Business Manager & Accreditation | Adriatica Christian Academy

Teresa (“Teri”) L. Tingdale

Business Manager & Accreditation

Teri Tingdale graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a bachelor’s degree in General Studies with a concentration in Law and two foundations, one in studio art and the second in economics. She spent over 20 years in the finance sector of the business world.  This included working for banks as well as major corporations. 

While working in business, Mrs. Tingdale realized her true love was really working with children and decided to pursue a Masters of Art in Teaching from UTD. An educator with another 20 years of experience in both the classroom and administration, she served in the public education sector for many years before entering the Christian education world in 2008.


Personal Life

She is the mother of two grown daughters and thoroughly enjoys spoiling her three grandchildren.   She attends Church Eleven:32 in Allen along with her family,  and considers intercessory prayer to be her primary mission. 

Life Verse

Her life verse is Jeremiah 29:11


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School Hours

  • Mon 8:30AM to 3:30PM
  • Tue 8:30AM to 3:30PM
  • Wed 8:30AM to 3:30PM
  • Thur 8:30AM to 3:30PM
  • Fri 8:30AM to 3:30PM


Contact Information

Head of School & Admissions
Mrs. Jody Capehart

Director of Business Administration
Mrs. Teri Tingdale

Mrs. Denise Pope

Mrs. Teri Tingdale

(469) 724-2356