Lisa Boone will transition from a 1st grade teaching assistant to the 2nd grade teaching assistant. She has been a teaching assistant since 2013.
Shea Egger has been named Associate Head of Lower School for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation. Last year, Shea served as the Interim Associate Head of Lower School. She has over 10 years of teaching experience in both public and private elementary schools.
Hendaya Haggerty will move from the kindergarten classroom to the pre-K3 classroom. Hendaya joined the St. Andrew’s faculty in 2015 as the Lower School Spanish teacher.
Summer Keane will teach kindergarten. She has 5 years of experience teaching kindergarten in both public and independent schools in Mississippi and Louisiana. Summer earned her early childhood teaching certificate and she holds a Bachelor of Arts in religious studies with a minor in history from Louisiana State University.
Beth Peterson will shift from 2nd grade teacher to 3rd grade teacher. Beth began her career at St. Andrew’s as a teaching assistant from 1993 to 1996. She then served as a lower school teacher from 1996 to 2007. Beth returned to teaching in 2013.
Marcia Poole will return as the early childhood catechist. Marcia was previously a lower school teacher and the 2017-18 Interim Head of Lower School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in religion with a minor in art from Mercer University.
Tyler Scruton will shift from her role last year as a part-time 2nd grade teaching assistant to a part-time 1st grade teaching assistant.
Crystal Skelton will be the Lower School Administrative Assistant. For the past 8 years, Crystal has been the executive director of MS Metropolitan Ballet and a ballet teacher. Previously, she was the assistant artistic administrator for the USA International Ballet Competition and MS Metropolitan Ballet and director of marketing and box office for the MS Symphony Orchestra. Crystal was this year’s Arts of the Green chair. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in ballet performance from the University of Oklahoma.
Stacy Sullivan will transition from the Lower School Fitness teaching assistant to the Fitness teacher. She has been a teaching assistant since 2011.
Sheena Taylor White will teach kindergarten. Previously, she taught at Hinds County Head Start and Ann Smith Elementary School. Most recently, Sheena has served as a graduate assistant and site coordinator at Jackson State University as she pursued her Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education, which she will complete in April 2020. She earned her Bachelor of Science in childcare and family education, Bachelor of Science in elementary education, and Master of Science in reading education from Jackson State University.
Britney Wolfe will shift from a pre-K4 teacher to the Early Childhood Fitness teacher. Additionally, she will be the assistant dance team coach. Britney joined the St. Andrew’s faculty as a teaching assistant in 2016 and became a teacher in 2017.
Hannah Woodward will transition from a 1st grade teacher to the Lower School Reading Specialist, focusing on supporting students in 1st to 4th grades. She joined the St. Andrew’s faculty as a 1st grade teacher in 2015 after completing her Master of Education in reading education at Vanderbilt University.