Bio

Jennifer Almon is one of the Science Instructors at Grace Christian Academy.  She teaches Biology, Chemistry, and Anatomy and Physiology.  Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education, with an emphasis in Biology, from Samford University.  She continued her education with Ashford University, completing a master in Teaching with Technology.  She has taught all levels of science, including other classes such as Advanced Math and World Geography, in both public and private schools.  Her most recent teaching position was at Foundations Christian Academy.
 
For four years, she correlated state requirement templates for science curricula as an independent consultant to Pearson Textbooks.  Jennifer was home schooled in Indonesia by her own parents who were medical missionaries.  In Nashville’s home school community, Jennifer taught for many years in the various home school tutorials in the area. In the past, Jennifer has also been a lead sponsor and faculty mentor for Auburn and Lipscomb Universities’ “BEST” robotics team competition, devoting time to nurture students in their love for science and technology.
 
She and her husband, Link, have three children: Jared, Jenna, and Seth, who is in High School at GCA.  Jennifer and her family attend Brentwood Baptist Deaf Church where they are greatly involved in the deaf ministry.  Jennifer has been involved in humanitarian work as a medical team translator for the tsunami relief efforts in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, and well-digging teams in Sudan, Africa.