Upper School Faculty


Jan holds a B.F.A. from the University of Tennessee and an M.A.T. from Carson-Newman. Her teaching assignments include social studies/history for grades 5-8th and art for Kindergarten-8th grade. She has taught at Freedom for seven years and is our Ramsey House partnership liaison. Jan was the recipient of the Humanities Tennessee 2014 Award of Recognition for Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities. She is a member of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church, where she serves as a leader for the Reckon discipleship ministry.


An educator for the past 39 years, Steve is in his third year at Freedom Christian Academy. He currently teaches Freshman, Sophomore, and Senior English, as well as the new Senior Apologetics course. Steve is a deacon, adult Bible Fellowship teacher, and Reckon Discipleship leader at Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church. He has missions experience in Nicaragua and Kenya, and his wife, Juanita, serves CHBC as a member of the missions committee. He has twice had the privilege of making a pilgrimage to Israel.



Suzanne holds a bachelor’s degree in English education from Carson-Newman and has taught for 13 years. Her teaching assignments at Freedom include English, reading, and science, and she also serves as our guidance counselor.  Suzanne and her husband, Joe, have a son, Joe Carson, who is enrolled in our K5 class.  The family attends New Beginnings Baptist Church.  [/tab]

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