Faculty & Staff

Founders Classical Academy seeks and employs faculty members who have a demonstrable history of excellence in an academic discipline, who convey knowledge to young people with charisma and clarity, and who practice and train students in the moral and intellectual virtues. Faculty members engage students in the pursuit of the true, the good, and the beautiful. Each teacher at Founders is a professional who is esteemed and supported by a faculty of friends striving for excellence.

Please click the pictures below to learn more about our faculty and staff, contact them directly, and see what they are teaching this year.

To apply for a teaching position at Founders Classical Academy, visit our job postings.


Ms. Tabitha Loy

Assistant Headmaster of Academic Affairs

Mr. Doug Sowers

Assistant Headmaster for Student Affairs

Office Staff

Mrs. Davis

Front Desk Manager

Mrs. Wells

Office Aide

Mrs. Locricchio

Office Aide

Mrs. Clemente

Office Aide

Ms. Long

Attendance Clerk

Grammar School

Mrs. Russell


Mrs. Rariden


Mrs. Hollis

First Grade

Ms. Pradko

First Grade

Ms. Sowell

Second Grade

Mrs. Horton

Second Grade

Ms. Kiely

Third Grade

Ms. Deviney

Third Grade

Mrs. Barkocy

Fourth Grade

Mrs. Baker

Fourth Grade

Mrs. Hargrove

Fifth Grade

Mrs. Apel

5th Grade, Instructional Services

Ms. O'Herron

Sixth Grade

Mrs. McDaniel

Grammar School Art

Mrs. Evans

Grammar School Music

Mrs. Kennedy

Kindergarten Aide

Mrs. Wight

1st Grade Aide

Mrs. Edwards

2nd Grade Aide

Mrs. Anderson

3rd Grade Aide

Upper School

Mr. Baker

Latin and Mathematics

Mr. Berndt

Literature and Science

Mr. Knabe


Mr. Frost

Science and Math

Mr. McClallen

Athletics Director, PE

Mrs. Panzica

History and Latin

Mr. Simmons

Government and Philosophy

Mrs. Solorzano

Literature and Composition

Mr. Vega

Math and Literature

Student Services

Mrs. Lacey

College Counselor

Mrs. Turner, RN

School Nurse

Mrs. Thompson

Reading Specialist

Mrs. Wiese

Reading Specialist

Mrs. Masters

Instructional Services

Mrs. Hegwood

Instructional Services

Ms. Armstrong

Instructional Services

Mrs. Apel

5th Grade, Instructional Services

Mrs. Fredlund

Instructional Services

Mrs. Windsor

Instructional Services