meet our team

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Dr. Andrew Harris
Chief Executive officer

we are team NEAAAT

TJ Worrell, Principal

Dr. Tonya Little, Executive Director of STEM Education

Caren Williams, Director of Testing/ Digital Teaching and Learning

Carolyn Walton, Director of Exceptional Children and Federal Programs

Clarence Hall, Technology Support Specialist

Holly J. Luther, Director Finance & Human Resources

Rhonda Britton, Assistant Principal

Lisa Alcott, Beginning Teacher Coordinator


Dana Harrison, Data Manager

Jennifer McNeill, School Support Specialist

Leslie Cropp, School Nurse


Samantha Doran, Counselor for Grades 8-12

Phil Huey, Counselor for Grades 8-12

Latoya Lee, Counselor for Grades 5-7

5th grade team

Tammy Rhea (ELA/Social Studies)
Michelle Flach (Math)
Deb West (Science)
Marie Alvarez (Design Thinking)
Erica Gurkin (Wellness)

6th grade team

Linda Nelson (ELA/Social Studies)
Michael Louis (Math)
Amber Jones (Science)
Marie Alvarez (Design Thinking)
Erica Gurkin (Wellness)

7th grade team

Melissa Harrelson (ELA/Social Studies)
Ashley Gibson (Math)
Grace Warden (Science)
Cailtlin McDonald (Design Thinking)

8th grade team

Rebecca Kleinschuster (ELA/Social Studies)
Lindsay Cahoon (Math)
Joseph Persico (Science)
Teresa Burnett (Design Thinking)

Exceptional children Team

Melissa Rady (Middle Grades)
Shelby Hughes (Middle Grades)
Amanda Kozak (High School)
Christine Vicars (High School)


Tamika McPherson-Keys (Coding & Mobile Apps)
John Towell (Physical Education)
Josh Laverty (Physical Education)

high school team

Melanie Koerber (Enlish II & III)
JoEllen Aspinwall (English I, III, & IV)
Samantha Turner (Math I)
Emily Adams (Math II & Personal Finance)
Lisa Alcott (Math III, PreCal, & Math Coach)
Blake Hawkins (Earth/Env. Science & Physical Science)

Mark Miller (Biology, Chemistry, & Physical Science)
Amanda Lowman (Spanish I & II)
Robert Spruill (World History, American History, & Civics)
Shala Spence (Tech. Ed & Design, Robotics I, & Cybersecurity)
Jason Stabley (Aviation I & II)
Jose Colon (Advanced Manufacturing I & II)

We are pleased to announce the 2021-2022 application will go live on January 1, 2021. All applicants, including any who have been waitlisted, must complete a new application for the coming year. Currently enrolled students need not re-apply.