B.S. Elementary Education, Liberty University. Mrs. Parish’s love for science at first led her to consider a career in nursing, but her love for working with children led her to pursue teaching. Certified through the state of Virginia and the Association of Christian Schools International, Mrs. Parish comes well qualified to teach our fifth grade. Her background includes being an Awana leader, tutoring, serving as a nanny, as well as classroom experiences in Kindergarten, first, third, fourth, fifth, and eighth grades.