Emory Flowers is a proud Aggie Graduate with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. She grew up in Victoria and is excited to move back closer to family. Emory is married to Joseph Flowers and "mom" to two dogs. In her free time she loves hanging out with her friends and family, cooking, or curling up with a good book.
Rachel Bush is originally from California, but made it to Texas as fast as she could! She graduated from Concordia University of Texas, at Austin, from the College of Education in 2009 and has taught for 13years. Rachel has taught Pre-K3, Pre-K4, and 3rd Grade.
Teaching at Trinity has been a giant blessing. She enjoys going to Chapel and praising God for all his blessings, daily. She loves having her son on campus with her and loves that he feels right at home, here.
Rachel loves to camp, bake, cook, read, cheer on the Longhorns, and be outdoors with her husband, Brandon, son Kyle, and daughter Lucia. Rachel is also an active member at Grace Lutheran Church.
Morgan Sackett was born and raised in Victoria, Texas. Morgan and her husband have two children, Callan and Cora Grace, both of whom are at Trinity. Morgan came from a local doctor's office where she has worked for a combined 10 years. Morgan is very social and loves interacting with parents and children alike. She has a passion for children and loves to see them succeed. She also enjoys volunteering with Young Life Victoria. She is excited to help shape the minds of the children and watch them grow. Morgan likes crafting, shopping, and being with her family.
Courtney was born in Victoria; however, raised in Goliad County. She started working at Trinity Episcopal School in 2017. She graduated from the University of Houston-Victoria with her Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-6th) in May 2021. She enjoys reading, being outside, and spending time with her family.
Esme has worked with young children for the past 23 years. She came to Trinity 2008 and has served as the extended care director or co-director since that time.
Esme is married and has two children and seven grandchildren. In her spare time Esme enjoys reading, gardening, and cooking, but her greatest enjoyment is spending time with her family.
Stephanie Hybner is a 2003 graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She later went on to receive her Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and has taught for 13 years. She spent her first 7 years teaching 2nd and 3rd grade in the public school system and has taught 3rdgrade as well as Kindergarten in the private sector for the last 6 years. She and her husband Ryan, are the proud parents of their two daughters Emery and Riley, and their son Zachary. Their family has recently relocated to the Victoria area from Corpus Christi, TX. Stephanie is very excited to join the Trinity family and continue teaching Kindergarten here as a Patriot! When she is not teaching she enjoys relaxing at home, hanging out with friends and family, traveling, and reading a good book.
Kelly is a 1994 graduate of Southwest Texas State University with a B.A. in Psychology. She retired from Region III-ESC in 2020 and has been a substitute teacher at Trinity since 2021. This year, Kelly starts full-time as an aide in K5 with Stephanie Hybner. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Degrees: Bachelor's Southwest Texas State University (1994)
I want to introduce myself to you! My name is Michelle Cooper, and I am the K5 Teacher Assistant at Trinity. This is my third year at Trinity, and I look forward to getting to know all of you. I have worked at various other schools in both assisting and teaching roles. I was also the K5 lead teacher Spring of 2021 at Trinity, but I decided to switch last school year to teacher assistant to allow me to spend more time with my two daughters.
I am originally from Crosby, TX (a small town northeast of Houston) and earned a Bachelor’s degree in 2011 in Early Childhood Education from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. Teaching and working with children brings me so much joy, and I am so pleased to have the opportunity to work at Trinity. As a teacher assistant, I am confident that I can meet your child’s specific learning needs and provide a nurturing and safe environment.
I have been married to my husband Derek for ten years and have two beautiful daughters of our own- Natalie and Addison, attending Trinity Episcopal School!
I am very excited about the fun and exciting learning opportunities your little ones will have this year! I am looking forward to a great year!
Claire is passionate about educating young children in developmentally appropriate ways while creating valuable and exciting learning experiences! She began her teaching career at Chandler Elementary in 2005. Then, in 2012 became part of the Trinity Episcopal School family. She is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana, and is proud of her Cajun heritage but has considered Victoria, Texas her home since 1996. Claire is married to Daniel R. Goyen who manages their family business which began in 1972, Goyen Electric. Their children are Avery Faith and Everett Daniel. Her passions also include her faith and family!
Kristine King is excited to be teaching first grade at Trinity Episcopal School. Mrs. King taught at Rowland Elementary for five years before moving to La Vernia where she then returned to her hometown of Victoria and joined our staff here at Trinity in 2019. Kristine has experience teaching 5th and 1st grades.
She and her husband, John, have been married since 2007 and are the proud parents of Lillian and Carter. Kristine enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, reading, and being outdoors. She has a passion for teaching and is excited to get to know all of her new students as well as love on her previous ones.
Hello, my name is Janelle Rand and I am excited to be returning to Trinity Episcopal School as a classroom aide. My previous experience includes being a park ranger and a nature tour guide. I am passionate about the outdoors and believe the best way to protect our environment is through education. I hope to inspire curiosity and a love of nature in our students.
My name is Amy Aitchison, and I am thrilled to inspire my students in second grade!
I have been married to my husband, Matthew, for nine years, and we have a beautiful daughter, Kennedy. We have two dogs, Harlow and Bentley, as well as a turtle, Reggie. Our family enjoys swimming, fishing, traveling, and going to the beach.
I graduated from University of Houston- Victoria in August of 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, and I am certified to teach early childhood through 6th grade. I am also working on a master’s degree with University of Houston- Victoria in Administration and Supervision. I will complete the program in August 2022 and graduate in December 2022.
This year will be my twelfth year in education. I started my teaching career at Goliad Elementary and taught second grade there for three years. Then I was blessed with an opportunity to work at DeLeon Elementary where I taught second grade for three years, fourth grade for one year, and was an Instructional Coach for two years. I went on to be an Instructional Coach for another two years at Hopkins Elementary. I love working with teachers and students to maximize their potential!
My passion for working with students has led my heart back to second grade! As a teacher, my "why" is to build the capacity of my students because they are our future leaders. My goal is to inspire, motivate, challenge, and enrich their learning experiences. I look forward to working, growing, and learning alongside my second graders this year!
Susie Mozisek is thrilled to once again be teaching 2nd Grade for the 2022-2023 school year. She began her teaching career in 1992 as a third-grade public school teacher, and she continued to teach at that level for five years. After a fifteen-year break from staying home to raise her children, Mrs. Mozisek began teaching again at Trinity in 2011. She first taught K4, and the next year took the 4th-grade position which she held for the next two years. She loved every minute of it but was excited to go back to her first love of 3rd grade for the next four years. Mrs. Mozisek moved to 2nd grade in the fall of 2018 and found her new favorite grade level to teach. She is dedicated to preparing the students academically, socially, and spiritually for the years to come. Trinity has become her second family over the last eleven years, and she has been blessed by all the families she has met. 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 Skip Mozisek for 30 years and is blessed with 3 amazing kids. Her daughter, Annie, is a Trinity alumnus and a graduate of Texas A&M University. Mrs.Mozisek is also a member of Fellowship of the Crossroads Church where her husband is the Creative Arts Pastor. She enjoys vacationing in Colorado, reading, going to the movies, and spending time with family and friends.
“Hi, there! My name is Kataryna Smith and I am somewhat new to Victoria! My fiancée and I moved here in April and in doing so, I am finally able to start my own career instead of having it on hold. I enjoy being outside and of course, with kids! I currently have an Associate's degree in education and will continue to earn my Bachelor's from UHV. I’m so excited to be a part of the Trinity family!”
Brittany Barber is a double Graduate of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Masters in Educational Administration. Her certification includes Early Childhood Development-6th Grade. During her teaching career, she has taught students in grades Kindergarten-3rd Grade. She joined the Trinity staff mid-year in 2022 as the 3rd Grade ELAR and Social Studies teacher. Brittany and her husband, Zachary, are proud parents of their son, Henry.
Degrees from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi:
· Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies
· Masters in Educational Administration
Jamie Biles is a 1993 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. During her teaching career, she has taught students in all grades from PreK to 5th grade. She joined the Trinity staff in 2014 and is the 4th grade ELAR and Social Studies teacher. She looks forward to exploring different genres of literature and diving into Texas History this year with her students.
Jamie and her husband, Stephen, are the proud parents of Benjamin, Grant, and Lauren.
Hi! My name is Bobbie Sala. I graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with a bachelor's degree in biomedical science. After graduation, I immediately became a math interventionist for a year and fell in love with teaching. I then earned my teaching certificate in EC (early childhood) - 6th grade in all subjects, as well as mathematics for grades 4th-8th grades. I hold certifications in Gifted & Talented Education and English as a Second Language.
When I’m not teaching, I love to read, spend time with my friends and family, and binge-watch tv shows.
Rachel Tyrna was born and raised in Houston, Texas and moved to Victoria in 2021. Rachel studied Consumer Science at Tarleton State University, managed a weekly summer camp for kids, worked 15 years in residential management, followed by opening The Chopping Block with her husband John. She has two children Bernard and Ruby who are students at Trinity.
Rachel loves helping children and her volunteer work has consistently led her to care for children. It fills her heart with joy to watch them grow. Rachel enjoys reading, shopping, and being with her family.
Dana Howard is a 1995 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in history with a minor in journalism and is certified to teach grades 4-8. She has been an educator since 2001 and has taught across multiple grade levels, including elementary, middle school, and high school. When Dana is not in the classroom, she enjoys being with her husband and four children, watching Aggie football, and crafting weird and wonderful creations.
My name is Crystal McKnight, and I am honored and humbled to be teaching 5th-8th grade math at Trinity Episcopal School. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary (1st -8th grade) at the University of Houston Clear Lake. I hold certifications in Gifted and Talented Education and Special Education.
I have been an educator for 25 years, working with Kinder- 5th-grade students in the public education setting.
I have been married to my husband, Bill for 29 years, and have two amazing boys. Andrew is 21 years old and attends Texas A&M majoring in Electronic Systems Engineering Technology. Zachary is 12 years old and attends Faith Academy. As a family, we enjoy camping, vacationing to new places, and traveling to many sporting events to root on our favorite teams.
I strongly believe that fostering critical thinking skills is at the heart of what we do in education. I am committed to giving students the tools they need to see their own value, analyze information and situations, and effectively solve problems.
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. Since she began teaching in 2004, she has taught fourth and fifth grade in public school and then started her education journey at Trinity in 2013. She is excited to continue her tenth year at Trinity teaching fifth, seventh, & eigth grade.
She and her husband, Daryl, are the proud parents of a daughter, Kyndal and son, Kaid. Both of their children have and currently attend Trinity. When she's not taking her children to extracurricular activities, Kelly enjoys reading, decorating, and spending time camping with family. She and her family are members of Northside Baptist Church.
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 28th 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 Lieutenant Colonel USMC Romeo Paolo, a Naval Academy graduate stationed in Germany and daughter Monique Bentley of Sugarland. Martha is a proud grandmother of eight grandchildren.
She is a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church where she has been active in the Lectors Ministry for the last twenty-two years and is a member of the Catholic Daughters. She enjoys cooking, decorating, traveling and spending time with her family
I have been the Trinity Episcopal School Librarian since 2016. Prior to coming to Trinity, I was an Early Childhood Educator in the public schools for several years, teaching Pre-Kindergarten, first and second grades. I am excited to begin my sixth year as a Librarian at Trinity and my third year as Makespace instructor. I have been given such a gift to combine two of my passions: literature and three-dimensional art.
When not at school, I am at home in the country with my husband and our menagerie of animals.
Katy Donaldson, a native of Victoria, received her Bachelor Degree in Humanities with a Minor in English in 2010 and her Masters of Education, Curriculum and Instruction as a Reading Specialist in 2014 from the University of Houston – Victoria. She loves working one-on-one with students as well as in small group settings. Katy is excited to be the new Reading Interventionist for the school. Katy is also working towards her hours to become a Licensed Dyslexic Therapist.
She and her husband, Doug, have been married for 15 years and are the proud parents of Dylan, Liam, Oliver, and Zoey.
The Donaldson family enjoys long road trips, outdoor adventure, and country living. They are current members of Northside Baptist Church and love serving in our community.
Bachelor’s University of Houston – Victoria (2010)
Masters of Education University of Houston – Victoria (2014)
My name is Amber Fingers. I was born in Rockford Illinois however, I have lived in 5 different states before settling in, in Texas! My passion for performing spans from high school to the present day. I have been in several plays, with most of them being right here in Victoria, Texas. I am so thrilled I have the chance to share my love for performance with our TES students!
I am married and we share one son whom we adore. In my spare time, I love to pursue acting, write music, and I am constantly exploring different ways to fulfill my creative side.
Gunner is currently a senior at The University of Texas at San Antonio studying Kinesiology. He was born and raised in Victoria, Texas and is currently pursuing a career in education and athletics. After finishing up at Victoria West High School, he extended his baseball career to the 2016-2017 season with the UHV Jaguars under Terry Puhl. In his spare time, he enjoys training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as well as co-managing a training facility downtown, Vendetta Sports. With over 5+ years of coaching, Gunner will be a huge asset to the Trinity team.
Erin Koehler is a 1999 graduate of Southwest Texas State with a Bachelor's Degree in Geography & History Education. She has as a Youth Minister for the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepard in Corpus Christi, St. David's Episcopal Church in San Antonio, and as a member of the Bishop's staff for Youth and Young Adult ministries. As a Youth Minister, Erin spent many summers as a Teacher, Counselor, and Staff Director at Camp Capers, and as a Teacher at Family Camp at the Mustang Island Conference Center. Some of her favorite experiences as a Youth Minister are the outdoor education trips with St. James Episcopal School, Corpus Christi, and many, many mission trips! Before moving to Victoria in July 2020, Erin spent six years as a Senior Dorm Parent for the Residential Life Program at TMI Episcopal School in San Antonio.
Her husband, Michael, is serving as the Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church. They are the proud parents of three Trinity Patriots; Kenny, Joseph, and Stephen. Erin enjoys digging in the dirt, listening to podcasts, and reading if there ever is any free time.
Stephanie Luschen moved to Texas from South Dakota in 2019. She graduated from the University of Sioux Falls in 2000 with a BA in Education. She has taught PreK and Kindergarten and was trained as a Reading Recovery teacher and has tutored many struggling readers. Stephanie is a certified fitness instructor and has taught adult fitness classes for many years, so she decided to start teaching Physical Education in 2021. Stephanie also has an extensive background in cheerleading and owned a competitive cheer gym for ten years. She loves coaching athletes of all ages and is excited about coaching and teaching at Trinity.
Stephanie is married to her high school sweetheart Ron. They have three children that are graduates of a small private school in South Dakota that was much like Trinity. Stephanie and her husband fully believe in investing in Christian Education for your children. Matthew 6:19-21 “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
Emily Moeller is a 2009 Graduate of Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN, with a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education and Spanish Education. Her training includes an immersion program through Martin Luther College and the Academia de Espanol de Quito in Quito, Ecuador, in 2006, the National Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling conference in 2014 and 2017, and the National Network of Early Language Learning conference in 2022.
Upon graduation, Emily taught Spanish for seven years at a private high school in Michigan. After relocating with her husband Andrew to Victoria, Texas, in 2016 she taught Spanish for two years at Victoria West High School until their son Jonah was born. Both Emily and Jonah are excited to go back to school and join the Trinity family this year.
Emily loves traveling - to the Midwest to visit family, to state and national parks, and around the world when the opportunity arises. At home she enjoys baking, board games, calligraphy, and catching up on tv shows.
Andrew, Emily and Jonah are active members at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Victoria.
Sara Powell is a 2020 Graduate of Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. She is currently finishing her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Houston-Victoria while interning at Gulf Bend MHDD since January. Sara first came to Trinity as a permanent sub working in the gym as a PE coach and was the Tennis coach last spring. This year she looks forward to serving as the counselor.