Faculty & Staff 2020-2021

BETSY FANNING

bfanning@tridentacademy.com

Head of School

Associate, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners & Educators

B.A., College of Charleston

MAT, University of Charleston

M.Ed., The Citadel

CHARLENE MORGAN

cmorgan@tridentacademy.com

Director of Teaching & Learning

Associate, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners & Educators

B.S.J., West Virginia University

MAT., University of Phoenix

2018-2019 SCISA Teacher of the Year Finalist

MARY OWCZAREK

mowczarek@tridentacademy.com

Business Manager

B.A., Northwestern University

GABRIELA ACOSTA

gacosta@tridentacademy.com

Physical Education Teacher

B.S., College of Charleston

ELIZABETH ALEXANDER

ealexander@tridentacademy.com

OG Teacher & Outreach Director

M.Ed., The Citadel

KYLE BROWN

kbrown@tridentacademy.com

Educational Technology Specialist & Classroom Teacher

B.A., University of Evansville

M.A., State University of New York at Albany

Google Certified Trainer

ELIZABETH FERREBEE

eferrebee@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

B.S., College of Charleston

JAMIE GLADU

jgladu@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

B.A., Kent State

AMY GREGORIE

agregorie@tridentacademy.com

School Counselor 

M.Ed., The Citadel Graduate College

National Board Certified Counselor

LAURA HANCOX

lhancox@tridentacademy.com

OG Teacher

Associate, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners & Educators

B.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro

M.A.,University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

LUKE HASSENPFLUG

lhassenpflug@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

B.A., Otterbein University

LIZI JENKINS

ljenkins@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

B.A., College of Charleston

VALERIE KOWBEIDU

vkowbeidu@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

SC Critical Needs Certification, College of Charleston

2016 SCISA Teacher of the Year Finalist

MELISSA LEGARE

mlegare@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

B.A. – College of Charleston

M.F.A. – Savannah College of Art & Design

LESLI MASON

lmason@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

B.S., College of Charleston

M.S., The Citadel

DEEPA ALVAREZ-MISTRY

dmistry@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

B.A., Florida Atlantic University

FALLON MCKENNA

fmckenna@tridentacademy.com

Aide to Lower Elementary School

Certificate in Early Childhood Ed., Trident Technical College

ANDY MORGAN

amorgan@tridentacademy.com

Facilities Manager

JP STICCO

jsticco@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

M.S.Ed., Union College

BETH SWITZER

bswitzer@tridentacademy.com

Director of Admissions & Development

B.A., Winthrop College

JUSTINE TROTTA

jtrotta@tridentacademy.com

Classroom Teacher

BSBA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
MAT, University of Pittsburgh

ANNE VICKERS

avickers@tridentacademy.com

Orton Fellow

Training Fellow, Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners & Educators

M.Ed., College of Charleston


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