Angela was born in Panama City Beach, Florida. She attended FSU and moved to West Palm Beach in 2000. In 2004 she relocated to Houston County. She has two children, a son, Christian and a daughter, Lauren. Angela has over 20 years experience working with individuals of all ages who have various special needs. She completed her graduate studies in Special Education through Liberty University. She has since served as a special educator for the last eight years. Angela's love for Jesus Christ is manifested and evidenced in her life and chosen profession and her passion for serving the special needs population is evident in all she does. Her mission is to empower individuals with disabilities to become actively engaged and contributing members of their community.
Melanie Murphy began working with special people when she was 19 and started a Sunday School class at her church. She taught in the Houston County school system for over 30 years and currently teaches students at the Transition Academy. She and her husband Wayne have five adult children whom they raised in Perry. Her desire is to glorify God serving special individuals.
April recently retired as an educator after 34 years. She has been serving special needs students and their families since 1993. A native of Houston County, April currently resides in Perry, Ga. April is married to David. They have two married sons and one grandson. April is dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus as she ministers to individuals with special needs.
Deborah Vickers comes to join us from Panama City Florida. She is the mother of three and enjoys her two grandkids, Christian, 15 and Lauren, 12. She and her husband Reggie recently sold their family business where she performed admin duties for 24 years before moving to Warner Robins to be closer to her grandchildren and her daughter and son-in-law. She previously volunteered for 17 years as a Guardian ad Litem in Florida advocating for abused and neglected children. Deborah has a servant heart for God's children, serving as a Sunday School teacher for eight years as well as on missionary teams in Costa Rica and Nicaragua. She enjoys many hobbies and activities which include camping, traveling and Zumba.