Our Staff

Top photo staff and volunteers. Left to right, back row: Gary Porter, Dr. Mike Myers, Dr. Max Lyons, Chris Evans, Carey Woodruff, Linda Andrus, Keith Andrus, Amy Green, Joel Cupp, front row: Martha Shirley, Dr. Carole Adams, Patricia Stall.

Dr. Carole G. Adams

Carole G. Adams, Ph.D. serves as the second President of FACE following Rosalie J. Slater, founder. She is the lead author and editor of The Noah Plan Principle Approach curriculum. She is also the editor of Nation Makers: the Art of Self-Governmentbased upon the original Rudiments of America’s Christian History, a primer in America’s Christian history and government to restore the knowledge and purpose of America’s founding to today’s American Christian. Dr. Adams founded and served as Headmaster of Stonebridge School, a Principle Approach demonstration school located in Chesapeake, Virginia. Her life and ministry in Christian education personify her chosen scripture, “Faith working through love,” (Gal. 5:6) as she has encouraged parents, inspired young learners and mentored hundreds of aspiring Christian educators through teaching that imparts the love and liberty of Jesus Christ. E-Mail Carole Adams

Carey Adams Woodruff

Carey Woodruff serves as Executive Vice-President of the Foundation for American Christian Education.  After her graduation from Marymount University (B.A).and Regent University (MBA), she founded Ukraine Children’s Project in 1997, a Christian humanitarian ministry to orphans in the Vinnitsa oblast of western Ukraine which she continues to serve today. Carey is the mother of two daughters who attend the FACE demonstration school in Chesapeake, Virginia, StoneBridge School.  Her particular interests include painting and furthering the restoration of American Christian education. E-Mail Carey Woodruff

Dr. Max Lyons

Max Lyons serves as Director of Teaching Services at FACE. He is a teacher, curriculum writer, and conference speaker, specializing in the areas of Bible, history, government, law, economics, and Biblical worldview. He has taught a Biblical worldview adult Sunday school class for two decades and served as teacher and administrator in three Christian schools since 1979. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Virginia Wesleyan College, a Masters in Christian School Administration from Regent University, and a Ph.D. in Christian Education from Whitefield Theological Seminary. Max and Margie have four children and seven grandchildren and they attend Kempsville Presbyterian Church. E-Mail Max Lyons

Dr. Mike Myers

Dr. Myers was a public-school science teacher when he discovered the Principle Approach while attending Regent University in the mid-1980s—a life-altering encounter. Upon earning a Master of Arts degree in School Administration, Mike returned to Lancaster, PA to start Dayspring Christian Academy as a Principle Approach school. Mike has served as headmaster at Dayspring for 33 years. Over the years Mike has trained teachers, students, and parents in America’s Christian history, including the biblical principles government and education. Mike is the author of the book, It’s Time to Remember, America, which is based on his radio spot, Remember, America, which began airing in 1993 and still continues. In addition to his headmaster duties, Dr. Myers is an adjunct professor for Regent University and is the program director for the unfolding Principle Approach master’s degree program for teachers at Bryan College. Mike has joined the FACE staff as Director of School Leadership. God has blessed Mike and Cathy with three grown children and nine grandchildren. Mike can be reached by e-mail at Mike@FACE.net.

Amy Green

Amy Green serves as Director of Operations for The Foundation for American Christian Education.  She has a B.S. in Business Administration from UNC-Greensboro and has worked for FACE for over 9 years.  Amy and her husband Rick have two children and her daughter is a graduate of the FACE demonstration school, StoneBridge School.   Amy and Rick attend Crosswater Presbyterian Church. E-Mail Amy Green

Nikki Umphlett

Nikki Umphlett serves as Customer Service Representative and Administrative Assistant. Nikki previously worked in customer service relations for a global company. She has had the opportunity to serve in NGO-directed orphanages and learning centers located in Southeast Asia. Currently, she is working on a Master’s in Education and Christian School Administration at Regent University. She is married to Randy and they have five children ages six to 21. She taught high school English and history and is an experienced homeschool parent. E-Mail Nikki Umphlett

Chris Evans

Chris has homeschooled her two children and also worked in promotion, publicity and history events at StoneBridge School. She has been politically active in public policy in conservative and social issues for 35 years. Chris has spent 25 years researching and studying Christian history specializing in the providential history of America and the Virginia Colony. She leads tours to the First Landing site and the historic district specializing in tours to Jamestown. Chris recently published her first book Odyssey of Faith, the Virginia Colony, Jamestown and You, with accompanying coloring book and teacher guide. E-Mail Chris Evans