Staff & Faculty

We are a team of educators passionate about supporting students mentally, emotionally, and socially.

Meet Our Team

Our team of compassionate educators is committed to the belief that all people are created by God and therefore deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. We believe that all students have a right to learn and to be instructed in a manner that works for their particular needs.

Administration & Staff

Rhonda McGinnis

Administrator

Stephanie Smith

Dean of Students

Jack Essayian

Business Manager

Trina O’Neal

Administrative Secretary

Holly Cleveland

Before/After School Care

Diane Turley

Before/After School Care

J. Ray Garcia

Custodian

Hope Knutson

Public Relations Director

Faculty

Mark Strohm

3rd/4th Grade

Holly Cleveland

3rd/4th Grade

Kasey McGinnis

4th/5th Grade

Joshua Drolshagen

6th Grade

Caleb Salmon

7th/8th Grade

Bobby Mainellis

7th/8th Grade

Nancy Titus

ESL

Sierra Rakes

ESL

Tammi Griswold

ESL

Tamar Echevarria

ESL

Melissa Stanley

Regulation Class

Eric Hughes

Specials

Diane Turley

Farm Caretaker &
Substitute Teacher

Michael Matlick

Middle School Paraprofessional

Karen Mazzoli

Paraprofessional

Administration & Staff

Rhonda McGinnis

Administrator

Stephanie Smith

Dean of Students

Jack Essayian

Business Manager

Trina O’Neal

Administrative Secretary

Holly Cleveland

Before/After School Care

Diane Turley

Before/After School Care

J. Ray Garcia

Custodian

Hope Knutson

Public Relations Director

Faculty

Mark Strohm

3rd/4th Grade

Holly Cleveland

3rd/4th Grade

Kasey McGinnis

4th/5th Grade

Joshua Drolshagen

6th Grade

Caleb Salmon

7th/8th Grade

Bobby Mainellis

7th/8th Grade

Nancy Titus

ESL

Sierra Rakes

ESL

Tammi Griswold

ESL

Tamar Echevarria

ESL

Melissa Stanley

Regulation Class

Eric Hughes

Specials

Diane Turley

Farm Caretaker &
Substitute Teacher

Michael Matlick

Middle School Paraprofessional

Karen Mazzoli

Paraprofessional

Join Our Team

Become a part of the Sparrow Academy team to help develop students with learning and healing.

Why Sparrow?

Discover the mission and approach of Sparrow Academy and how we seek to reimagine education.