Our Educators

Loudon County Campus

Maggie Dean

Maggie Dean

Campus Director

Maggie Dean has a passion for developing things. Whether that's friendships, gardens, dreams, or students, she loves coming alongside people...

Kate Downing

Kate Downing

2 / 3

Kate Downing received her B.A. in English from James Madison University. She loves being able to combine her love for writing and God's beauty in creation into the classroom...

Hannah Burkholder

Hannah Burkholder

Boots & Roots

Hannah Burkholder graduated in May 2022 with a Bachelor’s in Studio Art and has been also working with kids for the past 6 years in volunteer and work positions. Two of her greatest passions are teaching and art...

Cassie Downing

Cassie Downing

4 / 5

Cassie Downing grew to love learning in the outdoors from an early age as a homeschool student herself and is excited to share this appreciation with each of her students...

Mary Ellen Olmstead

Mary Ellen Olmstead

K / 1

Mary Ellen Olmstead spent her childhood playing in fields, woods, and streams on her family’s farm in the Midwest. This foundational love of being in God’s creation led to a desire to share this love with her students...