Faculty and Staff

“The pleasures arising from thinking and learning will make us think and learn all the more."

-Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

Founders Classical Academy seeks and employs faculty members who have a demonstrable history of excellence in an academic discipline, who convey knowledge to young people with charisma and clarity, and who practice and train students in the virtues of prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance, and charity.

Faculty members engage students in the pursuit of the true, the good, and the beautiful. Each teacher at Founders is a professional who is esteemed and supported by a faculty of friends striving for excellence.

Headmasters

Mr. Gene Holloway

Headmaster

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Mrs. Brooks McDonald

Assistant Headmaster: Lower School

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Mr. Robbie Wasielewski

Assistant Headmaster: Upper School

Administrative Staff

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Mrs. Elle Rivera

Campus Secretary & Enrollment

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Ms. Lori Thompson

Campus Nurse

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Mrs. Jessica Hamilton

Communication Director

& Technology

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Mr. Jim Powell

Office Aide

& Enrollment

Instructional Support

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Mrs. Debbie Farver

Special Education

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Mrs. Diane Stephenson

504 Coordinator & Dyslexia

Ms. Margaret Jones

504 Coordinator: Upper

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Mr. Chris Anderson

Instructional Support Assistant

Mr. Marcus Goodwin

Instructional Support Assistant

Ms. Kim Woodward

Instructional Support Assistant

Fine Arts

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Mrs. Karen Ward

Grammar Music

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Mrs. Rachel Moreno

Upper Music & Symphony Orchestra

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Ms. Holly Feemster

Art & Yearbook

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Ms. Amber Jordan

Upper Art

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Mr. Sean Cousins

Athletic Director

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Mrs. Janie Creek

Athletics Coach & PE

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Mr. Garrett Smith

Athletics Coach & PE

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Mr. Matthew Steadman

Athletics Coach & PE

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Kindergarten Teachers

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Ms. Tova Anderson

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Mrs. Kristi Brooks

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Ms. Mary Jo

Gomez-Uranga

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Ms. Delaney Keenum

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Ms. Becky SanJuan

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First Grade Teachers

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Miss Maria Crews

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Mrs. Shannon O'Shaughnessy

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Mrs. Robin Rabiee

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Ms. Teresa Roach

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Second Grade Teachers

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Mrs. Teresa Baumann

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Ms. Meredith Hamiter

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Mr. John Lopke

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Ms. Helen Rodriguez

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Third Grade Teachers

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Ms. S. Lena Atwell

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Ms. Tracy Court

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Ms. Michelle Little

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Ms. Melinda Ortego

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Fourth Grade Teachers

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Ms. Frances Davis

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Ms. Elle Gerleman

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Mrs. Shaina Thomas

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Ms. Carolina Herrera

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Fifth Grade Teachers

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Ms. Ruth Joy Orr

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Mr. Mark Russell

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Ms. Grace Safranek

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Mr. Dean West

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Upper School Teachers

Mrs. Ranjana Duggal

Upper Mathematics

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Ms. Sarah Lenski

Upper Mathematics

Mr. Justice Swarthout

Mathematics & Science

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Mr. Jason Stevenson

Testing Coordinator & Science

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Mr. Myles Dempsey

Upper Science

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Ms. April Amsbaugh

Upper History

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Ms. Julia Jimenez

Upper History

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Mrs. Nicole MacDougall

Latin I

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Ms. Catherine Alvis

Latin I and II

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Ms. Aubrey Lively

Upper Grammar & Spanish

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Mr. Edward Houser

Upper English

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Ms. Amanda Hunt

Upper English

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Mrs. Amy Wasielewski

Upper English

Instructional Aides

Ms. Kelsey Fleetwood

Ms. Teresa Gardea

Mr. Marcus Goodwin

Mr. Kevin Kim

Mr. Paul Lewis

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