JILL WARD

OFE Principal

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Office Staff

CATHERINE GIVENS

Receptionist

MARLENE SMITH

Data Manager

Kindergarten

CHELSEA BLAKE

Grade K

Chelsea Blake Second and Third Grade Virtual Teacher Bachelor of Science in Eleme...

ABBY GRAY

Teacher

NIKI GRINDSTAFF

Kindergarten

Niki Pittman Grindstaff Kindergarten Teacher- Old Fort Elementary School Bachelor...

LINDSAY ROLAND

Teacher

MISTY TREMBATH

Grade K

Misty Trembath K-1 Virtual Teacher M. Ed Elmentary Education- Mars Hill BA Ele...

1st Grade

RHONDA TIPPER

Grade 1

Mrs. Rhonda Tipper 1st Grade Teacher    Associate of Arts,  Truett-...

2nd Grade

SUMMER HOWARD

Summer Howard 2nd Grade Teaher My mission  is to make sure each and every ch...

TAYLOR THOMPSON

Grade 1

Mrs. Taylor Thompson Second Grade Teacher    Bachelor of Science in ...

LEESHA WHITE

Grade 1

Leesha White Second Grade Teacher B.A. Elementary Ed. K-6, Masters in E...

3rd Grade

JENNIFER SLONE

Grade 3

Jennifer Slone Bachelor of Arts in Education, Mars Hill College Lighthouse Leader...

AMANDA SPIVEY

Grade 3

Amanda McEntire Spivey Third Grade Teacher Certified K-6 BA in Psychology Nationa...

HEATHER TILLEY

Grade 3

Heather Lovik Tilley Third Grade BA Elementary Education Mars Hill College  

4th Grade

BARBARA DYER

Grade 5

Barbara Dyer K-6th grade teacher Associate in teaching Graduate from Mars Hill Uni...

STEPHANIE GOUDREAU

Grade 4

Stephanie Goudreau 4th and 5th Grade Social Studies Certified Teacher  St...

BONITA MERCURIO

Grade 5

Bonita Elizabeth Mercurio M.A. Ed- Elementary Education Gardner-Webb University &...

JENNIFER B REEL

Grade 4 and 5

Mrs. Jennifer Reel B.S Elementary Education K-6 AIG Certification K-12 4th/5th...

5th Grade

BARBARA DYER

Grade 5

Barbara Dyer K-6th grade teacher Associate in teaching Graduate from Mars Hill Uni...

STEPHANIE GOUDREAU

Grade 4

Stephanie Goudreau 4th and 5th Grade Social Studies Certified Teacher  St...

BONITA MERCURIO

Grade 5

Bonita Elizabeth Mercurio M.A. Ed- Elementary Education Gardner-Webb University &...

JENNIFER B REEL

Grade 4 and 5

Mrs. Jennifer Reel B.S Elementary Education K-6 AIG Certification K-12 4th/5th...

PreSchool

Support Staff

KRISTIN BEARDEN

School Counselor

Kristin Bearden  School Counselor M.A Appalachian State University B.A. Uni...

AMY DEYTON

Exceptional Children

Mrs. Amy Deyton Special Education Teacher B.S. Science Degree in Social Work&nbsp...

GRETA FLETCHER

MEDIA SPECIALIST/DLT/STEM Facilitator

Greta Walker Fletcher Digital Lead Teacher/STEM Facilitator NBCT - Library Media, E...

TONYA FLYNN

Nurse

BROOKLYNN FOSTER

Exceptional Children

JANE HARRIS

Academic Facilitator

Jane Harris Academic Facilitator   Jane Harris is a learning pa...

LUCY MCENTIRE

Speech

Mrs. Lucy McEntire Speech Language Pathology Mrs. Lucy McEntire received her mast...

LISSETTE RUIZ

Title 1

Lissette Ruiz Title I/Reading Specialist NBCT (National Board Certified Teacher): E...

JEFF TILSON

Physical Education

Jeff Tilson Physical Education Specialist NBCT Teacher - Early/Middle Physical Ed...

TERA WILLIS

Family Support Coordinator

Tera Willis Social Worker Family Support Coordinator Bachelor of Social Work, ...

Instructional Assistants

GENNIE BEAM

Instructional Assistant

DONNA DUNCAN

Instructional Assistant

MONICA ELLIOTT

Instructional Assistant

DEZA-RAYE JENKINS

Instructional Assistant

WHITNEY MOORE

Instructional Assistant

EMILY ROLAND

Instructional Assistant PreK

TRINA WARREN

Instructional Assistant