Jason joined the FBA family in 2008 after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University. He received a Masters of Education (M.Ed) degree from Dallas Baptist University in 2010. Jason played NCAA football for 3 years at Baylor University and 1 year at Howard Payne University. An FBA alumnus, Jason has a passion to help FBA students strive for excellence academically, athletically, and most importantly, spiritually. He returned to FBA because of the impact the teachers and coaches had on his life and hopes to have the same impact on the lives of the students at FBA.
Joseph Davis joined the FBA team in 2012. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in History from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2010 and completed a Master’s in History from the University of North Texas in 2013. He is currently working on an M.B.A. in General Management from Dallas Baptist University. Joseph Davis taught Social Studies at FBA for six years before becoming the Secondary Principal this school year. He has also been married for six years to his wife, Katie, and they have two young children, Jonathan and Rosalyn.
Julia Shoemake joined the FBA family in 2005. She graduated from Texas Tech University with a BS in Elementary Education in 1992 and graduated in 1997 with a Masters degree in Education from North Texas University. She has been married to her husband, Robert, for 27 years, and they have two children. Trey who is 22 and Travis who is 19. Both boys graduated from FBA. Julia taught in Plano ISD at Armstrong Middle School where she was named New Teacher of the Year and Teacher of the Year. Julia taught 2nd grade and, most recently, Kindergarten at FBA before becoming the Elementary School Principal.
Susan joined the FBA family in 1989. In her three decades of experience at FBA, she has become the public face and spokesperson for our great school. Susan studied music at Baylor University and has been an active member of First Baptist Dallas her entire life.
Elizabeth joined the FBA family in 2011 and is an alumna. After earning a degree in Public Relations, she is glad to come back to serve the students and families here. She is thankful for the teachers and staff at FBA and for the wonderful influence they had in her life. Elizabeth loves the value that FBA places on providing a Christ-centered education for every student.
Julie joined the FBA family in 2014 as the Secondary Principal in 2014. She leads FBA’s growing International Student Education program for students from across the globe looking for a private school education in Dallas. She also directs the community service projects and mission trips. Julie brings years of experience in private school administration since 1994 and has a passion for Christian education. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Liberty University and both a Master’s and Ed.S degree from Pensacola Christian College. She is certified as an All-levels Principal and Professional Superintendent by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
Mark joined the FBA family in 1976. In his more than four decades at FBA, Mark has served as a classroom teacher, coach, and for the last 25 years, the Middle and High School Guidance counselor. Mark has a Bachelor degree in Secondary Education, a Masters degree in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary, and is certified as a Texas school counselor. He enjoys personal contact with numerous colleges and universities across the country and recently served on the High School Council of the North American Coalition of Christian Admission Professionals.