Faculty-at-a-Glance

2017-2018

Faculty Emeritus

Faculty/Staff Directory

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Karen Alexander, M.Ed.
Educational Consultant and Upper School Principal Emeritus
B.S. Ed., Middle School Education, Math/Music, University of North Dakota
M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Covenant College

Joanne Allan, M.Ed.
Lower School Math Specialist
B.Ed., Elementary and Special Education, University of Saskatchewan
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, George Mason University

Kimberly Allen, Ed.S., M.Ed.
Fifth Grade Teacher
B.S. Special Education, Liberty University
M.Ed., Special Education, Liberty University
Ed.S., Curriculum and Instruction, Liberty University

Kevin Ames, M.S.
Math Department Chairman, Math Teacher, Boys Cross Country Head Coach, Varsity Track Head Coach
B.S., Math Education, Pensacola Christian College
M.S., Educational Leadership, Bob Jones University

Suzanne Arrison, B.A.
Kindergarten Teacher
B.A., Elementary Education, University of Kentucky

Querube Barber, B.A.
Foreign Language Department Chairman, Spanish Teacher
B.A., Modern Languages, Christopher Newport University

Laura Brazier, B.S.
English Teacher
B.S., Special Education/Learning Disabilities, James Madison University

Emily Brown, M.A.
English Teacher
B.A., English and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Virginia
M.A., English, University of Virginia

Pamela Burns, B.M.E.D.
Music Teacher
B.M.E.D., Music Education, James Madison University

Vicky Butler, B.S.
Second Grade Teacher
B.S., Early Education, N-4, George Mason University

Lori Byre, B.S.
Upper School Assistant Principal, Math Teacher
B.S., Education, New Mexico State University

Cathy Case, B.S.
Math Teacher
B.S., Psychology, minor in Math and Literature, Virginia Tech

Jack Colston, M.Ed.
Math Teacher
B.S., Mathematics, Virginia Tech
M. Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Tech

Rachel Colston, B.S.
Science Teacher
B.S., Biology, North Carolina State University

Peggy Connor, M.Ed.
Kindergarten Teacher
B.S., Biology, Grove City College
B.S.N, Nursing, George Mason University
M.Ed. Candidate, Old Dominion University

Sherri Copeland, B.A.
Assistant Librarian
B.A., Elementary Education, minor in Creative Writing, Eckerd College

Robin Currey, M.Ed.
Executive Function Coach
B.A., Psychology and Religion, The College of William and Mary
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Virginia Tech

Deb Dayhoff, M.A.
Visual Arts Department Chairman, Art Teacher
B.S., Art Education, Bob Jones University
M.A., Art Education, Corcoran College of Art and Design

Christine Dean, B.S.
Science Teacher
B.S., Biology, Florida Southern College

Mike Dewey, M.Div., M.Ed.
Assistant Headmaster for Academics, Upper School Principal, Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., Philosophy, English, The University at Buffalo
M.Ed., Educational Leadership, University of Cincinnati
M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Sandra Dewey, M.L.S., M.A.
Director of Library and Educational Technologies
B.S., Multidisciplinary Studies, Liberty University
M.A., Human Services, Liberty University
M.L.S., University of Buffalo

Katie Finnell, M.A.
English Teacher
B.A., Literature, Patrick Henry College
M.A., English Literature, University of Massachusetts

Jennifer Fletcher, M.A.
Registrar
B.A., English, DePauw University
M.A., Student Personnel Administration in Higher E, Ball State University

Ingrid Flores, B.A.
Math Teacher
B.A., Math, Houghton College

Yvonne Gaffin, B.A.
College Advisor
B.A., French, Calvin College

Erin Gingrich, B.A.
English Teacher
B.A., Secondary English Education, minor in Music, Cedarville University

Bethany Hardy, M.S.
School Counselor
B.S., Psychology, Southeastern University
M.S., Counseling, Southeastern University

Joshua Harstine, B.A.
Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., Biblical and Religious Studies, Grove City College

Dwight Hayes, B.A.
Physical Education Department Chairman, Physical Education Teacher
B.A., Physical/Health Education, Cedarville University

Ruth Henderson, M.Ed.
English Teacher
B.S., Psychology, Texas Christian University
B.A., English Literature, Texas Christian University
M.Ed., Secondary English Education, University of North Texas

Ji-hyun Hong, B.A.
First Grade Teacher
B.A., Education, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Suzanne Hulbert, A.D.N., B.S.
Science Teacher, NILD Therapist
B.S., Business, Florida Southern College
A.D.N., Nursing, St. Petersburg College

Brett Jeschke, M.A., M.A.T.
Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., History, James Madison University
M.A., European History, George Mason University
M.A.T., Secondary Education, Liberty University

Kim Johnson, B.A.
English Department Chairman, English Teacher
B.A., English and Secondary English Education, East Tennessee State University

Josiah Jones, M.Div.
Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., Biblical and Theological Studies, Gordon College
M.Div., Educational Ministries, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Sam Kang, M.Div.
Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., Psychology, George Mason University
M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary

Susana Kang, M.A.
Sixth Grade Teacher
B.S., English, Secondary, New York University
M.A., Curriculum and Teaching Secondary Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Cheryl King, B.S.
Director of Athletics
B.S., Management, Pennsylvania State University

Christina Ko, M.T.
Math Teacher and National Honor Society Advisor
B.S., Mathematics, minor in Physics, Virginia Tech
M.T., Secondary Math, University of Virginia

Jessica Kocher, B.S.
SSD Coordinator, NILD Therapist
B.S., Psychology, minor in Special Education, James Madison University

Debbie Koth, M.M.
Performing Arts Department Chairman, Choral Director
B.M., Vocal Performance, James Madison University
M.M., Vocal Performance, James Madison University

Katelyn Kuck, B.A.
Science Teacher
B.A., Biology, Texas A&M University

Cara Kuiper, M.A.
Upper School Assistant Principal, Summer Programs Director, Math Teacher
B.A., Mathematics, minors in Spanish and Theology, Trinity Christian College
M.A., Systematic Theology, Wheaton College

Jean Lee, B.A.
Fifth Grade Teacher
B.A., Elementary Education, American University

Katherine Liversedge, B.A.
First Grade Teacher
B.A., Elementary Education, Asbury University

Sandy Loynaz, M.Ed.
Fourth Grade Teacher
B.S., University Studies, Shenandoah University
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, George Mason University

Emily Lubenec, B.A.
Upper School Teacher, Yearbook Teacher
B.A., Secondary Education and History/Social-Science, Wheaton College

Serge Lubenec, M.S.
Math Teacher
B.A., Philosophy, Wheaton College
M.S., Computer Science, George Mason University

Aaron Marshall, B.A.
History Teacher, Middle Level Cross Country Coach
B.A., History, Schreiner University

Laurie Mathewson, J.D.
Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., International Relations, Stanford University
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Laura McCollum, Ed.D.
Director for Institutional Effectiveness, Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., History & Political Science, Pepperdine University
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Southern Oregon University
Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Seattle Pacific University

Nathanael McGarry, B.A.
English Teacher
B.A., Liberal Arts, Thomas Aquinas College

Danae McGregor, B.A.
Latin Teacher
B.A., Classical Liberal Arts, Patrick Henry College

Kay Meyer, B.A.
NILD Therapist
B.A., Music, The College of William and Mary

Judith Mijares, B.S.
Art Teacher
B.S., Graphic Design, Buffalo State College

Kimberly Miller, M.Ed.
Dean of Curriculum and Instruction, Science Department Chairman, Science Teacher
B.S., General Studies with Elementary Licensure, Liberty University
M.Ed., Educational Psychology, University of Virginia

Carrie Moacdieh, M.A.
French Teacher
B.S., Finance, Miami University
M.A., French Literature, University of Texas at Arlington

Jessica Mobley, B.S.
Third Grade Teacher
B.S., Special Education, Liberty University

Theresa Nie, M.A.
Math Teacher, Testing Coordinator K-12
B.S., Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
M.A.T., Math Education, University of Portland
M.A., International Education, American University

Parker Normann, Ph.D., M.S.
Economics Teacher
B.S., Marketing, Economics, Lehigh University
M.S., Marketing, Murray State University
Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University

Faith Ok, B.F.A.
Art Teacher
B.F.A., Art and Design Education, Pratt Institute

Kara O'Malley, B.A.
Executive Function Coach
B.A., Communications, University of Notre Dame
M.A. candidate, Counseling, Liberty University

Deborah Petzrick, M.Ed.
Lower School Language Arts Reading Specialist
B.S., Nursing, University of Maryland
M.Ed., Reading, University of Virginia

Paul Petzrick, Jr., M.Ed., M.S.
Science Teacher, Science Laboratory Manager
B.S., U.S. Military Academy
M.S., Systems Management, University of Southern California
M.Ed., Administration, La Salle University

R. Cody Phillips, M.S., M.A.
History Teacher
B.A., History, University of Wyoming
M.A., U.S. Diplomatic History, University of Nevada
M.S., Secondary Education, Old Dominion University

Russell Phillips, B.S.
Physical Education Teacher, Varsity Boys Soccer Head Coach, Varsity Girls Soccer Head Coach
B.S., Travel Industry Management, Concord College

Janis Pierce, M.Ed.
Lower School Principal
B.S., Learning Disabilities, Winthrop College
M.Ed., Elementary Administration and Supervision, The Citadel

Kristin Pushak, M.A.
History Teacher
B.A., History and Spanish, Geneva College
M.A., Global Affairs, George Mason University

Erin Reed, M.S.
French Teacher
B.A., Public Relations, minor in French, Pennsylvania State University
M.S., French, Information and Library Science, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Sciences de l'Infor

William Robinson, M.Div.
Christian Studies Department Chairman, Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., General Science, Covenant College
M.DIV., Reformed Theological Seminary

Kirsten Rodgers, M.Ed.
Math Teacher
B.S., Secondary Mathematics Education, Grove City College
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana Wesleyan University

Laura Sanders, M.Ed.
Sixth Grade Teacher
B.A., Spanish, Wake Forest University
M.Ed., Elementary Education, Minot State University

Neomi Sarmiento, M.S.
Spanish Teacher
B.A., Psychology, Biola University
M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy, Fuller Seminary

Janae Saunders, B.A.
Physical Education Teacher
B.A., Multi-Age Physical Education, minor in Bible, Cedarville University

Peter Schnuda, M.A.
Dean of Campus Life, Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., Communication, Loyola University
M.A., Teaching, George Mason University

Randal Shaheen, J.D.
Introduction to Constitutional Law Teacher
B.A., Political Science and Economics, Bucknell University
J.D., Harvard Law School

Bethany Simpson, B.A.
Physical Education Teacher
B.A., Psychology, Covenant College

Brookye Smith, B.A.
Second Grade
B.A., Speech Communication, Penn State University

Julie Swartz, M.S.N.
Online Science Teacher
B.S., Nursing, University of South Alabama
M.S.N., Nursing, George Mason University

Karyn Sykes, M.Ed.
Third Grade Teacher
B.A., Integrative Studies, George Mason University
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, George Mason University

Holly Tewell, B.S.
Science Teacher
B.S., Kinesiology, Penn State University

Susan Tyler, B.S.
Fourth Grade Teacher
B.S., Special Education, minor in Psychology, James Madison University

David Vanderpoel, Ph.D., M.A.R., M.A.
Headmaster, CEO, History Teacher
B.A., History, Wheaton College
M.A., European History, Adelphi University
M.A.R., Theology and Church History, Westminster Theological Seminary
Ph.D., History: Early Modern Europe, New York University

Debbie Vargo, B.S.A.E.
Science Teacher
B.S.A.E., Aerospace Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy

William Vargo, M.S.
History Teacher, Varsity Boys Baseball Coach
B.S., Electrical Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy
M.S., National Security Strategy, National Defense University, National War College

Donna Waller, B.S.
Strings Director
B.S., Education, George Mason University

Deborah Walne, B.A.
Assistant Headmaster for Operations, CFO
B.A. Political Science, Spanish, University of Texas at Austin

Brian Washington, B.M.
Band Director
B.M., Music Education, Norfolk State University

Dana Weigand, M.Ed.
Assistant College Advisor
B.A. Rhetoric and Communication Studies
M.Ed., Counselor Education

Leslie Whelchel, M.Ed., P.C.E.T.
Learning Center Director
B.A., Political Science and Sociology, Jacksonville University
M.Ed., Cross-Categorical Education, Regent University

Justin Winters, M.F.A.
Theater Arts Teacher
B.A., Theater, Bryan College
M.F.A., Acting, Regent University

Shannon Wise, M.A.
Science Teacher
B.A., English/Speech, Point Loma Nazarene University
M.A., Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Chapman College

Katherine Yum, M.A.
Executive Function Coach, ESOL Coordinator
M.T., Secondary Education, University of Virginia
M.A., TESOL and Secondary Education, West Virginia University


Faculty Emeritus

Monica Abbott, M.A.
Math Teacher Emeritus
B.S., Math, Fuji Women's College
B.S., Sociology, University of Idaho
M.A., Japanese, Fuji Women's College

Karen Alexander, M.Ed.
Upper School Principal Emeritus
B.S. Ed., Middle School Education, Math/Music, University of North Dakota
M.Ed., Educational Leadership, Covenant College

Elizabeth Anger, M.Ed.
Lower School Principal Emeritus
B.A., Education, Lynchburg College, West Virginia Wesleyan University
M.Ed., Reading Education, George Mason University

Penny Gale
Second Grade Teacher Emeritus
B.S., Early Childhood Education, K-8, James Madison University

Janella Knight
English Teacher Emeritus
B.A., English, Wagner College

Marcia Malloy
Art Teacher Emeritus
B.A., Architecture, Virginia Tech

Kathryn Renner, M.Ed.
Math Teacher Emeritus
B.S., Math, James Madison University
M.Ed., Education, University of Virginia

Headmaster Emeritus

James L. Beavers, M.Div.
Headmaster Emeritus
B.S., Biology, College of William and Mary
M.A., Science Education, College of William and Mary
M.Div., Global Mission, Trinity School for Ministry

Registrar Emeritus

Ellie Cole
Registrar Emeritus
B.S. Special Education, University of Virginia

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