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Lower School Faculty & Staff

Our educators see and hear their students, and encourage them to create lives that speak with quiet and certain confidence.

Liza Long
Head of Lower School
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Pam Gilmer, Lower School Administrative Assistant

Pam Gilmer
Lower School Administrative Assistant
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Ashaki Todman
Director of Admissions, Preschool-Grade 5
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Lower School Faculty & Staff Staff Directory

Brenda Benjamin

Brenda Benjamin

Courtney Benson

Courtney Benson

Reading and Learning Specialist
Chanelle Broughton

Chanelle Broughton

Preschool (Age 3) Teacher
Katharine Carneal

Katharine Carneal

2nd Grade Teacher
Johanna Cowie

Johanna Cowie

Inquiry Guide, Assistant Librarian
Karen Cronin

Karen Cronin

Middle School Faculty—P.E., Athletics Coordinator
Amy Curtis

Amy Curtis

2nd Grade Teacher
Beverley Ditusa

Beverley Ditusa

Learning Specialist
Lisa Dyer

Lisa Dyer

Registered Nurse
Linda Garrettson

Linda Garrettson

4th Grade Teacher
Tom Gibian

Tom Gibian

Head of School
Pam Gilmer

Pam Gilmer

Lower School Administrative Assistant
Lisa Hearing

Lisa Hearing

Preschool (Age 3) Teacher
Joe Heathcock

Joe Heathcock

School Farmer
David Hickson

David Hickson

Assistant Head of School for Academic Innovation, Upper School Faculty, Arts (Woodworking)
Amanda Hill

Amanda Hill

Physical Education Department Head
Salli Innes

Salli Innes

1st Grade Teacher
Lori Ligon

Lori Ligon

Preschool (Age 4) Teacher
Jenny Lingelbach

Jenny Lingelbach

3rd Grade Teacher
Liza Long

Liza Long

Head of the Lower School
Bela Meghani

Bela Meghani

1st Grade Teacher
Sara Oestreich

Sara Oestreich

Director of Inquiry Guides
Mary Anne Peacock

Mary Anne Peacock

Kindergarten Teacher
Steve Powers

Steve Powers

Athletic Director
Maria Rhoe

Maria Rhoe

Lower School Spanish Teacher
Jeff Rohrman

Jeff Rohrman

P.E. Teacher
Kate Santorineos

Kate Santorineos

Lower School Arts Teacher
Kathleen Schroeder

Kathleen Schroeder

Inquiry Guide, Information Integration Specialist
Erin Scott

Erin Scott

Kindergarten Teacher, Music Teacher, Preschool & Kindergarten
Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

3rd Grade Teacher
Andrea Strom

Andrea Strom

Registered Nurse