Taking young minds seriously

Faculty

We are blessed to have a terrific faculty of dedicated and talented teachers and staff.

Administrators/Founders – Naresh & Melissa Nayak, Austin & Wendy Rehl, Kevin & Khadine Ritter

Interim Head of School – Mrs. Melissa Nayak

Administrative Assistants – Mrs. Allie Lang

IT and AV Specialist – Mr. Bill Haas

Montessori Teacher – Mrs. Sylvia Rajakaruna

PreK Teacher – Mrs. Rachelle Smith

Kindergarten Teacher – Mrs. Emily Gale

1st/2nd Grade Teacher – Mrs. Katie Nestor

3rd/4th Grade Teacher – Mrs. Wendy Rehl

5th/6th Grade Teacher – Mrs. Sarah McKay

7th/8th Grade Teacher – Mr. Kodiak Dschida*

Latin and History Teacher – Mr. Philip Schaffer

Upper School English Teacher – Mr. Ben Cromwell

Upper School History Teacher – Mr. Kevin Ritter

Upper School Mathematics Teacher – Mr. William Sears

Upper School Chemistry Teacher – Dr. Bonnie Martinez

Upper School Biology Teacher – Mrs. Ainsley Weisman

Art Adjunct – Mr. Jon Eells

Music Teacher – Mrs. Megan Dougherty

5th Grade Mathematics Adjunct – Mrs. Alison Duvall

1st/2nd Grade Teacher Aide – Miss Allison Flowers

PreK/Kindergarten Teacher Aide – Mrs. Holly Hamrick

Tennis Instructor and Team Coordinator – Mr. Jawn Smith and Mrs. Amy Strobl

Volleyball Coaches – Mrs. Mallory Nolan and Mrs. Brandi Pottmeyer

Basketball Coaches (3rd/4th grade) – Mr. Nick Pottmeyer, Mr. Glenn Potts, and Mr. Seth Bertram

Cicero Club (speech/debate) – Mrs. Khadine Ritter

After-School Enrichment – Mrs. Holly Hamrick

Ben Franklin Society (inventors/engineering club) – Mr. William Sears

Adam Smith Club (entrepreneurship) – Mr. Austin Rehl and Mr. Naresh Nayak

Data Specialist – Mrs. Laura Milazzo

*Mr. Dschida also teaches German

If you are interested in applying for a teaching position, please contact the office at (740) 885-2033.