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Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

CGLA is home to an amazing family of faculty and staff members that work each day to improve the lives of our students.

Staff & Administration

Dr. Elaine Swafford

Executive Director

Contact Elaine Swafford

Maryo Beck


Contact Maryo Beck

Jeanne Hinchee, MBA

Director, Accounting & Finance

Contact Jeanne Hinchee

Ezekiel Burke

IT Administrator

Contact Ezekiel Burke

Kim Beene

Finance & Accounting Associate

Contact Kim Beene

Rose Arnwine

Administrative Assistant

Contact Rose Arnwine

GeGe Harris

Registrar/Parent Coordinator

Contact GeGe Harris

Tina Fielder-Gibson

Transformation Facilitator

Contact Tina Gibson

Brandye Polisky

Payroll Services & Grant Management

Contact Brandye Polisky

John Giles

Custodial/Maintenance Supervisor

Contact John Giles

Angel McGee Ulmer

Operations Support Specialist

Contact Angel Ulmer

Sue Anne Wells, Ph.D


Kelli Fulton

Assistant Principal

Contact Kelli Fulton

Justin Booker

Director, Community Engagement & Athletic Director

Contact Justin Booker

Catherine Clifford

Development Coordinator

Contact Catherine Clifford

Micah Reed

Development Specialist

Contact Micah Reed

Freda McCray

Administrative Assistant

Contact Freda McCray

Shadrina Booker, MA Ed.

Director, Operations

Contact Shadrina Booker

Kala Nunley

Wellness Coordinator

Contact Kala

Jimmy Seymore

Afterschool Programs

Contact Jimmy Seymore

Debra Torres

Teacher Residency Coach/Dean of Students

Contact Debra Torres

Faculty • Counselors • Academic Coaches

Joy Baker

High School Science

Contact Joy Baker

Chelcee Beard

6th Grade Social Studies

Contact Chelcee Beard

Charles Cole

High School Science

Contact Charles Cole

Emily Halbert


Contact Emily Halbert

Christopher Grainger

High School Social Studies

Contact Christopher Grainger

Jean Anne Gardener

Literacy Coach

Contact Jean Anne Gardener

Erin Gibeault

High School Social Studies

Contact Erin Gibeault

Katelyn Hall

Art Instructor

Contact Katelyn Hall

Ruthie Hereford

Reading Interventionist

Contact Ruthie Hereford

Agnes Colon


Contact Agnes Colon

Angela Kemp

8th Grade Math

Contact Angela Kemp

Jessica McIntyre

7th Grade Science

Contact Jessica McIntyre

Phoebe Mount

6th Grade Science

Contact Phoebe Mount

Kimberly Palmer

High School Math

Contact Kimberly Palmer

Rebekah Foster

8th Grade Science

Contact Rebekah Foster

Kingsley Bennett

7th Grade Language Arts

Contact Kingsley Bennett

Alyssa Brinkmeier

High School Math

Contact Alyssa Brinkmeier

Alicia Bland

7th Grade Math

Contact Alicia Bland

Rickey Jones

6th Grade Math

Contact Rickey Jones

Ashley Hale

College Access Advisor

Contact Ashley Hale

Aldo Heredia


Contact Aldo Heredia

Ruairi Hutchison

8th Grade Social Studies

Contact Ruairi Hutchison

Susan Leverette

High School Science

Contact Susan Leverette

Shelbi Monroe

High School English

Contact Shelbi Monroe

Kenneth Seigle

Exceptional Education

Contact Kenneth Seigle

Katie Reed

High School Math

Contact Katie Reed

Mark Self

7th Grade Social Studies

Contact Mark Self

Jennifer Semanco

High School English

Contact Jennifer Semanco

Katherine Warwick

6th Grade Language Arts

Contact Katherine Warwick

Jessica Wright


Contact Jessica Wright

Madeleine Dougherty

8th Grade Language Arts

Contact Madeleine Dougherty