Faculty

Administrative Staff

Lair, Ph.D., Susan

Interim Head of School
Susan Lair, Ph.D.

Education:

B.S. in Education from the University of North Texas;
M.S. in Education Administration and Math Education from Texas Christian University; 
Ph.D. in Education Administration and Finance from the University of Texas. 

Year Appointed: 2018

Guillory, Angela

Head of Business and Operations
Angela Guillory

Education:

B.S. in Finance

University of North Texas

Year Appointed: 2018

Curcio, Tonya

Director of Development
Tonya Curcio

Education:

Northeast Louisiana University, B.A. in Media Management

Year Appointed: 2016

Roberts, Kim

Director of Admissions
Kim Roberts

Education:

Louisiana State University B.S. in Elementary Education

Year Appointed: 2005

Zachary, Kristina

Head of Middle School
Kristy Zachary

Education:

Louisiana State University, B.S. in Science & Elementary Education 

Year Appointed: 2005

Redmond, Krista

Head of Lower School
Krista Redmond

Education:

University of Louisiana at Monroe
Doctorate of Education (in progress)

University of Lamar
18 hours post masters in administration to earn Principal Certification 

University of Texas at Arlington
Masters in Curriculum and Instruction

Texas Christian University
BS in Education

Year Appointed: 2016

Covington, Allison

Head of Primary School, Pre K-4 Teacher
Allison Covington

Education:

Ouachita Baptist University, B.S.E./Early Childhood Education
 

Year Appointed: 1994

Bergeron, Rebecca

Technology Manager
Rebecca Bergeron

Education:

Portland State University, B.S. in Speech Communication

Year Appointed: 1999

McLain, Sheila

Executive Assistant, Director of After School Program
Sheila Mclain

Year Appointed: 2010

Williams, Stafford

Director of Buildings & Grounds

Serie, Brenda

Facility Custodian

Faculty

Anderson, Kayla

Director of Physical Education, Physical Education Teacher
Kayla Anderson

Education:

Sam Houston State University

Year Appointed: 2018

Years Teaching: 4 years

Bareswill, Amanda

2nd Grade
Amanda Barewill

Education:

Louisiana College, B.A.
Certified:
Elementary Education: Grades 1-5
Special Education: Grades 1-12
Kagan Certified

Year Appointed: 2014

Barrett, Delores

Grade 1
Delores Barrett

Education:

Louisiana College, B.S. in Elementary Education
Northwestern State University, Masters in Elementary Education + 30 Hours

Year Appointed: 2004

Beaubouef, Aaron

Physical Education, all grades
Aaron Beaubouef

Year Appointed: 2018

Burford, Courtney

Pre K 4
Cortney Burford

Education:

Henderson State University, B.S. in Education
 

Year Appointed: 2012

Burke, Maria

ELA, Grade 6
Maria Burke

Education:

Northwestern State University
B.A. in Secondary Education, English

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
M.A. in British and American Literature
with an emphasis in composition and rhetoric

Year Appointed: 2018

Cespiva, Ginger

Second Grade
Ginger Cespiva

Education:

Louisiana College, B.S.
Louisiana State University, Masters in Education
Northwestern State University, Masters + 30 Hours

Year Appointed: 2004

Cohen, Elizabeth

Social Studies, Grades 5 & 6
Elizabeth Cohen

Year Appointed: 2018

Crotty, Meredith

Grade 4
Meredith Crotty

Education:

Louisiana State University, B.S.

Year Appointed: 2011

Dupre, April

Math, Grades 5 & 6

Farley, Belle

Social Studies, Grades 7 & 8
Belle Farley

Year Appointed: 2018

Fontanille, Erin

Pre K-3
Erin Fontanille

Education:

Louisiana State University, Alexandria, A.D. in Early Childhood
Western Governors University, B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies

Year Appointed: 2009

Gauthier, Katie

PreK 3 Paraprofessional
Katie Gauthier

Education:

Louisiana State University at Alexandria

A.S. in Early Childhood Education

Year Appointed: 2018

Givens, Dan

Kindergarten
Dan Givens

Education:

Northwestern State University, B.A., Early Childhood Education
Northwestern State University, M.S., Early Childhood Education

Year Appointed: 2006

Givens, Sandy

Kindergarten
Sandy GIvens

Education:

University of New Orleans, B.A., Elementary Education/Early Childhood Concentration
Northwestern State University, M.S., Early Childhood Education

Year Appointed: 2005

Hebert, Faye

Math, Grades 3 & 4
Faye Hebert

Education:

Louisiana Tech University, B.A. (Cumlaude)
Ottawa University

Year Appointed: 1984

Ivie, Amaris

Spanish, Grades K-4
Amaris Ivie

Education:

Louisiana College

B.S. in Spanish Education

Year Appointed: 2018

Jeansonne, Jennifer

Grade 1
Jennifer Jeansonne

Education:

B.S. from University of Louisiana, Monroe
University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Teacher Certification

Year Appointed: 2008

Kinnison, Tiffany

English Language Arts, Grade 5
Tiffany Kinnison

Education:

Louisiana Tech University, B.A., Elementary Education
Union University, M.A., Intercultural Studies
Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, M.A.

Year Appointed: 2010

Lyles, Dana

ELA & Publications, Grades 7 & 8
Dana Lyles

Education:

Louisiana State University at Alexandria B.L.S. in English
Louisiana College, M.A. in Teaching

Year Appointed: 2013

Maxwell, Justin

Math, Grades 7 & 8
Justin Maxwell

Education:

Louisiana State University at Shreveport

BS Secondary Education - Physics Focus

 

Mayeux, Eric

ELA, Grade 5
Eric Mayeux

Education:

Louisiana State University
B.A. in General Studies

Year Appointed: 2018

McDonald, Kathy

Science, Grades 3 & 4
Kathy McDonald

Education:

Louisiana State University
B.S. in Elementary Education and Special Education
Northwestern State University
Graduate Certification in Library Information and Science

Year Appointed: 2018

Moore, Lindsay

Art, Grades 3 – 8
Lindsay Moore

Education:

Louisiana College, B.A. in Studio Arts, 2014

Year Appointed: 2017

Years Teaching: 1

Neal, Stephanie

Pre K-4
Stephanie Neal

Education:

Louisiana College, B.A.

Year Appointed: 1998

Reich, Janice

Librarian
Jan Reich

Education:

Louisiana State University, B.S.
Northwestern State University, M.A.

Year Appointed: 1998

Smith, Carol

Social Studies, Grade 4 & Computers, Grades K – 8
Carol Smith

Education:

Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Associates in Office Administration
Northwestern State University, B.S. in Science & Special Education

Year Appointed: 2002

Spurlock, Cathy

Music, Grades PK-4
Cathy Spurlock

Education:

B.S. in Education (Piano Performance) from Louisiana College 

Thiels, Kristin

PK4 & Kindergarten Paraprofessional
Kristen Theils

Education:

Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Associate of Arts in Early Childhood

Year Appointed: 2012

Vanderlick, Ashley

Science, Grades 5, 6
Ashley Vanderlick

Education:

Texas A&M
B.S. Degree in Animal Science
Masters of Agriculture 

 

Year Appointed: 2016

White, Jerry

Science, Grades 7 & 8
White, Jerry

Education:

Louisiana Tech, B.S.
LSU, Master in Education
LSU, Education Specialist

Year Appointed: 2013/2017

Years Teaching: 42

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Alexandria Country Day School was founded in 1969, and is an independent, coeducational school. We are non-sectarian, and serve grades Prekindergarten 3 through 8. ACDS offers a challenging curriculum as well as many opportunities to excel in athletics and in the arts. Many of our alumni go on to become National Merit Scholars and are accepted and win scholarships to some of the finest universities in the nation.

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