Meet Our Faculty

Dan Blanch
Head of School
Education M.S., Administration, Loyola University
B.S., Secondary Education, Social Studies
Associate Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Wilson Language Training
 
Professional ECENC State Advisory Committee
Camp Spring Creek Board-Treasurer
Sage School Board
  Fun Fact My life revolves around my three dyslexic daughters

Stephen Cook, Certified/AOGPE
Dean of Academics
ELA Teacher
Education B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, Covenant College
Special Education M.A.T., Converse College
Certified Level, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
  Fun Fact I became a U.S. Citizen in 2008 and I am working to complete a Masters in Divinity from a local seminary.

Suzanna Greer, Fellow/AOGPE
Director of Orton-Gillingham Instruction
Tutor
Education M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, Furman University
B.A., History, University of South Carolina
Fellow, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
  Fun Fact I love to travel and once flew faster than the speed of sound aboard the Concorde.

Terrianne Hawks
Admissions Director
Literature Teacher
Education B.A., English, Bob Jones
B.S., Communication Disorders, Bob Jones
M.Ed., English, Bob Jones
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
  Fun Fact In my spare time I enjoy reading, running, and Face Timing with my family overseas.

Zak Stoudenmire
Dean of Students
ELA Teacher
Education B.S., Literature, Clemson
Associate Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Training
  Fun Fact I can swim the field at Camperdown in under 50 seconds

Daniel Nichols
Director of Operations
Education A.A., Video Production, Art Institute of Atlanta, magna cum laude
Certification in Information Technology, MCP, Linux/Unix, and Network Administration
  Fun Fact I love keeping my computer screen squeaky clean.

Allison Rogers
Director of Development
Education B.S., Radio-Television-Film, Indiana State University, cum laude
Essential Grant Skills Certification
  Fun Fact In my former life as a TV news reporter/anchor I have had many adventures such as flying with Chuck Yeager and interviewing Madeline Albright.

Kate Franch
Deputy Director of Development
Education B.A. Special Education, University of Florida
M.A. Public Administration, University of Florida
 
Fun Fact I earned my Junior Parachute Wings by leaping from the Jump Towers at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Pat Golus
Front Office
Education B.S., Biology, Edinboro University
Associate Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators First Aid/CPR training
 
  Fun Fact When I’m not at Camperdown you can often find me on a disc golf course.

Lisa McGinnity
Business Office
Education B.S., Business, University of Missouri
Quickbooks Training
  Fun Fact I am a motorcycle babe!

Heidi Bishop, Fellow/AOGPE, Certified Dyslexia Therapist/IDA
Director of Transitions and Outreach
Director of the OG Teacher Training Program
Tutor
Education B.M. Ed., Queen’s University
Fellow, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
 
Professional South Carolina Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, Immediate Past President
South Carolina Dyslexia Task Force
South Carolina Read to Succeed Advisory Group
Information and Outreach Committee, AOGPE
Presenter, State and Regional IDA Conferences
Presenter, National OG Conference
 
  Fun Fact I am ambidextrous and can write backwards, upside down, and do mirror writing.

Jeremy Bullinger, Classroom Educator/AOGPE
Science Teacher
Education B.A., Mathematics, Houghton College
Associate Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Makerbot Training
Professional Certified Archery Instructor
 
Fun Fact I love photography and strategy games.

Diana Carey, Certified/AOGPE
Literature Teacher
Tutor
Education B.S., Elementary Ed., Bob Jones University
Certified Level, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Wilson Language Training
Fun Fact I love to scrapbook and have half a room in my house devoted to scrapbooking. I am also an avid collector of Dept. 56 Dickens Village.

Myrtie Carter
A Group Teacher
Late Stay Director
Education B.S., Special Education/Elementary Education, Middle Tennessee State University
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Fun Fact I earned Honor Thespian and won Best Minor Actress in the state of Tennessee my senior year of high school.

Meg Coffey, Classroom Educator/AOGPE
Social Studies Teacher
ELA Teacher
Keyboarding Teacher
Student Council Coordinator
Education B.A., History, University of Northern Colorado
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Professional Presenter, International Dyslexia Association conference
 
  Fun Fact I helped start the community garden in the neighborhood adjacent to Camperdown Academy.

Ann Copeland, Classroom Educator/AOGPE
Math Teacher
Tutor
Education B.S., Mathematics, Furman University
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Professional Augustine Literacy Project Tutor
Fun Fact I bleed Cubbie blue!

Dawnena Darnall
Tutor
   
     

Leslie Davis
Tutor
Education B.S. Business Education (Secondary Teaching Degree) from Bob Jones University
Association member of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Certified training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practioners and Educators
  Professional Augustine Literacy Project Tutor
  Fun Fact I found my first reading student when I was eight years old.  It was my four-year-old sister!

Sara Fisher
C2 Group Teacher
Education M. Ed, Early Childhood Education, University of Florida
B.A., Special Education, University of Florida
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
 
Fun Fact I took my first airplane flight and moved for the first time right after I got married.  Since then, I have traveled to 7 different countries and have moved 11 different times across 5 different state lines.

Deana Gasque
Cognitive Classroom/Arrowsmith Teacher
Education B.S., Business Administration, College of Charleston
MBA, Clemson
Associate Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Arrowsmith Training
Fun Fact I helped bring the Arrowsmith Cognitive Classroom Program to Camperdown in 2011 so that my dyslexic son could benefit. Please ask me about it. I love sharing my son's success story!

Linda George
Science Teacher
   
     

Catherine Kaufmann
Literature Teacher
   
     

Keri Knisley, Classroom Educator/AOGPE
Math Teacher
Education B.S., Elementary Education, Bob Jones University
AOGPE, Classroom Educator
Fun Fact I once swam in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans all in the same summer!

Sherrill Livernois, Associate/AOGPE
C Group Teacher
Education B.A., Deaf Education, Michigan State University
M. Ed., Lander University
Associate Level, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
 
Professional Endorsements in Learning Disabilities, Hearing Impaired, Elementary and Special Education, Educable Mentally Retarded
 
Fun Fact I used to ride horses wearing a silver holster with guns and my official Roy Rogers Club card.

Matthew Lyda
Math Teacher
   
     

Dana Newell
Tutor
   
     

Susan Newton, Classroom Educator/AOGPE
Math Teacher
Standardized Testing Coordinator
Education B.S., Elementary Ed., College of Charleston
Associate Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Fun Fact I love to run in Half Marathons!

 

Caroline Rice
Language Development Tutor
Education BS Child Development, University of Georgia 1993
Training Completion of the 96-hour lecture component of the
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Training  2014
Completion of the 50-hour lecture component of the Orton-
Gillingham Certified Level Training  Course 1   2015
Completion of the 50-hour lecture component of the 
Orton-Gillingham  Certified Level Training Course 2  2016
Writing Matters/ William Van Cleave 2014
  Certifications AMI Montessori Certification 1998 
Past President of the Atalanta Chapter of The National Association for The Education of Young Children
Program Validator for NAEYC (The National Association for The Education of Young Children) 
  Fun Fact On a Saturday you can find me spending quality with my family and then reading a fantastic book.

Tracie Segura
Tutor
Education B.S., M.S., University of Georgia
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
 
Fun Fact Before I had children I worked in R&D for Cryovac and traveled all over the U.S.,
South America, Europe, and Australia helping customers troubleshoot problems and develop new or improved packages.

Rebecca Shaw
Math Department Head
Yearbook Advisor
School Store
Education B.S., Mathematics, Anderson University
Associate Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Math-U-See Training
  Professional Member, South Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics
 
  Fun Fact Having 3 little kids makes my home life busy and fun. I wouldn’t trade it for anything!

DeAnne Simcoe
Tutor
Education B.A., English, Furman University
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
 
Professional Elementary Ed. And Secondary English Certifications
 
  Fun Fact I married my childhood sweetheart!

Christine Smith, Certified/AOGPE
Tutor
In-House Testing Coordinator
Education B.A., University of South Carolina
Certified Level, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
 
Fun Fact I live with my husband and three children, along with four dogs, three cats, two snakes, and a bearded dragon.

Rebecca Strange
Tutor
   
     

Jimmy Tillery
Drama Teacher
Athletics Director
Education B.S., Special Education/Learning Disabilities, University of South Carolina Upstate
Associate Training Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
First Aid/CPR Training
  Fun Fact I love to play goalie in hockey and I love Pokemon.

Eryn Tillery
Drama Teacher
 
   
     

Cathy Westbrook
Tutor
Education M.S., Business Administration, College of Charleston
Graduate work toward M Ed. In Guidance and Counseling, USC Upstate
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
 
Fun Fact I was a hand model for a billboard campaign for Blue Cross Blue Shield many years ago!

Margaret Williams
Tutor
Cognitive Classroom/Arrowsmith Teacher
Math Teacher
Education Masters, LD and EH, College of Charleston
Certified Training, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators PACE (Processing and Cognitive Skills Enhancement), Interactive Metronome, Developmentally Delayed
  Professional Certified in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
 
  Fun Fact I enjoy saltwater fishing!

Jimmi-Ann Muse

Pat Porter, Fellow/AOGPE

Bamby Roy

Justin Shaw