Mr. Aaron Laenger

Head of School

Mr. Aaron Laenger is passionate about classical Christian education, and brings a range of gifts and talents to our growing school. He has a strong commitment to leadership development, discipleship, and ministering to families through our university-style approach. 

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Mr. Aaron Laenger

Head of School

Aaron is an honors graduate of East Texas Baptist University where he was named the Outstanding Graduating Student in the Department of Religion. He also holds a Master of Divinity with honors from Denver Seminary where he specialized in the study of Philosophy of Religion under Dr. Douglas Groothius, author of the seminal reference work, Christian Apologetics: A Comprehensive Case for Biblical Faith. Between ETBU and Denver, Mr. Laenger studied a classical language (Greek) for four years at the university level. He is currently pursuing a Master Degree in Education through Liberty University.

Before coming to Veritas for the 2014-15 school year, Mr. Laenger served as Chair of the Bible Department at Brazosport Christian School, implementing classical education concepts in the BCS Bible curriculum, and has taught theology, worldviews, apologetics, history, and government at the secondary level. He also coordinated the Secondary Chapel Program and served as Assistant Secondary Principal, contributing to the accreditation process at BCS. An ordained teaching elder in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church since 2010, Mr. Laenger is a commissioned military officer, serving as a Chaplain (Captain) in the United States Army Reserve for the 348th Transportation Battalion in Houston, Texas. His professional credentials include certification as an Association of Christian Schools International Bible Specialist and training as an adjunct professor with the University of Northwestern St. Paul; he also has been an ACSI regional conference seminar presenter. Mr. Laenger has extensive international experience, including personal, vocational, and missions-related travel to China, Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Jordan, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Germany, Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico, and Canada. Mr. Laenger is a native of Lufkin, Texas, a graduate of Lufkin High School and came to faith in a Southern Baptist church. He and his wife, Misty Bellow Laenger of Lumberton, have been married since 2002. Mr. and Mrs. Laenger reside in south Lumberton.

Mrs. Valerie Moore

Primary School Principal

Valerie Moore graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After moving to Texas with her husband, she was drawn to education as a vocation, and began the journey to obtain her Texas teaching certificate, qualifying for Generalist (4-8), Life Sciences (8-12), and Art (EC-12). Mrs. Moore worked at Kirbyville CISD up until the birth of her twin boys. After enjoying a few years at home, she decided to return to the classroom at Veritas. She is excited to teach and lead in a Christ-centered environment and daily encourages a positive, Christ-centered environment in our lower school. She and her husband are involved in our local church where she ministers to 3-6th grade girls on Sunday nights and also serves as the director of the women's ministry. In her free time, Mrs. Moore enjoys baking, good books and good company!

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Mrs. Valerie Moore

Primary School Principal


Faculty

Listed Alphabetically (Note: Grade level assignments may change between academic years; this list reflects 2018-9 assignments.  In many cases, our faculty share teaching responsibilities across several grades according to their respective specialties.)

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