Headmaster and Principal
Dr. Sandra Phelps
Dr. Phelps’ experience in education includes: teaching in public school and private school, serving as a school principal in three schools, establishing and operating two private elementary schools, writing international character development curriculum, leading the writing and design of kindergarten through twelfth grade curriculum, consulting on establishment of numerous private schools, serving on a large number of school accreditation examination teams, and serving two years as president of the Texas Association of Baptist Schools. She attended Texas Tech University for two years and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in education with teacher certification from the University of Houston. She completed her Masters of Education degree with Mid-Management (Principal) and Curriculum Supervision Certifications from The University of Texas at Austin. In December of 2000, Dr. Phelps completed the Doctor of Education degree from The University of Texas at Austin. The title of her dissertation is “Sustaining Successful Student Achievement under Changing Leadership”. She has served as principal of three different campuses of the Hyde Park Baptist School System in Austin, Texas. Read more...
Mrs. Koopmans attended Mary Hardin Baylor University in Belton, Texas and Concordia University in Austin, Texas. She received her Director’s Certification in 1990 in DeWitt County. Mrs. Koopmans has served as Assistant Director and Director of Our Savior Lutheran School in Austin, Texas and Assistant Director of Redeemer Lutheran School also in Austin, Texas. Her teaching career began in college as she began to work in the Kindergarten program at Mary Hardin Baylor University and has continued ever since. She began her employment at First Baptist Christian School in 2002 as a floater, then served as the Pre-K teacher and was promoted to CDC director in 2009. Cindy has returned to the classroom and continues to serve in a leadership position as CDC assistant director.
Mrs. Koopmans says, “I believe that God called me to FBCS and has continued to grow me spiritually as well as intellectually, and to further His Kingdom by planting seeds of love for Jesus Christ in the hearts of children.”
Ms. Case joined First Baptist Christian School as the Administrative Assistant in August 2009. Before coming to FBCS, Ms. Case was the Administrator of Victory Baptist Academy in Burnet, Texas.
Ms. Case says, “I have enjoyed the past year and look forward to the years ahead. I believe God has truly blessed this school with the ones he has called to see His work go forward here, and I believe He will continue to bless in the future,---and reaching forth unto those things which are before…Phil. 3:13.”