School Board

Mr. Jack Davis is the principal of Teays Valley Christian School. Mr. Davis has served TVCS since 1983. He is a 1983 summa cum laud graduate of West Virginia State College with a bachelors in Music Education. Graduate studies were completed in Educational Leadership in 1995 through Marshall Graduate College. Mr. Davis was the WV district representative for ACSI from 2002 through the fall of 2019. He has served on the WV Nonpublic School Commission and is active in public policy relating to education in West Virginia. As an ordained minister, he continues to volunteer as needed at Church at the Depot, where he has attended since the age of 12. Mr. Davis has been married to his high school sweetheart, Robyn for 38 years. He has three adult sons, all proud TVCS alums, and five grandchildren (Hallie, Sydney, Olivia, Eleanor, and Cooper).

Ms. Michele Blatt is the Assistant Superintendent in the Division of Support and Accountability at the West Virginia Department of Education. She has enjoyed a career in education for over twenty-five years with successful experience as a teacher and principal prior to coming to the WVDE. Blatt has held various roles at the WVDE including Chief Accountability Officer, Leadership Development Coordinator and Assistant and Executive Director of the Office of School Improvement. Currently she oversees the following offices: Certification & Professional Preparation, Child Nutrition, Data Analysis & Research, Data Management & Information Systems, District & School Advancement, ESEA/IDEA-Federal Programs, Leadership & System Support, and Technology Administration. Through Blatt’s leadership, the West Virginia Department of Education has had a high rate of success in turning around low-performing schools and has provided a variety of strategies, tools and resources to meet the individual needs of these schools. She strives to always keep a focus on children and make sure all decisions are made in their best interest.

Mr. Stephen Boone is in his third year at Teays Valley Christian School as the Secondary Social Studies teacher. Stephen graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Arts in History and minor in Education. In his seven year teaching career at both Trinity Christian School and Teays Valley Christian School, Stephen has served as Dean of Men, Safety Coordinator, Summer Camps Director, Department Chair, as well as serving as a member of an accreditation steering committee, crisis management committees, education committees and administrative committees. Stephen and his wife Autumn proudly attend Church at the Depot and are involved in the production team.

Rev. Bethany A. Carr currently serves as the Executive Pastor at Teays Valley Church of the Nazarene, where she has been on staff since 2007. She is a graduate of Teays Valley Christian School, and attended Trevecca Nazarene University and Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Religion and Pastoral Ministries. Bethany was ordained as an elder in the Church of the Nazarene in 2010. She has been married to Adam since 2009, and they have two children, AnneMarie and Phinlee. Bethany currently serves on the West Virginia South District Credentials Board, West Virginia South District Nazarene Missions International Board, and serves assistant to the West Virginia South District Secretary. She also serves on the TVCS Alumni Association Committee. Bethany has been co-owner of AnnaBeth Photography since 2009. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and the roles of dance and soccer mom. She is passionate about reaching the lost for Christ and building His Kingdom.

Dr. Rob Johnston is the proud dad of three Teays Valley Christian School students.  He is married to his high school sweetheart, and is a family physician in private practice at Charleston Family Practice Group.  Rob and his family attend River Ridge Church in Hurricane.  He is honored to serve this year on the TVCS School Board.

Mrs. Lindsey Stratton, who has been on the school board since February 2017, is a former teacher at TVCS, leading the art department and library, as well as Track and Field coach for the 2016 season. After 6 years, she decided to step away from teaching and stay home to take care of her family. She jumped at the opportunity to serve on the school board and stay involved with TVCS. Lindsey graduated from Marshall University in 2008 with a B.B.A. in Marketing. She became a Christian in 1994, but really committed her life to Christ and was baptized in 2008, during a trip to hike the Grand Canyon with a ministry at MU called Campus Flood. She attends Church at the Depot where she serves on the Creative Team and helps with the children’s ministry. She is married to TVCS alumni, Ben Stratton, and they have two children, Leo and Charlotte. She enjoys doing outdoor activities with her family, playing board games, and eating unique gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches.

Dr. Travis Tarr, PT is the father of Alexis & Bentley Tarr and Married to Holly Tarr and attends Gateway Christian Church in Teays Valley.  Dr. Tarr is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and owner of Generations Physical Therapy, Snap Fitness as well with his family who own a platform of other family businesses in Putnam County. Dr. Tarr has served as an adjust staff member to Marshall University, The University of Kentucky and West Virginia University. He presently serves as the Associate Head Coach of the TVCS prep basketball team and developed the H.O.P.E program for TVCS. He has also previously served as the Chair for the Development Committee for TVCS and assisted in covering sports medicine for TVCS athletics. Outside of TVCS Dr. Tarr serves as the Federal Affairs Liasion for The West Virginia Physical Therapy Association.