Administration & Staff

At John M. Gandy Elementary School, we recognize that the success of each student requires ongoing collaboration between school staff and families. This partnership requires effective communication. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or e-mail. 

Leigh Finch

Leigh Finch

Kristin Haas

Kristin Haas
Assistant Principal

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Paula Drumheller
School Counselor

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Lindsey Hamden
School Counselor

Amy Gittman

Amy Gittman

Carol Lewis

Carol Lewis
Financial Secretary

Heather Maxey

Heather Maxey
School Nurse

Heather Maxey

Brandi Hulsey

Our Teams

Third Grade

Kelsey Clemson
Stacy Gardner
Wendy Just
Holly Santasiere

Fourth Grade

Michelle Weeks
Patricia Williamson

Fifth Grade

Terry Dixon
Cheryl Chandler
Lauren Dowling


Jen Burch, PE
Megan Ellenberger, Music
Lauren Churchill, Librarian
Whitney Hales, Virtual Art

Special Education

Amy Ford
Daniel Ellithorpe
Amanda Lingor
Melissa Vessels

Instructional Specialists

Elizabeth Clark, Reading Specialist
Jennifer Johnson, Reading Specialist
Sonja McGinnis, ITRT
Carin Molloy, G/T
Serena Twine, Reading/Math Resource Teacher

Instructional Assistants

Betty Kay Goodman
Sean Kennedy
Jasmine Lindsey
Sharnette Mickens
Katharine Webel
Sharon Winston


Michelle Green
Shirl Roane

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