Samantha Speir

Samantha grew up in the DFW area.  She received a BFA in Musical Theatre from Sam Houston State University, married her husband Chad, and then joyfully welcomed their son.  Samantha has always had a passion for worship through the arts and for working with children.  Her favorite place to be is outdoors enjoying nature and God’s beautiful creatures.  The Cedar House is a perfect combination of all her favorite things, and Samantha is deeply grateful to her friend Abby for her courage in following her dreams and for sharing The Cedar House with the home school community in Texas.








Laura Selph

Laura grew up in Texas and graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a BA in Accounting and Information Systems.  While in Arkansas for college she met and married her husband John but got them both back to Texas as soon as she could.  They have three wild and wonderful girls that keep life fun.  Her favorite things are reading, Disney, adoption, friends, family, and Jesus.  Her first experience with The Cedar House was through sending her kids and it was one of the best parts of their homeschool.









Meghan Warfuel

Meghan is a Pittsburgh, PA native. She attended the University of Notre Dame and moved to Texas in 2008 where she continued her education and became a Physician Assistant. She works in the emergency room in several local hospitals, mainly Presbyterian in Rockwall where she lives with her husband and two daughters. Meghan is excited to join her children and all of the families at the Cedar House this year after her older daughter enjoyed a wonderful first year of both homeschool and The Cedar House last year. Meghan was a rower in college and has a love for bodies of water, hiking, science and camping.   







image1Katie McCasland

Katie is a former elementary school/early child-hood teacher turned homeschool momma. She has two crazy kids. Harper is 9 years old and Norah is 4, but acts 16.  They live in downtown McKinney.  Her husband Brice is a high-school art teacher as well as a local artist.  Teaching and constantly learning more about trends in homeschooling/education are her guilty pleasures.  She finds herself perusing curriculum and reading education blogs all the time as her past time. She also teaches English to kids in China early in the mornings.  Her son attended The Cedar House 2 years ago and they fell in love with the program.  Seeing children capture those unbelievable childhood memories that we all carry with us is one of her most favorite things to be a part of.







Mary Wesson

Mary Wesson, a Greenville native, has loved country living since childhood. As a second- generation homeschooler she enjoys reading, crafting, decorating and being in God’s creation with her amazing husband, Eric, and their four wild and free children.