Deborah graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She taught Art to grades K-High School at Spirit ChristianAcademy in Tustin for 14 years and has currently been the K-High School Art instructor at Heritage for five years. Deborah lives in Mission Viejo with her husband of 27 years, Robert. Her daughter is a recent graduate of Point Loma Nazarene University and works in San Diego at Sharp Memorial Hospital as a Registered Nurse. Her son is an engineering major at Cal Maritime University in Vallejo. She and her family have attended Mission Hills Church in Mission Viejo since 2005. Deborah believes that God has blessed every child with the ability to learn art. It is her passion to bring out this ability and create a love for God and all the art He has created for us to enjoy.
Rachel Miles earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Hope International University. She has been certified through the American Sport Education Program and the California Interscholastic Federation - CIF Coaching Education Program. Rachel has been a PE teacher for 16 years and an athletic director for 8 years in Christian education. She has coached softball for 16 years and has brought home the championship 6 times. Rachel grew up in a Christian home and feels very blessed everyday of her life for the parents God gave her. She has two wonderful children whom she adores, Sean 22 and Ryan 18. In her free time, she likes taking walks on the beach, reading, and watching a good softball game!!! She also spends time with the Special Olympics, where she helps coach their co-ed softball team and special events. Jesus is her Lord and Savior and without Him she is nothing. Rachel always tries to live her life in a manner that would honor God. She feels God has led her to Heritage Christian School and is very excited to see how God is going to use her here at HCS. It is an honor and a privilege to be on staff at HCS!
Becky has had 30 years of teaching experience in both public and private education. She grew up in the Philippines; attending a Christian school for missionary kids. Becky earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and teaching credential K-12 at Biola University. She was an Elementary P.E. Specialist 10 years in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, where she also coached both Jr. High and High School sports (basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball). Becky was also a Swim/ Water Safety Instructor and Jr. Life Guard trainer for many years. Other related hobbies include VBS, camps, coaching and officiating Little League baseball, girls softball, AYSO and club volleyball. She and her husband, Dave, married 29 years, have a son, Steven, 1st Lt. Air Force fighter pilot; and a daughter, Traci, attending Cal State Fullerton. Becky loves the Lord and serves Him as the Awana Ministry Director at Mission Hills Church. Her desire is to teach and encourage kids to give their best and to make physical activity fun so it becomes a life-long goal.