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Lower School Faculty Profiles


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Aaron Arnold

STEAM

B.S. Elementary Education
Tennessee Technological University
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Sarah Beasley

3rd - 5th Bible Teacher

B.S. Biblical Studies
Clark Summit University
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Sara Bowman '05

2nd Grade

B.S. Elementary Education
Liberty University
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Karianne Chattham


2nd Grade

B.S. Elementary Education
Covenant College
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Launa Cooke

3rd Grade

B.S. Education
U. of Tenn. at Chattanooga
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Becky Cripps

Computer & Yearbook

B.S. Education
U. of Tenn. atChattanooga
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Melissa Ferrel

Choir/Music

B.A. Vocal Performance
Tennessee Temple University
Kodaly Certification
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Tammie Fricks

5th Grade

B.S. Elementary Education
Tennessee Temple University
M.Ed., Lee University
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Kim Fulgham

Physical Education

B.S. Physical Education
Fitness Management
University of Memphis
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Jamie Gill

4th Grade

B.S. Elementary Education
U. of Tenn. at Chattanooga
M.Ed., Lee University
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Nathan Greve

Physical Education

B.S. Health, Phys. Ed., Bible
Clark Summit University
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Jessica Hilliard

PreK

B.A. Communications
U. of Tenn. at Chattanooga
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Shana Ivarson

5th Grade

B.S. Elementary Education
Tennessee Temple University
M.Ed., Lee University
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Kaytrenia Lee

PreK

B.S. Secondary Education
U. of Tenn. at Chattanooga
B.A. Literature
U. of Tenn. at Chattanooga
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Mandy Long '94

Kindergarten

A.S. Science
Hiawassee College
B.S. Elementary Education
Lee University
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Carol Minnis

Lego Kids

B.S. Education
University of Tenn. Knoxville
M.S. English
Walden University
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Stephanie Monteleone

Vocal/ General Music

B.M.E. Music Education
Lee University
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Becca Ritchey

1st Grade

B.S. Early Childhood Education
U. of Tenn. at Chattanooga
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Sherry Russell

1st Grade

B.A. Bible
Elementary Education
Appalachian Bible College
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Meghan Stephens '14

Kindergarten

B.S. Specialized Ministries
Clarks Summit University
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Elizabeth Thatcher '01

Kindergarten

B.S. PreK4
U. of Tenn at Chattanooga
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Megan Thompson '13

1st Grade

B.S. Early Childhood Child & Family Studies
U. of Tenn at Chattanooga
M.Ed. Teaching and Learning
Capella University
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Darris Waters

4th Grade

A.A.S Early Childhood Education
Roane State College
B.S. Elementary Education
TennesseeTemple University
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Hillary Waters

2nd Grade

B.S. Elementary Education
Tennessee Temple University
M.Ed. Educational Leadership
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Kelly Whiteheart

3rd Grade

B.S. Organizational Management
Palm Beach Atlantic University
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Support Personnel

Sherry Blesch

Learning Support

B.S. Elementary Education
Indiana State University
M.Ed. Admin./Supervision
Trevecca University
Ed.S. Curr. & Instr.
Liberty University
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Marty Cooper

IT Director

B.S. Organizational Management
Covenant College
A.A. Computer Support
Georgia Northwestern Technical College 
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Jessica Luedtke

IT Support

B.S. Bible & Secondary Education
Clarks Summit University
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Christine Morrison

Learning Support

B.S. Organizational Psychology Covenant College    
M. Ed. Special Education Administration & Inclusion
U of Tenn at Chattanooga
NILD, Level III, (PCET)
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Susan Steere

Learning Support

B.A. Christian Education
 B.A. Secondary Education  Cedarville University
M. Ed. Special Education
 Wright State University
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Joan Swanson

Guidance Counselor

B.A. Psychology in Counseling
Tennessee Temple University
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