Melissa Tallman

Melissa Tallman

Melissa is a credentialed classroom teacher and Reading Specialist with a Master’s in Education. She taught 4th and 5th grades for 12 years in Irvine, CA. Melissa, her husband, and her daughter moved to Reno in March 2020 and couldn’t be happier here. As a family,...
Alexis Durham

Alexis Durham

Alexis was born in New York City, raised in New Jersey and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Trenton State College, now called The College of New Jersey, with certification to teach N-8. She has happily lived here in Reno for about 20 years and have been a...
Kari Clauson

Kari Clauson

Kari has been heavily involved in the homeschool community for the last 19 years. She has homeschooled her 5 children, 4 of which are still at home. In various Classical Conversations communities, Kari taught Essentials (grammar and writing) for three years, Challenge...
Sara Bilton

Sara Bilton

Sara holds a B.A. in Mathematics, Master’s in Educational Technology and teaching credential and has 7 years of experience. She began her career teaching 7 th grade math and 8 th grade science at a K-8 Christian private school in Phoenix, AZ. Since then, she has...
Tristan Smith

Tristan Smith

Hello, My name is Tristan Smith. I’m a wife and mother of 2 children, my daughter is 14 and my son is 5. I have a desire for teaching children and helping in their growth and development so I am excited to join this team of teachers to do just that. I have...