Lower School Faculty

Head of Lower School

List of 1 members.

  • Photo of Mary Steensma

    Mrs. Mary Steensma 

    Head of Lower School
    George Washington University - M.A. Ed.
    University of Connecticut - B.S.

List of 10 members.

  • Photo of Ashley Alexander

    Mrs. Ashley Alexander 

    Kindergarten Asst. Teacher & Math/Reading Support
    College of Charleston - B.S.
  • Photo of Tracy Blackledge

    Mrs. Tracy Blackledge 

    Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte - B.A.
  • Photo of Jessica Carter

    Ms. Jessica Carter 

    2nd Grade Teacher
    Appalachian State University - B.S.
  • Photo of Courtney Chambers

    Ms. Courtney Chambers 

    Lower School STEM Teacher
    High Point University - M.Ed.
    High Point University - B.A.
  • Photo of Christy Dickson

    Mrs. Christy Dickson 

    3rd Grade Teacher
    La Grange College - B.A.
  • Photo of Tami Fuller

    Mrs. Tami Fuller 

    2nd Grade Teacher
    Kutztown University - B.S.
  • Photo of Catherine Fulton

    Ms. Catherine Fulton 

    Asst. Director of Athletics, Lower/Middle School P.E. Teacher
    Lenoir-Rhyne University - B.S.
  • Photo of Rebecca Glavin

    Mrs. Rebecca Glavin 

    Upper School Psychology Teacher, Lower School Social-Emotional Learning Coordinator
    Boston University - M.S.W.
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte - M.B.A.
    Middlebury College - B.A.
  • Photo of Emily Griswold

    Mrs. Emily Griswold 

    4th Grade Teacher
    University of Phoenix - M.Ed.
    State University of New York at Geneseo - B.S.
  • Photo of Ann-Marie Harp

    Mrs. Ann-Marie Harp 

    Eaglets Lead Teacher
    York Technical College - Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
    Winthrop University - BS Degree in Early Childhood Education

List of 10 members.

  • Ms. Makayla Hodge 

    Lower School Spanish Teacher
    University of North Carolina Wilmington - Bachelor of Arts : Spanish with Teaching Licensure
  • Ms. Shirley Jordan 

    Eaglet Asst. Teacher
  • Photo of Julie Langley

    Mrs. Julie Langley 

    Lower School Art Teacher
    University of South Carolina - M.A.
    University of South Carolina - B.A.
  • Photo of Gretchen Leffew

    Mrs. Gretchen Leffew 

    3rd Grade Teacher
    University of North Carolina at Charlotte - M.Ed. with a STEM concentration (in progress)
    Bob Jones University - B.S.
  • Photo of Marie Lopes Barreto

    Ms. Marie Lopes Barreto 

    Lower School French Teacher
    McGill University - M.S.
    McGill University - B.S.
    University of Heidelberg - Certificate of German as a Foreign Language
  • Photo of Susan Loveday

    Ms. Susan Loveday 

    Transitional Kindergarten Asst. Teacher, Special Programs' Coordinator
    Cleveland State University - A.M.I. (Associated Montessori International) Montessori Degree
  • Photo of Brianne Lute

    Ms. Brianne Lute 

    Lower School Music Teacher
    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania - B.S.
  • Photo of Lynne McClellan

    Mrs. Lynne McClellan 

    Lower School Reading Specialist
    Clemson University - M.Ed.
    Appalachian State University - B.S.
  • Photo of Katherine Noble

    Mrs. Katherine Noble 

    Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    Queens University - Teaching Certificate
    Salem College - B.A.
  • Photo of Mackenzie Oakes

    Mrs. Mackenzie Oakes 

    1st Grade Lead Teacher
    University of Minnesota - M.Ed.
    Purdue University - B.A.

List of 9 members.

  • Photo of Amy Pearce

    Mrs. Amy Pearce 

    1st Grade Lead Teacher
    East Carolina University - M.Ed.
    East Carolina University - B.S.
    National Board Certification
  • Photo of Jessica Phipps

    Mrs. Jessica Phipps 

    Lower and Middle School Band Teacher
    Eastman School of Music - M.A.
    Eastman School of Music - B.M.
  • Photo of Carla Rabb

    Ms. Carla Rabb 

    Transitional Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    Appalachian State University - B.S.
  • Photo of Priscilla Saunders

    Mrs. Priscilla Saunders 

    4th Grade Teacher
    University of Central Florida - B.S.
  • Mrs. Ella Savage 

    Transitional Kindergarten Asst. Teacher
    University of Western Ontario
    Sutherland-Chan School
  • Photo of Farzaneh Sehhat

    Mrs. Farzaneh Sehhat 

    Toddlers Lead Teacher
    Central Piedmont Community College - A.A.S.
  • Photo of Dana Sommer

    Mrs. Dana Sommer 

    Transitional Kindergarten Lead Teacher
    Western Governor's University - B.S.
    Naugatuck Valley College - Dual A.A.S
  • Photo of Carrie Wehunt

    Mrs. Carrie Wehunt 

    Early Childhood P.E. and Sign Language Teacher, Lower School Librarian
    Juniata College - B.A.
  • Photo of Ritah Wylie

    Ms.  Ritah Wylie 

    Toddlers Asst. Teacher
    St. Gabriel's Nursery Training College, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - Early Childhood Diploma, N.N.E.B.(Nursery Nursing Examination Board)

School Information

750 Jetton Street
Davidson, NC 28036
[P] 704-237-5200   [F] 704-896-5535
An Independent Day School educating students 2 years old through 12th grade