Joanne Goetz

Grade 3 Homeroom Teacher

Judy Scott

Bursar/ Facility Manager

Tonia Egleston, LMHC
Licensed Counselor

2019/2020 Teaching and Support Staff

Simone Fagan

Support Staff

Daneille Godfrey

Grade 9 Homeroom Teacher

Grade 8-12 Online RE Teacher

Kimberly Bunag

Spinnaker-Behavior Technician

Dr. Morgan Panora, Psy.D., ABPP-CN

Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist

Rebekah Samuel


Hope Academy Staff Members 

This is an exciting time for our school as we continue to grow. In order for us to jointly succeed, we must continue to have a partnership between home and school which works together. The school is managed by a Senior Management Team (SMT). These individuals form the leadership and administration of our school. In addition, we have a wonderful staff of caring individuals, many of whom have been with the school almost since its inception.  On this journey, please remember that my door is always open and you are always welcome to stop by.

Sheryl Hamilton


Ivette Sanchez

Support Staff

Samira Hawash


Jason Jones MEd, LCT, CCC 
Licensed Counselling Therapist

Pauline VanderGrinten, ​MA, LPC, NCC, LMHC, DCC
Clinical Services Director/Supervisor

Craig Lang



Jovy Del Rosario


Katerina Teixeira

Spinnaker- RBT

Dr. Kai Morgan, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Roy Gould


Licensed Counselor

Certified Grief Recovery Specialist 

Certified Life Skills Coach

Natalie Donoghue, ​MS Ed
Vice Principal

Ryan McKillop

Grade 7 Homeroom Teacher

Kerry Salazar

Support Staff & Art Teacher

Claudette Hunter

​Spinnaker - RBT

Nadine Maxner, BA, Hons, MASP
Clinical Psychologist– Master Level

Carmen Mckellar

Grade 6 Homeroom Teacher

Kimeisha Chambers-Norman


Clinical Service Staff

Sherna Leslie-Barrett

English & Resource Teacher

Rick Caley

Grade 12 Homeroom Teacher

Highschool Math Teacher


Administrative Staff

Shannon Moore

Grade 5 Homeroom Teacher

​​​Senior Management Team

Natalie Cutting


Dr. Charles Motsinger, Ph.D.

Medical Doctor/ Psychiatrist

Andreea Green

IT Coordinator

Christie Pull

Grade 8 Homeroom Teacher

Social Studies Teacher

Lara Shaffer

​Early Years (KG/Gr 1)  Teacher

Ron Koll 

 ​PE Teacher

Jacqueline Armstrong
Grade 10 Homeroom Teacher

Highschool English Teacher

Pauline Vandergrinten MA,LPC,NCC,LMHC,DCC
Clinical Services Director/Supervisor
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Lache Francke

RE and Resource Teacher

Sabrina Thompson


Dr. Jill Kelderman, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist

Board Certified Subspecialist in Pediatric Neuropsychology

Elizabeth Lancaster, MS, LPC
Licensed Counselor

Lisa DeMercado-Crisp

Spanish Teacher

Steve Spooner

Grade 11 Homeroom Teacher

Science Teacher

Claire Leadbeater

MSc SLT, PGDip Autism
Licensed Speech Therapist (CPAM/SPT/007)
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Visiting Specialists

Brittany Balli

Support Staff

Samantha Tibbetts, MS Ed, MS HR

Jasmin Shurgold

Grade 1 & 2 Teacher

Danille Richards


Chanel Pantry, ​MS Ed. 
Director of Academic/Business

Carla Mueller
Licensed Counselor

Spinnaker  Staff

Michael Myles
Dean of Students
 School Operations &
Development Manager

Hope Academy is lucky to have talented and diverse staff of professional, including the 2014 Chamber of Commerce "Principal of the Year". The school has 50 staff members - including many specialists to provide a wide range of services within the community.