"The human heart is no small thing, for it can embrace so much."


Mrs. Kleps

Art Teacher

  • B.G.S. Studio Art and Fine Arts, Missouri Southern State University
  • M.A. Studio Art and Theory, Drury University
  • M.A. Art Education, University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Master of Divinity, Kairos University at Evangelical Seminary
Mrs. Kleps is an art teacher at Tulsa Classical Academy.  She has seven years of prior art teaching experience from Tulsa Public Schools, as well as several years of professional experience within the museum and art gallery sectors.  She also holds professional experience as a chaplain, with extensive medical and military chaplaincy experience.  A veteran of the US Army; Mrs. Kleps has served in active duty and reserve capacities, garrison and overseas deployment environments, and in joint capacities with members of the US Navy, Air Force and Marines.  Mrs. Kleps served as a medic before transitioning to the US Army Chaplain Corps, where she continues to serve as a reservist.
Mrs. Kleps has recently started a Ph.D. program at the University of Idaho.  She is pursuing a Doctorate in Education and Counseling.  
Mrs. Kleps is married with two children and several pets.  She enjoys reading, making art, and spending time with her family.  A fun fact about Mrs. Kleps is that she loves to travel and hopes to go to as many places as possible during her lifetime-including Antarctica. She is very excited about her upcoming adventures at Tulsa Classical Academy with her students.