Staff Directory

Administration Team

Executive Director

Tracy Williams

Program Director/Admissions 

Kathy Holschbach

Parent Involvement Coordinator  Stevie Weishan
Kitchen Coordinator Ebony Harris

Montessori Coach

Jean Dellemann Engelbrecht

Director of Facilities & Maintenance

Mitch Taddey

Director of Community Resources  Michaela Lewellyn Humpal

Grant Coordinator

Leigh Kunde

Director of Finance Amanda Taddey
School Information Manager  Brenda DeWindt
Office Support  Qwandis Hugghis
Bookkeeper  Ivorena Taylor

Toddler Program

Toddler Directress

Tomoko Quinn

Toddler Assistant  Latoya Dixon
Toddler Directress Jamie Hohl

Toddler Assistant 

Sarah Alvarez

Toddler Assistant  Betty Mayweather

Rain Forest Family

Children’s House Directress Darlene Arnold
Children’s House Co-Teacher Lindsay Evans 
Lower Elementary Teacher Yifan Zheng
Lower Elementary Assistant  Stephanie van Iersel
Upper Elementary Directress  Wendy Foster

Upper Elementary Assistant 


Jungle Family

Children’s House Director Von Barker

Children’s House Teacher

Ashley Groth

Lower Elementary Directress Jenna Schuettpelz
Lower Elementary Assistant  Jessica Green

Upper Elementary Directress 

Martha Reyes

Upper Elementary Assistant 

Ricardo Bravo

Temperate Forest Family

Children’s House Teacher Donna Miller
Children’s House Assistant Jaylen Perez-Quezada
Children’s House Teacher Mary Claire Short
Children’s House Assistant Teretha Hoskins

Lower Elementary Teacher

Alicia Steiner

Lower Elementary Assistant 

Jasmin Quezada

Upper Elementary Teacher  Megan Geddes

Upper Elementary Assistant 

Jessica Baker

Taiga Family

Children’s House Directress Carrie Driver-Johnson

Children’s House Assistant

Caitlin Taylor

Lower Elementary Teacher Zac Galan-Skinner
Lower Elementary Assistant  Lashanda Foster

Upper Elementary Director 

Justin Klug

Upper Elementary Assistant 

N’Kia Matthews

Adolescent Program

Adolescent Program Director

Ryan Schuettpelz

Community Cafe Coordinator & Adolescent Assistant

Shelly McClone-Carriere


Adolescent Teacher

Hart Ford

Comprehensive Academic Teacher & Gym Teacher (all levels)

Brian DeWindt

Adolescent Teacher

Michele Sommers

Special Education Assistant

Meta Alexandre


Support Staff

Special Education Teacher Anne Marie Alberti
Special Education Teacher Eileen Graves

Floating Assistant

Carly Hirmer

Floating Assistant

Hannah Moore

Science Coordinator

Mike Steiner

Performing Arts Director Barry Weber

Special Education Teacher

Devyn Bright

Comprehensive Academic Teacher Mike Haley

Comprehensive Academic Teacher

Michael Johnstone

Artist in Residence Amy O’Neill

Social Worker

Alexis Vargas

Special Education Coordinator

Raven Wilson

Comprehensive Academic Teacher

Jillian Chansomphou 

Speech/Language Pathologist

Katherine Henn

Occupational Therapist

Elaine Kneisler

Special Education Teacher Wonderful Stamps
Speech/Language Pathologist Jackie Wagner
Comprehensive Academic Teacher Tricia Zippel

Program Staff

Program Coordinator Jess Hoffman


Wishkub Kinepoway

CHECK Assistant

Mahogani Cheeks

Program Teacher Kathleen Fargo
Program Assistant Maya Reed

Program Assistant

Zaniya Smith

Program Assistant

Essence Truth

Program Assistant

Koren Dennison