Our Team

The faculty and staff of Capstone are highly trained professionals who are dedicated to educating and equipping their students for future success. They are passionate about the subjects they teach, but also invested in making sure each student has time to live a complete life, with interests and pursuits beyond academics.

Frederick Betts

Head of School

B.A., History
Presbyterian College

M.Ed., Educational Leadership
University of West Georgia

Jonathan Williams

Associate Head of School

B.A., Sewanee / University of the South

M.A., University of Virginia

M.A.T., Tift College of Education, Mercer University

Jordyn Holland

Business Manager

B.S., Business Administration – Finance
Kennesaw State University


Master of Business Administration

Jacksonville State University

Lucy Pastore

Director of Admissions

B.S., Secondary Education – Social Studies
Boise State University

M.A., Education – Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Walden University

Education Specialist Degree
Nova Southeastern University 

Toni Thomas

Counselor

B.A., Psychology 
Oklahoma State University

M.A., Mental Health Counseling

Georgia State University

Chloe Ashe

Registrar

B.A., Criminal Justice
B.A., Sociology
University of Georgia

Lyn Homer

Parent Liaison

Utah State University

      Our Faculty

Mary Alice Grant

B.A., Art History/Minor in French

M.A., Foreign Language  Education (French)

University of Georgia

Indre Bruzikaite

B.S., Biochemical Engineering
University of Georgia

Kelliann Mateker

B.S., Mathematics
Tulane University

Alix Luce

B.A., International Studies and Economics
Colby College

M.B.A.,
University of Georgia

Kelly Johns

B.S., Spanish

B.S.Ed., World Language Education
University of Georgia

Mike Olson

B.S., Psychology & Neuroscience
Regis University

M.A., Psychology-Behavioral Neuroscience
San Diego State University

Shannon McMillen

Ed. Specialist
Brenau University

M.Ed., Reading Specialist and Early Childhood Education
University of Georgia

Leif Patterson

B.A., Political Science,
Minor International Relations

Eckerd College

Sydney Webster

B.S., Biology
Kennesaw State University

Niki Simpson

B.A., Speech

Centenary College

Tyler Shuman

B.A., Mathematics & Political Science

M.A., Political Science
Emory University

Kari Young

B.A., English & Spanish

Hillside College

M.Ed., Secondary Education

DePaul University

Cherry Payne

B.S.,  Elementary Education
Georgia Southern University

M.A.,  Elementary Education
West Georgia College

Troy White

B.S., Marine Biology
Jacksonville State University

Hika Anani

B.A., English Literature – Creative Writing
Agnes Scott College

M.A., Teaching and Learning w/ Technology
Ashford University

M.A., Writing and Literature
Bennington College

Julie Mitchell

B.F.A., Education

M.A., Art Education
Georgia State University

Paula Stone

Coming Soon!

Claire Rowcliffe

B.S., Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology
University of Tennessee

M.P.H., Epidemiology
Emory University

Melinda Willis

Founder

B.S., Business
Florida State University

Teaching Certification
Mercer University

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