Meet The Team

Philosophy Academy School

Sarah Stockstill

Founder & Director

Sarah has worked in various school settings with a vast range of ages for over 20 years.  She also managed cognitive, test preparation, and academic learning centers for over 12 years. She attended the University of Kansas and received a Bachelors in Social Work. She transitioned to Northeastern State University where she earned a teaching certificate in grades 5 through 9. 

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Kelly Steele

High School Director

Kelly has worked with students from elementary through university ages for over 10 years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Spanish from Oral Roberts University in 2006 and graduated with her Masters of Science in Educational Psychology from Oklahoma State University in 2011. 


Christina Autiero


Christina received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at Manhattanville College and her Master of Arts in Education at Hunter College in New York City. She previously taught seventh and eighth grade at One World Middle School in the Bronx and has been teaching for over 5 years. She is currently studying at Rhema Bible College. 

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Mary Welch


Mary graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern State University with a degree in English Education. She is certified in English Education and has been teaching for over 7 years. 

Caitlin Wilhelm


Caitlin graduated from Harding University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She previously taught Anatomy and Physiology and General Biology for Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, MO and has more than 5 years of experience tutoring science, math, and Spanish courses.

Molly Desimone


Molly graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Special Education. She loves teaching students of any age, from preschool to college, in a variety of subjects.

Michael Masters


In 2004, Michael graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Education from the University of Oklahoma. He is state certified as an Advanced Placement instructor and has been teaching AP Government; AP Psychology; U.S. History and Oklahoma History throughout Oklahoma for the last 16 years.



Kendall Brown


Kendall graduated cum laude from Oral Roberts University with a Bachelor of Science in International Relations. She has been writing for ORU's The Oracle since 2017 and studied at the University of Oxford in England to further strengthen her creative writing skills. She specializes in teaching history and government.

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Alex Remy


Alex earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Education from the University of Tulsa. She is certified to teach Advanced Mathematics and has been teaching for 7 years.


Marissa Rivas


Marissa is a junior at Oral Roberts University completing her Bachelor's of Science majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Education. She has served as a teaching assistant in Biology 2 at ORU since 2018. Marissa combines competent knowledge of the sciences with the human element of communication and learning. 


Austin Lively


Austin is a Junior at the University of Tulsa, studying Computer Science and Engineering. He specializes in teaching the Maths and Sciences, and loves helping people connect the dots.

Brad Weiler

Administrative Assistant

Brad is a senior at Northeastern State University completing his Bachelor's of Business Administration in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Brad served as an administrative assistant at Youth With a Mission and served families with special needs at Joni and Friends summer camps.

Brittany Campbell


Brittany received her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies at Louisiana State University. She has taught middle school & high school students & has spent the last five years working with elementary students in full time ministry.

Sydney Belmonte


Sydney graduated from Northeastern State University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and is working towards her teaching certification in Oklahoma. She plans on attending graduate school and obtaining her master's degree in education within the next year. Before NSU, she attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman for two and a half years. During her spare time, she enjoys going on walks with her Yorkie named Gracie, practicing yoga with friends, and (before the pandemic) co-coaching the Green Country Shining Stars cheerleading team.

Paige Palestini


Paige graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical

Engineering and a minor in Space. She discovered her love for teaching while she was a

Teaching Assistant for multiple math and engineering courses. She knows American Sign

Language and is experienced teaching students of all ages and walks of life.