Faculty and Administration

2017-2018

Administration

Patti Culbreth
Head of School
M.Ed. University of Virginia
B.A. James Madison University
Professional Teaching Certification
Years teaching: 30th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

The Reverend Robert H. Malm
Chaplain
M.Div. Yale University
B.A. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 29th year

Lee W. Larkin
Assistant Head of School
B.A. Hollins University
Years teaching: 26th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 11th year

Amanda Hungerford
Director of Admissions
M.Ed. University of Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia
Teach for America
Virginia Teaching License
Years teaching: 12th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 12th year

Scott Fedder
Director of Finance and Operations
MBA George Washington University
B.S. University of Virginia
Years in Independent Schools: 14th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 5th year

Alison Kindler
Director of Extended Care and Enrichment Activities
University of Virginia - Graduate Studies
Cert. of Education - Polytechnic of North London (UK)
Years teaching: 26th year
Years teaching at Grace Episcopal School: 7th year

Julia Byrnes
Institutional Advancement Assistant
B.A. Miami University of Ohio
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th year

Debra J. Busker
Administrative Assistant/Assistant to the Head of School
B.A. Sweet Briar College
University of Delaware, Institute for Organization Management
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 17th year

Dr. Rene Hackney
Psychologist
Ph.D. George Mason University
M.A. George Mason University
B.S. James Madison University
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 5th year

Preschool

Mary Kate Holland
Preschool Teacher
B.A. George Mason University
Years teaching: 26th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 11th year

Tae Cannon
Preschool Associate Teacher
B.A. Goddard College
Years teaching: 17th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 17th year

Julie Dwyer
Preschool Associate Teacher
B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University
Years teaching: 12th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th year

Junior Kindergarten

Anne Hedley
Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Certificate in Education Bristol University, UK
Years teaching: 30th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th year

Gayle Fogleman
Junior Kindergarten Associate Teacher
B.S. College of Charleston
Years teaching: 20th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 5th year

Adrienne Ashton
Junior Kindergarten Associate Teacher
M.Ed. Candidate University of Virginia
B.A. Loyola University, Maryland

Years teaching: 4th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Kindergarten

Eleanor Shaw
Kindergarten Teacher
M.Ed. University of Virginia
B.A. College of William and Mary
Years teaching: 7th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 7th year

Claire Lynch

Kindergarten Teacher

M.Ed. Lesley University

B.S. Miami University of Ohio
Years teaching: 3rd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

 

Grade One

Sarah Savoie
Grade One Teacher
B.S. Louisiana State University

Virginia Teaching License
Years Teaching: 7th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th year

 

Aida Longo Knowles
Grade One/Two Associate Teacher
M.Ed. Marymount University
B.A. Randolph-Macon College

Virginia Teaching License
Years Teaching: 18th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 8th year

Grade Two

Michelle Bruch

Grade Two Teacher

Ed.S. University of Virginia
M.Ed. George Mason University
B.A. Wake Forest University
Virginia Teaching Certification
Years teaching: 10th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

 

Grade Three

Diane Johnson

Grade Three Teacher
M. Ed. Boston University

B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University
Years teaching: 16th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

 

Grade Four

Ashley Waggener
Grade Four Teacher
M.Ed. Curtin University in Australia
B.A. Southern Methodist University
Years teaching: 6th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Grade Five

Sharon Nicholson

Grade Five Teacher
M.Ed. Old Dominion University
B.S. Old Dominion University
Virginia Teaching License
Years teaching: 14th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 6th year

Art

Stephanie Kozemchak
Art Teacher
M.F.A. George Washington University
B.F.A. Moore College of Art and Design
Years teaching: 35th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 5th year

Computer/Library

Moira McConaghy
Computer Teacher
B.A. College of William & Mary
Comptia A+  Computer Certification
Years teaching: 3rd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

Learning Resources

Denise Madar
Learning Resource Teacher
M.Ed. The University of Virginia
B.A.   The College of William and Mary
Years Teaching: 25th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 6th year

Music/Performing Arts

Jennifer Mon
Music Teacher
M.M. Catholic University of America
B.M. The College of New Jersey
Years teaching: 23rd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Physical Education

Miguel Palacio
Physical Education Teacher
A.A. Allegheny College
Years coaching: 25th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Spanish

Tammy Gomez

Spanish Teacher
B.A. University of South Florida

Spanish Language Teachers certificates University of Salamanca and Barcelona
Years teaching: 10th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

 

Religion

Jenni Faires
Religion Teacher - Grades 1-2
B.A. University of North Carolina
Years teaching: 10th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Lee W. Larkin
Religion Teacher - Grade 3
B.A. Hollins University
Years teaching: 26th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 11th year

Patti Culbreth
Religion Teacher - Grade 4
M.Ed. University of Virginia
B.A. James Madison University
Professional Teaching Certification
Years teaching: 30th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

The Reverend Robert H. Malm
Religion Teacher - Grade 5
M.Div. Yale University
B.A. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 29th year

Extended Care & Other Staff

Alison Kindler

Director of Extended Care and Enrichment Activities
University of Virginia - Graduate Studies
Certificate of Education - Polytechnic of North London (UK)
Years teaching: 26th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 7th year

Sue Campbell
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
M.Ed. Virginia Commonwealth University
Years teaching: 10th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

Karina Claure
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
Years teaching: 2nd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Theresa Darroch
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
B.A. Immaculata University
Years teaching: 6th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Ariel Hamilton
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
B.S. Virginia Commonwealth University
Years teaching: 1st year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Craig Lawlor
Building Supervisor
Years in Independent Schools: 4th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th year

 

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