Our Administration and Faculty
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Administration

R. Matthew Mitchell (Head of School) B.A. Biblical and Theological Studies (Covenant College); M.Ed. Educational Leadership (Covenant College)
 

Janis R. Pierce (Principal K-6) M.Ed. School Administration and Elementary Supervision (The Citadel); B.S. Learning Disabilities (Winthrop College)


Lower School (K-6th)
Nancy Homm (Kindergarten) B.A. Drama, Elementary Education Minor Lycoming College

Nicki Balentine (First Grade) B.S. Biomedical Science Auburn University

Florence Steffens (Second Grade) B.A. Elementary Education California University of Pennsylvania

Maria Watson Larkins (Third Grade) B.S. Elementary Education Grove City College

Jami Rodis (Fourth Grade) B.A. English and Communication Marymount University

Gretchen Aleoghena (Fifth Grade) B.S. Elementary Education Saint Cloud State University

Justina Jimoh (Fifth Grade) B.S. Early Childhood University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Nadia Skolnitsky (Sixth Grade) B.A. History and English George Mason University

Nikki Andrews (Art Grades K-12) B.F.A. The Corcoran School of Art

Elizabeth Gillespie (Music K-6) B.A. Music Education Westminster Choir College

Chris McGahey (Band 5-6) Ph.D. History of Technology Georgia Tech; M.S. History of Technology Georgia Tech; M.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign; B.E.E. Electrical & Computer Engineering Georgia Tech

Jabij Tupponce (PE K-6) B.A. International Politics and Government, George Mason University, Certified Aerobics Instructor- MD Association of Aerobics & Fitness

Catherine Pierce (Latin Grades 3-8) A.A. Liberal Arts St. Andrews College


Middle School (7th-8th)
John Alley (History, Logic) B.A. History, Music Minor James Madison University

Nikki Andrews (Art Grades K-12) B.F.A. The Corcoran School of Art

Garrett Cichowitz (Christian Studies, Athletics) B.S. Entrepreneurship and Biblical Studies Grove City College

Sharon Dykhoff (Science) B.A. Intermediate Science Education University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Gillespie (Drama) B.A. Music Education Westminster Choir College

Tanya Ingham (English, History, Logic) M.A. Christian Thought: Philosophy of Religion Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; B.A. Classical Archaeology University of Southern California Santa Barbara

Chris McGahey (Band/Instrumental Ensemble) Ph.D. History of Technology Georgia Tech; M.S. History of Technology Georgia Tech; M.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign; B.E.E. Electrical & Computer Engineering Georgia Tech

Catherine Pierce (Latin Grades 3-8) A.A. Liberal Arts St. Andrews College

Jan Pierce (Pre-Algebra, Principal K-6) M.Ed. School Administration and Elementary Supervision The Citadel; B.S. Learning Disabilities Winthrop College

Caren Sturgill (Pre-Algebra, Geometry) M.Ed. Secondary Education Marymount University; B.A. Communication, Bible Minor Wheaton College

Gary Young (Math and Science Chair, Algebra I) B.S.E. Civil Engineering Princeton University; M.Ed. Stanford University; M.A. Dallas Theological Seminary


Upper School (9th-12th)
John Alley (Secondary Humanities) B.A. History, Music Minor James Madison University

Nikki Andrews (Art Grades K-12) B.F.A. The Corcoran School of Art

Garrett Cichowitz (Christian Studies, Athletics) B.S. Entrepreneurship and Biblical Studies Grove City College

Sharon Dykhoff (Biology, Physical Science) B.A. Intermediate Science Education University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Gillespie (Drama) B.A. Music Education Westminster Choir College

Tanya Ingham (Rhetoric) M.A. Christian Thought: Philosophy of Religion Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; B.A. Classical Archaeology University of Southern California Santa Barbara

Chris McGahey (Guitar 9-12) Ph.D. History of Technology Georgia Tech; M.S. History of Technology Georgia Tech; M.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign; B.E.E. Electrical & Computer Engineering Georgia Tech

Elizabeth Rice (Algebra I, Pre-Calculus) M.A. Curriculum and Instruction George Mason University; B.S. Mathematics and Secondary Education, Economics Minor American University

Lauren Shannon (Humanities) B.A. English Literature and Communication, Bible Minor Wheaton College

Caren Sturgill (Geometry) M.Ed. Secondary Education Marymount University; B.A. Communication, Bible Minor Wheaton College

Dianne Whittle (Spanish I-IV) M.A. Dallas Theological Seminary; B.A. Spanish California State University of Fullerton

Gary Young (Math and Science Chair, Algebra I, Algebra II, Calculus, Physics) B.S.E. Civil Engineering Princeton University; M.Ed. Stanford University; M.A. Dallas Theological Seminary