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

Elizabeth Sykes

Teacher

Joanne Morency

Co-Teacher

Diana Garcia

Co-Teacher

Charsie Ellis

Para-Professional

Briana Tucker

Para-Professional


First Grade

Katie Lewis

Teacher

Nisy Hardon

Teacher

 
 

Second Grade

Heidi Kaufman

Teacher

Beth Norman

Teacher

 
 

Third Grade

Chaundra Jones

Teacher

Jade Rogers

Teacher

 
 

Fourth Grade

Danielle Leepow

Teacher

Christine Mattke

Teacher

 
 

Middle Grades

Esther Celestin

6th Grade Humanities Teacher

Tanya Frierson

5th Grade Humanities Teacher

Jacqueline Fawaz

5th & 6th Grade Science Teacher

 

Jessica Wang

7th & 8th Grades Science Teacher

Diane Bailey-Isaacs

7th & 8th Grade Humanities Teacher

Leecea Grier

Middle Grades Spanish Teacher

 

Yvette Roberts

7th & 8th Grades Math Teacher

Kevin Searcy

Math Teacher

Keith Pettiway

Math Teacher

 

Counseling

Kimere Corthell

Director of Counseling Services

Andra Burns

School Counselor

 
 

Curriculum

Tangee Peek

K-4th Grades Curriculum Coach

Tia Herrington

5th-8th Grades Curriculum Coach

 
 

Learning Support

Kelly Polinsky

Lead Teacher

Carey Overby

Teacher

Annie Norman

Teacher

Katherine Dillon

Paraprofessional

Emily Brown

Teacher

 
 
 

Intervention

Page Gillam

Interventionist

Alyssa Catalano

Interventionist

 
 

Gifted Education

Amber Rabsatt

Teacher

 
 
 

Enrichment

Monica Barron

Spanish

Olyvhia Essien

Creative Arts

Ramel Westry

Visual Arts

Zipporah Taylor

Music

Kyle Woodruff

Physical Education

 
 
 

Support Staff

Jenny Borders

Operations Manager

Elizabeth Lesley

Administrative Coordinator

Ruby Butler

Student Services Manager

 

Anne Tilly

Nurse

Filita Kirkendoll

Encore and Athletic Director

Catherine Perry

Family Engagement Coordinator

 

Jason Woodroffe

IT Services

Donald Spy

Cafeteria Manager

Keith Wilson

Media Center Assistant