- Bachelor's Texas A and M University (1994)
Charlotte Bethke has been teaching young children for over 15 years and is so excited to be teaching K4 at Trinity.
Charlotte is a 1994 graduate of the University of Houston Victoria with a Bachelors of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has been married to Doye Bethke for 25 years and has 2 daughters; Kasi who is a senior at Texas State University and Emilee who is a senior at Industrial High School.
Charlotte is active in her church and is a 4-H adult leader. She enjoys gardening, canning, dancing, scrap booking, and outdoor activities.
|Bachelor's||University of Houston - Victoria||2005|
This is Claire's 13th year of teaching. She has taught K4 for five years and loves it! She was a 1st grade teacher for 7 years prior. Claire is passionate about educating young children while creating valuable learning experiences! She is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana, and is proud of her Cajun heritage but has considered Victoria, Texas her home since 1996. In 2005 she graduated from the University of Houston-Victoria in Interdisciplinary studies. She is married to Daniel R. Goyen who manages their family business of 44 years, Goyen Electric. Their children are Avery Faith Goyen and Everett Daniel Goyen. Her passions include her faith and family!
- Bachelor's UHV
- Bachelor's University of Houston-Victoria
- Bachelor's University of Houston-Victoria (2005)
Emily is a 2001 graduate from the University of Houston-Victoria with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She spent the past 13 years working in higher education and has completed her second year at Trinity, teaching computers K3-8th grade. While I thoroughly enjoyed my time teaching Technology, I am thrilled to have the opportunity to begin teaching Kindergarten this fall! I am excited to lead the next class of kindergarteners as they develop new skills, build relationships, and expand their love of learning about this world that God has created!
Emily also taught gymnastics while in college and is an active member of Northside Baptist church with her family.
Emily is married to Miles Harrison and they have two daughters.
- Bachelor's University of Houston-Victoria
- Bachelor's University of Houston-Victoria
- Bachelor's University of Houston-Victoria (2001)
Suzan Talley is the K5 assistant. She first worked here from 1998-2001 as K4 assistant and now has been with Trinity since 2007. She is the mother of a 20-year-old son who attended Trinity for seven years and is currently serving in the U. S. Army. In her free time, she enjoys baking and learning new things.
- Bachelor's Southwest Texas State University
- Bachelor's UHV
Ms. Parham has a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Tennessee and 11 years of elementary teaching experience. She moved to Victoria this summer from Knoxville, Tenn., where she taught at the Episcopal School of Knoxville for 9 years. Ms. Parham also is a Trinity parent; her daughter is in Ms. Harrison's K3 class.
- Master's University of Tennessee
- Master's University of Tennessee
Susie Mozisek is thrilled to be teaching 2nd Grade for the 2018-2019 school year. She began her teaching career 26 years ago as a third grade teacher and continued to teach at that level for five years. After a 15 year break of staying home to raise her children, Mrs. Mozisek began teaching again at Trinity. She first taught K4 when another teacher had to leave in the middle of the year, and the next year took the 4th grade position for the next two years. She loved every minute of it, but was excited to go back to her first love of 3rd grade four years ago. Mrs. Mozisek knows the expectations for the 2nd grade students having had experience with 3rd and 4th grade. She will continue to give 100% to fulfill her duties in preparing the students academically, socially and spiritually. Trinity has become her second family over the last 7 years. It truly feels like home, and Susie is looking forward to many more wonderful years teaching at Trinity Episcopal School.
Susie has been married to Pastor Skip Mozisek for 26 years and is blessed with 3 amazing kids. Her daughter, Ashley, is a certified doula and spends her days as a nanny. Her son, Seth, is a full time student at VC. Her daughter, Annie, is a Trinity alumni entering Texas A&M University this fall. Mrs. Mozisek is also very involved in serving in her church as a Sunday school teacher. She enjoys vacationing in Colorado, reading, going to the movies, and spending time with family and friends.
- Bachelor's Texas A and M University (1991)
Hi! My name is Sarah Turner. I am a graduate of Texas A&M University. This is my 6th year in education. I have taught both second and third grade during my career. My husband, Aaron, and I have two children; Belle, 5, and Adam, 3. One of my very favorite things to do is to work in my garden. I love teaching and watching my students grow throughout the year. I am very excited to join the Trinity staff, and look forward to meeting you all.
- Bachelor's Texas A&M
- Texas A&M
- Bachelor's Concordia University at Texas
I attended Texas A&M University in College Station and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelorette in Fine Arts majoring in English and a minor in History. After completing my first year teaching I decided to further my education and go back to school receiving my Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. Over the course of the last eight years I have taught both second grade (four years) and third grade (four years). I have a passion for reading and greatly enjoy sharing my passion with my students. I am truly excited to be joining the Trinity family! My family includes my husband Hunter, one-year-old son Luke, Molly (Schnauzer), & Rylee (Yellow Lab). We are avid bow hunters and love to spend all of our free time outside as a family enjoying nature. As a family, dogs included, we often take Ranger rides around our home enjoying the wildlife. My personal hobbies include: reading, scrapbooking, crafting, watching movies, and cooking.
- Master's University of Phoenix
- Bachelor's Texas A and M University (2007)
- Master's Univeristy of Phoenix Online (2012)
Jamie Biles is a 1993 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. During her 23 year teaching career, she has taught all grade levels from PreK to 5th grade. This year she will be the 4th grade ELAR and Social Studies teacher. She is excited about exploring literature and diving into Texas History this year with her students!
She and her husband, Stephen, have been married 20 years and are the proud parents of Benjamin (18), Grant (14), and Lauren (2) Jamie enjoys watching her sons play soccer, run cross country, and play percussion in band. When she's not supporting her sons or keeping up with an active toddler, she enjoys painting and reading. Her family are members of Northside Baptist Church where she teaches in the youth department and plays in the church orchestra.
- Bachelor's Stephen F. Austin State University
- Stephen F. Austin State University
- Bachelor's Stephen F. Austin State University (1993)
Sarah Brandes is a 2006 graduate of Texas Lutheran University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology, and a 2009 graduate of the University of Houston-Victoria with a Master of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She holds a standard teaching certificate for pre-school through sixth grade as well as special education certification for all grade levels.
Her diverse background includes serving as a Youth and Family Minister, County Extension Agent (4-H & Youth Development), and fourth grade teacher. She feels that each of these career experiences has provided her with the tools necessary to create individual learning experiences for her students. Watching children succeed and develop life skills is one of her greatest joys.
Sarah and her husband, Carl, are blessed to raise three beautiful children together- Maely, Gunner and Kora. They enjoy spending time together as a family either at their cattle ranch or deer lease. Sarah also dedicates much of her free-time coordinating activities as the Youth Sponsor at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.
- Master's University of Houston-Victoria
Kelly Stimson is a 2004 graduate of University of Houston-Victoria with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Her certification includes pre-k through eighth grade. In her 14 years of teaching, she has taught fourth and fifth grade. Previously, she was a fourth grade teacher at Torres Elementary. She is excited to continue her sixth year at Trinity teaching fifth grade.
She and her husband, Daryl, are the proud parents of a daughter, Kyndal and son, Kaid. Both of their children attend Trinity. When she's not taking her children to extracurricular activities, Kelly enjoys reading, decorating, and spending time with family. She and her family are members of Northside Baptist Church.
- Bachelor's University of Houston - Victoria
- University of Houston-Victoria
- Bachelor's University of Houston-Victoria (2004)
Diana Beran is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor's Degree in Education, plus post graduate and graduate hours from Del Mar and Corpus Christi State University. She recently retired from public education where the bulk of her career has been teaching 6-8th grade science and social studies with 4 years as an Instructional Coach for those two subjects.
Diana is married, a mom, and proud grandmother. Her and her husband Douglas have 3 daughters, 1 son, and 4 grandchildren. Her passion outside of her family and the classroom is traveling through People to People International Travel Program where she has been an Active Delegation Leader, Area Director, and South Texas Mentor.
A transplanted Red Raider, Charlotte taught third grade at Trinity for thirteen years before moving into the language arts position for the middle school in 2013. Current teaching responsibilities include language arts and speech for grades six, seven, and eight; in addition, she is the faculty sponsor for the Trinity Student Council.
Charlotte is a graduate of Texas Tech University and has served in the field of education and child advocacy for more than thirty years. She married Jack Hickman in 2019, and together they are blessed with six children and seven grandchildren. She enjoys time with family and friends and loves to read, practice yoga, garden, and cook.
- Bachelor's Texas Tech
- Bachelor of Science Texas Tech University (1987)
Katrina Pogue graduated from the University of Houston-Victoria with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Katrina is honored to be teaching at Trinity. It has become a second family and home for her and her son.
Katrina and her husband Matthew are blessed with three beautiful children-Hunter, Jackson, and Isabella. Katrina loves to travel, especially to historical sites, and she enjoys working on her genealogy with her husband Matthew. She and her family also love the outdoors, especially at the beach. Katrina is extremely excited to be teaching at Trinity, and thankful that her son also attends Trinity.
- Bachelor's University of Victoria
- Bachelor's University Houston-Victoria (2009)
The following group of educators work with students in multiple grades throughout the day.
A native Spanish speaker from Lima, Peru, this is Martha’s 25th year teaching Spanish at Trinity to students in fifth through 8th grade. Martha attended the Universidad Privada Ricardo Palma translation and interpretation program in Peru and worked for both the American Chamber of Commerce and Occidental Petroleum. In 1980, she moved to Texas with her late husband Charles Bentley.
She has two children-- Lt. Coronel Romeo Paolo, a Naval Academy graduate stationed in Washington, D.C. and daughter Monique Bentley Ernst married to Chris, reside in Victoria. Martha has seven grandchildren- Caroline 15, Ashton 13, Cameron 11, Kaiden 11, and Leia 7, Thays 4, and Paola 8 moths.
She is a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church where she has been active in the Lectors Ministry for the last twenty years and is a member of the Catholic Daughters. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family
- Other Universidad Particular Ricardo Palma
Courtney Duke was born and raised in Victoria, TX. She started working at Trinity Episcopal School as a K4 Aid in 2017. She has worked with children since 2010. She is attending UHV in hopes of graduating with her education degree to teach elementary.
Fran Edwards graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and All-Level Art Education Certification. After graduating from college, her first teaching position was in Grand Prairie, Texas, teaching middle school students. After moving to Victoria and taking a break with young children, she began teaching at Trinity Episcopal School in1994. She is beginning her 21st year at Trinity this February.
Fran is married to David C. Edwards, the Business Banking Manager at Well Fargo Bank.She has two adult children that are alumni of Trinity. Her son graduated from Texas State University and is employed by 2Dialog in Dallas ,Texas, and her daughter graduated from Texas Tech University and is presently teaching third grade in the Klein School District in Houston, Texas. She and David are members of Trinity Episcopal Church.
- Bachelor's Texas Tech University (1982)
- Master's University of Houston - Victoria
- Bachelor's Lamar University
- Lamar University
A native Kansan, Mary Lynn is thrilled to be at Trinity after teaching for 20 years in public schools and small colleges in both Kansas and Texas. She is a four time Telly Award winner for Four Fish Fly Free, a program teaching music fundamentals to preschool and elementary aged children. She has an associates degree in Church Music from Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri, and received her teaching degree from Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas, in 1996.
She has been married for 32 years, has 5 children and 4 grandchildren.
In addition to her teaching duties at Trinity, Mary Lynn is also the Music Director for Theatre Victoria.
- High School
- High School Goliad High School
Renee was born in Goliad, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Physical Education. After graduation from Texas A&M, Renee married Mark Stroman, a Marine officer, and then spent the next 23 years traveling the world.
In 2011, Renee became the Athletic Director, Physical Education teacher and coach at Trinity Episcopal School in Victoria. Renee's hobbies include, exercising, working in the yard and enjoying her many animals.
Mark and Renee are the proud parents of two boys - Caleb and Zachary Stroman
- Bachelor's Texas A and M University (1981)