Connie Peeler

2023 Practicum

Connie Peeler is the Grammar School Principal at Hickory Christian Academy in Hickory, North Carolina. She has worked in classical education for the past 25 years. Connie is a wife to Doug (“Pete”) Peeler and parent of two adult children, Andrew Peeler and Rebecca Phillips. They and their spouses have given their momma the best gift of all, 4 precious grandchildren: Isaac, Leah, Hannah Grace and Owen. For them, and for all other children, Connie has a passion to see young people grow and prosper in His word and to be blessed by a good education with the Lord at the center. Connie is Orton-Gillingham trained, giving her the tools needed to make the curriculum multi-sensory. She encourages having order in school, which allows all students to feel secure and have confidence in what they are learning. Her personal testimony with her own children led to a total turn around in her classroom teaching. She is grateful to the Lord for walking her through a trial to get to the blessing of Classical Education.