Kirsten West – Marketing Director
Kirsten West and her husband homeschool their twin high schoolers using a Classical/Charlotte Mason literature-based approach. She also works at The Old Schoolhouse® as the Director of Marketing. She has a doctorate degree in Biophysics, a masters degree in Experimental Physics, and spent many years teaching and tutoring children and young adults. She is the author of the Doodles Do AlgebraTM math series for the creative child, and blogs as DoodleMom at

Crystal Niehoff – General Manager
Crystal Niehoff is an Army chaplain’s wife, mom of five, and grandma to five. In 2000, Crystal and her family began their homeschooling journey, which she now continues with her oldest granddaughter. The former owner and CEO of Army Wife Network, Crystal’s most notable interview was Second Lady of the United States, Mrs. Karen Pence. Crystal is also a contributing writer of From Reveille to Retreat: The Journey of a Lifetime, A Handbook for the Army Chaplain’s Spouse, published in 2015 by the United States Army, and holds certifications as a birth and bereavement doula and chaplain. Crystal is the General Manager of Marketing for The Old Schoolhouse©. Their family is currently stationed in South Carolina.

Heather Vogler- Affiliate Manager
Heather Vogler, her husband, and five children call the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia home where they homeschool and homestead. Heather has homeschooled her children from the beginning and enjoys an eclectic style of teaching. As a freelance writer she has been published in Focus on the Family Magazine, War Cry Magazine, and Brio Magazine. Heather holds a BA in Christian Ministries and currently works at The Old Schoolhouse® as the Affiliate Manager.

Kristen Heider- Business Building Team Manager
Kristen is a housewife and mother to a teen stepson and two younger children. She is a certified social studies teacher and has worked as a volunteer at a National Park site, in the education department of a metropolitan zoo, and as a high school history teacher. Kristen has maintained a blog where she relates her family’s learning experiences at since 2015. A Mom’s Quest to Teach is a regular column covering elements of teaching and learning (with an eye towards homeschooling), parenting, crafting, and all of the discoveries, joys, and daily roller coaster rides that occur while being a mom.

Leigh Morrison- Marketing Team Manager Leigh Ann Morrison, MA, is Internal Marketing Specialist at Her desire is to help kids and adults of all abilities reach new heights in learning. Since 1994, Leigh has been licensed in education and speech-language pathology and has worked with students across a variety of learning environments. Leigh and her husband, Chris, have three children, homeschooled since birth. Two are graduated and pursuing God’s plans for their adult lives.

Patty Moliterno- Social Media Manager

Patty Moliterno is the social media manager at The Old Schoolhouse®. Patty and her husband, Jeff, reside in Ohio and have been homeschooling for the past 27 years. They have 5 children and 5 granddaughters. She has worn many hats over throughout her life including gas jockey, medical transcriptionist, human resource manager, and she now blogs at A Mother’s Random Thoughts about homeschooling, autism, and entertainment. Https:// She has had the privilege of witnessing 2 NASA rocket launches from the press area.

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