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Faculty and Staff

Faculty & Staff

At Takoma Academy Preparatory School, we attract only top-notch, experienced teachers who love teaching and care about our students, dedicated to helping them succeed:

Educational Level of Administrators & Teachers

Baccalaureate Degrees 50%

Advanced Degrees         50%

Our faculty is committed to:

  • Emphasizing the significance of the Bible as the primary source of guidance in one's life.
  • Fostering an atmosphere of excellence where students can develop their intellectual, creative, physical, social, and spiritual capacities.
  • Providing experiences that develop competence in the tool subjects - reading, writing, computing, and communicating.
  • Helping students view their talents and abilities as gifts from God and encouraging them to use their talents to the glory of God and the benefit of mankind while encouraging growth of individual personalities and achievement.
  • Creating learning experiences that teach students the joy of knowing God more fully through Christian service and witness.
  • Helping students to appreciate the joy and sacredness of the Sabbath.
  • Placing a high regard on the worth and value of each individual as shown by Christian courtesy and social development, with an emphasis on self-discipline and respect for authority.
  • Encouraging standards of thoroughness and excellence while awakening in students a realization of the dignity of labor and a sense of satisfaction in work that is well done.
  • Encouraging habits of clean and healthful living in order to maintain the body as the temple of God.
  • Emphasizing the importance of good citizenship and developing this attribute in students within a changing society.

Administration

Thrower 2

Carla Thrower

Principal

Grace

Grace Ameyaw

Vice Principal

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Conrad Bridges

Business Office/Development

Loida

Loida Doukmetzian

Academic Support Specialist

Carmen

Carmen Esposito

Counselor

Tastian

Tastian James

Business Office/Marketing

Sandy

Sandhya Kalapala

Administrative Secretary

Maria

Maria Revollo

Registrar

Faculty

Joana

Joana Ariza

First Grade

Joey

Jocelyn Bethea

First Grade

Marilyn

Marilyn Booker

Kindergarten

Cielena

Cielena Camp-Green

Kindergarten

Kara

Kara Castillo

Middle School: Bible

Jennifer

Jennifer Delgado

Second Grade

Astrid

Astrid Dorsey

Fourth Grade

Rosemarie

Rosemarie Flores

Spanish

Jennifer G

Jennifer Guerrier

Fifth Grade

Michael

Michael Kennedy

Middle School: Math

Alex

Alex Lamarre

Physical Education

Makhela

Makhela Libebe

Fifth Grade

Shanel

Shanel Marchany

Middle School: Reading

Gail

Gail McCorkle

Fourth Grade

Maleek

Maleek Mitchell

Middle School: Science

Ellenor

Ellenor O’Neil

Middle School: Social Studies

Jordan

Jordan Simuzoshya

Third Grade

Pam

Pamela Smith

Second Grade

Amanda

Amanda Stennis

Art

Beatriz

Beatriz Taylor

Music

Tasmin

Tasmin Towles

Third Grade

Juwel

Juwel Watson

Middle School: English/Language Arts

Gabrielle

Gabrielle Ziegler

Media Teacher

Support Staff

Pastor Lopez 2

Pastor Gerry Lopez

Chaplain

April

April Patterson

Educational Assistant, K-2

Karen

Karen Pelote

Nurse

Roger

Roger Rhoades

Educational Assistant, 6-8

Kimberly

Kimberly Terry

IT Services

Vinod

Vinod Thamby

Plant Operations