All Faculty and Staff
Head of School
Goshen Campus
Downtown Campus

Debbie Adkins

Middle School Science, Science Department Chair

B.S. Eastern Kentucky University
B.S California State Fullerton

Trisha Amirault

Director of Admissions - Goshen Campus

M.Ed. Mercer University
B.S. Mercer University

Trent Apple ’92

High School History

J.D. Tulane University
B.A. New College

Leslie Axel

Coordinator of The Learning Center

M.S. University of Houston
B.S. Texas Women's University

Breck Bacci

Preschool - Two Year Olds Co-teacher

B.A. University of Louisville

Joanna Baxter

Middle School Math

M.A.T. University of Louisville
B.S. Texas Christian University

David Beard

Preschool - Three Year Olds Co-teacher

Eastern Kentucky University
U.S. Coast Guard, Retired

Bob Bertke

Middle School Music

M.M.E. University of Louisville, School of Music
B.M.E. University of Louisville, School of Music

Greg Borders

Director of Business Operations

B.S. University of Louisville

Christine Brinkmann

Garden Educator

B.A. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Joanne Brock

2nd & 4th Grade LA/SS

B.S. Western Kentucky University

Tina Brown ’04

Lower School Art / Lower School Spanish

M.A.T. Maryland Institute, College of Art
B.F.A. Maryland Institute, College of Art

Natalie Bruner

Office Manager, Assistant to Head of Campus - Goshen Campus

B.S. Western Kentucky University

Jessica Bruot

Accounting Manager

B.A. Asbury College

Jenn Buck

High School French, Gender Studies

M.A. University of Louisville
B.A. University of Evansville

Tony Butler

Athletic Director, Fitness

M.S. University of Louisville
B.S. University of Louisville

Emily Campbell

Lower School Science

M.A. Bellarmine University
M.Div. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
B.A. Presbyterian College, South Carolina

Kelli D. Carter G’91, ’95

Assistant Director of Admissions - Goshen Campus

B.S. Vanderbilt University

Misty Chanda

3rd Grade LA/SS, Lower School LA/SS Chair

M.Ed. University of Louisville
M.A.T. Spalding University
B.A. University of Louisville

Jason Chlopek

Lower and Middle School Science

M.A.T.  University of Dayton
B.S. University of Dayton

Rosanne Conlan


B.S. Campbellsville College

Shavar Cowherd

Assistant Director of Athletics, P.E.

B.S. University of Louisville

Andrew Dailinger


B.A. Kenyon College

Julie Dayton G’01

1st Grade LA/SS

M.Ed. University of Louisville
B.A. University of Kentucky

Laura Devlin

Receptionist / Assistant to the Head of School - Downtown Campus

B.A. University of Washington

Sarah Dewberry

4th Grade LA/SS

M.Ed. Xavier University
B.S. Centre College

Brandon Doble

6th & 7th Grade SS

M.Ed. San Francisco State
B.S. University of Oregon
Mel Levine Schools Attuned graduate

Patrick Donovan G’79, ’83

6th & 8th Grade LA, Outdoor Education Coordinator

M.A.T. University of Louisville
J.D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
B.A. Gettysburg College


Larry Elder


J.D. New York University School of Law
M.A.T. University of Louisville
B.A. Columbia University

Andrew Frechette

Junior Kindergarten/Kindergarten, IT Assistant

B.A. Western Kentucky University

Reed Gabhart

Head of Goshen Campus, Drama Program Director

M.S. Indiana University Southeast
B.S. Indiana University Southeast
B.A. Indiana University

Suzanne Gorman

Head of Downtown Campus, Health & Skills

M.A. University of Michigan
B.A. Loyola University Chicago

Jennifer Griffith

Director of Lower School & Lower School Math

M.A. Ed. Washington University in St. Louis
B.A. Washington University

Kim Hales

Director of Development

B.A. University of Iowa

Dustin Hall

Facilities Manager - Goshen Campus

Ray Harris

Facilities Manager - Downtown Campus

Renee Hennessy

Preschool Director

B.A. University of Louisville

Anne Holmes

Lower School and Middle School Humanities

M.A. Bellarmine University
B.A. Centre College

Christine Hutchins

High School Chinese and Spanish I

M.A. University of Wisconsin Madison
B.A. Marshall University

Marcy Jackson

Marketing & Communications Coordinator and Director of Summer & After-School Programs

B.A. Eastern Illinois University

Salema Jenkins

Lower School and Middle School Spanish

M.S. Bank Street College of Education
B.A. Wellesley College

Luke Johnson

Assistant Dean of Students, High School Chemistry

Ph.D., M.S., B.S. University of Louisville
B.A. Washington University

Shelly Jones

MS Dean of Students, 6th Grade LA, MS Language Arts Chair

M.A. Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College
B.A. University of North Carolina

Jane Jones

Artist-in-Residence (Playwriting)

Rebecca Jones

High School Math

M.A. Western Michigan University
B.A. Indiana University

Angela Katz

High School Spanish

M.A. University of Louisville
B.A. University of Crimea

Amy Koloff

Lower School Math

M.A.T. University of Louisville
B.A. Centre College

Pattie Koth

Lower and Middle School Math

M.A. University of Phoenix
B.A. Northwood University

Catherine Lafronza

Athletic Coordinator

M.S. Western Kentucky University
B.S. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Judith Rudd Lewis G’89, ’93

Kindergarten and 1st Grade LA/SS

M.A.T. Spalding University
B.A. Kenyon College

Kathleen Lolley

Artist-in-Residence (Filmmaking)

B.F.A. California Institute of the Arts

Michael Mahoney G’78

7th & 8th Grade SS, MS Social Studies Chair

M.A.  Queen’s University Belfast
B.A. University of North Carolina

Julie Marks

Director of Counseling Services

M.S.S.W., L.C.S.W., L.M.F.T., University of Louisville
B.A. University of Louisville

Ralph Marshall

High School History

M.A./Ph.D. Temple University
B.A. Dickinson College

Dave Mattingly

Director of Technology

Claudia McCrocklin

Director of The Learning Center

M.Ed University of Louisville
B.A. Bellarmine College

Andi McLeroy

Business Office Assistant

B.A. University of Louisville

Seth Miller

High School Math

M.S.S.W. University of Louisville
B.A. University of Louisville

Ann Mundt

Academic Support - The Learning Center

B.S. Eastern Illinois University

Faith Murphy

Preschool Music and Creative Movement, Lower School Music

B.A. Belmont University

Julie Mushkin

7th Grade LA/SS

M.A. University of Louisville
Graduate Certificate, University of Louisville
Post-Baccalaureate teaching credentials, Simpson University

Penny Nowotny

Preschool - Two Year Olds Co-teacher

Leslie O’Connor

College Counselor

M.A. Boston College
B.A. University of Southern California

Brett Paice

High School English and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Coordinator - Downtown Campus

Ph.D. Notre Dame
M.A. University of Maryland
B.A. Cornell University

Diane Pecknold

High School History

Ph.D. Indiana University
M.A. Indiana University
B.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Kelly Pfeiffer

Preschool - Four Year Olds Co-teacher

B.A. University of Louisville


Angela Ponzio

Middle School Spanish, World Language Chair

B.A. Loyola University

Damon Powell

Middle School Science

B.A. University of Louisville

Leonor Provan

Lower School Spanish

B.A. Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educacion (Santiago, Chile)

Melanie Pugh

Director of Alumni Relations & Stewardship

B.A. Mississippi State University

Qiuhua Qin

World Language

B.A. Guangxi University for Nationalities     

Carmen Raidy

Preschool - Four Year Olds Co-teacher

B. A. Transylvania University

Juan Ramirez

High School English

M.F.A. Sarah Lawrence College
B.A. Florida State University

Kim Rash

Lower and Middle School Music

M.A. Indiana University
B.S. Indiana State University

Brian Ray

High School Math, Dean of Faculty

M.S. Ed.  Northwestern ​University
B.S. Xavier University

Judy Riendeau

Lower and Middle School Art

M.S. London School of Economics
B.A. Tufts University

Toni Robinson

Director of Admissions - High School

J.D. University of Kentucky
M.A. Indiana University
B.A. University of Louisville

Síofra Rucker G’84

Director of Advancement

B.S. St. John's College

Annette Rudd


M.A. College of William and Mary
B.A. University of Louisville

Michelle Salerno

High School English and Drama Director

M.A./Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A. Eugene Lang College


Rudy Salgado

Artist-in-Residence (Studio Art)

M.A., M.F.A. University of Iowa
B.F.A. California State University

Lindsy Serrano

Librarian and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Coordinator - Goshen Campus

M.L.S. Indiana University
B.A. Indiana University

Alissa Shoemaker

Registrar and Data Manager

B.M. Indiana University

Billy Spalding

5th Grade LA/SS

M.A.T. University of Louisville
B.A. University of Kentucky

Benjamin Studevent

High School Physics and History

Ph.D. Harvard University
M.A. Vanderbilt University
B.S. Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Brian Stumm

Lower and Middle School Math

M.A. George Washington University
B.S. Brigham Young University

Pat Sweeney

Maintenance - Downtown

Alexander Taylor

Middle School Art / 8th Grade Humanities

M.F.A. Yale University School of Art
B.F.A. Arizona State University

Paul Terry

Director of Transportation, Maintenance

Matt Thomas


Alexandra S. Thurstone G’80, ’84

Head of School

M.B.A. University of Chicago
B.A. Harvard University

Keyonda Turner

Enrichment Director

Holly Whitaker

Preschool - Three Year Olds Co-Teacher

B.A. University of Louisville

Terri White

Director of Counseling Services - Downtown Campus

M.S.W., L.C.S.W. University of Louisville
B.A. Hanover College

Daniel Woodley

Facilities - Goshen Campus

B.S. University of Louisville

David Word

High School Biology, Community Service Coordinator

M.S. University of Louisville
B.S. Tennessee Technological University