Lauren McGeorge, Kindergarten

  • B.F.A., Art Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Taught preschool aged children 1.5 – 5 years old at St. Giles’ Children’s Garden Preschool for 3 years
  • Member of Hope Church
  • Enjoys spending time with friends and family, babysitting, and petsitting

Deneen Costic – Grade 1

  • B.A., History and Education, James Madison University
  • Teaching experience in grades Pre-K through 8
  • Taught 5th grade at Veritas School, Richmond, VA
  • Member of Redemption Hill Church where she served as Children’s Ministry Director
  • Wife and mother of three children and one shih tzu
  • She enjoys spending time with her family and going to the gym
Jody Hoornick

Jody Hoornik – Grade 2


  • B.S., Elementary Education, Nyack College
  • Teaching experience in Christian schools
  • Teaching experience (4 years) at Tall Oaks Classical School, Wilmington, DE
  • Teaching experience in home school co-ops
  • Wife and mother of three children
  • Attends West End Presbyterian Church
Penny Stein

Penny Stein – Grade 3 Homeroom, Math and Science, Grades 3-7


  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
  • M.B.A.,University of Richmond
  • 10 years of teaching experience in the Henrico county school system, Collegiate School and Saint Catherine’s School
  • Society of Women Engineers: Liaison Committee of Science Museum of Virginia
  • Married with three children
  • Attends Shady Grove United Methodist Church
  • Enjoys gardening, cooking, home renovation, and an occasional golf game with her husband
Robin Bruce

Robin Bruce – Grades 4-7 Homeroom, Latin Grades 3-7


  • B.A., Classics, Randolph-Macon College
  • Taught Latin to grades 6-12 in Henrico County Public Schools
  • Proficiency in Latin, Greek, Spanish, French, Japanese
  • Teaching Director for Teen CBS


Vanessa Peete

Vanessa Peete – French and History, Business Administrator


  • B.A., French and History, University of Virginia
  • M.B.A., College of William & Mary
  • Attends St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
  • Wife and mother of two children


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Burrell Stultz – Science Grades K – 7

  • B.A., Math/Elementary Education, Westhampton College
  • 45 year veteran teacher, Collegiate School, Henrico Public Schools
  • Member, Reveille UMC- “Head of Sunday School Programs; “Stephen Ministries”
  • Wife, and mother of recently deceased daughter-Elizabeth Stultz-Moore; grandmother of two girls

Claire Berry — Art Teacher


  • B.F.A., Interior Design, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Teaching experience at St. Catherine’s School, St. Christopher’s School and The Visual Arts Center of Richmond
  • Involved with the Artventure Summer Camp at the Visual Arts Center
  • Attends Grace Gospel Chapel and involved with Bible Study Fellowship
Cary Flick

Carey Flick – Librarian


  • B.A. in English and Spanish, Eastern Mennonite University
  • 9 years of experience in state and federal law
  • Married and mother of two children
  • Small group leader and children’s ministry volunteer, Village Church of Midlothian
  • Enjoys good books, good discussion, and dessert

Kim Taulbee, Music


  • Experienced worship leader and music director
  • Evangel University, Springfield, MO, B.A. Music Education
  • Specialized license for music and youth; Orff approach
  • Certification to teach grades K-12 vocal and instrumental music, since 1983
  • Associate Director of Music , Third Church, Richmond, VA, 2003 to present
  • Interest in songwriting, music composition, arranging and orchestrating
  • Married, father of three children
Fred Craig

Fred Craig — Physical Education

  • B.A., Flagler College
  • Soccer Coach (10 years – Richmond Strikers Westhampton Soccer)
  • Coach, Upward Basketball
  • Golf Coach
  • Squash, Tennis
  • Snow Skiing
  • Husband and Father of three (16, 11 and 7)