Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction Department

Dr. Troy Mooney
Dr. Troy MooneyChief Academics
Kim Riepe
Kim RiepeDirector of School
Joy Shepherd
Joy ShepherdDirector of Student
Melissa Brown
Melissa BrownDirector of Teaching &

Curriculum and Instruction Staff

Whitney Williams
Whitney WilliamsK-6 Science
Leigh Dopson
Leigh DopsonCollege Career and Military Readiness Coordinator, Career and Technical Education
Chris Carter
Chris CarterK-12 Social Studies
Brandee Morris
Brandee Morris7-12 ELAR
Amanda Phillips
Amanda PhillipsK-2 ELAR
April Roddy
April Roddy7-12 Science
Kimberly Rogers
Kimberly RogersK-12 Electives Coordinator, AVID
Ellen Saltzman
Ellen SaltzmanGifted & Talented
Jillian Stanley
Jillian StanleyK-6 Mathematics
Tracy White
Tracy White3-6 ELAR

Instructional Coaches

The mission of the Life School Instructional Coaching Model is to support all teachers in their personalized professional journey. The instructional coach partners with teachers in order to instill a growth mindset as they work to become master teachers and compassionate educators who make a positive difference for each student they serve.

Heather Alford
Heather AlfordLife Middle School Waxahachie
Charlene Bartley
Charlene BartleyDistrict Elementary ELAR
Rachel Bloss
Rachel BlossCarrollton
Bradley Davidson
Bradley DavidsonLife High School Waxahachie
Shanna Wiley
Shanna WileyMountain Creek
Ashlee Smiley
Ashlee SmileyCedar Hill
Carla Meyer
Carla MeyerDistrict Sped Inst. Coach
Shanna Miller
Shanna MillerRed Oak
Kristen Nichols
Kristen NicholsDistrict Elementary Behavior
Bianca Vaca-Rostro
Bianca Vaca-RostroDistrict Bilingual/ESL
Lanita Sherpell
Lanita SherpellLancaster
Ebony Washington
Ebony WashingtonOak Cliff Elementary
Kelli Guajardo
Kelli GuajardoOak Cliff Elementary
Angela Talbert
Angela TalbertDistrict Elementary Math
Angela Copeland
Angela CopelandOak Cliff
Christen Arroyave
Christen ArroyaveRed Oak
Loriell Forte
Loriell ForteDistrict CTE
132 East Ovilla Road, Suite A, Red Oak, TX 75154 – 469.850.5433 – F: 469.850.5434

Teacher Incentive Allotment

87 of 100 (B Rating)
Texas Education Agency

Gold Medalist
Dallas Morning News Peoples' Choice

Texas Charter First Financial Accountability