Call to Schedule a
School Tour!
301-422-3858
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

why-star

Khristahl Beckett

Vice Principal

Carmen

Carmen Esposito

Counselor

Tastian

Tastian James

Business Manager

Maria

Maria Revollo

Registrar

Sandy

Sandhya Kalapala

Administrative Secretary

Juwel

Juwel Watson

Academic Support Specialist

Faculty

Joana

Joana Ariza

First Grade

Joey

Jocelyn Bethea

First Grade

music-trans

Daniel Biaggi

Music

Marilyn

Marilyn Booker

Kindergarten

Cielena

Cielena Camp-Green

Kindergarten

Kara

Kara Castillo

Middle School: Bible

spanish-image

Darren Daly

Middle School: Reading/Language Arts

Jennifer

Jennifer Delgado

Second Grade

Astrid

Astrid Dorsey

Fourth Grade

Rosemarie

Rosemarie Flores

Spanish

Jennifer G

Jennifer Guerrier

Fifth Grade

why-star

Keith Johnston

Fifth Grade

Alex

Alex Lamarre

Physical Education

mascot

TBD

Middle School: Math

Gail

Gail McCorkle

Fourth Grade

Maleek

Maleek Mitchell

Middle School: Science

mascot

TBD

Middle School: Social Studies

music-trans

Curtis Richardson

Music

Jordan

Jordan Simuzoshya

Third Grade

Pam

Pamela Smith

Second Grade

Amanda

Amanda Stennis

Art

Tasmin

Tasmin Towles

Third Grade

Gabrielle

Gabrielle Ziegler

Media Teacher

Support Staff

Pastor Lopez 2

Pastor Gerry Lopez

Chaplain

April

April Patterson

Educational Assistant

Karen

Karen Pelote

Nurse

Kimberly

Kimberly Terry

IT Services

Vinod

Vinod Thamby

Plant Operations