KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary Team - KIPP Nashville

OUR TEAM

Meet the KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary School team — our school leaders, teachers, and support staff.

KIPP Kirkpatrick Elementary School’s mission is to positively impact ALL students’ lives by building a school grounded in love for our students, families, and our community. Our team is committed to helping students begin the path to college as early as possible, with hands on learning and quality instruction.

 

Leadership Team

Zoë Beckham

Director of Operations

University of Southern Mississippi

Katie Elam

Dean of Student Support

University of Tennessee

Steve Frederick

Assistant Principal

Northwestern University

Amy Galloway

School Leader

Penn State University

Kenisha Hawthorne

Assistant Principal

University of Alabama

Instructional Team

Amy Barr

Kindergarten, Lead Teacher and Grade Level Chair

California Polytechnic State University

Raven Boggs

Kindergarten, Associate Teacher

Mississippi State Valley University

Alison Brunk

Kindergarten, Lead Teacher and Co-Teacher

University of Mississippi

Rebecca Bunnell

Reading Specialist

Texas Christian University

Abby Cooley

First Grade, Lead Teacher and Co-Teacher

The University of Georgia

Courtney Corcoran

Third Grade, Lead Teacher and Grade Level Chair

Vanderbilt University

Audrey DeBerry

First Grade, Lead Teacher and Co-Teacher

Tennessee State University

Jacob Edwards

Physical Education Teacher

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Julie Farris

Kindergarten, Lead Teacher and Grade Level Chair

Northern Kentucky University

Mary Katherine Geismar

Third Grade, Lead Teacher

Sewanee: University of the South

Tamara Grant

Second Grade, Lead Teacher

East Carolina University

LaFonda Hayes

First Grade, Lead Teacher and Co-Teacher

Fisk University

Katie Hoffmeier

First Grade, Learning Specialist

Tulane University

Brandon Howe

Third Grade, Associate Teacher

University of Michigan

Bo Hunt

Second Grade, Associate Teacher

Vanderbilt University

Ashontae Jackson

Third Grade, Lead Teacher

Tennessee State University

Jennifer Jenkins

Music Teacher

Elmira College

Joseph Jenkins

Second Grade, Lead Teacher

Tennessee State University

Destiné Lacen

Second Grade, Lead Teacher

Tennessee State University

Jennifer Lawyer

Third Grade, Lead Teacher

University of California at Fullerton

Teresa Linehan

Third Grade, Special Education Co-Teacher

University of Alabama

Elizabeth Mack

First Grade, Lead Teacher

Emory University

Ciara McNealy

Kindergarten Associate Teacher

Fisk University

Allison Miller

Kindergarten, Associate Teacher

Yale University

Megan Murray

First Grade, Lead Teacher and Co-Teacher

State College of New York at Oneonta

Tanvi Patel

First Grade, Lead Teacher and Grade Level Chair

UNC - Chapel Hill

Dayna Perry

Yoga Teacher & Associate Teacher Instructional Coach

University of Tampa

Trisha Plever

Second Grade, Lead Teacher

Temple University

Tiffany Potter

Kindergarten Teacher

Tennessee State University

Katie Rippberger

First Grade, Special Education Co-Teacher

University of Kansas

JuDonna Roper

Third Grade, Associate Teacher

University of Memphis

Kaylie Williams

Reading Specialist

The University of Texas

Meg Wing

Second Grade, Special Education Co-Teacher and Grade Level Chair

Arizona State University

Mary Beth Winston

Kindergarten, Lead Teacher/Co-Teacher

Francine Zirker

Special Education Paraprofessional

Non-Instructional Support Team

Tori Charette

Counselor

University of Florida

Omar Crawford

Behavior Support Specialist

Zach Durbin

Student Support Specialist

Suzanne Kelly

Operations Coordinator

The University of Georgia

Meco Polk

Behavior Support Specialist

Auburn University

Elizabeth White

Family and Community Engagement Specialist

University of Mississippi

Jasmine White

Office Manager

Tennessee College of Applied Technology