Meet Our Instructors!

Finding Inspiration in Every Child

Oak and Sparrow Learning Lab

Ericka Lamb

Ericka has been a homeschool parent and teacher for 8 years and is currently

entering the high school years. 

She is also the Assistant Director for At Home In the Lowcountry. 

Ericka will be heading up our Exciting Book Clubs

Dr. Kate McFadden

Dr. Kate McFadden earned her Ph. D. in history from the University of South Carolina in 2018. She has dived on submerged Civil War shipwrecks, worked as part of the Hunley archaeological team, and, most importantly according to her two-year-old, helped restore the trolley car featured in Daniel Tiger. Kate returned home in 2020 to homeschool her own children.

Mary Polt

Mary has been a member of At Home In The Lowcountry for many years. She graduated two of her students and is currently homeschooling her youngest. Mary is an exceptional artist and instructor.

She has a specialty in teaching art to special needs children!   

Her Art Clubs will be like no other art classes you have taken!

Elizabeth Ward

Elizabeth is a member of At Home In The Lowcountry and is homeschooling her two children ages 5 and 11. She will be Leading our Science Clubs. The Science Clubs will be fabulous and very interactive and fun for the students!!

Any grade level will love these clubs.

Joy Stephens

Joy is a member of At Home In The Lowcountry and also teaches at Highland.

She  is currently homeschooling her two children in grades 2nd and 4th . Joy is teaching Anatomy and Physiology! This class will be offered on two grade levels, middle and high school. This will be an outstanding class with labs and high schoolers will earn a credit.

Krista Clark

Krista is a member of At Home In The Lowcountry and has homeschooled her children for many years.

Krista has developed a planner specifically for homeschool parents.  

She loves everything about the home!

Her Home Economics class and Cooking Club will be a very popular addition to Oak and Sparrows.

The class will be open to girls and boys, who someday want to move out and have a home of their own!!

Heather Busovsky

Heather is a mom of three who has exclusively homeschooled her children since 2010. She has taught a diverse array of subjects to middle and high school students in a variety of settings, including co-ops and small group learning environments. She enjoys helping students develop their creative expression through engaged exploration of literature and language. Her specialty is creative writing and she holds a B.A. in journalism and a minor in

English literature from Temple University.