Mrs. Teena Van Zyl
Fifth Grade Teacher
Mrs. Teena Van Zyl graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English/Secondary Education from Wheaton College (IL). She began her teaching career at Trinity Christian Academy in Dallas, where she taught sophomore humanities for five years. After marrying her husband, Derrick, Teena moved to New England, teaching at the elementary and secondary levels in Christian schools in Boston and Vermont. In addition to her years teaching in formal classroom settings, she homeschooled her four children for eight years. The Van Zyls recently relocated to Richmond and are excited to become an active part of the Veritas community. In her spare time, Teena enjoys spending time with her family and together they are looking forward to discovering bookstores, hiking trails, and camping spots in and around their new city.