An Episcopal Day School | Preschool–Grade 5
BELKIS APONTE

Belkis Aponte

Grade 1 Teacher
baponte@geds.org
B.A., Elementary Education, Interamerican University,
Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico)
At Grace Since 2016

Christine Comas

Christine Comas

Science & Technology Teacher
ccomas@geds.org
B.A., Environmental Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
M.Ed., Elementary Education, Arcadia University
At Grace Since 2010

Jen Danish

Head of School
jdanish@geds.org
B.A., Philosophy, Bryn Mawr
M.A., English, Middlebury College
At Grace Since 2016

Beth Frentrup

Beth Frentrup

Math Specialist
bfrentrup@geds.org
B.S., Texas A&M University
M.P.A., University of Texas
M.Ed., University of Maryland
At Grace Since 2015

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Emily Gould

Art Teacher
B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago
egould@geds.org
At Grace Since 2017

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Gloria Green

Grade 3 Teacher
ggreen@geds.org
B.AS.,Communications, University of Louisville
At Grace Since 2017

Jennifer Hamilton

Jennifer Hamilton

Prekindergarten Teacher
jhamilton@geds.org
B.S., Family Studies, University of Maryland
At Grace Since 1999

Gavin Hymes

Gavin Hymes

Spanish Teacher (K-5)
ghymes@geds.org
Ed. M., Teaching and Curriculum, Harvard University
B.A., English, University of Massaschusetts Dartmouth
B.A., Spanish, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
At Grace Since 2010

Kate Kelleher

Kate Kelliher

Grade 2 Teacher
kkelliher@geds.org
B.A., American Culture, University of Michigan
M.P.P., Georgetown University
At Grace Since 2016

Gail Kennedy

Gail Kennedy

Director of Elementary Education
gkennedy@geds.org
B.A., Education, Concordia College
At Grace Since 2000

Luigi LaPietra

Luigi LaPietra

Grade 5 Teacher
Llapietra@geds.org
M.A.T., Elementary Education, Johns Hopkins University
B.A., English, Johns Hopkins University
At Grace Since 2012

Marissa Martucci

Marisa Martucci

Prekindergarten Teacher
mmartucci@geds.org
B.A., Early Childhood Education, Normal Nro 1 Alicia Moreau de Justo (Argentina)
At Grace Since 2004

Mariano Mazza

Mariano Mazza

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
mmazza@geds.org
At Grace Since 2013

Noella McHugh

Noelle McHugh

Executive Assistant
nmchugh@geds.org
B.A., History, Davidson College
At Grace Since 2015

Rose Morrison

Rose Morrison

Kindergarten Teacher
rmorrison@geds.org
B.S., Education, Mindanao State University (Philippines)
M.A., Education, Xavier University
At Grace Since 2005

Becky Mulholland

Becky Mulholland

Director of Advancement
bmulholland@geds.org
B.A., Sociology, University of Maryland
At Grace Since 2015

Kathleen Murray

Kathleen Murray

CFO/Business Manager
kmurray@geds.org
B.A., English, Case Western Reserve University
At Grace Since 2014

Shalonda Newman

Shalonda Newman

Aftercare Coordinator
snewman@geds.org
At Grace Since 2015

Karen O'Connor-Floman

Karen O'Connor-Floman

Director of Admission and Financial Aid, Webmaster
karen@geds.org
B.A., English, Presbyterian College
M.Phil., Anglo-Irish Literature, University of Dublin, Trinity College
Ph.D., English, The George Washington University
At Grace Since 2016

Emily Ovalles

Emily Ovalles

Early Childhood Assistant
A.A., General Studies, Montgomery College
eovalles@geds.org
At Grace Since 2013

Linda Range

Linda Range

Assistant Business Manager
lrange@geds.org
B.B.A., The George Washington University
At Grace Since 2013

Angie Rutledge

Angie Rutledge

PE, Health & Athletics Teacher
arutledge@geds.org
B.S., Health and Physical Education, Radford University
M.S., Health and Physical Education, Radford University
At Grace Since 2004

Christopher Saffour

Chris Saffour

Preschool Assistant Teacher
csaffour@geds.org
At Grace Since 2014

Alma Scott

Alma Scott

Grade 4 Teacher
ascott@geds.org
B.S, Elementary Education, University of Maryland
At Grace Since 2007

Anne Sheldon

Anne Sheldon

School Librarian, Lay Chaplain
asheldon@geds.org
B.A., English, Swarthmore
At Grace Since 2011

Kristin Smith

Kristin Smith

Music Teacher
ksmith@geds.org
B.S., Music Education, Lebanon Valley College
B.A., Music (Flute), Lebanon Valley College
At Grace Since 2017

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Susan Thon

Early Childhood Chaplain
sthon@geds.org
A.B., Cornell University
J.D., Cornell University Law School
M.Div., General Theological Seminary
At Grace Since 2017

Sue Whitaker

Sue Whitaker

Preschool Teacher
swhitaker@geds.org
A.S., Physical Education, Acadia University (Canada)
At Grace Since 2017

Pam Yarrington

Pam Yarrington

Director of Early Childhood Education
pyarrington@geds.org
B.A., Art History, University of Virginia
B.S., Early Childhood Education, University of Maryland
At Grace Since 2010

Anna Young

Anna Young

Reading Specialist
ayoung@geds.org
B.A., Art History, University of Virginia
M.A.T., Elementary Education, American University
M.A., Education, Curriculum, and Instruction, Trinity University
At Grace Since 2010