At Paseo Baptist Learning Center, we use the A Beka curriculum, which is an internationally accepted and accredited Christian academic program.  The A Beka curriculum includes comprehensive materials written from a Christian perspective. The A Beka textbooks are written by master teachers who have successfully taught in the field and include professionally illustrated textbooks and teaching aids, hands-on activities, challenging exercises, purposeful repetition, and the reinforcement of concepts from subject to subject. The A Beka program is accredited by the Southern Accreditation of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and Stanford 10 Accreditation Test.

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Pastor Gregory E. Ealey, Th.M

Gregory is a native of Austin, Texas. He is married to Selena Ealey, and they have two children, Elias and Emmanuel. He attended Texas State University where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a focus in Accounting. He received a Master of Theology degree with a focus on Pastoral Leadership from Dallas Theological Seminary. Gregory has worked with The Urban Alternative, a ministry of Dr. Tony Evans. Gregory has also been trained in teaching the Walk Thru the Old Testament and the Walk Thru the New Testament seminars. He was a chaplain for Marketplace Chaplains, USA, serving as an Area Team Leader. He is now honored to serve as the ninth pastor of Paseo Baptist Church. Above all, Gregory just wants to be known as a servant of God who lives to bring God glory.

Mrs. Erma Williams

PBLC Director 1979-Present. Mrs. Erma Williams developed her love for education when she obtained a degree in social work in 1944. In 1952 she attended Baker University to become a teacher, and was the first Black female to attend the institution. She then taught in the KCMO School District for 20 years. In 1970 she was appointed a member of the United States Commission for the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization by the Nixon Administration. From 1973 to 1978 she taught in Germany in the Department of Defense Overseas School. In 1979 Mrs. Williams found her home at Paseo Baptist Learning Center. As the Learning Center’s only Director, she has given children the steady foundation they need to become successful and productive adults. She believes that in order to succeed in life we must first start with a solid foundation.