Faculty

Faculty

Susan Bowden

1st Grade

B.A. in Organizational Communication from UNC Greensboro

M.A. in Education (K-6) from UNC Greensboro

Mrs. Bowden began teaching 1st Grade at Caldwell Academy in 2004. Her genuine love and joy make her 1st Grade classroom a wonderful place to grown and learn.

susan.bowden@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1141

Dan Bozarth

Athletic Director

B.S.  in Exercise and Sport Science from the UNC Greensboro

M.S.  in Sport Management from High Point University

Coach Bozarth began working at Caldwell Academy in 2005. In addition to his duties as Athletic Director, Coach Bozarth also teaches some Rhetoric P.E. classes and coaches girls’ volleyball, basketball, and baseball.

dan.bozarth@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 4251

Patti Burkhead

6th Grade

B.A. in English/Secondary Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Mrs. Burkhead began teaching at Caldwell Academy in 2000. After fifteen years in our 3rd Grade classrooms, she made the move to 6th Grade where she teaches composition, grammar, and math.

patti.burkhead@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1163

Robin Butler

Grammar Art

B.A. in Public Relations from Brenau University

Mrs. Butler began teaching Grammar Art in the fall of 2016 after serving as our Grammar Art TA for nine years.

robin.butler@caldwellacademy.org

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Janet Chaney

1st Grade

Mrs. Chaney holds a B.S. in Education from UNC Greensboro and is certified to teach Kindergarten through 9th Grade. She joined our 1st Grade team in the fall of 2015 with over 26 years of teaching experience.

janet.chaney@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone:1229

Lynn Church

Rhetoric Math

B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Mrs. Church began teaching at Caldwell Academy in 1998 and was a Caldwell parent on the day that our doors opened in 1994. She won the 2010 Harris Teeter Teacher of Excellence award and has over 28 years of experience in the classroom.

lynn.church@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1148

Ashley Cobb

Grammar and 6th Grade Latin

B.S. in Justice and Policy Studies with a minor in Classical Studies from Guilford College

Juris Doctorate from Regent University

In 2008 Mr. Cobb felt the Lord’s calling to leave his law practice and join his daughters at Caldwell Academy and we are so glad that he followed that call. Mr. Cobb (a.k.a. The Roamin’ Roman) drives his chariot to each of our 3rd through 6th Grade classrooms teaching Latin and eliciting more than a few chuckles along the way. The loudest cheering voice at any Caldwell game? That would be Mr. Cobb.

ashley.cobb@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1224

Marie Conner

Rhetoric Humanities

B.A. in English and Psychology from Guilford College

Master of Educational Research and Methodology from UNC Greensboro

Mrs. Conner joined the Rhetoric faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2009 and does an excellent job of engaging our students in The Great Conversation.

marie.conner@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1184

Ashley Davis

Rhetoric Art

B.A. in Communication: Journalism and a minor in Bible and Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages from Lee University

Mrs. Davis joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2007 after teaching in Puerto Montt, Chile and the Guilford County School System. She taught Spanish II and IV before returning to her great love: art. She taught art in our Grammar School for several years before moving to a part time schedule in 2016. Mrs. Davis is passionate about teaching our students that they are God’s handiwork, created to do good works for His glory.

ashley.davis@caldwellacademy.org

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Mittie Douglass

Grammar Music

Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Mississippi College

Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Mississippi College

Mrs. Douglass joined our Fine Arts Department in the fall of 2016. She has maintained a private voice studio for over 29 years and taught at Mississippi college for two years. In addition to these roles, Mrs. Douglass has used her talents within her church body and currently serves as a worship leader and choir director.

mittie.douglass@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1208

Robert Faub

Director of Instrumental Music

Bachelor of Music from Crane School of Music, State University of New York at Potsdam

Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from UNC Greensboro

Doctor of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance with a cognate in 20th Century American Music  from UNC Greensboro

Dr. Faub joined the faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2002 and lends his considerable talents to our school as he directs five to seven different bands and ensembles in any given year. He enjoys watching his students progress from beginner musicians to polished performers.

robert.faub@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1127

Tom Feeney

Rhetoric Science

B.S. in Biology with a minor in Earth Sciences from Purdue University

Mr. Feeney joined the faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2004 after teaching in public schools for 29 years. He won the PTA Teacher of the Year award at Grimsley High School in 2001. Mr. Feeney enjoys teaching students how to think and equip themselves with the tools of learning that they will use throughout their lifetime.

tom.feeney@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1123

Kim Founds

Rhetoric Science

B.S. in Secondary Science Education from North Carolina State University

Mrs. Founds joined the faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2005 and has over 23 years of teaching experience. She has always been captivated by the natural world and enjoys directing her students toward God’s invisible qualities through the study of the life sciences.

 

kim.founds@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1122

 

Liz Gilbert

Dialectic and Rhetoric Math

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Education from Bethel University

Mrs. Gilbert joined our Dialectic and Rhetoric faculty in the fall of 2016 and has over 9 years of teaching experience. In addition to teaching in our Dialectic and Rhetoric Schools, Mrs. Gilbert also serves as part of our Dialectic support staff.

liz.gilbert@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1107

Susan Gillespie

Rhetoric Senior Thesis

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Toronto

Diploma of Christian Studies from Regent College

Master of Theological Studies from Regent College

Ms. Gillespie joined the Rhetoric faculty in the fall of 2016 as our Senior Thesis Instructor and Administrator. She most recently taught at the collegiate level and has over 28 years of experience teaching grammar, composition, and literature in private and public schools.

susan.gillespie@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1185

Adam Greer

Dialectic and Rhetoric Principal

Bachelor of Business Administration from James Madison University

Masters in Mathematics from Winthrop College

Masters in Theology from Reformed Theological Seminary

Mr. Greer joined the Caldwell community in 1999 as the Dialectic and Rhetoric Principal. In 2010 Mr. Greer and his family moved to Uganda where they served in a Christian ministry for two years before returning to Greensboro and Caldwell Academy in 2012.  He enjoys partnering with great families as we strive to equip our Rhetoric students with the tools needed to be influential Christian thinkers in today’s world.

adam.greer@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 4611

 

Hilaire Halsch

Rhetoric Spanish

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from UNC Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Arts in Biology from UNC Chapel Hill

Miss Halsch began teaching Rhetoric Spanish at Caldwell Academy in the fall of 2016. She is currently working toward a Masters of Teaching with a concentration in Spanish and has experience teaching both Spanish and science at the high school level.

hilaire.halsch@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1149

Dona Hedgecock

Mrs. Hedgecock entered the field of education as a teacher in 1989 upon graduating from UNC-G  with a B.S. in Education. She spent the next eight years teaching in both public and private schools before coming to Caldwell in 2001 as a 5th Grade teacher. Mrs. Hedgecock has served in many different roles at Caldwell, but we are excited to have her back in our 5th Grade classroom this year.

dona.hedgecock@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1220

Alice Hodgkins

Rhetoric Humanities

B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Classical Christian Education from Grove City College

Miss Hodgkins is an alumna of Caldwell Academy (Class of 2010) and joined our faculty in 2014. Miss Hodgkins now shares her passion for classical Christian education in our Rhetoric humanities department.

alice.hodgkins@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1185

Barbara Johnson

Dialectic and Rhetoric Drama

Mrs. Johnson joined our Fine Arts faculty in the fall of 2016 after spending 12 years as Director of Drama at Faith Christian School in Roanoke, Virginia. She has been a professional voice-over artist for public television and has a wealth of experience directing and acting in professional theaters, community theaters, colleges, and high schools. We are excited that Mrs. Johnson is bringing her considerable talents and love of theater to our classrooms.

barbara.johnson@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1181

Joy Johnson

Grammar 4th Grade

B.A. in Spanish from Furman University

Mrs. Johnson joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2012 with seven years of teaching experience. Prior to beginning her teaching career, Mrs. Johnson served in the United States Air Force Reserves for over twenty years as a pilot flying the C-141 cargo airplane and working with the Air Force scholarship programs. We are grateful for her service and excited to have her on our team.

joy.johnson@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1135

Driana Kadlecek

Rhetoric Humanities

B.A. in History and English with minors in Secondary Education and African American Studies from Guilford College

Ms. Kadlecek joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2009 after several years as a Caldwell parent. Affectionately known as “Ms. K” by her students, Ms. Kadlecek shares her love of history and passion for excellence in learning every day.

driana.kadlecek@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1153

Gail King

2nd Grade

B.A. in Elementary Education from Mars Hill College

Masters in Education/Reading from UNC Greensboro

Mrs. King has been a member of the Caldwell Academy faculty from the very beginning. She was our first 1st Grade teacher and later taught Kindergarten before moving up to 2nd Grade. Her calm and sweet spirit as well as her love of reading and the Bible are truly a gift to our school.

gail.king@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1133

Ashley Kirkman

7th Grade Latin and 6th Grade Pre-Algebra

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UNC Chapel Hill

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Appalachian State University

Mrs. Kirkman joined our Dialectic faculty in the fall of 2016 and has several years of teaching and tutoring experience at both the collegiate and secondary levels.

ashley.kirkman@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1190

Kristi Langmeyer

2nd Grade

B.A. in Elementary Education from UNC Wilmington

Mrs. Langmeyer began teaching 1st Grade at Caldwell Academy in 1997. Her family was transferred to the Charlotte area in 2000 but they returned to Greensboro and Caldwell in 2008. Mrs. Langmeyer has taught both 2nd and 3rd Grade since returning to Caldwell.

kristi.langmeyer@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1140

Leslie Liebmann

Rhetoric Humanities

B.S. in Social Studies Education with a minor in English from Bob Jones University

Mrs. Liebmann joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 1999. She enjoys teaching history and literature from a biblical worldview and strives to build into her students a life-long passion for learning.

leslie.liebmann@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1151

Anna May

3rd Grade

B.S. in Psychology from Appalachian State University

Mrs. May has been a member of the Caldwell community as a parent from our very earliest days. She joined our staff in 2005 as our 3rd Grade TA before moving into a full-time 3rd Grade teaching position in 2012.

anna.may@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1228

RJ Miles

Physical Education

B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science from UNC Greensboro

Master of Education/Physical Education from Averett University

Certified Athletic Trainer through the NATABOC since 2004

Mr. Miles joined the faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2013 and teaches 3rd through 12th Grade physical education classes.

rj.miles@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1111

Lorraine Moore

4th Grade

B.S. in Therapeutic Recreation from UNC Chapel Hill

Mrs. Moore joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2006 as a 1st Grade teacher and began teaching 4th Grade in 2014. She won the Harris Teeter Teacher of Excellence award in 2012 but may be best known in the Grammar School for playing guitar in assembly and attempting to convince our students that “God’s favorite color is Carolina blue!”

lorraine.moore@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1170

Paul O’Brien

Integrated Technology and Physical Education

B.S. in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management from North Carolina State University

Mr. O’Brien left his career as a golf professional in 2012 to join the faculty at Caldwell Academy. He teaches Kindergarten through 5th Grade computer and integrated technology classes as well as Kindergarten through 2nd Grade physical education. Mr. O’Brien is also shares his talents with Caldwell Academy as he coaches our varsity golf team.

paul.obrien@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1221

Jane Perez

2nd Grade

B.A. in Psychology and History from Winthrop University

Mrs. Perez has served the Caldwell community as a parent since 1996 and spent several years on our Board of Directors. She joined our staff in 2009 and has served as a receptionist, after-school care assistant, and TA. In 2015 she made the transition to full-time 2nd Grade teacher. Mrs. Perez views Caldwell Academy as an extension of her family and has enjoyed watching the school mature year after year as a God-centered school of excellence.

jane.perez@caldwellacademy.org

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Marsha Pittman

7th and 8th Grade Composition

B.S. in English Education from East Carolina University

Mrs. Pittman joined the Dialectic faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2014. She gives our 7th and 8th Grade students the tools that they need to carefully think through their ideas and communicate through the written word.

marsha.pittman@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1165

Kristen Plasman

Dialectic Principal

B.S. in Mathematics from Davidson College

Mrs. Plasman joined the faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2013 as a Rhetoric Math teacher and Dialectic girls’ basketball coach. Mrs. Plasman now serves as our Dialectic Principal, teaches one Rhetoric math class, and wears her many hats with grace.

kristen.plasman@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 4605

Al Powell

Rhetoric Humanities

B.A. in Religion from the UNC Chapel Hill

Master of Education from UNC Greensboro

Mr. Powell joined the faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2005 after teaching at Page High School in Greensboro for thirty years. Mr. Powell teaches Rhetoric literature classes and A.P. English. We are so grateful for his calm and joyful spirit in our Rhetoric School.

al.powell@caldwellacademy.org

Phone: 1147

Lisa Rawlings

5th Grade

Mrs. Rawlings holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Belhaven College. She joined our Grammar faculty in the fall of 2015 and has over 28 years of teaching experience.

lisa.rawlings@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1166

Annie Roberts

Rhetoric Humanities

B.A. in History with a minor in French from the University of Virginia

Mrs Roberts joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2006 with four years of teaching experience. She teaches Rhetoric to our 9th-11th grade students.

annie.roberts@caldwellacademy.org

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Elizabeth Roberts

Rhetoric Math

B.S. in Advertising Graphic Design

Mrs. Roberts joined the faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2007. In addition to her Rhetoric math classes, Mrs. Roberts is our Yearbook Advisor and enjoys assisting our drama department with Dialectic and Rhetoric productions.

elizabeth.roberts@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1136

Kathy Scott

3rd Grade

Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations from High Point University

N.C. K-6 Licensure through North Carolina A&T State University

Mrs. Scott joined our Grammar faculty in the fall of 2016 with extensive private school teaching experience. She served as a Caldwell TA in 2002 and we are excited that she is back to join our 3rd Grade team.

kathy.scott@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1117

 

Elspeth Shepherd

Dialectic Faculty

 

Mrs. Shepherd joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2010. Mrs. Shepherd is an alumna of a classical Christian school in Maryland and  Grove City College. She enjoys engaging her students in The Great Conversation as they study ancient civilizations and read great works of literature.

elspeth.glasgow@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1145

Eric Shilling

Dean of Students and Rhetoric Math

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Secondary Education from Palm Beach Atlantic University

Mr. Shilling joined the Rhetoric faculty at Caldwell Academy in the fall of 2016. He has over twelve years of teaching experience in private schools in Florida, North Carolina, and Germany.

eric.shilling@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1146

Dennis “Coach” Sizemore

6th Grade

B.A. in Christian Education with a minor in Biblical Studies from Andersonville Theological Seminary

Master of Ministry in Biblical Counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary

Mr. Sizemore joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 1996. He directed our athletic programs, taught physical education classes, and coached many different athletic teams before finding a place in the classroom. Mr. Sizemore has been teaching 6th Grade for several years now but we still like to call him “Coach.”

dennis.sizemore@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1222

Laura Snead

Kindergarten

B.A. in Psychology from William Jewell College

M.A. in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

M.A. in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Mrs. Snead taught Kindergarten in a classical Christian school in Texas before she moved to the Greensboro area and joined the Caldwell community in 2011. She served as a Kindergarten T.A. for one year before moving into a full-time Kindergarten teaching position in 2012. Her sweet spirit brings a warm and calming atmosphere to her classroom every day.

laura.snead@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1164

Tony Storch

Rhetoric Humanities

B.A. in Journalism with a minor in History from Georgia State University

Masters of Theological Studies from Carolina Graduate School of Divinity

Mr. Storch joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 1998. He is a “fellow” with the U.S. House of Representatives Historian’s office and has taught a variety of Dialectic and Rhetoric humanities classes over the years. Mr. Storch currently teaches 10th Grade History, 11th Grade A.P. Government and Politics, and 11th Grade Biblical Leadership/Ethics.

tony.storch@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1124

Rick Sullivan

Rhetoric Latin

Bachelor of Science in Education and K-12 Instrumental Music

Master of Divinity from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

Mr. Sullivan joined the Caldwell Rhetoric faculty in the fall of 2016. He brings with him over twenty years of classical language and instrumental music teaching experience.

rick.sullivan@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1108

Brooke Thrower

5th Grade

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Miss Thrower joined our Grammar faculty in the fall of 2016 after spending nine years teaching 3rd through 5th Grade in the public school system. We are thrilled to have her on our 5th Grade team.

brooke.thrower@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1257

Allison Twigg

Fine Arts Director/ Choral Director

Bachelor of Music in Education from Samford University

Master of Music in Education from the University of Montevallo

Mrs. Twigg joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2006 and has taught a variety of music classes from Kindergarten through 12th Grade. As our Fine Arts Director, Mrs. Twigg’s passion for excellence shines through every choral, band, and drama performance at Caldwell Academy.

allison.twigg@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1138

Patti Veneto

1st Grade

B.A. in Human Development/General Studies from Orion College

Mrs. Veneto joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2002 and taught 3rd Grade before moving into her current position as a 1st Grade teacher. Mrs. Veneto has over 35 years of teaching experience and her sweet and caring spirit make our 1st Grade classrooms a wonderful place to be.

patti.veneto@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1157

Joy Walters

Dialectic Faculty

B.S. in Elementary Education with a minor in English from Susquehanna University

Masters in Education with a concentration in math from UNC Greensboro

Miss Walters joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2012 after teaching in the public schools for fifteen years. She taught 4th Grade at Caldwell for two years before moving up to share her love of math with our Dialectic students. Miss Walters is also our resident expert on all things baseball or Disney related.

joy.walters@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1218

Corrie Weaver

Kindergarten

B.S. in Elementary Education from UNC Greensboro

Mrs. Weaver joined the Caldwell Academy faculty in 2005 and has over 19 years of teaching experience. Her energy and excitement make her classroom a fun place to learn and grow.

corrie.weaver@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1158

Elizabeth Welch

Dialectic and Rhetoric Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with a minor in Art History from Colorado State University

Mrs. Welch joined the Fine Arts faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2008. She teaches a variety of art classes for our Dialectic and Rhetoric students and enjoys sharing her passion for art with her students every day.

elizabeth.welch@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1121

Robin Wise

Rhetoric Spanish

B.A. in Spanish with a minor in History from the University of Alabama

M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Alabama

Mrs. Wise joined the faculty at Caldwell Academy in 2014 and teaches Spanish I in our Rhetoric School.

robin.wise@caldwellacademy.org

Favorite Things

Phone: 1191

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