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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.

Head of SSFS Lower School, Liza Long

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

Pam Gilmer
Lower School Administrative Assistant
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Lower School Admission Contact:

Ashaki Todman, Director of Admission, Preschool - Grade 5

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

Gasa Anderson

Gasa Anderson

LS Faculty - Resource Teacher
LS - Grade 3
Brenda Benjamin

Brenda Benjamin

LS Faculty, Music Grades 1-5
LS - Cocurricular
Courtney Benson

Courtney Benson

LS Reading and Learning Specialist
Student Support Services
Chanelle Broughton

Chanelle Broughton

LS Faculty - Preschool (Age 3)
LS - Grade PK3
Katharine Carneal

Katharine Carneal

LS Faculty, Second Grade
LS - Grade 2
Elizabeth Channer

Elizabeth Channer

Health Center Administrative Assistant
Health Center
Johanna Cowie

Johanna Cowie

Inquiry Guide | Archivist, Assistant Librarian
Inquiry Guides
Amy Curtis

Amy Curtis

LS Faculty - Second Grade
LS - Grade 2
Beverley Ditusa

Beverley Ditusa

LS Learning Specialist
Student Support Services
Lisa Dyer

Lisa Dyer

Health Center Director
Health Center
Linda Garrettson

Linda Garrettson

LS Faculty - Fourth Grade
LS - Grade 4
Tom Gibian

Tom Gibian

Head of School
Administration and Head of School
Pam Gilmer

Pam Gilmer

LS Administrative Assistant
Administration - Lower School
Joel Gunzburg

Joel Gunzburg

LS Counselor
Student Support Services, Administration - Lower School
Nora Hand

Nora Hand

LS Faculty - Fourth Grade
LS - Grade 4
Lisa Hearing

Lisa Hearing

LS Faculty - Preschool (Age 3)
LS - Grade PK3
Joe Heathcock

Joe Heathcock

Facilities, Maintenance, and Transportation Staff Member, Farmer
Facilities, Maintenance, and Transportation
David Hickson

David Hickson

Assistant Head of School, US Faculty - Arts (Woodworking)
Administration and Head of School
Amanda Hill

Amanda Hill

Physical Education Department Head, LS Faculty - P.E.
Academics - Athletics
Salli Innes

Salli Innes

LS Faculty - First Grade
LS - Grade 1
Aldona Joseph

Aldona Joseph

Inquiry Guide
Inquiry Guides
Lori Ligon

Lori Ligon

LS Faculty - Preschool (Age 4)
LS - Grade PK4
Jenny Lingelbach

Jenny Lingelbach

LS Faculty, Third Grade
LS - Grade 3
Liza Long

Liza Long

Head of Lower School
Administration - Lower School
Bela Meghani

Bela Meghani

LS Faculty - First Grade
LS - Grade 1
Carla Nally

Carla Nally

LS Faculty - Fifth Grade
LS - Grade 5
Sara Oestreich

Sara Oestreich

Director of the Inquiry Guides
Inquiry Guides
Mary Anne Peacock

Mary Anne Peacock

LS Faculty, Kindergarten
LS - Grade K, LS - Grade PK4
Maria Rhoe

Maria Rhoe

LS Faculty - Spanish
LS - Cocurricular
Jeffrey Rohrman

Jeffrey Rohrman

Physical Education LS Teacher, Upper School Men's Soccer Coach
Academics - Athletics
Kate Santorineos

Kate Santorineos

LS Faculty - Arts
Academics - Arts, LS - Cocurricular
Kathleen Schroeder

Kathleen Schroeder

Inquiry Guide
Inquiry Guides
Erin Scott

Erin Scott

LS Faculty, Kindergarten and Music, Music Teacher, Preschool & Kindergarten
LS - Grade K
Madeline Silber

Madeline Silber

LS Faculty - Fifth Grade
LS - Grade 5
Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

LS Faculty - Third Grade
LS - Grade 3
Andrea Strom

Andrea Strom

Nurse
Health Center
Ashaki Todman

Ashaki Todman

Director of Admissions, Preschool-Grade 5
Admissions