Carissa Howard graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in Mathematics and a minor in Finance. After college she spent 10 years working as a financial analyst before God opened the door for teaching. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for many years, and together they have three wonderful children who attend Foundation Academy. When she’s not teaching or spending time with her family, Carissa enjoys pursuing her creative interests. She loves to do crafts, bake delicious treats, and watch football and baseball with her family.