Dr. Dawn Oaks – Director of Advertising Sales

Dawn OaksDawn sees her role of Director of Advertising and Sales as integral in connecting the companies that produce stellar homeschool curriculum and resources with the families that will use them. She is excited to couple her professional experience in management/strategic planning with more than 10 years of homeschooling her own children. When not leading our Sales Team, Dawn can be found on their family farm with her husband, Gary. They enjoy the benefits and blessings of raising their food, guiding their children into adulthood, and educating others in the area of natural health.

Diane Heeney – Assistant to the Director of Ad Sales

Diane Heeney brings over a decade of experience as an administrative secretary to the table as she assists Dawn Oaks in keeping things running smoothly behind the scenes at TOS. She and her husband have been married for 25 years. She is a pastor’s wife at Eden Valley Baptist Church in Farson, WY, where she and her husband have been serving for the past 5 years. They have three children aged 20, 17 and 11, who have all been homeschooled. Diane enjoys writing, teaching ladies Bible studies, speaking at retreats and conferences, and photography.

Lena Shook – Senior Advertising Executive

Lena Shook is a Senior Advertising Executive with The Old Schoolhouse. She combines her skills as a sales rep with her professional training as a life coach in mentoring, training, and supporting our sales team. Outside of TOS, Lena is the homeschool mom of 5. She enjoys reading, crafting, needle and fiber arts, and biking with her children. More than anything else, she loves the Lord and enjoys encouraging other women in their walk with Him as well.

Christine Hindle – Sales Support

Christine Hindle
Christine Hindle is a homeschooling grandmother who travels with her daughter’s military family. She has taught her daughter’s children from preschool to present. Christine has a Masters Degree and has worked for a federal agency in Washington, DC; in the accounting department of a major oil company; and worked as a substitute teacher while the family was in Germany. She considers homeschooling her highest calling of all.

Christy Acre – Sales Support

Christy Acre works with the Sales Support Team and enjoys doing a variety of tasks with The Old Schoolhouse. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Darin, and their two children, Garrett and Hannah. She and her husband felt called by God to homeschool when their son was only two years old and they are committed to seeing both children graduate from home. Christy feels blessed to work for a company that fits so well with her family’s lifestyle.

Lisa Barthuly – Senior Sales/Advertising Rep

Lisa Barthuly is a Senior Sales/Advertising Rep and has been with The Old Schoolhouse for 15+ years. Lisa lives in the mountains of the western USA, with her husband of over 20 years and has been blessed with 4 childen. She enjoys a simple home-centered life, rich coffee & cream, reading and loves a round of competitive target practice!

Susan Kramer – Advertising Production Manager

As the Advertising Production Manager for The Old Schoolhouse, Susan feels blessed to be able to use her organizational skills to help support the TOS Sales Team. She lives in North Carolina with her husband, Aaron, and their three children – Adam, Riah, and Mara. After spending 9 years in the public school system, they felt God telling them it was time to bring all three children home for their education and have been loving every moment.

"Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it" (Proverbs 22:6).

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