About Us

Kenneth and Alecia Rolling

Greetings and salutations! We are a husband and wife who are homesteaders and academics. We were both raised as farm kids, and we wish to pass on this tradition to our own children. Off the farm, the two of us combined have over 20 years of experience tutoring and teaching for the Catholic homeschooling community, and we wish to share our services now with even more students through our online, one-room school house. Please see “The Rolling Acres School” page for more information. Below you may see a short biography about each of us.

Alecia Rolling received a B.A. in German and Latin from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2005 and an M.A. in Classics (Latin emphasis) from the University of Nebraska in 2008. In addition, she studied German at Institut für Internationale Kommunikation in Zusammenarbeit mit der Heinrich-Heine Universität in Düsseldorf, Germany 2002-2003. Her teaching experience ranges from individual tutorials in French, Latin, German, and history to large collegiate classes in Classical Mythology and Latin. She has edited independent study courses in Latin for the University of Nebraska, and currently, she is teaching German, French, and Latin for The Rolling Acres School.

Mrs. Rolling is home educating her six young children with a modified classical/Montessorian/Charlotte Mason curriculum. German is the primary language spoken at home, which makes home-made curricula a necessity. She is currently Director of Schola Rosa: Co-op & Home Curriculum and she is writing a curricula now to be used by co-ops and homes for Pre-K to 6th Grade!

Kenneth Rolling is a graduate student at the Catholic University of America pursuing a Ph.D. in philosophy. He earned an M.A. in Classics, specializing in Greek, from the University of Nebraska in 2008 and a B.A. in philosophy from Benedictine College in 1999.

At times working in the university system, tutoring centers, and the homes of families, he has taught courses and tutorials on subjects as diverse as musical performance, Classical mythology, philosophy, literature, and standardized test preparation. Most recently, he was the the managing editor of the Review of Metaphysics. He has taught adjunct classes for the Philosophy Department at Christendom College  and is teaching history, logic, and philosophy for Rolling Acres School. He does research on philosophy of education and beauty.

    • Thanks for the link! We had not heard of this program before. Our five year plan is to do something similar with German. At present, students are learning prayers in German and are introduced to German folk songs and stories. They also do weekly compositions. These activities make a nice addition to the not-so-perfect text that we use. Thank you again, Alecia

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