Faculty-at-a-Glance

 

Faculty Emeriti

Faculty/Staff Directory

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

Kimberly Allen, Ed.S.
Fifth Grade Teacher, Middle Level Cheer Coach
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, Upper School Math and Logic Teacher, Boys Varsity Cross Country Coach, and Varsity Track Coach
B.S., Math Education, Pensacola Christian College
M.S., Educational Leadership, Bob Jones University

Mariam Awad, M.S.
Upper School Science Teacher
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Virginia
M.S., Biodefense, George Mason University

Querube Barber, B.A.
Upper School Spanish Teacher
B.A., Modern Languages, Christopher Newport University

Marianne Booth, M.Ed.
Upper School English Teacher
B.S., Business Administration, California State University
M.Ed., Teaching and Learning, Liberty University

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

Jolene Brown, M.S.
Third Grade Teacher
B.S., Elementary Education, Eastern Illinois University
M.S., Special Education, Eastern Illinois University

Pamela Burns, B.M.E.D.
Lower School Music Teacher, Choral Director
B.M.E.D., Music Education, James Madison University

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

Kelly Cabana, M.A.
Upper School Latin Teacher
B.A., History, Christendom University
M.A., Classics, University of Kentucky

Katelyn Campbell, B.A.
Upper School Science Teacher
B.A., Biology, Texas A&M University

Cathy Case, B.S.
Upper School Math Teacher
B.S., Psychology, Virginia Tech

Lena Chung, B.S.
Teaching Assistant
B.S., Exercise Science, Towson University

Margot Clenance, B.A.
Dean of Admission
B.A., Social Work, Gereformeerde Sociale Academie

Carol Cluff, M.S.
Lower School Instructional Assistant
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Norwich University
M.S., Engineering and Environmental Management, Air Force Institute of Technology

Sherri Copeland, B.A.
Assistant Librarian
B.A., Elementary Education, Eckerd College

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

Craig Daniell, B.A.
Upper School Christian Studies Teacher, Assistant Boys Varsity Baseball Coach
B.A., Christian Studies, Ouachita Baptist University

Dana Day, B.S.
Kindergarten Aid
B.S., Marketing, Clemson University

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

Michael Dewey, M.Ed.
Assistant Headmaster for Academics, Philosophy 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.
Director of Library and Educational Technologies
B.S., Multidisciplinary Studies, Liberty University
M.A., Human Services, Liberty University
M.L.S., Library Science, University of Buffalo

Calvin Fellows, B.A.
Upper School English Teacher
B.A., English Literature, Angela Ruskin University

Jennifer Fletcher, M.A.
Dean of Records and Advising
B.A., English, DePauw University
M.A., Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education, Ball State University

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

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

Jim Gaines, M.A.
Teaching Assistant Coordinator
B.S., Political Science and History, James Madison University
M.A., Military Studies, American Military University

Julie Gallagher, M.S.
P.E. Teacher
B.S., Kinesiology, United States Military Academy
M.S., Kinesiology, University of Illinois, Chicago

Erin Gingrich, B.A.
Executive Function Coach
B.A., Secondary English Education, Cedarville University

Katherine Grudda, M.A.
First Grade Teacher
B.A., Elementary Education, Asbury University
M.A., Literacy Specialist Endorsement P-12, Asbury University

Katrina Hadley, B.A.
Upper School Math Teacher
B.A., Mathematics, University of Kansas

Jill Hamilton, M.B.A.
Sixth Grade Teacher
B.S., Business, The Pennsylvania State University
M.B.A., The University of Phoenix

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

Dwight Hayes, M.S.
Physical Education Department Chairman, Lower and Upper School Physical Education Teacher, Boys Middle Level Soccer Coach, and Boys Middle Level Basketball Coach
B.A., Physical/Health Education, Cedarville University
M.S., Physical Education, University of North Georgia

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

Veronica Hewlett, B.S.
Lower School Instructional Assistant
B.S., Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of North Texas

Nancy Homm, B.A.
Search and Teach and NILD Therapist
B.A., Theater. Lycoming College

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

Suzanne Hulbert, B.S., P.C.E.T.
Upper School Science Teacher, NILD Therapist and SSD Coordinator
A.A., Nursing, St. Petersburg College
B.S., Business Administration, Florida Southern College

Christine Hume, M.Ed.
Fourth Grade Teacher
B.A., Elementary Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.Ed., Education and Child Study, Smith College

Michelle Hunt, B.S.
Upper School Math Teacher
B.S., Mathematics Education, University of Central Florida

Brett Jeschke, M.A.T.
Upper School Christian Studies Teacher, Boys JV Soccer Coach
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 and Upper School English Teacher
B.A., English and Secondary English Education, East Tennessee State University

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

Wendy Katrosh, B.A.
Lower School Instructional Assistant
B.A., Special Education, Clemson University

Mary Kesting, M.S.E.E.
Upper School Math Teacher
B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, University Southern California
M.S.E.E, Electrical Engineering and Computers, University of Southern California

Zenas Kim-Banther
Band Director
B.M., Trombone Performance and Music History, New England Conservatory of Music
M.M., Trombone Performance, Rotterdam Conservatory
D.M.A, Trombone Performance, University of Maryland

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

Debbie Koth, M.M.
Performing Arts Department Chairman and  Lower and Upper School Music Teacher
B.M., Vocal Performance, James Madison University
M.M., Vocal Performance, James Madison University

Cara Kuiper, M.A.
Upper School Principal and Upper School Math Teacher
B.A., Mathematics, Trinity Christian College
M.A., Systematic Theology, Wheaton College

Jennifer Lam, M.Ed.
Lower School ESOL Teacher
B.A., English, Carleton College
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Lyndon State University

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

Madison Lee, B.A.
Teaching Assistant
B.A., Psychology, George Mason University

Nancy Linton, M.A., L.P.C.
Director of Counseling
B.A., Psychology, Wake Forest University
M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of Florida

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 History Teacher 
B.A., Secondary Education and History/Social-Science, Wheaton College

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

Aaron Marshall, B.A.
Upper School History Teacher, Middle Level Cross Country Coach, and Assistant Track Coach
B.A., History, Schreiner University

Faith McLaughlin, B.F.A.
Lower School Art Teacher
B.F.A., Art and Design Education, Pratt Institute

Scott Meushaw, B.A.
Upper School Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., Christian Thought, Grove City College

Judith Mijares, B.S.
Lower and Upper School Art Teacher, Yearbook Teacher
B.S., Graphic Design, Buffalo State College

Kimberly Miller, M.Ed.
Dean of Curriculum and Instruction, Science Department Chairman, Upper School Science Teacher, and Assistant Girls Varsity Tennis Coach
B.S., General Studies with Elementary Licensure, Liberty University
M.Ed., Educational Psychology, University of Virginia

Jessica Mobley, M.Ed.
Lower School Science Teacher, Summer Programs and After School Enrichment Director
B.S., Special Education, Liberty University
M.Ed., Teaching and Learning, Liberty University

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

Katie Olmstead, M.A.
Upper School English Teacher
B.A., Literature, Patrick Henry College
M.A., English Literature, University of Massachusetts

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

Lisa Oughton, M.A.T.
Upper School History Teacher
B.A., Integrated Biblical Studies, Wheaton College
M.A.T., Secondary Education, Liberty University

Josh Park, M.Div.
Director of Technology, Upper School Math Teacher
B.A., Youth Ministry, Moody Bible Institute
B.A., Bible, Moody Bible Institute
M.Div., Divinity, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Christine Paul, M.Ed.
Sixth Grade Teacher
B.A., Communication, Virginia Tech
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, George Mason 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.
Upper School Science Teacher, Laboratory Manager
B.S., Engineering, United States Military Academy
M.S., Systems Management, University of Southern California
M.Ed., Administration, La Salle University

Russell Phillips, B.S.
Lower School Physical Education Teacher, Boys Varsity Soccer Coach, and Girls Varsity Soccer 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 Department Chairman, Upper School History Teacher
B.A., History and Spanish, Geneva College
M.A., Global Affairs, George Mason University

Carolyn Rector, B.S., C.P.A.
Director of Finance and Business Management, Upper School Finance Teacher
B.S., Accounting, Virginia Tech

Laura Sanders, M.Ed.
Upper School Spanish Teacher, Assistant Middle Level Cross Country Coach
B.A., Spanish, Wake Forest University
M.Ed., Elementary Education, Minot State University

Fleming Saunders, B.S.
Director of Athletics, Boys 
Lower School Physical Education Teacher, Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, Assistant Varsity Boys Baseball Coach

B.A., Spanish, Grove City College
B.S., Exercise Science, Grove City College

Janae Saunders, B.A.
Lower and Upper School Physical Education Teacher, Varsity Girls Basketball Coach
B.A., Multi-Age Physical Education, Cedarville University

Peter Schnuda, M.Ed.
Dean of Campus Life, Upper School Christian Studies Teacher, SGA Advisor
B.A., Communication, Loyola University
M.A.T., Language Arts, George Mason University
M.Ed., Educational Leadership, George Mason University

Lynn Seitz, M.S.
Substitute Coordinator
B.S., Physical Therapy, University of Wisconsin
M.S., Therapeutic Science, University of Wisconsin

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

Bethany Simpson, B.A.
Lower and Upper School Physical Education Teacher and Assistant Girls Varsity Soccer Coach
B.A., Psychology, Covenant College

Amanda Smith, B.A.
Upper School English Teacher
B.A., English Writing, Wheaton College

Brookye Smith, M.A.T.
Second Grade Teacher
B.A., Speech Communication, Penn State University
M.A.T., Elementary Education, Liberty University

Amy Snider, M.A
Lower School Instructional Assistant
B.A., Elementary Education, Westminster College
M.A., French Language, University of Maryland

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

Brook Taylor, B.S.
First Grade Teacher
B.S., Early Childhood Education, Auburn University

Bridgett Thomas, M.Ed.
Second Grade Teacher
B.A., Elementary Education, Asbury University
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, George Mason University

Tom Van Raaphorst, M.Ed.
Upper School Assistant Principal, Upper School Christian Studies Teacher
B.A., Sociology, West Virginia University
M.A., Theological Studies, Liberty University 
M.Ed., Teaching and Learning, Liberty Univertsity

Katie Vanderkwaak, B.S.
Upper School English and History Teacher
B.S., Education, The University of Alabama

David Vanderpoel, Ph.D.
Headmaster, CEO, and Upper School 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.
Upper School Science Teacher
B.S.A.E., Aerospace Engineering, United States Naval Academy

William Vargo, M.S.
Upper School History Teacher and Boys Varsity Baseball Coach
B.S., Electrical Engineering, United States 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

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

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

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

Shannon Wise, M.A.
Lower and Upper School Science Teacher
B.A., Literature and Speech, Point Loma Nazarene University
M.A., Education: Curriculum and Instruction, Chapman College

Beth Youmans, M.A.
NILD Therapist
B.A., Liberal Studies, Marymount University
M.A., Children's Ministry, Dallas Baptist University

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

Courtney Zerrener, B.A.
Upper School French Teacher
B.A., Foreign Affairs and English, University of Virginia

 


 

Faculty Emeriti

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 


Assistant Headmaster Emeritus

Deborah Walne, B.S.
Assistant Headmaster Emeritus
B.A., Spanish, University of Texas at Austin
B.S., Political Science, University of Texas at Austin

 


Registrar Emeritus

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

 

 

Nurse Emeritus

Gayle Fuller, R.N., B.A.
Nurse Emeritus
B.A., Education and Human Services, George Washington University