Head of School
Brett will be enjoying his eighth year at Stonehaven and serves as the Head of School. In addition to his administrative duties, Mr. Edwards teaches the 8th grade Algebra I class. He received a B.S. in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has been a teacher and administrator in Christian education for fifteen years. He is passionate about the vision for Christ-centered classical education and its goal to train students to love God with all their heart, soul, mind and strength. He lives in Marietta with his wife Katie and their three children; Lydia, Calvin and Ruby. He attends Midway Presbyterian Church in Powder Springs where he serves as an usher and greeter. Brett finds great joy taking six-year-old Lydia to the park, boxing with four-year-old Calvin, tossing two-year-old Ruby into a heap of pillows and going out on the town with his beautiful wife. In search of rest and reflection, he will look for a great book or step outside to tend his fledgling garden.
Hannah Miley earned her BBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia. She discovered her interest in computers and in her future husband during a summer job at Chick-fil-A, Inc. After graduation, she worked for Hewitt Associates (now Aon Hewitt) in Atlanta doing computer programming and project management. Hannah and her husband Tony have been married for 12 years and have recently moved from Mableton to Marietta. Hannah stayed at home with her children, Raegan (7) and Hudson (5) for a couple of years before joining the staff at Stonehaven. Hannah loves welcoming every person who walks through the doors of Stonehaven and truly enjoys interacting with parents, staff, and students. When not at school, Hannah enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercise, and serving her community through her church, Cumberland Community Church.
Lovell White earned her BA in Business Administration from Converse College in Spartanburg, SC. Undergraduate internships in development include the Atlanta Ballet and The Smithsonian Institution. Lovell and her husband Jonathan have been married for 18 years and have lived in metro Atlanta for 20 years. They have four children who are either current students at Stonehaven or have graduated. Jonathan and Lovell are members of Christ Church Atlanta (PCA). When not at school or carpooling her children, Lovell can be found baking in her kitchen or curled up with a novel.
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Laura Keesee earned a B.S. in Psychology from King College in Bristol, Tennessee, a Master of Education in Community Counseling from Georgia State University, and a Certificate of Completion from Psychological Studies Institute in Atlanta. Laura is excited to begin her 19th year teaching Kindergarten. She is thankful for Stonehaven where she is privileged to partner with parents in the nurture and godly training of their children. In addition to teaching at Stonehaven, Laura has enjoyed opportunities to teach English and/or lead Bible studies in Japan, India, and Albania. She and her husband Scott have been married for 30 years and are the parents of three adult children. Scott and Laura are active members at Midway Presbyterian Church (PCA). When not teaching or spending time with her family, she enjoys knitting, crocheting, and reading the works of great theologians as well as historical fiction and mysteries.
Christina Barbulescu graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been teaching for fifteen years. She and husband, Horatiu, have two children at Stonehaven, and continually see how the education at Stonehaven benefits their entire family. The Barbulescus have a love for travel and cities, are invigorated by art, nature, and God's Word. First Baptist Church of Atlanta is their church home, and they reside in the Vinings area of Atlanta.
Donna earned her BA degree in Elementary Education from Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL. During her time at TIU, she was given the tools needed to fulfill her passion. The ministry that she was a part of as a youth sought to develop the gifts of each child and birthed in her the desire to become a teacher. She is married to Shaun and they have a daughter who is a student at Stonehaven. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and doing jigsaw puzzles.
Pam Grote graduated from Wheaton College with a B.A. in Modern Foreign Languages and obtained her teaching degree from Kean University. She taught in Christian schools in five states, beginning her career in NJ. After raising a family and homeschooling their four children, Pam returned to the classroom and has taught every K-12 grade level. Believing passionately in the classical Christian model of education, she loves teaching at Stonehaven where truth, beauty, and goodness from God's Word are incorporated into classroom studies daily. She is the Special Days Coordinator and enthusiastically wears Cambridge Gold... and a funny wig whenever she can. Pam and Rich, her husband of 36 years, love to read and discuss good books, travel, and spend time with their seven grandchildren.
Lexi graduated from Kennesaw State University with a dual degree in English and Education, magna cum laude, and holds certification through the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. Her love of traveling and experiencing new cultures has led her to many places around the globe, including a summer spent teaching ESL classes in Albania and a semester spent teaching 10th grade honors and regular English in Costa Rica. In addition to traveling, Lexi enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, playing sports (especially ultimate Frisbee!), and reading. In fact, you will rarely catch her without a book in tow. Lexi had the privilege of receiving a classical Christian education and is a 2007 alumnus of Stonehaven. She believes in the potential and power of the classical tradition and was thrilled to return to the Stonehaven family as a teacher in 2013. She especially enjoys the opportunity of working on staff with, in her opinion, the greatest kindergarten teacher of all time. In addition to teaching 4th grade, Lexi enjoys her role as coordinator of the school's annual Poetry Competition and head of Trinity House - go Gryphons!
Wesley graduated from Berry College in Rome, GA receiving a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with an focus in Classical Voice and Choral Music. He is happily married to Hannah. He enjoys reading fairy tales with his wife, studying theology, and listening to/arguing for the supremacy of J.S. Bach. Wesley hopes one day to become G.K. Chesterton.
Melissa Hobson earned her BA in Communication Studies from Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS and her MA in Communication and Culture from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. Melissa and husband David have been married for 18 years and have lived in Atlanta for 15. Daughter Avery (10) and son Liam (8) love fourth grade and third grade at Stonehaven respectively. David and Melissa worship at Trinity Anglican Mission near their home on the Westside. When she isn't teaching logic, biblical worldview, or sixth grade humanities, you can find her producing Stonehaven's podcast "R2G2" or donning a bee costume. Melissa proudly serves as Head of back-to-back Knight Cup Champion Cambridge House (#gocambridge) and "bleeds maroon and white" for her Mississippi State Bulldogs.
Tyler Proffitt graduated with his BA in History from the University of Georgia and went to the University of Mississippi for graduate school where he studied politics in the American South and the role of religion in the civil rights movement. He is in his third year at Stonehaven and teaches history and literature. Outside of the classroom, Tyler enjoys reading, running alongside the Chattahoochee River and enjoying all that Atlanta has to offer with his friends. During the summer, you can usually find Tyler exploring the American West or or working at a summer camp in Northeast Alabama.
Toochi Enworom received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Kennesaw State University. She has always had a passion for math and science and is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Teaching at Georgia State University with a major in Science Education and a concentration in Biology. She has actively attended North River Church of Christ for the past five years. She has served in the young professionals ministry, campus ministry, teen ministry, middle school ministry, and the children's ministry. After spending a year pouring her heart into the teen ministry she became more aware of her desire to teach and inspire. She is excited to bring her passion for science and math to the Stonehaven middle schoolers. When she's not gushing over planning science experiments you can find her spending time with friends and visiting art museums.
Megan Johnson graduated from Covenant College with a BA in music, minoring in education. For seven years after graduation she taught private piano lessons on Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Four years ago she and her family moved to Marietta. She is a nationally certified teacher of music through the Music Teachers National Association. Megan and her husband, Aaron, have four children. Austin is in 2nd grade and Charlie is in Kindergarten at Stonehaven. Little brothers Silas and Willard are future Stonehaven Knights. Megan is very involved in her church, Geneva OPC as a member, piano accompanist, and Sunday school teacher. Megan is excited to be a part of the Stonehaven family. "I want my students to see God's hand in the order and beauty of the voice He has given each one of His children." In her spare time Megan enjoys being outside and playing games with her family.
Nancy Rodriguez began to study art seriously while attending The High School of Fashion Industries in New York City. It was here that she learned not only to push herself beyond her limits as an artist but also the love of teaching, by watching her art instructor who was nicknamed "Uncle H." She won many awards and scholarships while attending his rigorous classes. Nancy went on to earn her Associates degree and her Bachelors degree from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale where she won the Best Portfolio Award (1999) and Best Portfolio Nominee (2000). She has worked as a graphic desinger and also taught Spanish, Animation, and Art. Nancy has been married for 15 years and is a mother to three children, Joshua, Jonathan, and Kayla. She enjoys reading, dancing, mural painting and most of all laughing. Nancy and her family are grateful to be a part of the Stonehaven family and she enjoys sharing God's goodness, truth, and beauty with the children in her art class.
Jodi Duncan graduated from Georgia College and State University with a Bachelor in Arts in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. She has been married to her husband, Matt, for over seventeen years and has two children, Emma (12) and Cason (6). Jodi has a passion for physical fitness, helping kids become active and healthy, good nutrition, and outdoor activities. She has successfully coached Stonehaven's cross country team for the past several years. Over the past seven years at Stonehaven, Jodi has been actively involved in a number of volunteer opportunities and is honored to now have the privilege of teaching Stonehaven's students. She and her family attend Vinings Church in Smyrna. Outside of Stonehaven, Jodi enjoys watching college football, visiting the beach, cooking, and summer activities.
Kathryn Jackson earned her BS in Biochemistry and also a BEd in Secondary Science Education from the University of Georgia. She spent several years teaching at the Secondary level and has also worked in the corporate world as a software user interface designer. She and Eric have been married for 19 years and have three children: Canon (14), Anne (12), and Kate (10). Kathryn serves her church, Cumberland Community Church, by shepherding 5th grade leaders. Kathryn is excited to teach Latin because it combines her two loves: language and logic. When she is not pouring over Latin verb conjugations, you can find her running in her neighborhood with headphones and a smile.
Jamie Crowley earned her B.S. in Management, with a certificate in Accounting from Georgia Tech. She later received a Master in Taxation from Georgia State University. Jamie loves children and began working with preschool children in 2010. Jamie and her husband Alan have been married for 12 years. They have three children at Stonehaven: Rachael (9), Sarah (7), and Matthew (5). Their family recently moved to Acworth and attends Woodstock City Church. Jamie enjoys baking, traveling, and playing games.
Cara Harper earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts and a Master's of Education in School and Professional Counseling from the University of West Georgia. Cara has over 15 years of experience working as a counselor and educator. Cara is a native New Yorker, but has called Georgia home for the last 20 years. Cara and her husband Phillip married in 2002 and are the very proud parents to Noah (2006) and Hill (2009). Cara is grateful to be part of the Stonehaven family both as a parent and faculty member. Cara attends Cumberland Community Church in Smyrna, where she has worshiped for over 16 years. In her free time, she loves spending time with her toes in the sand and riding the most thrilling water slides and roasters with her boys.
Heather Wilkinson earned her BBA in Finance at the University of Mississippi. After graduation, she worked in many facets of the banking industry while also supporting her husband's career as an Air Force officer. She later worked in the admissions office at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. She has moved over 20 times in her life and has been happy to call Marietta home for the past 11 years. She and Andy have been married for 18 years, and they have two children enrolled at Stonehaven, Nate and Yabsera (both 10 years old). The Wilkinsons worship at Mt Bethel United Methodist Church where they teach their Adult Sunday School class while also mentoring students through life groups. Heather is also active in Bible Study Fellowship. She has a big heart for adoption, so feel free to start a conversation with her. Her family loves to go camping and cheer on the Rebels and Blue Devils. Heather is excited to support and love on the children, faculty and staff of Stonehaven.