Meet Our Leaders

Melanie E. Singleton - Head of Schools, Wheeler Avenue Christian Academy
Head of Schools: 
Melanie E. Singleton

Ms. Singleton earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Bachelor of Arts in African-American Studies from Columbia University in the City of New York.  She returned to her hometown Houston and served as an English Instructor, Dean of Students and Principal in YES Prep Public Schools, Houston, Spring Branch and Aldine Independent School Districts.  She continued her studies at Rice University and received a Master in Business Administration with a concentration in Education Entrepreneurship.  She holds an EC-12 Principal Certification and has extensive experience with instructional leadership, culturally responsive education and operational management.  

Contact Information:
Email: msingleton@wheelerbc.org
Office: 713-579-2793
Main: 713-579-2792
Fax: 713-579-2790 
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Melissa J. Hamilton - Director of Operations, Wheeler Avenue Christian Academy
Director of Operations: 
Melissa J. Hamilton

Ms. Hamilton is a native Houstonian and has been a proud member of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church for 40 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Services Management, credentials for a Childcare Director’s license and is currently pursuing a Master in Business Administration. Ms. Hamilton has always had a love and passion for nurturing children and began her work with the Wheeler Avenue Christian Academy (WACA) in 2012 in an administrative role. She now serves as the WACA Director of Operations, giving leadership to the infant school (ages 6 weeks – 2nd grade). In her personal life, Ms. Hamilton enjoys reading and spending time with family. She is the proud mother of two children. 

Contact Information:
Email: mhamilton@wheelerbc.org
Office: 832-844-3558
Fax: 713-579-2790

Meet Our Teachers

Melanie E.Singleton, Head of Schools

Melissa Hamilton, Director of Operations

Jill Allen, Toddler II Teacher

Judy Ballard, Toddler II Teacher

Amber Bryant, Kindergarten Teacher

Trivia Cobbs, Pre-K4 Teacher

Lena Ficklin, Pre-K2 Teacher

Tawaki Hayden, First/Second Grade Teacher

Shekela Marshall, Pre-K3 Teacher

Ronesha Thomas, Kindergarten Teacher
Lynetta Jackson, Infant Teacher

Renita Jackson, Pre-K2 Teacher

Cheryl Liggins ,Toddler II Teacher

Korri Moore, Pre-K3 Teacher

Jerrie Newsome, Infant Teacher

Margie Waldrup, Infant Teacher

Kristin Ward, Toddler I Teacher

Stacie Wesby, Toddler I Teacher

Marva LeBeau, Electives
Our Staff
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