Meet Our Staff

Imagine Foundations at Leeland Public Charter School is composed of seasoned educators and dedicated professionals who have a passion for creating excellence in a public charter school education. They seek to encourage, inspire, and lead, living out the shared values of integrity, justice and fun.



Lance Cortez Pace

Administrative Staff

Kishawn L. Smith, Ed.D.
Assistant Principal/Academic Facilitator

McKenna Lewis
Assistant Principal/Academic Facilitator
Sherilyn Williams
Instructional Lead Teacher
 Sara-CypressSara Cypress
Instructional Coach

Mark-BlakeMark Blake
Crisis Intervention Teacher

Darlene Ball-Rice
Principal’s Secretary

Dwayne-SippioDwayne Sippio
Main Office Secretary

Classroom Teachers/Specialists

Bridgette Miles
Kindergarten Teacher

Erin Drayer
Kindergarten Teacher
Victoria BellVictoria Bell
1st Grade Teacher
Gabrielle Tyler
1st Grade Teacher
Kayla Ritter
2nd Grade Teacher
Mary-PiccirrilliMary Piccirilli
2nd Grade Teacher
Team Lead – Kindergarten/2nd Grade
Corinne Minichino
3rd Grade Teacher

Adrienne-Holmes-CleckleyAdrienne Holmes-Cleckley
3rd Grade Teacher
Marlene-DavisMarlene Davis
4th Grade Teacher
Rochel-JeffreyRochel Jeffrey
4th Grade Math & Science
Letisha-MalcolmLetisha Malcolm
5th Grade Teacher

Jessica Doughty
5th Grade Teacher
Team Lead – 3rd – 5th Grade
Kelly Fanning
6th/7th Grade Teacher
Thakiya Ismael
6th Grade Teacher

Jabari Khalfani
7th & 8th Grade Social Studies
John Morris
7th & 8th Grade Science
Darren-MurrayDarren Murray
7th & 8th Grade Math


Belinda-CofieldBelinda Cofield
7th & 8th Grade Reading/ELA
Paul McFarland
Music Teacher
Lillian-ShawLillian Shaw
Art Teacher

Andrea-MorenoAndrea Moreno
Spanish Teacher

John Rainey
Physical Education & Health Teacher

Alexis Pike
Data Coach & Test Coordinator

Carol Holding-Smith
Intervention Specialist
TAG Coordinator

Jessica-WatsonJessica Watson
SPED Teacher
Briana Shrum
Special Education

c-byrdCynthia Byrd
Speech Therapist

Tia Carter
Special Education, Paraprofessional
Stacy Brown
SPED Teacher

Jasmine-DorseyJasmine Dorsey
Itinerant Special Education Assistant

Troya Briscoe
Teaching Assistant

Diane Gustus
Dedicated Aide

Theodore-PaytonTheodore Payton
Teaching Assistant

Bennie Oliver
Teaching Assistant

Larry-GinyardLarry Ginyard
Custodial Team

Kevin-JacksonKevin Jackson
Custodial Team

David-GaddieDavid Gaddie
Perimeter Integrity Specialist