Stacy Brown21st Century Learning
Sean CoffeyPhysical Education
Catherine CohenKindergarten Lead Teacher
Victoria GoldsteinTeaching Assistant
Rebecca GoodHebrew & Jewish Studies
Melissa MondelloMedia & Technology
Lisa PritchettMedia & Technology
Constanza PizanoMedia & Technology
Alana SchubeTeaching Assistant
Eva ShellKindergarten Lead Teacher
Erin SweigartPhysical Education
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.
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.
Mrs. Cohen has been a teacher at The Davis Academy since 2012. She is an Atlanta native who graduated from The College of Charleston with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Mrs.Cohen also attended The Davis Academy as a student and is proud to teach at the school that taught her to love learning.
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
Ms. Goldstein, a Davis Academy alumna and Teaching Assistant has worked at The Davis Academy since 2015. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Goldstein attended The University of Arizona, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in education. Ms. Goldstein loves that in her role as an educator she gets to watch her students learn and grow throughout the school year. One of Ms. Goldstein’s favorite Davis Academy memories is Young Author’s Night. Outside of teaching, Ms. Goldstein enjoys doing yoga and spending time with her two dogs.
Originally from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Morah Rivkah joined The Davis Academy team in 2012. Her role as a Judaics and Hebrew Teacher began shortly thereafter. Her teaching career began in 2007 after graduating from Agnes Scott College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. Morah Rivkah is proud to be able to share her love of Judaism and the Hebrew language with her students as an educator at The Davis Academy. Outside of teaching, Morah Rivkah is a Legacy Heritage Fellow, a recent graduate of The Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute, as well as a fellow at iCenter (Israel Education). Additionally, she enjoys spending time with her two Havanese dogs.
Currently an art teacher, Mrs. Klorfein has taught at The Davis Academy since 2006. From Schenectady, New York, Mrs. Klorfein attended Skidmore College where she earned her degree in Social Work. Her favorite Davis Academy memory is making the first mechina sukkah to celebrate Sukkot. Mrs. Klorfein has three children, all of whom attended The Davis Academy. Outside of work, you can find Mrs. Klorfein volunteering with Happy Tails and Second Helpings.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Davis Academy alumna, Ms. Schube joined the Davis Academy team as a Teaching Assistant in 2015. As an educator, she loves to engage students in authentic experiences that make learning exciting and memorable. Prior to teaching, Ms. Schube attended The University of Georgia, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. In her spare time, Ms. Schube loves reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Mrs. Shell joined The Davis Academy as a teacher in 2016. Originally from Roswell, Mrs. Shell attended The University of Georgia, where she earned her Bachelor of Art’s degree in Theatre and a minor in Music. She then attended Walden University, where she earned her master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She began her teaching career in 2012. Her favorite aspect of teaching is spending time with her students, getting to know them and celebrating their milestones. Fun fact about Mrs. Shell – she played cello for 9 years!
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.