As a first grade teacher at Christ Church Episcopal School for many years, Brenda Mullikan touched the lives of children all over Greenville. She brings warmth, experience and many talents to The Chandler School.
One student at Chandler who made immense progress inspired Betty Johnson to become a part of the school. She believes that students who might normally be overlooked or misunderstood benefit from Chandler's small classes, individualized attention, and the OG approach to language.
Gwen Daughtry has two dysgraphic sons so she knows as a parent and a teacher how wonderful the instruction is at The Chandler School. Students who struggle with language-based and attention issues and executive functioning difficulties are accepted for who they are and are challenged to become more than they ever thought they could be.
After working in other schools for more than 35 years, Gail James loves working at Chandler because it is a welcoming place for kids who struggle with reading and writing. Students work hard and realize they can succeed. "There’s no way to describe the look on children's faces when they read a book by themselves for the first time."
Teaching, tutoring, handling admissions, Monica Cox is proud to be a charter pirate, joining Dana at the beginning of the journey! She loves to teach middle schoolers and prepare them for high school.
Yvonne Stephenson could be geocaching (treasure hunting) or just exploring, but her passion is inspiring kids to question, to reason, to dig deeper. She loves seeing kids change their "I can't." to "I can."
When she’s not teaching, Gwen Bozeman leads the cavalry charge on her handsome horse Maverick. A veteran teacher of public and private schools, Gwen brings decades of experience as a speech pathologist to benefit Chandler students of all ages.
When Eliza Gray visited Chandler, she realized she wanted to be part of its unique learning environment. She immediately saw that teachers collaborate together with the sole purpose of each student's success. As a teacher, Eliza sets high expectations and loves to see her students accept the challenge to meet them.
While she’s a teacher and OG tutor, multi-talented Beth Diksen also keeps the front office running smoothly. She provides academic coaching and tutoring for students of all ages, and in her spare time loves baking, running races, and spending time with her three kids.
Sandy Garrett has been an integral part of The Chandler School from the very beginning. As the mother of Matt (our first graduate) Sandy knows the value of the school from a parent’s perspective. She brings years of experience from working in the primary program at Christ Church Episcopal School.
After many years in the public schools, Stacy Rothman thought her teaching career was over until her visit to The Chandler School. Here she saw what education was supposed to be and how all children should be taught! She is thrilled to be a part of such a positive learning experience for children of all ages and backgrounds.
Kristin Bissinger loves to travel, enjoys sporting events and new experiences! She considers The Chandler School an adventure in learning and looks forward to watching her students progress and grow confident in their abilities as young readers and writers. Surrounded by the best in O-G tutoring here at Chandler, Kristin is looking forward to a great year.
Sarah Cox is our resident force of nature. Her free spirited creativity inspires students to proudly express themselves. Using watercolors, crayons, and any material that presents itself, students learn to trust their creativity. Sarah's world is a safe place in which to explore ideas, images, and a variety of artistic techniques.
Ashley Belcher started at The Chandler School as a parent. Then she made herself indispensable in the office. These days, Ashley can be found anywhere and everywhere, doing whatever needs to be done. She is an OG tutor, literary scholar, and jack-of-all-trades.
When not logging miles on the Swamp Rabbit Trail or re-watching Star Wars movies, Hagood Grantham spends his time reading books about running and keeping abreast of media trends. At Chandler you can find Hagood in the classroom or on the Four Square court.
Previously a school counselor at Spartanburg Day School, Sissy Kimbrall brings a wealth of knowledge to The Chandler School. When she is not soaking up the wonders of nature, Sissy is a triathlete, homeroom teacher, and the mom of two pirate kids. She also runs direct assistance in the after-school program.