Sola Gratia


  deep, permanent learning


bringing education to life


pursuing diligent, classical education…together


leading students in learning that lasts

Sola Gratia Classical Academy Inc. (SGCA) is the Triangle’s Premier Hybrid Homeschooling Community that employs the content of a classical curriculum and the pedagogy of intentional, embodied learning. Our practices are diligent and purposeful development of the mind, body and soul of a student.  Our mission is to pursue deep engagement that results in enjoyable, permanent learning.

We strive for excellence in the classical tradition, and seek to be a gentle college preparatory community.

Our Children

why we do what we do

Our Leadership Team

guiding our students to wisdom and mastery

Colleen Leonard

Director /Owner

Founding Chair SGCA Board Member

Kristyn Sewell

B.S.B.A. in Finance

Owner:  The Elderberry Lady

SGCA Board Member

Administrative and Financial Coordinator

Pastor Brian Lowman

B.S. Industrial Technology

M.A. Biblical Counseling working on Doctorate

SGCA Board Member

Academic Mentor for High School Biblical Worldview & Christian Ethics

Kate Sasser

B. A. in Classical Studies

SGCA Board Member


Philip Sasser

B.A. English, Juris Doctor

SGCA Board Member 

Pastor Brian Norman

B.A. in Youth Ministries

Master of Ministry

Doctor of Ministry

Bethel Baptist Pastor

Jennifer Hoegemeyer

ClassReach/Financial Administrator



Laurie Fry

B.A. Education

Academic Advisor for Sciences Department

Teresa Holland

BS in Early Childhood Education

Academic Advisor for Lower Elementary and Specials Departments

Mairym Azcona

B.A. in Business Administration

Academic Advisor for Languages Department

Karen Peedin

Bachelor Degree in Secondary Mathematical Education

Academic Advisor Assistant for Math Department 

Jacki St. John

B.A. Health Science

M.S. in Biology

Rhetoric School Monitor/Administrator


…The amazing academic mentors have been incredibly loving, appropriately challenging, and organized. They are accessible, encouraging, and understanding…

Mother of 6th Grader



ClassicalU offers self-paced training courses to equip teachers
and administrators in the classical tradition.
(Discounted to members of Scholé Groups)