Lower Campus/Elementary Faculty Bio
Title: Fifth Grade
Education: B.A. Cedarville University
Phone: (865) 521-6054 ext. 100
Bio: Lisa Blumberg holds a degree in elementary education with an emphasis in Bible from Cedarville University. She had the privilege of attending Christian schools from Kindergarten through college. This is her 27th year teaching in Christian schools, and she has been at Berean Christian School since 2007. Lisa and her husband Ed have been married for 23 years and have two daughters, Betsy and Jenna. Some of her interests include reading, playing board games, swimming, watching movies, and singing on the worship team at Calvary Chapel Smoky Mountains.
Title: Elementary Music/Drama Teacher
Education: BS Music Education, Carson Newman University
James (Jamie) Creswell
Title: Fourth Grade
Education: B.S. Liberty University
Education: M.A. Johnson University
Phone: (865) 521- 6054 ext. 100
Bio: Jamie earned a bachelor's degree in Christian counseling from Liberty University. A single semester internship in children’s ministry led him to realize his passion for mentoring students. After some careful prayer and deliberation between going into ministry or teaching, Jamie enrolled at Johnson University were he received his master’s degree in elementary education. He enjoys outdoor activities, sports, and singing.
Favorite Bible verse: And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.” (Isaiah 6:8, ESV)
Education:Magna Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire with a B.S. in Elementary Education and Special Education. M.Ed. degree in Special Education from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Phone: (865) 521-6054 ext.100
Bio: Tricia, from 2007 to 2014 taught Kindergarten and 4th grade at Berean Christian School. Most recently,
Tricia provided home visitation services to Knox County families with preschoolers as a Parent
Educator. In between some of these employment years, she had the pleasure and privilege to be a stay-at-home mom for two amazing children. Tricia and her husband, Joel, recently celebrated 35 years of marriage. Tricia enjoys walking/hiking, reading and traveling whenever she can!
Title: Fourth Grade Teacher
Education: B. S. Carson Newman University
Phone: (865)-521-6054 ext. 100
Bio: Page England acquired her teaching degree from Carson Newman University. She has eleven years of teaching experience in Christian Schools both 3rd and 5th grades. She has also served 2 years as a Math Interventionist for Anderson County Schools instructing grades 1st-5th.
Page and her husband Tony have three grown daughters and two sons- in-law. In her free time, she enjoys camping, taking scenic jeep rides, listening to music, and visiting her family.
Favorite Bible verses: Colossians 3:23 “Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men.”
Bio: Amy earned a degree from Cedarville University in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Bible in 2008. After graduating she had the privilege of moving to China where she taught at the International School of Qingdao for seven years. At God's leading, she returned to America a few years ago and has slowly been working her way toward the goal of living in Tennessee which she accomplished this summer. Amy enjoys cooking, crocheting, loving people, and the new joy of living near her nephews.
Frank (Win) Weldon
Title: 3 year old preschool teacher
Education: B.S. The Crown College of the Bible, Master of Christian Education- The Crown College of the Bible
Education: B.S. Johnson University Interdisciplinary Studies/Elementary Education, Masters Holistic Education