Enrollment Director’s Welcome

We are proud to have a new Director of Community & Enrollment joining our St. Thomas family this year. Please help us welcome Christina Mackey, M.Ed. She will help lead our school in realizing our vision to be the premier school in the Clear Lake Area for wholistic child development, rooted firmly in academics and guided by moral and spiritual growth.

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WELCOME TO THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE

We accept applications for admission throughout the year.

Finding and selecting the right school for your child is an important process regardless of when it happens.
Contact our office by phone at (281) 333-1340 or click here to request information to learn more about our school.

Dearest STAES families,

I am enamored with the thought of my family becoming a congruent part of yours. I have been married to my husband Elliott for the past  7 years and we have two daughters, Elliyah and Suri, who very much look forward to their journeys as students of STAES. Elliott is a Navy veteran and former Houston firefighter. Needless to say, he has a golden heart of service and an insatiable drive to offer himself to anyone in need. He currently works as an operator in the oil and gas industry but doubles on the Emergency Response Team for plant hazards.

I have been an educator, in many forms, ( from teaching to administration)over the past 12 years, specializing in curricular development in nonprofit education. With an undergraduate degree in English Literature from Pepperdine University and a Masters in both English and Education from the University of South Florida, I tote a colorful load of eclectic skills that span the calling for most simply put, raising kind humans.

I deeply believe that for the child, and for the parent seeking to nurture them, it is not nearly as important to know, as to feel. It is most important to pave the way for the child to yearn for inquiry, than to put them on a diet of facts they are not ready to consume. That, in a nutshell, is my philosophy on learning.

As aforementioned, I have served in education in many roles; my most recent years have been spent in enrollment. Experiencing the comprehensive life cycle of an enrollment, from internalization to graduation is an extremely precious privilege and I hold the responsibility of that calling close to my heart. As Mr. Rogers once said, “The best thing we can do for humans is to let each one of them know that they are precious.” At the helm of enrollment, this role allows me the opportunity to do just that, day by day.

My prayer is that you will knead your hearts to expand just enough to accommodate room for me; a new face amid a very familiar, very present and very involved team at STAES. My
family and I are thrilled to be here and I look forward to air-hugging and building relationships with you all in the coming weeks!

“When I stand before God at the end of my
life, I would hope that I would not have a single
bit of talent left and could say, ‘ I used everything you gave me’.” ~ E. Bombeck

Invitingly,

Christina Mackey, M.Ed
Director of Community & Enrollment
Phone: (281) 333-1340
cmackey@stesnb.org

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