Upper School Administration

Our administration team is here to support our faculty and students every day. Every one of our leaders is committed to the well-being and growth of Great Hearts as a national trailblazer in public K-12 education.

Charles Smith

High School Assistant Headmaster

Ext. 303613

Vanessa Steger

Middle School Assistant Headmaster

Ext. 303613

Rebecca Danét

Director of Campus Operations

Ext. 303616

DeAnna Macias

Director of Academy Giving

Ext. 303607

Rachael Jordan

Office Administrator

Miguel Roque

Facilities Technician

Napoleon Brown

Facilities Tech Assistant

Upper School Intervention

Our intervention team is dedicated to fostering our students' perseverance through courage and introspection.

Cristyn Jagge

Special Education Coordinator

Isabella Villanueva

504 Coordinator

Risa Alonso

ESL Program Coordinator/Reading Intervention

Ext. 303639

Anna Gardner

Reading Intervention/Dyslexia

Melanie Hudson

Math Intervention/Pre-Algebra

Brittany Austin

Special Education Lead

Craig Hoyer

Special Education Lead

Shawn Schnick

Special Education Apprentice

Ext. 303619

Shannon Atchison

Special Education Lead

Emily Bereswill

Special Education Apprentice

David Garcia Hevia

Special Education Apprentice

Kristi Hughes

Special Education Lead

Gaetano Carvelli

Special Education Apprentice

Upper School Faculty

Our teachers are the daily leaders and shapers of intellectual and moral culture on campus.

John Cadena

Physics/Calculus

Merrick Canada

Physical Education

Kelly Carstens

Earth Science

Daniel Cuadrado

Spanish/Physical Education

Guy Hanson

Economics/College Counseling

Kayla Howard

Life Science/Earth Science

Melanie Hudson

Math Intervention/Pre-Algebra

Hailey Johnson

Life Science

Laura Kaiser

Humane Letters/US History

James Lagaras

Texas History

Emily Linz

Humane Letters/European History

Eric Loster

Humane Letters/European History

Sarah McCafferty

Humane Letters/Ancient History/LitComp

Mariana Melo

Literature & Composition

Kristin Murphy

Humane Letters/Ancient History/US History/LitComp

Peter Murphy

Humane Letters/US History

Caroline Paddock

Humane Letters/Ancient Greek History

Brian Reardon

Humane Letters/Ancient Greek History

Destiny Salcido

Algebra/Trigonometry

Dr. Alexander Shaeffer

Calculus

Michael Vallor

Earth Science/Biology

Shane Williams

Literature & Composition

Athletics

Leading Great Hearts athletes toward the highest standards of integrity and sportsmanship

Pete Martinez

Assistant Athletic Director

Ext. 303656

Jaquarius (Shon) Smith

Varsity Boy's Basketball

Ext. 303656

Kim Paulos

Girl's Volleyball

Carolina Hunter

Girl's Soccer