Faculty and Staff

Thaden School’s faculty and staff have been carefully sourced from a myriad of locations around the world and represent a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences.

Kathi Applegate - Executive Assistant to Head of School and Deputy Head of School

Kathi Applegate

Executive Assistant to Head of School and Deputy Head of School
Hannah Bahn - Director of Studies

Hannah Bahn

Director of Studies
Hallie Balcomb - Mathematics

Hallie Balcomb

Mathematics
Deanne Battle - English

Deanne Battle

English
Rebecca Beach - English

Rebecca Beach

English
Rocio Behler - Spanish

Rocio Behler

Spanish
Jennifer Beilfuss - History

Jennifer Beilfuss

History
Sarah Benson  - Studio Arts

Sarah Benson

Studio Arts
Jessica Bonnem - Associate Director of Upper School and English

Jessica Bonnem

Associate Director of Upper School and English
Nick Bower - Basketball and Physical Education

Nick Bower

Basketball and Physical Education
Conor Buechler - Science

Conor Buechler

Science
Nina Buonaiuto - Sculpture

Nina Buonaiuto

Sculpture
Adriana Burnett - Assistant Director of Admissions

Adriana Burnett

Assistant Director of Admissions
Lindsey Byers - Nutritionist and Sourcing Specialist

Lindsey Byers

Nutritionist and Sourcing Specialist
Christian Cauthon - Humanities

Christian Cauthon

Humanities
Kate Chambers - Receptionist and Office Assistant

Kate Chambers

Receptionist and Office Assistant
Pam Chrisco - School Nurse

Pam Chrisco

School Nurse
Robert Conn - Latin and Classics

Robert Conn

Latin and Classics
Kayla Corcoran - History and English

Kayla Corcoran

History and English
James Covington - Computer Science and Mathematics

James Covington

Computer Science and Mathematics
Shannon Culler - Middle School Program Manager

Shannon Culler

Middle School Program Manager
Jason Curtis - Director of Technology and Associate Head of School

Jason Curtis

Director of Technology and Associate Head of School
Mandi Fahey - Director of Admissions

Mandi Fahey

Director of Admissions
Lauren Fajobi - Associate Director of Upper School and Biology

Lauren Fajobi

Associate Director of Upper School and Biology
Scott Fitzgerald - Cycle Education

Scott Fitzgerald

Cycle Education
Cody George - Grounds Manager

Cody George

Grounds Manager
Clair Green - Mathematics

Clair Green

Mathematics
Joey Hale - Facilities Manager

Joey Hale

Facilities Manager
Brendan Haren  - Executive Chef

Brendan Haren

Executive Chef
Tara Harris - Learning Specialist

Tara Harris

Learning Specialist
Kelly Hays - Food Education

Kelly Hays

Food Education
Sarah Herford - Librarian

Sarah Herford

Librarian
Lisa Herschbach - Deputy Head of School and History

Lisa Herschbach

Deputy Head of School and History
Ian Heung - Music

Ian Heung

Music
Phil Hooper - Director of College Counseling

Phil Hooper

Director of College Counseling
Sheila Kanchwala - Mathematics

Sheila Kanchwala

Mathematics
Nate Kinast - Mathematics

Nate Kinast

Mathematics
Katherine King - History

Katherine King

History
Michael Kuefner - Director of Culinary Services

Michael Kuefner

Director of Culinary Services
Penny Lade - Admissions Assistant

Penny Lade

Admissions Assistant
Antonio Lee - Mandarin

Antonio Lee

Mandarin
Oh Mee Lee - Mandarin

Oh Mee Lee

Mandarin
José Leonor - Director of Middle School, Associate Head of School, and English

José Leonor

Director of Middle School, Associate Head of School, and English
Kristen Letchworth - Associate Director of Middle School and Mathematics

Kristen Letchworth

Associate Director of Middle School and Mathematics
Angela Linn - Food Education

Angela Linn

Food Education
Michael Maloy  - Director of Upper School, Associate Head of School, English, and Spanish

Michael Maloy

Director of Upper School, Associate Head of School, English, and Spanish
Clayton Marsh - Founding Head of School and English

Clayton Marsh

Founding Head of School and English
Jeff McGee - Director of Athletics and Physical Education

Jeff McGee

Director of Athletics and Physical Education
Adrianne McGinnis  - Staff Accountant

Adrianne McGinnis

Staff Accountant
Helene Mengert - Performing Arts

Helene Mengert

Performing Arts
Staci Meyer - Volleyball and Physical Education

Staci Meyer

Volleyball and Physical Education
Odalys Miranda-Reyes - Spanish

Odalys Miranda-Reyes

Spanish
Ed Motsinger - Campus Safety Officer

Ed Motsinger

Campus Safety Officer
Leah Myers - Controller

Leah Myers

Controller
Justin Natic - Performing Arts

Justin Natic

Performing Arts
Shelly O’Dell - Music

Shelly O’Dell

Music
Corey Petrick - Film Education

Corey Petrick

Film Education
Kristi Pierse  - Executive Assistant

Kristi Pierse

Executive Assistant
David Rau - Science

David Rau

Science
Sarah Sagely - Physical Education and Wellness

Sarah Sagely

Physical Education and Wellness
Suzanne Schmidt - School Counselor

Suzanne Schmidt

School Counselor
Artemis Shaw - Film Education

Artemis Shaw

Film Education
Sarah Singleton - Data Systems Manager

Sarah Singleton

Data Systems Manager
Noreen Sit - Latin and Classics

Noreen Sit

Latin and Classics
Sam Slaton - Cycle Education and English

Sam Slaton

Cycle Education and English
Sabrina Strickland - College Counselor and Communications Manager

Sabrina Strickland

College Counselor and Communications Manager
Kim Strickland - Director of Finance and Operations

Kim Strickland

Director of Finance and Operations
Michelle Summers - English

Michelle Summers

English
Breanne Svoboda - Science

Breanne Svoboda

Science
Mindy Thompson - Upper School Program Manager

Mindy Thompson

Upper School Program Manager
Amy Van Pelt - Science

Amy Van Pelt

Science
Rob Whorton - Director of Facilities

Rob Whorton

Director of Facilities
Brandi Wise - Associate Director of Middle School and Science

Brandi Wise

Associate Director of Middle School and Science