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Administrative Staff

Dawn Fleet

Head of School
M.A. – University of Scranton

Patrick Billups

Assistant Head of School & Director of Development

Meghan Cunningham

Marketing & Social Media Specialist

Cristin Carter

Executive Assistant

Chad Payne

Business Officer

Catelyn Penick

Development Associate, Special Events Coordinator

Haley Beatley

Director of Admissions, Pre-K 4 Lead Teacher

Sara Hogge

Assistant for Administration, Library, & Pre-K3


Nicole Ames

Upper School Social Studies 5th Grade Homeroom Teacher
M.A. – University of Las Vegas

Michael Bellinger

Athletic Assistant

Charlene Bing

Teacher Assistant

Vily Bradford

Spanish Teacher

Brandy Carney

Second Grade Teacher
B.A. – Western Governors University

Rebecca Christensen

Pre-Kindergarten Three Teacher
B.S. – Norfolk State

Kim Croxton

Upper School Language Arts Teacher
Upper School Lead Teacher
B.A. – Radford University

Sally Dispirito

Fourth Grade Teacher
B.S. – SUNY Oneonta
M.A. – Western Governors University

Natalie Fleet

Upper School Science/ Grades 6 -8
B.S. – Virginia Tech
M.A. – William and Mary

Andrew Gardiner

Director of Technology
Technology Instructor
B.S. – Grantham University

Kim Gardiner

Classroom Assistant and Art Teacher

Mallory Gentry

First Grade Teacher

Nevaeh Henderson

Pre-Kindergarten Four Assistant

Christina Johnson

Music Teacher

Tricia Newcomb

Third Grade Teacher

Stacey Perecko

Classroom Assistant

Leanne Reese

Kindergarten Teacher
Masters of Science in Early Childhood

Brian Risley

Upper School Math Teacher
M.S. – Queens College, B.S. – Morgan State University

Allison Robins

Athletic Director

Carolyn Rowe

Classroom Assistant

Molly Smith

Fifth Grade Teacher

Micala Sparks

Dance Teacher

Ware Academy

Main Office: (804) 693 - 3825
Address: 7936 John Clayton Memorial Highway Gloucester, VA 23061

Ware Academy is fully accredited, enjoying the benefits of membership with the Virginia Association of Independent Schools. Other memberships: Virginia Council of Private Education, National Association of Independent Schools, Education Records Bureau, Secondary Schools Admission Test Board, National Junior Honor Society, Independent School Management, Gloucester Chamber of Commerce and the Gloucester Main Street Association.