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 Advancement

Kathi Applegate

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

Hannah Bahn

Director of Studies
Hallie Balcomb - Mathematics

Hallie Balcomb

Mathematics
Rebecca Beach - English

Rebecca Beach

English
Rocio Behler - Spanish

Rocio Behler

Spanish
Jennifer Beilfuss - History

Jennifer Beilfuss

History
Jessica Bonnem - English

Jessica Bonnem

English
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
James Covington - Computer Science and Mathematics

James Covington

Computer Science and Mathematics
Shannon Culler - Assistant Director of Campus Life

Shannon Culler

Assistant Director of Campus Life
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
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
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
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
José Leonor - Director of Middle School, English Faculty, and Associate Head of School

José Leonor

Director of Middle School, English Faculty, and Associate Head of School
Angela Linn - Food Education

Angela Linn

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

Michael Maloy

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

Clayton Marsh

Founding Head of School and English
Sarah Benson  - Studio Arts

Sarah Benson

Studio Arts
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
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
Jake Schneidewind - Physical Education and Wellness

Jake Schneidewind

Physical Education and Wellness
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
Breanne Svoboda - Science

Breanne Svoboda

Science
Mindy Thompson - Assistant Director of Academic Programs

Mindy Thompson

Assistant Director of Academic Programs
Katy Turnbaugh - Sustainability Education

Katy Turnbaugh

Sustainability Education
Amy Van Pelt - Science

Amy Van Pelt

Science
Rob Whorton - Director of Facilities

Rob Whorton

Director of Facilities
Brandi Wise - Science

Brandi Wise

Science