Faculty and Staff

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Morgan Shillow

Head of School

Morgan Shillow graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and is studying Christian Ministry at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. She worked at Santa Fe South as an administrative assistant and fourth grade teacher. In addition, she has spent hundreds of hours volunteering with elementary schools in the area. Morgan has been a part of the church community in South OKC since she was nine years old, and she and her husband, Chauncey, have committed their lives to the welfare of this community. Chauncey serves as a pastor at Christ Community Church, and they have one son, Joshua Moses


Abby Anderson

Director of Advancement

Abby Anderson graduated from The University of Oklahoma in 2006 with a degree in Spanish Language and from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2010 with a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies. She taught at The Academy of Classical Christian Studies and she loves the idea of bringing the beauty of classical Christian education to South OKC. Her husband David is a professor at The University of Oklahoma and they have two sons, Samuel and Peter.


Jordan Hedrick

First Grade Teacher

Jordan Hedrick graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a degree in Elementary Education. Her teaching experience involves working with at-risk children in India and teaching elementary school in South Oklahoma City. Jordan is involved in her church in South OKC and is passionate about seeing children flourish in this community. She is excited to share her love of Jesus and learning with her students this year.

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Melyssa Bradshaw

Kindergarten Teacher

Melyssa Bradshaw graduated from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She worked as a kindergarten teacher at Santa Fe South Early Childhood Center. She has also worked with children in South Oklahoma City in after-school programs and Bible clubs as a part of Christ Community Church. She is looking forward to this new journey into Christian education where she can share her love of Christ openly with the children she teaches.


Gina Fergeson

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Gina graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Nursing. She has practiced as a registered nurse in numerous pediatric settings including emergency and primary care and school nursing. She is married to Mark Fergeson, M.D. They are blessed with two teenage boys whom Gina homeschooled for ten years.

Gina’s background in education includes serving as a director of a large Classical Conversations Community for two years and as a teacher for a number of years within that community.  She has volunteered as a mentor in Oklahoma City’s refugee community and taught science and history at a school designed for refugees. Her family attends Frontline Church. Gina has a passion for mentoring and guiding young minds to realize they are loved, created in the image of God, and designed to be used for His good purpose.


Jasmine Luevano

Teacher Assistant

Jasmine Luevano is a Senior at the University of Central Oklahoma where she is studying Early Childhood Education. Jasmine has grown up volunteering since the age of eight in music ministry and recently has spent her free time away from college for volunteering with youth and children. 

She is the oldest of three girls in her family and is passionate about working at St. Paul’s this upcoming year.


Joanna Beasley

Office Manager and Family Liaison

Joanna Beasley graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in Communication, and she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Christian Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. She spent most of her childhood in Argentina and is fluent in Spanish. After college, she spent three years in Boston working in administrative roles at various law firms. Joanna now lives in Norman with her husband Matthew and their son Carson. Matthew serves as the pastor of Hope Community Church, and Joanna is actively involved in the church’s neighborhood ministries where she leads weekly Bible studies for kids.

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