Mr. Bailey has been teaching at WSCS since 2012, and he loves the curiosity and innovation of students. He finished a B.S. in Theology in 2008, took a study abroad trip to Israel in 2009, and finished the Master of Divinity degree in 2013. He loves to bring all these experiences into the classroom for students to capture an inquisitive and loving nature toward God and Scripture. He has a wonderful wife and two little girls, Hope and Ella!
A native of Winston-Salem, NC, Ms. Bishop attended Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools during the difficult early years of integration where she believes God helped her gain a vision for what to do with her life. She attended Winston-Salem State University with an Elementary Education major. Prior to education, she worked in the corporate world at Wachovia Bank (Wells Fargo), J.C. Penney, and Belk Department Stores. Ms. Bishop believes that the Lord fulfilled His purpose for her life by directing Ms. Bishop to First Assembly Christian School (WSCS), where she has celebrated 20 years of ministry.
Mrs. Broughton teaches history, geography and AP Human Geography to upper school students while also encouraging a culture of school spirit while coaching the MS and Varsity Cheerleading squads. She is a graduate of LSU and Centenary College and has earned a Bachelor's in history and a Master's of the Arts in Teaching. She has been an educator for 10 years and has taught a variety of ages and subjects, all in private Christian schools. Her true passions in life are God, her husband Andrew, coffee, gold office supplies, organization, well-made shoes and 90's music.
With a background and degree in Automotive Technology, Mr. Burton has always enjoyed learning how things work from the ground up and utilizing available resources to repair and create new things! He launched a software development company at the beginning of this year, through which he looks forward to offering students real world experience on top of the instructional experience in the Computer Science field. As a former graduate of WSCS (First Assembly then) in 2006, Mr. Burton considers it an honor to give back and be a part of the school that planted the seed God later used to change his life forever.
Mr. Cooper history lover from the land of Lincoln. He is passionate about cultivating an excitement in students to know the history of the world and more about the Author of that amazing history.
Susan Eichling has taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grade English at WSCS since 2015. She has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and English Literature from Wheaton College in Illinois. After earning her degree, Susan completed a yearlong AmeriCorps teaching program in Boston, Massachusetts. She loves middle school students, and she is passionate about reading, writing, and using the Oxford comma. In her free time, Susan loves to go hiking, drink quality coffee, and spend time with her family and community.
Upper School Performing Arts Teacher
Mrs. Kuyler graduated from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, with a B.Mus. degree. She has also earned several certifications in Piano and Music Theory through the University of South Africa as well as the Royal Schools of Music in London. She has been a music teacher at WSCS for 4 years. Mrs. Kuyler and her husband, Adrian, have three sons Phillip, Adriaan and Karl.
Originally from Long Island, New York, Mrs. Laurita obtained a B.A. from Hofstra University. She moved to North Carolina to pursue an M.Ed. in English from UNCG. North Carolina quickly became home and her family is happy to be settling in Winston Salem. Her teaching experience includes four years with Guilford County, where she taught English and served as Graduation Project Coordinator and Department Chair, and two years teaching online with North Carolina Virtual Public School. As part of the WSCS staff, she is very excited about this opportunity to serve the Lord in the classroom and to partner with this community in encouraging students to seek Him first.
After pursuing a career in music, with a degree in entertainment technology, Mr. Martin felt the call to turn his focus towards education. Graduating with his teaching degree from Liberty University he started teaching full time in 2011. He is blessed with the unique opportunity to work alongside his wife, Kelsey Martin, with both of their children also attending WSCS. He enjoys the unequivocal diversity experienced at WSCS and believes it aids the school in all facets.
Ms. Quave started her career with a focus in Special Education at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida where she grew up. She moved to North Carolina after she was married and raised and homeschooled three daughters. After completing a BA in Psychology at Salem College in Winston-Salem, she began teaching at WSCS 15 years ago. When she is not teaching or preparing, she loves spending time with family and her five grandchildren.
Mrs. Thompson graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, with a BS in Psychology. After working for 7 years in corporate America, she took on the role of teacher at WSCS. In addition to teaching kindergarten, she has coached JV girls basketball and track and field. She is married with three children
Mrs. Tillotson earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education from Charleston Southern University, where she obtained her SC Teacher Certification. She is currently working on a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction through Gardner Webb University. She is married to Rance, and they have a daughter, Charity, and son-in-law, Chris. During her 15 years at WSCS, she has served in various roles, including teacher and JV volleyball coach.