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Faculty & Staff

Fostering Excellence In the Next Generation

Faculty & Staff

Our faculty and staff are passionate, caring people who strive to set students up for success in every aspect of their lives. They work faithfully to prepare our students to engage the world academically, socially, and spiritually so they’re ready to confront any trial they may face. 

Staff & Administration

Dr. Greg Jones

President / Head of School

Paula Kinnard

Chief Financial Officer

Randy Goldsmith

Interim Upper School Principal

Lisa Baxley

Elementary Principal

Steve Miller

Athletic Director

Tom Hall

Director of Technology

Tkaye Thompson

Director of Early Childhood Education

Rachel Bennett

Admissions Coordinator

Amy Somers

Director of Advancement & Strategy

Michale Hall

Academic Advisor

Sharon Anderson

Director of Finance

Lindy Williams

Administrative Assistant

Carla Kenyon

College Guidance Director

Tricia Smith

SOAR Director

Julie Long

Administrative Assistant

Hillary Bazyk

Assistant Director of Early Childhood

April Mashburn

School Nurse

Mack White

Upper School Facilities Director

Nate White

Maintenance Staff

Larry Clay

Transportation Director

Cheryl Estes


Zach Welchman

Dean of Students

Brock Waldo


Deanna Scott

Upper School Receptionist/Accounts Payable

Lower School

Bethany Allison

K4 Teacher

Jennifer Avery

K4 Teacher

Molly Banks


Hannah Bryant

LS Librarian

Gail Dellorto

Spanish Teacher

Katrina Ervin

Fifth Grade Teacher

Jessica Jackson

Kindergarten Teacher/EXCEL Teacher

Laney Kelley

Kindergarten Teacher

Taylor Kestner

Second Grade Teacher

Chrissy Midkiff

Sixth Grade Teacher

Kiley Minton

STEAM Teacher

Amber Plunk

K3 Teacher

Lindsey Pruss

Fourth Grade Teacher

Melissa Schmeckenbecher

Sixth Grade Teacher

Amanda Scott

Art Teacher/Discovery Reading Teacher

Lauren Simmons

K4 Teacher

Mary Smith

Discovery Therapist

Bonnie Sutterfield

Second Grade Teacher

Meagan Waldo

K4 Teacher/Women's Soccer Coach

Blaise Lockard

Discovery Therapist

Dee Simmons

K3 Teacher

Sheryce Parker

K4 Teacher

Alicia Martin

Preschool Assistant

Amanda Burt

1st Grade Teacher

Taylor Ramsey

5th Grade Teacher

Jennifer Greenwell

2nd-4th Learning Lab Teacher

Amanda Wann

5th & 6th Grade Learning Lab Teacher

Cindy Cook

Kindergarten Teacher

Julia Kate Goodwin

Kindergarten Teacher

Katrina McCright

4th Grade Teacher

Macy Mitchell

3rd Grade Teacher

Melissa Rayburn

3rd Grade Teacher

Millicent Garrett

On Site Extended Care Director

Tammy Segars

Learning Lab Assistant

Victoria Cook

Learning Lab Assistant

Christi Jones

Discovery Therapist

Janaye Russ

Preschool Assistant

Upper School

Katie Beasley

English Teacher

Julie Cameron

Science Teacher

Michael Clark

English Teacher / Men's Soccer Coach

Billy Goss

Math Teacher / Missions Director

John Hemingway

Teacher / Coach

Sonya Hodge

10th-12th Grade Learning Lab Teacher

Jerra Hollinger

Learning Lab Aid

Angie Hopkins

Social Studies Teacher / Women's Golf Coach

Seth Miller

Social Studies Teacher

Heather O’Dell

Discovery Therapist

Cody Perrin

Head Baseball Coach

Debra Pruss

English Teacher

Rebecca Sanders

Choir Director / Bible Teacher

Anna Seagars

Social Studies Teacher

Jeri Shire

English Teacher

Chris Smith

Social Studies Teacher / Women's Basketball Coach

Heather Slayton

7th-9th Grade Learning Lab Teacher/Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Eric Spann

Art Teacher

Krista Spoon

Women's Volleyball Coach

Kipp Stiles

Science Teacher/ Dean of Instruction for Math, Science, and Technology

Karen Stokes

English Teacher

Kim VanNamen

Discovery Therapist

Brantley Price

Learning Center Assistant/Football and Baseball Assistant Coach

Julie Jacobson

Math Teacher

Michael McIntosh

Bible Teacher/Assistant Football Coach

Riley Perkins

Head Football Coach

Taylor Welchman

Math Teacher

Bobbi Barrett

Math Teacher

Bridget Jones

Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Maumelle School

Becky Atkins

Lindsay Cowdery

Tamra Moss

On Site Early Childhood Director