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Lorraine Hewitt, M.Ed., PCET

Location: Administration

Focus: Head of School, Director of Center for Cognitive Formation

Education: M.Ed. Interdisciplinary Studies – NILD, Regent University, NILD PCET License, National Institute of Learning Development, FIE Trainer 2, Feuerstein Institute, B.S. Elementary Education/Bible, Kings College, Certification, Early Education, Teacher of Deaf and Handicapped, Kean College

Detra Tutton, M.Ed.


Location: Administration

Focus: Principal

Education: B.A. English, Minor in Theatre and Speech, Bridgewater College, FIE Standard, Feuerstein Institute; M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Regent University.


Carrie Hill, M.Ed.

Location: Dominion Ridge Cognitive Center, Secondary

Focus: Vice Principal, Education Therapist, and History teacher

Education: M.Ed. Special Education, Regent University; B.S. Educational Management, Ashford University; FIE Standard, Feuerstein Institute; Licensed Education Therapist Level II, National Institute of Learning Development

April Roth

Location: Administration

Focus: Human Resources/IT Coordinator

Mariola Cuffe

Location: Administration

Focus: Dean of Students & MS Literature Teacher

Educaton: Masters in Education, University of Toledo; Masters in Education Administration, Shenandoah University; Bachelors in Education, University of Toledo; Reading Endorsement License; Brain Based Learning Certificate, Toledo Catholic Diocese University of Toledo 

Brynn Herndon

Location: Administration

Focus: Admissions Coordinator

Karen Millin

Location: Administration

Focus: Finance Coordinator

Roxanne Miller

Location: Administration

Focus: Scholarships and Grants, FIE Therapist, NILD Therapist

Education: BA in Psychology, Liberty University. 




Yilson Acosta

Location: World Languages

Focus: Introductory Spanish (Preschool and Elementary) and Spanish, I, II, and III (High School)

Education: Native of Venezuela and trained at Bible Institute of Word of Life; 15 years experience as a Spanish teacher.

Tamara Coffman, Performing Arts Director

Location: Visual and Performing Arts

Focus: Art, Drama, Director of Performing Arts Program

Education: Professional Artist; FIE Standard, Feuerstein Institute; Certified in Monart Drawing Method.

Taylor Coumes

Location: Elementary

Focus: First Grade Teacher

Education: Bachelors in History, Shenandoah University

Bill DeKraker

Location: Athletic Program

Focus: Athletic Director & Physical Education Teacher

Jessica Fitzgerald

Location: Elementary

Focus: 5th Grade Teacher

Education: Bachelors in History, University of Mary Washington

Pam Foster, M.Ed.

Location: Elementary

Focus: K5 Teacher

Education: Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction/Technology, George Mason University; Master’s Degree in Masters in Curriculum and Instruction/Emphasis Teaching, Shenandoah University; Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Sacred Heart College; NTTI Certification, James Madison University

Melissa Gibson

Location: Elementary

Focus: Reading Support, Teacher Assistant

Education: FIE Standard, Feuerstein Institute; National Institute Learning Development, Search N Teach Certified..

Dawn Hutchison

Location: Elementary

Focus: PreK Teacher

Education: Bachelors in Business Management, Focus: Spanish/International Affairs, Sweet Briar College

 Ashleigh Krout, B.A.

Location: Dominion Ridge Cognitive Center, World Languages, Secondary

Focus: Education Therapist, Science and ASL I, II, and III

Education: B.A. Elementary Education, Gallaudet University; A.A.S. Education, Lord Fairfax Community College; FIE Standard Feuerstein Institute; Licensed Education Therapist Level II, National Institute of Learning Development. ASL Certified.

Brady Mathews

Location: Secondary

Focus: MS/HS History

Education: Bachelors in English, Rhetoric, & Humanistic Studies/Minor in French Language and Culture;Virginia Military Institute, US Army ROTC, Certificate of Advanced Language and Cultures, L’Institut Catholique de Paris

Grace Morrison, B.A.

Location: Performing Arts

Focus: Elementary Music Theory, Elementary and Middle School Chorus, MS/HS Band, Elementary Chapel Coordinator

Education: B.A., Biblical Studies/Philosophy with consecration in sociology and minor in music performance, Evangel University; International vocalist

Ellen Thompson, A.A.S.

Location: Elementary

Focus: Teacher Assistant

Education: A.A.S. Education, Lord Fairfax Community College; FIE Basic and Standard, Feuerstein Institute

Anne Turner, P.C.E.T.

Location: Dominion  Ridge Cognitive Center

Focus: NILD Education Therapy, NILD Search and Teach, Woodcock-Johnson Administrator

Education: Licensed Education Therapist III and PCET, National Institute for Learning Development; FIE Basic and Standard, Feuerstein Institute

Kristin VanCuren, M.Ed.

Location: Elementary

Focus: 4th Grade

Education: M.Ed. Elementary Education, Old Dominion University; FIE Standard and Basic, Feuerstein Institute

Bailey Young, B.A.

Location: Elementary

Focus: Second Grade

Education: B.A. Political Science, Christendom College; FIE Standard, Feuerstein Institute

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