Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Administrative Staff

Roberta Faux

Founder and Co-Executive Director

Shara Khon Duncan

Head of School

Mike Horvath


Danielle & John Moomau

Kitchen Managers

Maria Makinde


Jennifer Lawner

Founder and Co-Executive Director

Alicia Cooper Danyali

Head of Lower School/Dean of Students

Dominique Sanchies

Admissions Director

Dehojeni "Dai" Cousins

After Care Director

Qin "Monica" Li


Brittany Jackson

Summer Camp Director

Specials Staff

Kibnesh Anebo

Lead Cook

Martellies Warren

Music Teacher

Adriana Duprau

Curriculum Coordinator and Learning Specialist

Jia Liu

Art Teacher

TBD (Coppermine Coach)

Physical Education Teacher

Elementary School and Middle School Instructors

Taryn Biancaniello

English Language Arts and Science, Grades 2–3

Barbara Sanchez

Spanish Language Arts, Math, and Global Studies, Grades 2–3

Pei Ge

Mandarin, Global Studies, and Science, Grades K–1

Fabiola Sanzana

Spanish Grammar, Writing, and Literature, Grades K–1, 4–8

Wei Li

Mandarin Chinese Language, Grades 2–8

Leslie Shaffer

English Language Arts and Math, Grades K–1

Ilia Madrazo

English Language Arts and Global Studies, Grades 4–8

Nameeta Sharma

Math and Science, Grades 4–8

Montessori Preschool Instructors (Primary)

Elizabeth Bowling

Montessori Lead Teacher

Maria Mosby

Montessori Lead Teacher

Lisa Reynolds

Montessori Lead Teacher

Montessori Preschool Instructors (Pre-Primary Language Immersion Program)

Laura Noletto

Spanish Lead Teacher

Elizabeth Salas-Viaux

Spanish Lead Teacher

Donghui Song

Mandarin Lead Teacher