Waterloo Faculty

Bryce Carlisle

Humanities, Advancement

Bryce is a co-founder of Waterloo School, Director of Development and teaches History, Literature, Spanish, and directs the Junior Project. Prior to Waterloo, Bryce taught and served as Faculty Dean and director of the Senior Thesis Program at Regents School of Austin. Bryce worked in home construction as a customer service representative at Pulte Group Inc., and taught humanities for two years at Trinity Academy in Raleigh, North Carolina. Bryce served as an intern at two Presbyterian churches and college minister for two years with the Navigators, with whom he did missionary work in Mexico, Brazil, Spain, and Uzbekistan. He has a bachelor’s of arts in Spanish from The University of Kansas and a MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary. Bryce and his wife Lorie have five lively boys and attend First Baptist Church, Dripping Springs. Bryce enjoys making art and music on the guitar and cheering on his sons at  football, soccer, basketball games and track and field events.



Posts by Bryce Carlisle

Portrait of a Graduate: Emotional Intelligence

By Bryce Carlisle / August 4, 2023

Traditional high schools are really good at teaching academics, but what about the other skills teenagers need to thrive in the real world? What about emotional intelligence? It’s the kind of thing you might expect to hear about in a commencement address… along with “forks in the road” or “oh, the places we’ll go.” But…

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Student Showcase Project Links

By Bryce Carlisle / March 10, 2020

What is a student showcase? A student showcase is simply a showcase of students sharing what they have learned. Every twelve weeks, we ask students to create something they can share with others as a demonstration of the learning they have done. Not in addition to the test—everything they did to prepare for tonight was…

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Waterloo Deep Dive Series

By Bryce Carlisle / April 24, 2019

Waterloo is offering a Community Deep Dive Series—events designed to unpack the ideas animating Waterloo’s vision and offering practical tools to help address pressing questions like these: How do we remain relational when conflict threatens to embitter a cherished relationship? When tempted to check out online, what habits can we develop to do deep work…

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