Meet Our Team

Beverly Smith, Founder

Beverly Smith is the founder of The King’s Table Schoolhouse and is serving as President and Executive Director for the organization. She is the mother of 5; 4 daughters and 1 son with intellectual disabilities.

Her passion for learning led her to get a degree in elementary education, homeschool for more than 17 years, and pursue her dream of starting a school. Some of her favorite things to do are reading, gardening, paddle boarding, ballroom dancing, and spending time with family and friends. Beverly feels most alive when she is learning something new or teaching

Aven Shupe, Co-founder

Aven Shupe was the co-founder of The King’s Table Schoolhouse and served as the Vice President and treasurer of the Board of Directors for 1 year. She is the mother of two daughters, her oldest is diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome.

Aven currently is homeschooling her one daughter and caring for her family. She was very instrumental in the formation of the organization. Founder, Beverly Smith is forever grateful for her obedience in heeding God’s call to help start the school.