Mrs. Jody Capehart

Mrs. Jody Capehart

Head of School/Founder

Jody currently serves as the Head of School for the Camerata School. Jody is an educator, author and speaker with 45 years-experience. Her education and administrative experience includes:  founding Grace Academy of Dallas in 1974, serving as minister to children at Grace Bible Church, Head of the Covenant School, Prestonwood Christian Academy, and founding and serving as Head of School at Legacy Christian in Frisco, teaching graduate level courses for Dallas Baptist University, and serving as Head of School for Grace Academy of Prosper (2011-July 2015), and co-founding the Camerata School in 2016.

Jody speaks for MOPS, PTA, Women’s Ministries, ACSI, schools, churches, and conferences.  She is the author or co-author of 17 books including Cherishing and Challenging Your Children, Teaching with Heart, Once Upon a Time, Christian Charm Course, Touching Hearts and Changing Lives, The Discipline Guide, Discipline by Design, Bonding with Your Teens through Boundaries, You and Your ADD Child, Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum, and Discipline to the Design of Your Child.           

Jody is married to Paul Capehart who is retired from 44 years with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. They have 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren. Jody’s heart is for her family. Paul and Jody are members of Stonebriar Community Church. Her interests include spending time with her family, reading, gardening, and swimming.

Her life verse is 1 Corinthians 15:58  "Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain."