Veteran homeschool parents, Steve and Teri taught their seven children at home beginning in 1985. They founded CHESS (Colorado Heritage Education School System) in 1991 and Chambers College in 1998. Steve received his MBA from the University of Chicago and M.Div. from Denver Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as the pastor of Reformation Baptist Church for 30 years. Teri holds three music degrees and teaches classes for CHESS and is the Dean of Fine Arts at Chambers College. They live in Greeley, Colorado with their children and grandchildren close by.