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We have a fantastic team of caring and supportive instructors. All MDE School staff are passionate about making a difference in student’s lives, through their tireless dedication and drive to shape the human mind. Get to know our committed team and their role in continuing our tradition of academic excellence.

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Michelle Crawford

I grew up in Mobile, AL where, I received my Bachelor of Science degree..

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Charlesha Derico

Charlesha Derico is a native of sunny south Florida…

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Taylor Drain

I am a positively motivated and energetic professional…

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Mindy Elkan

Mindy is the director of Greater Atlanta Speech & Language Clinics since 1991..

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Andrew Estrada

Andrew Estrada was born and raised in Southern California…

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Keji Fakiyesi

I was born in Washington, DC, I moved back to Nigeria at a very young..

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Belita Gary

My name is Belita Denise Gary, everyone calls me “MS. B” …

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Lori Hamilton

Lori Hamilton earned a BA in Political Science from the University of..

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Monica Jones

Monica Jones is from Seattle, Washington…

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Walter Marshall

Walter Marshall served as an Intensive Interventionist at H.A.V.E.N Academy..

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Beth Mooney

Beth Mooney is a marketing and fundraising specialist.

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Tacara Moss

Tacara Moss is a proud Texan, who has lived in Georgia since 2000. She..

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Rhonda Mozingo

 Rhonda Mozingo, a Tennessee native…

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Surina Narine

Surina Narine was born and raised in Kennesaw…

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Donna Racher

Donna Racher earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood/ Elementary ..

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Bobby Robinson

Bobby Robinson has worked with general and special needs children and..

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Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Michigan State..

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Chelsea Sparks

I’m Chelsea Sparks and this is my…

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Shawn Titus

Shawn Titus has a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development from Central..

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Nancy Thomas

Nancy Thomas obtained a Bachelors of Art degree in Special Education in..

Board of Directors
Art Cohen- Board Member

Hospitality Management
Foodbuy

Mindy Elkan, MA, CCC, SLP- Executive Director of Board

Director of School
MDE School

Jeremy Fort- Board Member

Owner
The Service Fort

Leslie Kehoe- Board Member

Estate Planning Attorney
Cohen Pollock Merlin Turner, P.C.

Heather Hackett-Hayes, M.Ed., BCBA- Vice President of Board

Owner
Spectrum Behavioral Associates

Ben Needle- Secretary of Board

Assistant Principal / Owner
Cobb County School District
DJ Neezy Entertainment

Kim Sherk- Board Member

Founding Director
North Georgia Elder Abuse Task Force Foundation, Inc.

Jeff Silver, CPA- Treasurer of Board

Partner
Carr Riggs & Ingram

Jasmine Taylor, M.D.- Board Member

Associate Professor
Morehouse School of Medicine

Keylan Mitchell- Board Member

Regional Innovation Consultant
United States Department of Health & Human Services

John Tuskowski- President of Board

Vice President of Customer Success
SmartPM