Elementary Faculty/Staff

The Faith West Academy Elementary faculty enrich the lives of Kindergarten through 5th grade students by combining a love for God with a love for learning.

Classroom Faculty

Diane Scott
Kindergarten
B.S., N. Illinois Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Tammy Smith
1st Grade
B.A., Western Governors Univ.
Started at FWA 2013

Amber Burgess
2nd Grade
B.S., Univ. of Houston
Started with FWA 2017

Jennifer Strange
3rd Grade 
B.S., Indiana Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Shirley Owen
4th Grade ELA/Bible
B.A., Virginia Tech.
Started with FWA 2018

Donna Parker
4th Grade Math / Science / Social Studies
EdD, Univ. of Alabama
Started with FWA 2018

Heather Berenji
5th Grade

Started with FWA 2020

Fine Arts Faculty

Suzanne Olmon 
Music
PhD., Robert E Ledbetter Inst.
Started with FWA 2018

Sara Jiminian 
Art

Started with FWA 2020

Kim Maxwell
5th Grade Band
M.M., SFA State Univ
Started with FWA 2014

Specials Faculty

Allyson Burkhard
P.E.
B.S., Univ of Mary Hardin Baylor
Started with FWA 2017

Melissa Spigener
Elem. Computer
Applied Life Christian College
Started at FWA 2009

Shirley Owen
Librarian
B.A., Virginia Tech.
Started with FWA 2018

Donna Parker
Elem. GT
B.A., Denver Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Carmina Avalos
Spanish
MBA, Escuela de Negocios
Started with FWA 2018

Brittany Devane
Ag/FFA
B.S., Sam Houston State Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Jamie Peay
Ag/FFA
B.S., CM Univ.
Started with FWA 2018

Student Support Staff

Erica Bailey
Student Advocate

Started with FWA 2020

Stephanie Aldridge
School Nurse
Started with FWA 2020

Erran Grigar

Erran Grigar
Elem English Intervention
Neuhaus Education Center
Started at FWA 2013

Jean Roberts
Elem Math Intervention
B.S., Texas Tech University
Started at FWA 2015