Stacy Brown21st Century Learning
Joanne BucovetskySecond Grade Lead Teacher
Sean CoffeyPhysical Education
Tamar LevySecond Grade Lead Teacher
Melissa MondelloMedia & Technology
Beth MorrisonTeaching Assistant
Lisa PritchettMedia & Technology
Constanza PizanoMedia & Technology
Hallie RosenbergTeaching Assistant
Galia SabbagHebrew & Jewish Studies
Erin SweigartPhysical Education
Julie WeiserDavis Learning Center
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 Montreal, Quebec, Mrs. Bucovetsky (nicknamed “Mrs. Buc” for short) is a teacher at The Davis Academy. She began her teaching career in 1997 and joined The Davis Academy team in 2000. Mrs. Bucovetsky graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Education degree. She finds that one of the most rewarding parts of her job is fostering her students’ love for school and enjoys the laughter in the classroom that contributes to the fun in learning. When Mrs. Bucovetsky is not teaching, you can find her on the baseball field, at the hockey rink, baking sweet treats, or playing mahjong.
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.
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.
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
From Chicago, Illinois, Mrs. Levy joined the Davis Academy team in 2016 as a teacher. She began her teaching career in 2010 after graduating from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education and a Master of Education in Reading Specialization. Mrs. Levy’s favorite part about teaching is seeing how passionate her students can become about the curriculum. Outside of teaching, Mrs. Levy, Mrs. Levy loves to travel and spend time with her husband and dog.
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. Morrison has a degree in Early Childhood Education from The University of South Carolina. After pursuing her degree, Mrs. Morrison taught remedial math and reading in public schools in New Jersey and Georgia. She has previous experience teaching preschool at Gesher L’Torah in Alpharetta and most recently in the lower school at The Davis Academy. Mrs. Morrison returned to The Davis Academy in 2018 as a Teaching Assistant. She resides in Alpharetta with her husband Chris, and their children Chase and Will. When Mrs. Morrison is not teaching, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.
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.
Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Rosenberg earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Lynn University. Ms. Rosenberg has been teaching since 2008, and began her career at The Davis Academy in 2009 as a Teaching Assistant. One of her favorite aspects of teaching is watching students grow and seeing them apply the classroom lessons to their everyday lives.
Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, Morah Galia has been teaching Hebrew at The Davis Academy since 1996. She received her master Hebrew teaching certification from The Israel SOCHNUT institute at Georgia State University. Some of Morah Galia’s favorite events throughout the school year are Kabbalat Hasiddur, Simchat Torah, and Passover. Outside of teaching, Morah Sabbag is the author of Jewish children’s books, has presented at the CAJE conference on bringing Hebrew and Judaics into the classroom, loves baking, enjoys yoga, and volunteers with Hadassah.
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.
Mrs. Weiser has been a member of The Davis Academy team since 1993. Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Mrs. Weiser began her teaching career at The Davis Academy as a Kindergarten teacher and is currently a Davis Learning Center Teacher. Mrs. Weiser attended The University of Georgia and Queens College for her Bachelor of Arts in Education and then studied at Mercer University, where she earned her Master’s degree in reading. One of Mrs. Weiser’s favorite parts about the school week is when the school community comes together for Kabbalat Shabbat each Friday. She also loves that in her role as an educator, she gets to help students take pride in their school work and inspire them to learn. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Weiser is a mother to three sons, all of whom attended The Davis Academy and enjoys running. In fact, she has run four marathons!