Lower School Faculty

  • Lower School Principal

    Janet Cooper

    Mrs. Janet Cooper leads the K-6th grade program. Prior to Ad Fontes, she was a teacher and principal at another start-up classical school....
  • Lower School Director of Student Support and Educational Therapist

    Robin Luckenbaugh

    Robin graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in Early Childhood Education. She has taught elementary students for 6 years in...
  • Second Grade

    Linda Polizzi

    Mrs. Linda Polizzi is a gifted teacher and has taught for thirteen years in all grade levels from Kindergarten through  fifth grade at the...
  • Third Grade

    Margaret Lee

    Mrs. Margaret Lee graduated from the University of California, Irvine, with a B.S. degree in biological sciences. She received her state teaching...
  • Fourth Grade

    Kathy Arrick

    Mrs. Arrick studied English Literature and Grammar, as well as Elementary Education at Clearwater Christian College. She has been a teacher...
  • Latin Teacher

    Rita Barillas

    Rita Barillas graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in English and a minor in Biblical Studies. She began her teaching career in El...
  • Upper and Lower School Music Teacher and Aide

    Anne Simpson

    Anne Simpson is a Level III certified Kodaly teacher, having completed her certification at the Chenaniah Summer Music Institute at New Saint...
  • Lower School Aide

    Ashton Bynum

    Ashton has four years classroom experience as a  lead teacher and an aide and three years as a summer and after-school care teacher. “I...