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Faculty and Staff

Academic Leadership

Daniel Sturdevant

Head of School

Kim Abel

Dean of Academics

Academic Support

Francine Solomon-Acevedo

Administrative Assistant

Michele Taylor

Director of Student Services

Kortni Spaulding

School Counselor

Virginia Wood M.Ed, NCC

School Counselor, Pool Teacher

Sarah Devereaux

Math Coach

Louise Raffa

Literacy Coach

Jonathan Olson

History Department Chair

Operational Support

Fallon McLaughlin

Sr. Ops Manager for Virtual Schools

Zahira Buchanan

Admissions Manager

Tami Feld

Operations Specialist

Michael Lis-Planells

Project Coordinator

Lower School Faculty

Bria Johnson

Third Grade Teacher

Tatum Warner

Fourth Grade Teacher

Jamie Ching

Fifth Grade Teacher

Middle School Faculty

Curby Graham

History Classroom Teacher

John Rosenbaum

History Classroom Teacher

Jessica Bergel

Literature Classroom Teacher

Valerie Medlin

Literature Classroom Teacher

Madison Sullivan

Literature Classroom Teacher

Porter Birchum

Math Classroom Teacher

Harrison Paxton

Math Classroom Teacher

Jacob Goodwin

Science Classroom Teacher

Arts & Languages

Molly Bauman

Art Teacher

Genevieve Price

Art Teacher

Tara Bonds

Latin Teacher

Heather Duley

Latin Teacher

Career and College Advisory

Melissa Rocchio

Dean of Optima Freedom Academy