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Founder

MATTHEW STEPHENSMATTHEW STEPHENS

MATTHEW STEPHENS

Matthew Stephens is the author of Essentials in Writing and Essentials in Literature. He earned his degree in Elementary Education from Missouri State University. He holds a teaching certificate with the state of Missouri with emphasis in Elementary Education, Middle School and High School English. Stephens is an avid writer and enjoys all types of composition. Most of all, Matthew enjoys teaching! Matthew taught in the public school for several years before creating Essentials in Writing. He developed writing curriculum for several years at the middle school level. Stephens and his wife, Jenny, have three children ages 19, 17, and 14. Stephens also holds a master’s degree in Elementary Administration with certification as a Principal.

Customer Services

Molly Lasater

Molly Lasater

Curriculum/Teacher/Advisor
Dianna Locke

Dianna Locke

Online Teacher/Curriculum
Mary McGee

Mary McGee

Elementary Writing Specialist
Melanie Ross

Melanie Ross

Customer Service
Hannah Doubet

Hannah Doubet

Customer Service
Garrett Bills

Garrett Bills

SHIPPING AND INVENTORY
SHANNA STEWART

SHANNA STEWART

CONVENTION COORDINATOR
JENNY STEPHENS

JENNY STEPHENS

OPERATIONS, SHIPPING & PRODUCTION
BOSTON STEPHENS

BOSTON STEPHENS

VIDEO EDITING and PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE
DANIELLE NETTLETON

DANIELLE NETTLETON

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & SCORING SERVICES
ATHENA LESTER

ATHENA LESTER

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & SCORING SERVICES
HOPE TOLBERT

HOPE TOLBERT

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

Convention Representatives

Lynne Bellaire

Lynne Bellaire

SHANNA STEWART

SHANNA STEWART

CONVENTION COORDINATOR
Lesley Mantzel

Lesley Mantzel

Melissa Sistar

Melissa Sistar

Amy Pedersen

Amy Pedersen