Thaden School’s Response to COVID-19

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 and Social Sciences Faculty

Hannah Bahn

Director of Studies and Social Sciences Faculty
Hallie Balcomb - Mathematics Faculty

Hallie Balcomb

Mathematics Faculty
Deanne Battle - English Faculty

Deanne Battle

English Faculty
Rebecca Beach - English Faculty

Rebecca Beach

English Faculty
Rocío Behler - Spanish Faculty

Rocío Behler

Spanish Faculty
Jennifer Beilfuss - Social Sciences Academic Chair and Faculty

Jennifer Beilfuss

Social Sciences Academic Chair and Faculty
Sarah Benson  - Visual Arts Faculty

Sarah Benson

Visual Arts Faculty
Jessica Bonnem - Associate Director of Upper School and English Faculty

Jessica Bonnem

Associate Director of Upper School and English Faculty
Nick Bower - Head Boys Basketball Coach and Physical Education Faculty

Nick Bower

Head Boys Basketball Coach and Physical Education Faculty
Travis Bowman - Director of Human Resources

Travis Bowman

Director of Human Resources
Conor Buechler - Science Faculty

Conor Buechler

Science Faculty
Nina Buonaiuto - Visual Arts Faculty

Nina Buonaiuto

Visual Arts Faculty
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 Faculty

Christian Cauthon

Humanities Faculty
Kate Chambers - Receptionist and Office Assistant

Kate Chambers

Receptionist and Office Assistant
Pam Chrisco - School Nurse

Pam Chrisco

School Nurse
Robert Conn - World Languages Academic Chair and Latin and Classics Faculty

Robert Conn

World Languages Academic Chair and Latin and Classics Faculty
Kayla Corcoran - History and English Academic Chair and Faculty

Kayla Corcoran

History and English Academic Chair and Faculty
James Covington - STEM Academic Chair and Computer Science and Mathematics Faculty

James Covington

STEM Academic Chair and Computer Science and Mathematics Faculty
Shannon Culler - Middle School Operations Manager

Shannon Culler

Middle School Operations 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 and Associate Head of School

Mandi Fahey

Director of Admissions and Associate Head of School
Lauren Fajobi - Associate Director of Upper School and Science Faculty

Lauren Fajobi

Associate Director of Upper School and Science Faculty
Scott Fitzgerald - Cycle Education Faculty

Scott Fitzgerald

Cycle Education Faculty
Cody George - Grounds Manager

Cody George

Grounds Manager
Clair Green - Mathematics Faculty

Clair Green

Mathematics Faculty
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 Faculty

Kelly Hays

Food Education Faculty
Sarah Herford - Librarian

Sarah Herford

Librarian
Lisa Herschbach - Deputy Head of School and History Faculty

Lisa Herschbach

Deputy Head of School and History Faculty
Ian Heung - Visual and Performing Arts Academic Chair and Music Faculty

Ian Heung

Visual and Performing Arts Academic Chair and Music Faculty
Phil Hooper - Director of College Counseling

Phil Hooper

Director of College Counseling
Sheila Kanchwala - Mathematics Faculty

Sheila Kanchwala

Mathematics Faculty
Austin Kerkhover - Athletic Trainer and Head Cross Country Coach

Austin Kerkhover

Athletic Trainer and Head Cross Country Coach
Nate Kinast - Mathematics Faculty

Nate Kinast

Mathematics Faculty
Katherine King - History Faculty

Katherine King

History Faculty
Michael Kuefner - Director of Culinary Services

Michael Kuefner

Director of Culinary Services
Noreen Kupernik - Latin and Classics Faculty

Noreen Kupernik

Latin and Classics Faculty
Penny Lade - Admissions Assistant

Penny Lade

Admissions Assistant
Antonio Lee - Mandarin Faculty

Antonio Lee

Mandarin Faculty
Oh Mee Lee - Mandarin Faculty

Oh Mee Lee

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

José Leonor

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

Kristen Letchworth

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

Angela Linn

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

Michael Maloy

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

Clayton Marsh

Founding Head of School and English Faculty
Meredith McDowell - Learning Specialist

Meredith McDowell

Learning Specialist
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 Faculty

Helene Mengert

Performing Arts Faculty
Staci Meyer - Head Girls Volleyball Coach and Physical Education Faculty

Staci Meyer

Head Girls Volleyball Coach and Physical Education Faculty
Odalys Miranda-Reyes - Spanish Faculty

Odalys Miranda-Reyes

Spanish Faculty
Leah Myers - Controller

Leah Myers

Controller
Justin Natic - Performing Arts Faculty

Justin Natic

Performing Arts Faculty
Shelly O’Dell - Music Faculty

Shelly O’Dell

Music Faculty
Corey Petrick - Film Education Faculty

Corey Petrick

Film Education Faculty
Kristi Pierse  - Executive Assistant

Kristi Pierse

Executive Assistant
David Rau - Science Faculty

David Rau

Science Faculty
Sarah Sagely - Head Girls Basketball Coach and Physical Education Faculty

Sarah Sagely

Head Girls Basketball Coach and Physical Education Faculty
Suzanne Schmidt - School Counselor

Suzanne Schmidt

School Counselor
Artemis Shaw - Film Education Faculty

Artemis Shaw

Film Education Faculty
Sarah Singleton - Data Systems Manager

Sarah Singleton

Data Systems Manager
Sam Slaton - Cycle Education and English Faculty

Sam Slaton

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

Sabrina Strickland

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

Kim Strickland

Director of Finance and Operations and Associate Head of School
Michelle Summers - English Faculty

Michelle Summers

English Faculty
Breanne Svoboda - Science Faculty

Breanne Svoboda

Science Faculty
Mindy Thompson - Upper School Operations Manager

Mindy Thompson

Upper School Operations Manager
Amy Van Pelt - Science Faculty

Amy Van Pelt

Science Faculty
Rob Whorton - Director of Facilities

Rob Whorton

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

Brandi Wise

Associate Director of Middle School and Science Faculty
JC Wiseman - Campus Safety Officer

JC Wiseman

Campus Safety Officer