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Ronit Bailey

Ronit Bailey

Hebrew & Jewish Studies

Originally from Ein Sarid, Israel, Morah Ronit started her teaching career in 2010. She has been a Hebrew teacher at The Davis Academy since 2014. Prior to teaching, she graduated from the University of Central Missouri. In her role as an educator, Morah Ronit especially enjoys the relationships she forms with her students as she teaches them. Outside of the classroom, she enjoys being outdoors, traveling to new destinations, hiking, photography, live music, reading and most of all spending time with her three daughters.

Sharone Bolnick

Sharone Bolnick

Social Studies & Math

In 2015, Mrs. Bolnick became a teacher at The Davis Academy, where she currently teaches Math and Social Studies. Mrs. Bolnick began her teaching career in 2000 after earning her Bachelor of Science in Education from The University of Alabama, Master of Education from Kennesaw State University, and Education Specialist degree from Lincoln Memorial. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Bolnick has presented at the Kennesaw State Conference on “The Effects of Timed Tests on Students”. Outside the classroom, Mrs. Bolnick enjoys hiking, swimming, doing high adventure activities, and spending time with her two children, one of which is a Davis Academy student.

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Stacy Brown

Stacy Brown

21st Century Learning

Brown joined The Davis Academy team in 2006 as a 21st Century Learning Coordinator. She started her teaching career in 2004 after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and then from Florida State University with a master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences. Outside of teaching, Mrs. Brown sits on the board for Savvy Cyber Kids, Inc. and on the board for Atlanta Area Technology Educators. Additionally, She is a national speaker presenting at a variety of educational library and technology conferences, a published author, and currently serves on the American Association of School Librarian’s Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Committee In her spare time, Mrs. Brown enjoys reading and spending time with her two children, both of whom are Davis Academy students.

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Sean Coffey

Sean Coffey

Physical Education

Originally from Decatur, Georgia, Coach Coffey began his teaching career in 1997 after graduating from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education and Walden University with a Master of Science in Technology in the Classroom. He joined The Davis Academy team as a Physical Education Teacher in 2012. One of Coach Coffey’s favorite aspects of his job is helping his students grow to become mensches. Outside of work, Coach Coffey loves to go whitewater rafting, enjoys building things, such as ukuleles, and loves spending time with his two daughters, both of whom attend The Davis Academy.

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Mira Eden

Mira Eden

Hebrew & Jewish Studies

Morah Mira is from Haifa, Israel. She began her teaching career in 2005 and has been a Hebrew teacher at The Davis Academy since 2012. Prior to teaching, she earned her teaching certification from The Jewish Education Service of North America. One aspect of Morah Mira’s job that she cherishes the most is seeing her students excited to learn a new language. When she is not teaching, Morah Mira enjoys singing as well as spending time with her son and dog.

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Leanne Edison

Leanne Edison

Teaching Assistant

From Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ms. Edison has been a Teaching Assistant and Volleyball Coach at The Davis Academy since 2006. Prior to teaching, Ms. Edison earned degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University. One aspect of her job that she specifically loves is being able to see her students learn and grow throughout their Davis Academy elementary years as she often gets to be a Teaching Assistant for their class for multiple years in a row.

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Rebecca Ganz

Rebecca Ganz

Art

Originally from West Palm Beach, Florida, Mrs. Ganz began teaching in 2001 and joined The Davis Academy family in 2010 as a Visual Arts Teacher. She attended The University of Florida, where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts, and the Rhode Island School of Design, where she earned her Master of Fine Arts. One of her favorite parts of being an art educator is watching her students’ confidence and love for art grow throughout the year. In her profession, Mrs. Ganz’s artwork has been featured in design books, magazines, and publications, including: Mapping the Intelligence of Artistic Work and The Biannual International Design Exhibition Catalogue. Outside of work, Mrs. Ganz enjoys spending time with her two daughters, both of whom are current Davis Academy students.

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Michelle Gimpelevich

Michelle Gimpelevich

Music

Originally from Salisbury, North Carolina, Mrs. Gimpelevich began her teaching career in 2006 and joined The Davis Academy team as the Music Teacher in 2013. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Mrs. Gimpelevich holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in K – 12 Music Education. Mrs. Gimpelevich plays an integral part in supporting our school plays, orchestrating the Lower School chorus and enhancing the Jewish music experience with Jewish songs and Jewish holiday celebrations at school. In addition to teaching music lessons, Mrs. Gimpelevich also enjoys tutoring and preparing middle school students for their Bar/Bat Mitzvah

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Evelyn Grinberg

Evelyn Grinberg

Spanish

Originally from Montevideo, Uruguay, Mrs. Grinberg became a teacher in 1982 and taught Hebrew at Jewish Day Schools in Uruguay and Argentina for twenty years. After she moved with her family to the United States, she joined The Davis Academy community in 2002 as a Spanish Teacher. Prior to starting her teaching career, Mrs. Grinberg earned her Bachelor of Education degree from Machon Greenberg L’Morim in Israel. Outside of teaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, one of which is a Davis Academy alum.

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Sara Measroch

Sara Measroch

Language Arts & Math

Mrs. Measroch has been teaching since 1983 and in 2002, became a teacher at The Davis Academy, where she currently teaches math and language arts. Originally from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Mrs. Measroch attended both The University of Cape Town and Tel Aviv University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and Higher Diploma of Education. One of Mrs. Measroch’s favorite aspects of being a teacher is that she has the opportunity to impart her passion for reading and writing to her students. She loves teaching and interacting with “the whole child,” seeing both the academic and social growth. A fun fact about Mrs. Measroch is that she speaks three languages fluently – English, Hebrew, and Afrikaans. Another interesting fact about Mrs. Measroch is that she has taught at Jewish day schools in South Africa, Israel, Australia and America.

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Michelle Mittleman

Michelle Mittleman

Social Studies & Math

Mrs. Mittleman has been teaching since 1995 and has been teaching math and social studies at The Davis Academy since 2007. Prior to teaching, Mrs. Mittleman earned a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from State University of New York at Albany and a Master’s in Education from Mercer University. Her favorite memories as a Davis Academy teacher are the bus rides to Savannah for the fifth grade field trip. Outside of teaching, Mrs. Mittleman enjoys volunteering with Congregation B’nai Torah, spending time with her husband and two children, and doing yoga.

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Melissa Mondello

Melissa Mondello

Media & Technology

Mrs. Mondello joins The Davis Academy as a Media and Technology Specialist serving Mechina – Eighth grade students. She has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Valdosta State University. Mrs. Mondello has a diverse professional background, having worked in Engineering Services, Costuming/Entertainment analytics at Disney World and in Demand Planning at Coca-Cola Bottling of Hawaii. Pursuing a career path in educational technology stems from her combined experiences and love of helping others. Mrs. Mondello teaches coding and STEAM classes at the public library, plays the piano and saxophone, and loves to read!

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Tina Pierson

Tina Pierson

Davis Learning Center
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Lisa Pritchett

Lisa Pritchett

Media & Technology

Mrs. Pritchett is a Media Center Assistant at The Davis Academy. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Mrs. Pritchett has been teaching since 2002 and joined The Davis Academy team in 2012. Mrs. Pritchett loves that in her role she can promote a love of books and recreational reading. It makes her very happy to help students find the right book that gets them excited to read further. Prior to her career, Mrs. Pritchett attended The University of Georgia, where she earned a degree in Journalism. When she isn’t in the library, you can find Mrs. Pritchett playing tennis or watching college football.

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Constanza Pizano

Constanza Pizano

Media & Technology

Mrs. Pizano joined The Davis Academy team as a Media and Technology Specialist, engaging with students on both the Lower and Middle School campuses. Mrs. Pizano holds a Master’s of Education in Prevention Science and Practice from The Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Delaware. Prior to joining The Davis Academy family, she worked as an Instructional Technology Coach at the Wildwood School in Los Angeles, California. Mrs. Pizano is passionate about technology integration, project-based learning, and design thinking. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling with her husband and finding all of the best food spots.

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Jennifer Rainbow

Jennifer Rainbow

Language Arts

Mrs. Rainbow has been teaching Language Arts at The Davis Academy since 2011 after having previously taught here from 2003-2006. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Grades Education (fourth through eighth) with a specialization in Language Arts and Social Studies from The University of Georgia and a Master’s Degree in Judaic Studies and Jewish Education from The Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic Studies. Mrs. Rainbow loves teaching, because in this role, she gets to connect with students to help mold them into the people they are meant to be. Some of her favorite Davis Academy memories include The 5th Grade Torah Services, 5th grade trip to Savannah, and 2nd grade siddur presentations. Mrs. Rainbow is originally from Macon, Georgia. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her son and daughter, who are both Davis Academy Students.

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Dana Richin

Dana Richin

Science & Math

Mrs. Richin grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and attended The University of Florida, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education. She began her teaching career in 1992 and has been teaching at The Davis Academy since 2005. Prior to joining The Davis Academy family as a math and science teacher, Mrs. Richin was named Teacher of the Year at Roswell North Elementary School. Outside of teaching, Mrs. Richin loves to spend time with her husband, dog, and two children, both of whom attend The Davis Academy.

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Jamie Rindsberg

Jamie Rindsberg

Counselor

Mrs. Rindsberg is a Lower School Counselor at The Davis Academy. She is from Atlanta, Georgia and attended The University of Georgia, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and minored in Communications. She then attended Georgia State University to pursue a Master’s of Education in School Counseling. Mrs. Rindsberg’s favorite Davis Academy memory is attending the second grade Siddur Presentations. Outside of work, Mrs. Rindsberg enjoys spending time with her family, including her daughter who is a current Davis Academy student.

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Erin Sweigart

Erin Sweigart

Physical Education

A recent graduate of the University of Georgia, Coach Sweigart holds both a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Drama. She joined the Physical Education team in 2016 and believes physical education is important for students because it provides particular tools that help students overcome adversity and fulfill their unique purpose. Coach Sweigart enjoys coaching and playing both volleyball and soccer and spends her free time with her husband as well as playing video and tabletop games, reading comics and volunteering at anime/sci-fi conventions.

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Ilan Weismark

Ilan Weismark

Hebrew & Jewish Studies

Mr. Weismark is a Jewish Studies Teacher at The Davis Academy. Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, he earned his bachelor’s degree in communication at Indiana University, master’s degree in Jewish education from Hebrew College in Boston, master’s degree in Independent School Leadership from Vanderbilt University, and a certificate in Jewish studies from the Pardes Educators Program in Jerusalem. When asked what his favorite aspect of teaching is, Mr. Weismark said it’s coming to work happy and excited to do his job every day. In his spare time, Mr. Weismark enjoys listening to music and playing and watching sports.