Faculty and Administration

2016-2017

Administration

Patti Culbreth
Head of School
M.Ed. University of Virginia
B.A. James Madison University
Professional Teaching Certification
Years teaching: 29th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

The Reverend Robert H. Malm
Chaplain
M.Div. Yale University
B.A. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 28th year

Lee W. Larkin
Assistant Head of School
B.A. Hollins University
Years teaching: 25th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 10th year

Benita M. Cathey
Director of Admissions
M.A. University of Texas at San Antonio
B.S. Northern Illinois University
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 5th year

Scott Fedder
Director of Finance and Operations
MBA George Washington University
B.S. University of Virginia
Years in Independent Schools: 13th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th 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: 25th year
Years teaching at Grace Episcopal School: 6th year

Laura Fortsch
Director of Development
B.A. Duke University
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: 16th year

Dr. Rene Hackney
Psychologist
B.S. James Madison University
M.A. George Mason University
Ph.D. George Mason University
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th year

Preschool

Mary Kate Holland
Preschool Teacher
B.A. George Mason University
Years teaching: 25th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 10th year

Tae Cannon
Preschool Associate Teacher
B.A. Goddard College
Years teaching: 16th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 16th year

Junior Kindergarten

Anne Hedley
Junior Kindergarten Teacher
Certificate in Education Bristol University, UK
Years teaching: 29th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

Julie Dwyer
Junior Kindergarten Associate Teacher
B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University
Years teaching: 9th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

Gayle Fogleman
Junior Kindergarten Associate Teacher
B.S. College of Charleston
Years teaching: 19th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th year

Kindergarten

Eleanor Shaw
Kindergarten Teacher
M.Ed. University of Virginia
B.A. College of William and Mary
Years teaching: 6th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 6th year

Cara Donley
Kindergarten Teacher
B.S. Indiana University
Years teaching: 3rd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

Grade One

Sarah Savoie
Grade One Teacher
B.S. Louisiana State University
Years Teaching: 6th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

Aida Longo Knowles
Grade One/Two Associate Teacher
M.Ed. Marymount University
B.A. Randolph-Macon College
Years Teaching: 17th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 7th year

Grade Two

Michelle Bruch
Grade Two Teacher
M.Ed. George Mason University
B.A. Wake Forest University
University of Virginia - Pursuing Ed.S.
Virginia Teaching Certification
Years teaching: 9th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Grade Three

Diane Johnson
Grade Three Teacher
B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University
Ed.M. Boston University
Years teaching: 15th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Grade Four

Ashley Waggener
Grade Four Teacher
M.Ed. Curtin University in Australia
B.A. Southern Methodist University
Years teaching: 5th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Grade Five

Amanda Hungerford
Grade Five Teacher
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: 11th year

Art

Stephanie Kozemchak
Art Teacher
M.F.A. George Washington University
B.F.A. Moore College of Art and Design
Years teaching: 34th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 4th year

Computer/Library

Moira McConaghy
Computer Teacher
B.A. College of William & Mary
Comptia A+  Computer Certification
Years teaching: 2nd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Learning Resources

Denise Madar
Learning Resource Teacher
M.Ed. The University of Virginia
B.A.   The College of William and Mary
B.S. The College of William and Mary
Years Teaching: 24th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 5th year

Music/Performing Arts

Jennifer Mon
Music Teacher
M.M. Catholic University of America
B.M. The College of New Jersey
Years teaching: 22nd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Physical Education

Brooke Scanlan
Physical Education Teacher
B.A. Northeastern State University
Years coaching: 5th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Spanish

Tammy Gomez
Spanish Teacher
Spanish Language Teachers certificate Don Quijote School
Language Certificate University of Salamanca
Language Certificate University of Barcelona
Years teaching: 9th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Religion

Mary Kate Holland
Religion Teacher - Grades 1-2
B.A. George Mason University
Years teaching: 25th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 10th year

Lee W. Larkin
Religion Teacher - Grade 3
B.A. Hollins University
Years teaching: 25th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 10th year

Patti Culbreth
Religion Teacher - Grade 4
M.Ed. University of Virginia
B.A. James Madison University
Professional Teaching Certification
Years teaching: 29th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd 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: 28th 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: 25th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 6th year

Rinelda Bliss
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
B.A. University of Wisconsin
Years teaching: 17th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 5th year

Sue Campbell
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
M.Ed. Virginia Commonwealth University
Years teaching: 9th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 2nd year

Karina Claure
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
Years teaching: 1st year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Theresa Darroch
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
B.A. Immaculata University
Years teaching: 5th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 1st year

Claire Randall
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
Liberty University - Pursuing M.Ed.
B.A. Lynchburg College
Years teaching: 4th year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

Katrina Robinson
Afternoon and Evening Extended Care
Years teaching: 3rd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

Craig Lawlor
Building Supervisor
Years in Independent Schools: 3rd year
Years at Grace Episcopal School: 3rd year

 

 

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