DIRECTORS & STAFF

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STUDENTS NEED

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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Melissa Agnes

Melissa Agnes was born and raised in Cobb county. After graduating..

Danielle Brown
Danielle Brown

Danielle Brown is a native Coloradan who moved to Georgia in June..

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Michelle Crawford

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

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Mindy Elkan

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

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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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Lori Hamilton

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

Rachel Hanthorn-Kolis
Rachel Hanthorn-Kolis

Rachel Hanthorn-Kolis has over 15 years of experience working..

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Walter Marshall

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

Teresa-Marshall
Teresa Marshall

Teresa Marshall is a Georgia native and loves everything about her..

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Joscelyn McDonald

Joscelyn graduated from Berry College in Rome, GA with a Bachelor of Arts in..

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Tacara Moss

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

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Imani Porter

Born and raised in Mobile, AL, I attended Spring Hill Jesuit College where..

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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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Jessie Singer

Jessie Singer was born and raised in Milton, GA. After graduating..

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Jamie Smith

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

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James Steadman

Born and raised in Mobile, AL, I attended Spring Hill Jesuit College where..

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Nancy Thomas

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

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Shawn Titus

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

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Melissa Whyte

Melissa Whyte has graduated from Kennesaw State University with..

Board of Directors
Sheronica Barcliff

Owner
The Barcliff Group, Inc

Art Cohen

Hospitality Management
Foodbuy

Mindy Elkan

Director of School
MDE School

Bruce Goldstein

Senior Vice President
Southport Capital

Heather Hackett-Hayes

Owner
Spectrum Behavioral Associates

Ben Needle

Teacher / Owner
Cobb County School District
DJ Neezy Entertainment

Matthew C. Palmgren

PharmD

Aaron Surasky

VP of Pricing
NAPA Auto Parts

John Tukowski

Vice President of Customer Success
SmartPM

Abby Vines

Teacher
Learning Differently Specialists, LLC