ABOUT US

Faculty & Staff

Westside is equipped with dynamic educators and staff that fully support the mission of the school. With imagination, rigor, and service at the heart of Westside, these educators focus on the whole child.


Kindergarten

Page Gilliam

Teacher

Beth Norman

Teacher

Kyle Woodruff

Para-Professional

Elexis George

Para-Professional


First Grade

Katie Lewis

Teacher

Nisy Hardon

Teacher

 
 

Second Grade

Heidi Kaufman

Teacher

Kali Thompson

Teacher

 
 

Third Grade

Susan Spence

Teacher

Samantha Whisner

Teacher

 
 

Fourth Grade

Stephen Smiley

Teacher

Christine Mattke

Teacher

 
 

Middle Grades

Esther Celestin

6th Grade Humanities Teacher

Tanya Frierson

5th Grade Humanities Teacher

Keith Pettiway

5th Grade Math/Science Teacher

Jessica Wang

6th & 7th Grades Science Teacher

Justin Browning

6th & 7th Grades Math Teacher

Jana Kishishita

7th Grade Humanities Teacher

 
 

Counseling

Kimere Corthell

School Counselor

Andra Burns

Social-Emotional Learning Coach

 
 

Curriculum

Caitlin Muldoon

K-4th Grades Curriculum Coach

Lisa Goodson

5th-8th Grades Curriculum Coach

 
 

Learning Support

Kelly Polinsky

Lead Teacher

Carey Overby

Teacher

Elizabeth Sykes

Teacher

Katherine Dillon

Paraprofessional

Emily Brown

Teacher

 
 
 

Intervention

Catherine Perry

Interventionist

Alyssa Catalano

Interventionist

 
 

Gifted Education

Amber Rabsatt

Teacher

 
 
 

Enrichment

Monica Barron

Spanish

Olyvhia Essien

Creative Arts

Ramel Westry

Visual Arts

Zipporah Taylor

Music

Erin Glover

Physical Education

 
 
 

Support Staff

Jenny Borders

Operations Manager

Elizabeth Lesley

Administrative Coordinator

Ruby Butler

Student Services Manager

Cassandra Campbell

Cafeteria Manager

Anne Tilly

Nurse

Filita Kirkendoll

Encore and Athletic Director