Dean Rita Busch

Mrs. Busch is an award-winning effective teaching specialist with a strong and diversified background of 50 years of experience in...

Assistant Dean Erika Napolitano

Assistant Dean Erika Napolitano is the Assistant Dean of Sustainability, an Upper Elementary Teacher, Curriculum Specialist, MAP Testing Director, and...

Assistant Dean Señorita Mercedes

Señorita Mercedes is the Assistant Dean of Effective Teaching, the Lead Teacher for Lower Elementary, and the Spanish Instructor for...

Chloe Fortin

Chloe Fortin is a Pre-K Teacher, Music Teacher, and Song Leader. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Ms. Fortin has...

Whitney Knighton

Mrs. Knighton is excited to be at AAE for another school year. She is the first grade teacher and the...

Lauren Larkin

Lauren Larkin is a Gifted Curriculum Specialist, Identification Coordinator, and Upper Elementary Teacher. A Richmond native, Mrs. Larkin graduated from...

Kate Sommers

Katherine Sommers is a Second Grade Teacher and Creative Writing Specialist. She is a proud James Madison University alum where...

AriYah Medina

AriYah Medina is a Pre-K Teacher at AAE. Mrs. Medina’s kind personality and outstanding work ethic make her an integral...

Leslie Hammond

Leslie Hammond is a 1st and 2nd Grade Teacher who is delighted to join the Academy team! Mrs. Hammond brings...

Lyla Saad

Lyla Saad is the Executive Assistant to the Dean, an Engineering Teacher, and Extended Care Director.

Dr. Robert Falk

Dr. Robert Falk is the School Psychologist and Administrator of WISC-5. He has been the school psychologist at the Academy...

Connie Norwood

Connie Norwood is AAE’s Interior Designer.