Gwen 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.
When not logging miles on the Swamp Rabbit Trail or re-watching Star Wars movies, Hagood 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.
Hartlee makes a mean taco and has personal experience with learning differences having grown up dyslexic. She teaches Social Studies in creative ways including hands-on projects that illustrate the point while keeping students engaged, learning, and happy about it.
After working in other schools for more than 35 years, Gail 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 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.
Sarah 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.
When Eliza 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 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.
Yvonne 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."