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Faculty and Staff

Nido Lead Teachers

Tamara Jefferson
Nido 1
Victoria Salas
Nido 2
Megan Ferguson
Nido 3

Toddler Lead Teachers

Andrew Ruiz
Toddler Community 1
Hadley Knapp
Toddler Community 2
Morgan Zeeb
Toddler Community 3
LaToya Cook
Toddler Community 4
Lesley Lefkowitz
Lesley Lefkowitz
Toddler Community 5
Ilex McLeod
Toddler Community 6

Primary Lead Teachers

Karissa Witherspoon
Primary Acqua
Tammy Sakariassen
Primary Aria
Hannah Ford
Primary Aria
Sammy Keane
Sammy Keane
Primary Casa
Karen Van Haaften
Primary Cielo
Gabi Candotti
Primary Sole
Kenzi Harrington Lead Teacher Primary Terra
Kenzi Harrington
Primary Terra
Jamie Wilding
Primary Terra

Elementary Lead Teachers

Emma Wellen
Lower Elementary
Izzi Stone
Upper Elementary
Siri Amster
Literacy Specialist

Specials Lead Teachers

Lexie El Sherif
Lexie El-Sherif
Paige McGlaughlin Art Teacher
Paige McGlaughlin
Connor Maple
Physical Education
Danny Price
Danny Price
ECE Music
Kirsten Welch

MAC Middle Lead Teachers

Shawn Bona
Middle School
Gabby Seligman
Middle School


Nancy James
Head of School
Alicia FaJohn
Assistant Head of School and Upper Division Director
Shana Combes
Director of Finance
TJ Layne
Director of Development
Kay Loer
Lower Division Director
Jennine Friess
Director of Communications
Maggie Nelson
Maggie Nelson
Human Resources Manager
Jenni Lucero
Strategy & Growth
Chelsea Spell
Chelsea Spell
Administrative Assistant
Jayla Kipfer
Enrollment Manager
Marissa Travis
Admissions Manager