Faculty Q&A | Deveese Burton | Substitute Teacher

How long have you been teaching at Fredericksburg Christian School (FCS)?

1 year

And what do you teach?

I am a substitute teacher.

What do you love about our school?

The Christian environment

What motivated you to teach at FCS?

I can bring my personality to the table. I believe I was led by the Holy Spirit.

How do you teach a Christian Worldview in your classes?

I bring in articles from Christian sources. I encourage discussions and always emphasize going back to Scripture for answers. For math I teach that God is a God of order and that we should do our work neatly and in order.

What is unique about yourself–something that shapes the learning experience for your students?

I use my personal experiences from home schooling and being a stay-at-home mom. Examples include lessons on purchasing vehicles, doing budgets and other practical experiences I’ve done in the home.

What sets FCS students apart from those at other schools?

The FCS students are more agreeable and cooperative when you use Scripture to correct or instruct.

Our tagline is: Educating Christian leaders. For life. How do you accomplish that as a faculty member?

I try to incorporate Christ and the Scriptures in all of my lessons.

What do you want students to gain from having known you?

A love for Christ and a passion for what they believe in.