Mary K. Andreades is a classics maven, having pursued learning in the humanities for all of her life. After receiving a classical education at the Holton-Arms preparatory school in Bethesda, Maryland, she earned a BA with a fine arts major from Yale University in 1984. She worked in New York City as a fine artist, theatric prop and set painter, and inner city art teacher for several years before becoming a pastor's wife and mother of four. Now a fifteen-year homeschooling veteran, she was an enthusiastic early adopter of the Veritas curriculum.
Mary K. also brings mentoring skill to her classroom. In assisting her husband, Sam, as he pastors the Village Church (PCA) in Greenwich Village, she has led a number of support groups, children’s arts programs, parenting and women's ministries as well as being active in counseling. Her eldest son, Thaddaeus, is pursuing 3D animation at School of Visual Arts in New York City. Jeremy, who learned to argue properly through his teachers at VSA, is now a nationally recognized public high school debater. Her two younger children, Veronica and Enoch, continue as Veritas Scholars Academy Diploma students.