Meet Our Teachers

 

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 Dr. Tammy Cesinger– Tammy (previously Bester)  is the founder of Canton Homeschool Resources. She opened the program for her own children using her educational background and desire for a child focused educational program that met the needs of students not met elsewhere.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, a Master of Arts degree in  Education with an emphasis in curriculum and instructional design, and a  Doctorate degree in Education Administration.  Her doctoral dissertation was on hybrid education. She has experience  teaching 6th-12th grade in the public alternative and regular school system in Los Angeles and Riverside counties in California. Tammy is married to Steve and  has three children of her own, two of whom are homeschooled at CHR. Her oldest child is a student at Creekview High School.  She believes all children are different and have different needs, even when this means one of her own is at a public high school (per his request!).  Tammy acts as an administrator and teaches at CHR.  She lives in Alpharetta and spends her time working on improving CHR, spending time with her family, and traveling when she can.

 


Renee Barrineau – Renee is the middle and high school curriculum director at CHR. She is mom to two great boys and is married to Clay. She has a  Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and a Educational Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She has taught in the public school system in Dekalb,  Paulding, and Cobb counties. Renee teaches and acts as an administrator at CHR. She is very  active in the community and as is a former PTA president for Macedonia Elementary School in Canton.  Renee has been at CHR since we opened in 2013.

 


 Leah Smith –
 Leah is the elementary curriculum director at CHR. She is a mom to three fun kids  who attend CHR, and is married to Eugene. She has a Bachelor  of Arts degree in Education and has a passion for sharing the discoveries of life in teaching. She is starting back to work on a Master of Arts degree in Education this year. She teaches and assists in administrative duties at CHR.   She loves the outdoors and music, and is a master at anything hands-on and fun. Leah has been at CHR since we opened in 2013.

 

 

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 Kelly Wayland – Kelly is married to David and they have two sons and a daughter.  She has a  Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education, a Master of Science degree in  Special Education, and a Educational Specialist degree in Interrelated Special  Education with a focus on Reading. Her husband is a local eye doctor in Canton. She  has been very active with the local PTA and in community. She enjoys walking her dogs,  gardening,  traveling, and snow skiing. Kelly teaches elementary classes at CHR.  Kelly has been at CHr since we opened in 2013.
Kristine Scott's Profile Photo, Image may contain: 1 person, eyeglasses and closeupKristine Scott- Kristine has a Bachelors of Arts in Education: Exceptional Students. She is married to Lee and has 3 children who attend CHR. She loves Disney, working with students with special needs, 80’s pop culture,                                       sewing,  and reading.  She is our kindergarten teacher.  She has been with CHR since 2015.

Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, closeupChristy Yates – Christy has a Bachelor of Science in Education degree. Christy is married with children. Christy is super sweet and is an elementary teacher at CHR. Christy has been with CHR since 2016.

 

Image may contain: 4 people, people smiling, people standing and outdoorJoyce Estes- Joyce has a Bachelor of Arts degree and is certified in secondary math instruction. Joyce is married to Ted who is a public school teacher and pastor. They have two boys who attend CHR.  She is an amazing math teacher . Joyce has been with CHR since 2014.

 

(photo coming soon) Angie Crane- Angie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and is a math and science teacher at CHR. She is married and has children. She is a great hands on teacher. Angie has been with CHR since 2015.

 

Image may contain: 1 person, smiling, closeupBeverly Booker-  Beverly has a Bachelor of Arts degree  in Education and a Master of Arts degree in Education. Her concentrations are in math, science, and language arts. She is also certified in gifted education and teacher support. She is married with children. Beverly teaches middle and high school at CHR and always has a greats mile on her face ! Beverly has been with CHR since 2016.

Dawn Kellner Hagle's Profile Photo, Image may contain: 1 person, smilingDawn Hagle– Dawn has a Bachelor of Arts degree . She assists in the kinder- 2nd grade classes for more one on one attention to be given to students.  She is also a  substitute teacher at CHR. She has many years experience working with kids and everyone loves her.