Upper School Faculty & Staff


LaTonia Anthony, Science Department Chair

Connor Breslin, History Instructor

Alison Cuppia, Science Instructor

David Darnell, English Instructor

Greer Dover, English Instructor

Mike Forester, Bible Instructor, Head Varsity Football Coach

Daniel Glenn, English Instructor, Drama Instructor

Bryan Hatmaker, Band Director, Fine Arts Chair

Shannon Heotaky, Upper School Math Instructor

Richard HendricksPhysical Education Instructor, Strength and Conditioning Coach

Anita Hunter, Visual Arts Instructor

Audriana Johnson, Chorus Instructor

Jody JohnsonMath Instructor

Patrick Johnson, Instructor and Basketball Coach 

Clay Kelsh, Latin Instructor

Megan KochEnglish Department Chair

Leah Longoria, English Instructor

John Messinger, Science Instructor, Head Athletic Trainer

Ambrey McWilliams, Computer Science Instructor 

Kurt Michelsen, Computer Science Instructor 

Katie Miller, Bible Instructor, Director of Student Life

Mary Ann Morris, Head of Upper School

Meredith Morris, Learning Specialist

Melanie Murphy, Spanish Instructor

Diane Nardella, Guidance Counselor

Emily Payne, Bible Instructor 

Andressa Penha, Spanish Instructor 

Andrew Perry, Science Instructor

Allison Petersen, Academic Technology Coordinator 

Matt PetersenAssistant Head of Upper School

Susan Reilly, Director of College Counseling

Molly Richey, Administrative Assistant 

Tiffany Searcy, Visual Arts Instructor

Brad Smith, Math Instructor 

Regina Tate-Leslie, Science Instructor

Katherine Thomas, Orchestra Director 

Shane Tomashot, History Instructor

Elaine Walker, All-School Registrar/US Administrative Assistant 

John Whitehurst, History Department Chair

Maria WilliamsHistory Instructor



Middle School Faculty & Staff


Elizabeth Albright, Math Instructor

Robert Denham, Math Instructor, Grade Level Chair

Kelsey Dierdorff, Middle School History Instructor

Marc Felice, Science Instructor

Daniel Glenn, Drama Instructor

Emily Harrington, Bible Instructor

Sandra Havriluk, Language Arts Instructor

Bryan Hatmaker, Band Director, Fine Arts Chair 

Steve Howey, Physical Education Instructor

Anita Hunter, Visual Arts Instructor

Audriana Johnson, Chorus Instructor

Jolene Kellner, Administrative Assistant

Ryan Livezey, Geography

Paul Martini, History Instructor

Josh Merry, Science Instructor, Varsity Wrestling Coach

Sarah Millette, Spanish Instructor

Heather Parker, Language Arts Instructor, 7th Grade Team Lead

Brian Pruitt, Science, P.E. Instructor, MS Football & Baseball Head Coach

David Rogers, Assistant Head of Middle School

Christine Rosa, Math Instructor 

Jamie Rosa, Bible Instructor

Jennifer Scott, Guidance Counselor

Lisa Stark, Language Arts Instructor 

Anna Swafford, Physical Education Instructor

Elaine Walker, All-School Registrar

Marie Woods, Head of Middle School


Lower School Faculty & Staff


Gentry Arnette, Intentional Interim Head of Lower School

Karen Barnes, Office Coordinator

Kristen Bell, Lower School Counselor 

Charmaine Botha, Kindergarten Assistant

Jamie Cameron,  Kindergarten Lead Instructor 

Tracey Cendoya, Art Instructor

Heather Chalko  Kindergarten Assistant 

Leah Dixon, Fourth Grade Assistant

Jenny Duke, Explorers Director, LS Instructional Coach

Jenny Farnham, Instructional Design Coordinator

Susie Gesell, Culinary Instructor

Kirsten Getchell, Office Receptionist

Alicia Hernandez, Spanish Instructor 

Ashley Hobbs, Second Grade Lead Instructor

Brianna Howell, First Grade Assistant

Whitney June, Second Grade Lead Instructor 

Alexis Jalovick, Third Grade Lead Instructor

Jenny Keeton, Spiritual Formation

Craig McGaughey, Second Grade Assistant  

Ashley Mitnick, Nurse

Eleni Motz, Kindergarten Instructor 

John O'Connor, Physical Education Instructor

Carm Powers, Junior Kindergarten Lead Instructor 

Caprice Pickering, Lower School Intervention Specialist

Chelsea Ramsey, Fourth Grade Lead Instructor

Pat Raftery, First Grade Lead Instructor 

Vickie Smith, Pacekeepers and Student Support Services

Della Shepherd, Kindergarten Lead Instructor

Rebekka Strom, Fourth Grade Lead Instructor

Ali Weller, Director Pisgah Preschool

Diane Winfield, First Grade Lead Instructor 

Pam Yarjan, Music Instructor


Preschool Full Day Faculty & Staff


Joyce Lenoir – Director

Rachel Harrison – Assistant Director

Debbie Moss – Admin. Assistant

Pamela Bray

Allison Bussey

Grace Cavaness

Katie Carter

Ali Flores

Gwen Hollis 

Luciane Jones 

Betty Louis

Joy Mann

Lisa Mason

Winnie Mbogo

Angie Maignan

Karen Shane

Melba Stevens

Penny West 
Angela Wright 
Olivia Yeboah 

Operations Staff



Mary Janico, Admission Officer (MS and US)

Paula Wills, Director of International Programs

Mary Yost, Admission Officer (Preschool and LS)



Melissa Santee, Director of Advancement 

Mike Poline, Director of Major Gifts

Cody Anderson, Director of Alumni Relations and GOAL

Alli Sheets, Advancement and Special Events Manager



Kent Harrison, Athletic Director

Mike Shaheen, Assistant Athletic Director

John Messinger, Athletic Trainer

Kristin Messinger, Administrative Assistant

Bill Willingham, PAC Manager


Business Office

Cheryl Doughty, Controller

Andrea Medford, Human Resources Director/Finance Manager

Nancy Wolff, Accountant

Judy Grant, Financial Reporting Specialist



Mike Buteau, Director of Communications and Marketing

Tracy Humphrey, Director of Media Arts and Assistant Director of Marketing

Cicley Gay, Webmaster


Information Technology

Kurt Michelsen, IT Operations Manager

Marsha Horne, Help Desk Engineer


Operations and Facilities

Johnny Green, Chief Operations Officer

Jim Lee, Security Officer

Alex Ruiz, East Campus Supervisor

David Martinez, South Campus Supervisor


School Nurse

Ashley Mitnick, School Nurse