Meet the Board of Directors


Tami Fox is a writer, speaker, homeschool mom, and wife. She and her husband have homeschooled their six children for the past 16 years. They have graduated two of their children and are currently homeschooling their four younger boys.

Tami has been a homeschool speaker both at homeschool conferences and through online webinars for several years. She has written a new book on organizing the home and homeschool called Giving Your Children Wings Without Losing Yours. You can contact her through email at

 Teresa Moore is a homeschooling mother of two who moved to Winston-Salem in 2014 after her first few years of homeschooling in Charlotte. In addition to her career work in the IT field, Teresa is the Director for an inclusive homeschool cooperative in Winston-Salem. Her interests include travel, cooking, and volunteering for animal welfare and rescue groups.


Emily Neel grew up in Durham, NC, attended The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, and graduated with a degree in Computer Science from UNC.  She has been homeschooling her two children since 2013.  When she’s not programming or driving her kids somewhere, she enjoys sewing and doing yoga with friends.

 Stephanie Bentley is a former public elementary school teacher. After a few years of teaching, Stephanie came home to teach her two children. The family lives in Cary, NC. They enjoy a family oriented lifestyle that allows them to learn together, serve others, and spend lots of time in nature.

  Lori Barklage is a homeschooling mom to three  delightful life-learners – ages 22, 20, and 18 – and wife to another (older but still young) life-  learner for over 26 years. The family lives, loves, and learns in Catawba NC.

 Lori stays busy with her family and enjoys offering support to those new to or interested in  homeschooling.