OUR STAFF & FACULTY

Carolyn Hannaford

Associate Director of Royce Learning Center / Principal of Chatham Academy

Carolyn Hannaford has forty years of experience working with children with learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She received her formal training at Stetson University and The University of Virginia. Her previous experience in public and private education laid the foundation for a passion in providing structured education for students with learning disabilities. In […]

Patricia Smith

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY


Betty Dunning

RECEPTIONIST


Guieneverre Cutlip

Office of Development


Guieneverre will promote Royce Learning Center’s objectives and spearhead all marketing, communication, and fundraising efforts to include events, grants, social media, website, and annual fundraising campaigns.

Susan Boatright

TEACHER


Mrs. Boatright began with Chatham Academy in 2014. She received a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Masters in Special Education from Liberty University. She enjoys singing, coffee, and chocolate. Why does she work at Chatham Academy? Mrs. Boatright loves how Chatham Academy values individualized education. The faculty truly believes that every child is […]

Laci Culbreth

TEACHER


Mrs. Culbreth began with Chatham Academy in 2014. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Montana State University and a Masters in Special Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University. Mrs. Culbreth is often caught with gummy bears or Starbucks and enjoys baking, running, or gardening in her free time. Why does she work […]

Joan Gamble

TEACHER


Mrs. Gamble started with Chatham Academy in 2007. She graduated from Armstrong University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. When she isn’t behind a good book, she loves spending time with her family and friends and is actively involved in her church. Mrs. Gamble believes that Chatham Academy is a very extraordinary learning […]

Patti Kelly

TEACHER


Mrs. Kelly teaches students with dyslexia using the Orton-Gillingham approach. She has successfully fulfilled all requirements for the Multisensory Structured Language—The Orton-Gillingham Approach at the Key Learning Center at Carolina Day School in Asheville, NC and recently became a Certified Academic Language Practitioner (CALP) through the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA). Mrs. Kelly previously taught in the Georgia […]

Joe Levan

COACH


Mr. Levan began with Chatham Academy in 1995. He received a Bachelors in Health Education & P.E. from Armstrong Atlantic State University. In his free time, Mr. Levan is planning his next visit to Disney World and Universal Studios. He shares his love of this adventure with his students by organizing a student trip every […]

Cherie Pelli

TEACHER


Mrs. Pelli has been with Chatham Academy for over twenty years. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Russian Language & Literature from Wheaton College and a Masters in Slavic Linguistics from Cornell University. She loves to create stained glass, cook, and garden. Why does she work at Chatham Academy? Mrs. Pelli loves to be […]

Annie Quaile

TEACHER


Ms. Quaile started with Chatham Academy in 2000. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Education & Art from Goucher College. In her free time she paints horseshoe crabs and enjoys spending time outdoors. Why does she work at Chatham Academy? Ms. Quaile loves the happy and positive environment at Chatham Academy. She loves to […]

Mary Jane Shuman

TEACHER


Mrs. Shuman began with Chatham Academy in 2006. She received a Bachelor of Science Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University. Mrs. Shuman loves a good classic movie with Cary Grant or Doris Day. Why does she work at Chatham Academy? Mrs. Shuman loves the team at Chatham Academy and the focus on child specific education. […]

Susan Sullivan

TEACHER


Mrs. Sullivan began with Chatham Academy in 1999. She received a Bachelor of Arts in K-12 & Special Education from Purdue University. When not at Chatham Academy, she is planning her next trip to Las Vegas. Why does she work at Chatham Academy? Mrs. Sullivan comes to Chatham Academy every day in search of the […]

Aaron Zimmer

TEACHER


Mr. Zimmer began with Chatham Academy in 2009. He received a Bachelor of Arts in English Education from Kennesaw State University. In his free time, Mr. Zimmer loves to play in his bluegrass band, City Hotel, and enjoys running. Why does he work at Chatham Academy? Mr. Zimmer loves to see the changes in the […]