"When these students are given tools, support and inspiration, they will continue to blossom and grow."

Tom Johnson, Founder, Trousdale School

Our Team

Candace Parker, Teacher

Candace Parker, Teacher

Candace began working at Trousdale School in 2022 as a reading teacher. She completed her bachelor’s degree in special education for grades K-12, at Lee University, in 2017 and her masters in curriculum and instruction with a focus in leadership, through Liberty University, in 2021. For five years, Candace taught middle school special education at Cleveland Middle School working where she received a Teacher of Year award from her colleagues and administration in 2021. Candace taught in a self-contained classroom working with data collection, behavior, and life skills and then transitioned to teaching reading intervention for students with learning disabilities. 

Candace is recently engaged to Kyle Miller and is looking forward to their marriage! Candace loves to find sunsets, disciple young women, embroidery, and watch The Office. Kyle runs his own coffee roasting business that supports world missions, Sojos Coffee. Together, they love to hike, kayak, host friends, and travel the world with a missional mindset.