New Hope Academy Staff

List of 13 items.


Our amazing teachers make our school come alive.

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  • Robbin Robertson

  • Bretta Freeman

  • Christine Sandusky

  • Ariane Durham

  • Kate Souers

    1st Grade
  • Bethany Bergey

    1st Grade
  • Paula Morrison

    2nd Grade
  • Ansley Phillips

    2nd Grade
  • Hunter Arnold

    3rd Grade
  • Michelle Ketchum

    3rd Grade
  • Nicole Grayson

    4th Grade
  • John Bryant

    4th Grade
  • Keli McInnes

    Upper School
  • Samantha Pence

    Upper School
  • Alice Dighton

    Upper School
  • Brian Goodwin

    Upper School

Specialty Teachers

Guiding the curriculum enrichment courses, these teachers invest deeply in our students, providing unique ways of learning and connecting through music, art, PE, languages, and the learning lab.

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  • Jacilyn Goodwin

    Curriculum & Instruction Specialist
  • Carole Virden

  • Teena Boone

  • Doris McMillian

    ACORN After School Program
  • Shelby Phillips

  • Patti Kelly

    Learning Lab Specialist
  • Kim Danforth

    Learning Lab Specialist
  • Jill Gonas

    Learning Lab Specialist
  • Paulina Wear

    Assistant Curriculum and Instruction Specialist
  • Martha Brooks

  • Amie Baker

    Teaching Assistant
  • Lenis Paez

    Latin and Spanish Teacher
  • Amanda Bowlds

    Speech Therapist
  • Amanda Starnes

    Teacher Assistant
New Hope Academy is a private, coeducational, Christ-centered school for pre-kindergarten through 6th grade students, located in Franklin, Tennessee. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we transform children into life-long learners, hands-on problem solvers, pure worshipers, and world-changers – children steeped in knowledge, wisdom, and understanding.

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