Our Faculty

Elizabeth Alexander
Outreach Director

Associate, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
M.Ed., The Citadel
Year Appointed: 2002

Brenda Alvanos

College of Charleston
MAT in Mathematics, The Citadel
Year Appointed: 2014

Nancy Amis

Bard College
MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art
Year Appointed: 2009

ShaRelle Bowman

Charleston Southern
M.S. in Speech Pathology Candidate
Year Appointed: 2015

Laura Bryant
LEAD Director

Fellow-in-Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
M.A. in Early Childhood Special Education, Malone College
Year Appointed: 2012

Lael Byrd
Registrar/OutReach Coordinator

Anderson University
Year Appointed: 1982

Julia Carter

M.S. in Environmental Studies, College of Charleston
Year Appointed: 2012

Chuck Reynolds
Day Porter

Betsy Fanning
Head of School

MAT, University of Charleston
M.Ed., The Citadel
Year Appointed: 2015

Danielle Geberth

MA in Reading, Grand Canyon University
Year Appointed: 2015

Amy Gregorie
School Counselor

M.Ed. in School Counseling, The Citadel National Certified Counselor, LPC-I Candidate
Year Appointed: 2016

Paige Jennings

Emory and Henry College
Year Appointed: 2015

Janet Jones
Director of Orton-Gillingham

Fellow, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
M.A. Learning Disabilities, University of Wisconsin
Year Appointed: 2014

Suzanne Knowlton

Certified, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
M.Ed., George Mason University
Year Appointed: 2008

Valerie Kowbeidu

College of Charleston
SC Critical Needs Certification
Year Appointed: 2015

Catherine Hagberg
LEAD Teacher

M.Ed., Providence University
Year Appointed:  2015

Kathleen Loveland

Associate, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
University of Maryland
Year Appointed: 1999

Ashley Bennett
Librarian/Media Specialist

B.A. International Business, Spanish minor
M.B.A., Loyola College
Year Appointed: 2016

Mary Owczarek
Business Manager

Northwestern University
Year Appointed: 1992

Debbie VanDeventer

Year Appointed:

Joy Simpson
Advancement Director

Certified Fund Raising Executive
M.A. in English, The Citadel
Year Appointed: 2012

Lauren Suman

College of Charleston
Year Appointed: 2013

Barbara Waterstradt

Certified, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
University of Georgia
Year Appointed: 2005