Staff Directory

The Estancia Valley Classical Academy Staff Directory

Ms. Jennifer Rivera

Ms. Jennifer Rivera

Executive Director

Jennifer Rivera, the Executive Director of EVCA, is a native New Mexican with her roots in the East Mountains. She has a bachelor’s degree in English/Philosophy, a master’s degree in Secondary Education, Doctoral credits in Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education, as well as certification in Education Administration. Ms. Rivera has been teaching since 2007 and has taught elementary school, as well as middle and secondary math and Language Arts. In addition, Ms. Rivera taught Reading and Critical Thinking at CNM and UNM. Along with teaching, Ms. Rivera enjoys participating in community service projects. In 2014, Ms. Rivera received the “Spirit of New Mexico” award from the Albuquerque Journal and Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, as well as the “Humanitarian” award from the New Mexico Red Cross. In her spare time, Ms. Rivera enjoys spending time with her children, Kyle and Tuesday.

Contact

Phone: 505-431-3822 ext. 89

Email: [email protected]

Mr. AJ Rodriguez

Mr. AJ Rodriguez

Security Officer

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mr. Kenneth Rose

Mr. Kenneth Rose

Mathematics Instructor

Mr. Rose is a self-proclaimed renaissance man with interests ranging from sewing, hunting, loud music, and playing basketball.  A graduate of the University of New Mexico’s School of Engineering, his favorite aspect of teaching is the meaningful relations that are built throughout the school year.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Stephanie Salazar

Mrs. Stephanie Salazar

Grammar School EA

Stephanie Salazar is new to EVCA this year. She will be the Educational Assistant for Mrs. Davis’s 2nd grade class. Stephanie was born in Roswell, New Mexico. Growing up, she lived in several towns throughout New Mexico and Oklahoma. She currently lives in Edgewood with her husband and their 2 wonderful children who attend EVCA. Stephanie and her family love going rock/fossil hunting, hiking, gardening, baking, and hanging out at home. Stephanie previously worked for a private prison for 8 years doing administrative work. She recently went back to school for her associate degree in Teacher Education and is one class shy of graduating. She looks forward to working at EVCA and is excited to see what this year has in store.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Karen Sanders

Mrs. Karen Sanders

Grammar School EA

Mrs. Sanders has had 10 years of experience being an educational assistant in Oklahoma and New Mexico and 10 years of being a respite provider. She has thoroughly enjoyed being an Educational Assistant in 2nd grade at EVCA for the past two years and is looking forward to this coming year.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Cyd Schumpert

Mrs. Cyd Schumpert

Fifth Grade Instructor

Mrs. Schumpert brings 40 years of teaching experience. Her passion is helping children become successful, confident students ready to take their place as good citizens. Mrs. Schumpert is an Alpha Chi who received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Texas at the Permian Basin. She enjoys living in Moriarty, and her favorite activities are hiking, hunting, and camping. Mrs. Schumpert has a husband named Buddy, two grown sons, Dustin and Chad, and two darling grandchildren.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Amanda Seagers

Mrs. Amanda Seagers

Director of Grammar School, Gifted, 504 Coordinator, ELL

Originally from southern New Mexico, Mrs. Seagers moved to the East Mountains during her school years. She studied at the University of New Mexico and has taught for more than 15 years throughout the area. In 2015, Mrs. Seagers earned her National Board Teacher Certification in middle grades mathematics.  She is married to Raymond and they have a young daughter, Sterling. They enjoy vegetable gardening, raising chickens, and beekeeping.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Jane Shaw

Mrs. Jane Shaw

Student Services EA

Originally from Northern Michigan, Mrs. Booze moved to
New Mexico in 2018. Her employment experience has ranged from real estate to local newspaper editor to EMT and is enjoying being an educational assistant for Student Services. She and her husband have four adult children, two grandsons and one granddaughter. They enjoy summers at their cabin in Michigan, where they get to spend time with their grandchildren.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Stacy Shepherd

Mrs. Stacy Shepherd

Science Instructor

Mrs. Shepherd is a native of Utah but moved to New Mexico in 1999 and has lived in the East Mountains since 2007.  She began her university studies in Mechanical Engineering where she was able to further develop her love of math and science.  She graduated in 1998 from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors in Psychology. Mrs. Shepherd has taught middle school and high school math, psychology, and has directed the orchestra at EVCA.  She now works as the school’s math and reading interventionist and is a part of the special education team.  Her passion is helping students to enjoy learning and helping them to stretch to learn more than they thought possible.  She is married to her husband of 24 years and is the mother of 6 children (4 living). Her children have been in every grade level at EVCA from Kindergarten to senior in high school. In her free time, Mrs. Shepherd enjoys teaching violin and piano lessons and metalsmithing.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Felicia Springer

Mrs. Felicia Springer

Grammar School EA

Mrs. Springer has been married to her husband, Craig, for 29 years. Their three children are their greatest treasure in life – Carson and Willow, who graduated from EVCA IN 2018 and 2020, and Ava, a junior at EVCA. She has been working at the school since 2019 as an educational assistant. This year she’ll be with Mrs. Henson in Kindergarten. Before working at EVCA, she homeschooled her kids for 13 years. She is so grateful that EVCA is here in Edgewood for our future generation of children.

Contact

Email: [email protected]

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