Faculty & Staff

With over 60 faculty and staff on a beautiful and growing campus, L.E.A.D. Academy has been blessed with some of the best.

Administration

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H. Frank Lay

Head of School

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Kace Browning

7th-12th Grade
Administrator

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Chris Lyle

4th-6th Grade
Administrator
Head Baseball Coach

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Shari Maupin

1st-3rd Grade Administrator

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Nancy Lay

K4-Kindergarten
Administrator

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Kara Lay-Clark

Scholarship
Coordinator

Lower School Faculty

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Ella Brown

K4 Teacher

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Tracy Caraway

K4 Teacher

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Kathy Collins

K4 Teacher

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Kendall Cook

Kindergarten Teacher

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Kristy Miller

Kindergarten Teacher

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April Nelson

Kindergarten Teacher

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Rachel Scott

Kindergarten Teacher

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Kalei Stephens

Kindergarten
Teacher

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Marissa Bohner

First Grade Teacher

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Sara Carlisle

First Grade Teacher

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Rebecca Smith

First Grade Teacher

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Cathy Fair

Second Grade Teacher

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Rachel Floyd

Second Grade Teacher

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Mary Frame

Second Grade Teacher

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Jordan Davis

Third Grade Teacher

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Dawna Horne

Third Grade Teacher

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Destiny Whittaker

Third Grade Teacher

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Emma Hamilton

Fourth Grade Teacher

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Tom Oglesby

Fourth Grade Teacher

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Holly Woods

Fourth Grade Teacher

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Mallory James

Fifth Grade Teacher

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Heather McDaniel

Fifth Grade Teacher

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Teri Wildebrandt

Fifth Grade Teacher

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Matthew Promise

Sixth Grade Teacher

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Debbie Stickle

Sixth Grade Teacher

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Desiré Holcomb

Physical
Education

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Jason Miller

Physical Education

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Brianna Jones-Day

Music

Upper School Faculty

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Matt Brennan

Upper School 
Bible 

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Martha Clark

Upper School 
English

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Hunter Dillashaw

Upper School
Civics, Geography, History

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Iris Harper

Upper School 
Fine Arts 

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Mitch Lambeth

Upper School 
Agricultural Science

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Morgan Merritt

Upper School
Agricultural Science

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Joey Nieves

Physical Education
Head Basketball Coach

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Alisha Nims

Upper School 
Computer Lab 

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Aleisha Roberts

Upper School 
Science

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Emily Stimer

Upper School
English, History

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Marc Vallianos

Upper School
Math

Staff

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Janet Branch

Tutor

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April Enfinger

Bookkeeper 

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Maria English

Aide

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Sophia Freeman

Office Manager

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Scott Harold

Maintenance

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Katie Johnson

Curriculum Coordinator

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Traci Peaden

Office Manager

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Martha Pipkin

Janitor

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Sophia Freeman

Office Manager

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Scott Harold

Maintenance

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Wynton Holmes

Maintenance

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Tonya Pitts

Records

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Teresita Promise

Tutor

Employment at L.E.A.D. Academy

If you are interested in applying for a position, please fill out one of the following applications and we will keep it on file for when we need to fill a position.  Please submit it at 7121 Chumuckla Hwy or to contact@leadacademylions.com

Annual Training Requirement

All instructional personnel and administrators are required as a condition of employment to complete annual training on these standards of ethical conduct.

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Linda Ruffner

Tutor

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Beth Summerlin

Guidance Counselor