Our Teachers


Dave Raymond | American History & Modernity
Dave Raymond lives in rural Middle Tennessee with his wife and 6 children where he has taught the humanities for more than 12 years. He has taught the disciplines of history, literature, composition, civics, economics, and Latin through Quiller Tutorials, Franklin Classical School, and Foundations Christian Academy. This may come as a surprise, but he is featured in Dave Raymond’s American History and Dave Raymond’s Modernity.
Carole Joy Seid | Homeschool Made Simple
Carole is a veteran homeschool mother, conference speaker, and consultant. With a Master’s degree in Education, she has taught in preschool, elementary, and junior high classrooms in both public and Christian schools. For over thirty years, Carole has instructed thousands of families at numerous home schooling conventions and national seminars, as well as consulted with individuals across the country. Featured in Homeschool Made Simple.
R.C. Sproul, Jr. | Economics for Everybody
Dr. R.C. Sproul, Jr. is rector of theology and chair of philosophy and theology at Reformation Bible College. R.C. is also a teaching fellow for Ligonier Ministries and serves as director and teacher for Highlands Ministries. Since college, economics has been one of his primary areas of expertise. He delights in explaining how the glory of the gospel truth means that Jesus changes everything. He has eight children. Featured in Economics for Everybody.
Wes Callihan | Old Western Culture
Wesley Callihan grew up on a farm in Idaho and graduated in History from the University of Idaho in 1983. He has taught classics and the Great Books at Logos School in Moscow, Idaho; the University of Idaho; New St. Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho; and at Veritas Academy in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Wes likes to read, garden, watch movies, fish and hunt, travel. He and his wife have six children. Featured in Old Western Culture: Greeks and Romans.

Dwane Thomas | Visual Latin & WordUp
Dwane has been studying languages for most of his life. He grew up in Europe surrounded by the Dutch and German languages. For almost 20 years he has been teaching Latin in the classroom and, more recently, online. Dwane and his wife have three wonderful children (there are five in all, but only three of them are wonderful). He and his wife homeschool their children, which means they both drink more than their fair share of wine. Featured in Visual Latin and WordUp!
Jim Nance | Introductory Logic & Intermediate Logic
Jim received a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University and worked for Boeing for 5 years. He then moved to Idaho where he taught Logic, Rhetoric, Calculus, Physics, and Doctrine at Logos School for 25 years. He enjoys teaching, reading, acting, and playing games with friends and family. He and his wife have four children. Featured in Introductory and Intermediate Logic.
Matt Whitling | Grammar of Poetry
Matt is the principal of Logos School in Moscow, Idaho, as well as a featured speaker at conferences around the country. He personally loves literature and poetry, and has many years imparting that same love to middle school students. He and his wife have seven children. Featured in Grammar of Poetry.
Kurt Wise | Devotional Biology
Dr. Wise earned his BA in geology from the University of Chicago, and his MA and PhD degrees in paleontology from Harvard University. He founded and directed the Center for Origins Research at Bryan College and taught biology there for 17 years. He then led the Center for Theology and Science at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for 3 years, before founding and directing the Center for Creation Research and teaching biology at Truett McConnell University for the last 7 years. His fieldwork has included research in early Flood rocks in the Death Valley region, late Flood rocks in Wyoming, and post-Flood caves in Tennessee. Featured in Devotional Biology and Is Genesis History?.