Taking young minds seriously


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

Headmaster – Dr. Nicholas Newman

IT and AV Specialist – Mr. Bill Haas

Montessori Teacher – Mrs. Sylvia Rajakaruna

PreK Teacher – Mrs. Cassie Thomas

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 – Mrs. Rachelle Smith

Latin and History Teacher – Mr. Philip Schaffer

Upper School English and Economics Teacher – Mrs. Rachelle Smith

Upper School History and Government Teacher – Mr. Kevin Ritter

Upper School Mathematics Teacher – Mr. William Sears

Upper School Chemistry Teacher – Dr. Bonnie Martinez

Upper School Biology Teacher – Dr. Erick Carlson

Art Adjunct – Mr. Geoff Schenkel

Music Teacher – Mrs. Megan Dougherty

5th Grade Mathematics Adjunct – Mr. Den Hedrick

6th Grade Mathematics Adjunct – Mrs. Arielle Taylor

7th/8th Grade Literature Teacher – Mrs. Kathryn Nestor

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

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. Cassie Thomas

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

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