Most of our teachers raised or are raising homeschooled children.

Most of our teachers have at least one degree in their area of study.

Most of our teachers have been teaching at Excel for multiple years.

All of our teachers are committed to intellectually engaging your student's minds in learning.


Ms Karen Evans - Science

High School Chemistry & Anatomy


Karen holds a Masters in Secondary Counseling and a Bachelor of Science degree from East Central University.

Mrs Angela Griffin - English, History

Middle School English, High School English, Middle School History, High School History 


Angela has a Bachelor of Arts in liberal studies with a minor in history from California State University. She is married to Harve and they have two children. 

Mrs Sheila Ives - Psychology, American Sign Language

Psychology, American Sign Language I, American Sign Language II


Sheila has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. She worked as an interpreter/tutor for deaf students in Kansas and Oklahoma school districts for fourteen years and has worked with the signing deaf population for thirty-two years. She is married to Bob and they have four children. 

Mrs Angie Krizer- Yearbook/Computer Applications

Yearbook/Computer Applications

Angie has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/Advertising from the University of Central Oklahoma. She has worked in the advertising field for over 25 years. Angie is a graduate of homeschooling herself. She has taught at various homeschool co-ops while homeschooling her own boys. She is married to John and together they serve on the Excel Board of Directors.

Mr Steve Mollick - Math

Geometry, Algebra II

Steve earned a BS degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and has a Masters degree in Aviation Management. He has completed additional graduate level courses in accounting and history just because he loves learning. Steve taught Algebra II and Precalculus for Excel from 2011 to 2014. He has over 15 years’ experience as an Air Force instructor pilot and currently works as a commercial pilot. Steve and his wife Sherry homeschooled their daughter from K through 12.

Mrs Debbie Moore - Spanish

Spanish I, Spanish II


Debbie has a Bachelor of Arts in education/Spanish from the University of Central Oklahoma. Debbie is married to Rick and they have three children.

Mrs Michelle O'Hair - Math

Foundations of Math, Intermediate Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I


Michelle graduated from Southern Nazarene University with an education degree and an endorsement in math. She taught pre-algebra at Hefner Middle School for five years. Michelle is married to J.R. and they have two children. 

Mrs Susie Nix - ACT Prep

ACT Prep


Susie Nix graduated from Central Baptist College in Conway, Arkansas with a degree in Music Education.  Susie has nearly two decades of experience in preparing students for the ACT Exam.  She has seen success in helping students raise their ACT score, help them fill out applications for college, and also gain entrance into college.  She and her husband reside in Oklahoma City.

Mrs Tabitha Raymond - Art History

Middle School Art History, High School Art History


Tabitha has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Southern Nazarene University. She has been homeschooling her two kids for eight years and has taught several different subjects in multiple co-ops as well.  She has a love of history and the arts and enjoys sharing that passion with kids of all ages.

Mr Brent Olsson - American Government

American Government


Brent graduated from Oral Roberts University with a bachelor’s degree in history. In 1988 he attained a Juris Doctor Law Degree from the University of Tulsa. He is chairman of the Excel Board of Directors. He is married to Jene’ and they have three children. 

Mrs Vickie Spicer - Understanding the Times

Understanding the Times


Vickie has taught Understanding the Times since 2009 after home educating for 17 years. She has a passion to students to understand and engage the culture from a Christian worldview. She is married to Don and they have two children.