EVCA for 6 years and is switching over to be the EA for the art classes. Mrs. Bocock married her high school sweetheart they have two children, a son Hayden who graduated from EVCA in 2021 and a daughter Tesslynn who will graduate from EVCA in 2025. She loved being a stay-at-home mom for 14 years before beginning her journey here at EVCA. Mrs. Bocock loves to go camping, riding horses and 4 wheelers with her family.

Contact

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Mrs. Lois Branan

Mrs. Lois Branan

Instrumental/Music EA

Although a native Floridian, Mrs. Branan has called New Mexico home for more than 39 years. For the past 13 years, she has worked for the Moriarty/Edgewood School District in a variety of positions including teaching art and music. Mrs. Branan earned a BA with a major in music from the University of South Carolina and holds a Masters of Religious Education degree as well as a Graduate Specialist degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. She and her husband, Chris, have been married for 37 years as of May, 2022. They have two grown children and two very catered to cats! She teaches children’s’ Sunday School in her local church, enjoys swimming, working Sudoku puzzles, playing the piano, and cross stitch. She loves New Mexico and thinks it is the most wonderful place to live!

Mrs. Kacie Brown

Mrs. Kacie Brown

Student Services Instructor

Kacie Brown is a second-year teacher in Student Services here at EVCA. Mrs. Brown graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in 2021 and will be getting dual licenses in both Special Education and Elementary Education. Mrs. Brown is married with three children and has been an east mountain resident for four years. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time at the lake with her family, swimming, and fishing. Prior to EVCA, she worked in administration for a children’s psychiatric center.

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