Welcome, New Faculty and Staff

This year brings both new members of St. Timothy's School and familiar faces in new places. Read on to learn more about the faculty and staff updates for the upcoming year.

New Titan Faculty and Staff



LS Counselor at St. Timothy's School

Beth Barnard, Lower School Counselor

Mrs. Barnard has twenty years of experience in social work, individual and family therapy, and private practice. She also previously served as a school counselor. Mrs. Barnard has both a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in social work.



IT at St. Timothy's School

Muhammad Eid, Network Administrator

Mr. Eid has over 20 years of experience as a network engineer, security specialist, and teacher in various technology certification programs for career and technical institutes. He earned his AAS in Network Engineering.



Social Studies at St. Timothy's School

Sean Fowler, Middle School History Teacher

Mr. Fowler just completed a year of student teaching Psychology, Sociology and Economics at Bald Eagle Area High School in Pennsylvania. He also has spent his summers since 2018 as a Lead Counselor at Paradise Farms Camps, in addition to significant youth coaching experience. Mr. Fowler earned his BS in Secondary Social Studies Education and has Pennsylvania Certification in Secondary Education.



MS Art at St. Timothy's School

Marian Godwin, Director of Individual Giving

Mrs. Godwin joins us as a seasoned development professional in the Raleigh area. Most recently, she was the Director of Development at the Montessori School of Raleigh. Read more about Mrs. Godwin...




MS Art at St. Timothy's School

Phoebe Guice, Middle School Art Teacher

Ms. Guice has been an art teacher at Lakeview Middle School in Greenville, SC, since 2018. In addition to her work as a professional artist, she has worked with children in international summer service projects in Chimbote, Peru, and Maseno, Kenya. She earned her BFA in Art Education.



First Grade at St. Timothy's School

Hiroko Reams, First Grade Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Reams has over 10 years of experience in teaching and working with children, many of those as a first grade teacher in California. She is also an STS parent. She earned her BA in Sociology.



Latin at St. Timothys's

Andrea Stehle, Middle School Latin Teacher

Ms. Stehle has taught Latin for 22 years, most recently working with middle school students in San Antonio, Texas. Formerly, she also taught study skills classes focusing on the adolescent brain. She earned a BS in Education, a BS in Latin, a Master’s of Education Administration, and a Master’s of Science in Teacher Leadership.



Social Studies at St. Timothy's School

Peggy Todd, Middle School History Teacher

Mrs. Todd returns to St. Timothy’s School, her teaching home of 12 years, after recently earning her Master’s in Education Psychology. She previously taught middle school social studies and Writer’s Workshop classes at St. Timothy’s. Mrs. Todd also holds a BFA in Art History.



Second Grade at St. Timothy's School

Kara Williams, Second Grade Teaching Assistant

Ms. Williams has 17 years of experience as a music and arts educator, primarily with Music Together in Charlotte and Raleigh. She was also a teacher for an elementary homeschool collective for four years, and a kindergarten and first grade public school teacher for an additional four years. She earned her BA in Elementary Education as an NC Teaching Fellow.



Familiar Faces in New Places


Fourth Grade at St. Timothy's School

Shelley Bland, Fourth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Bland joined STS this year first as a middle school auxiliary instructor, and then became a second-grade teaching assistant. She was previously a third and fourth grade teacher in Granville County Schools and Wake County Schools for five years. She has a BS in Education.



Second Grade at St. Timothy's School

Kyla Brazel, Second Grade Teaching Assistant and Lower School Academic Support

Mrs. Brazel joined STS early in the school year to support our teachers, families, and students with distance learning. Prior to joining STS, she taught fifth grade in Pennsylvania and was a substitute teacher in Wake County Public Schools. She earned her BS in Elementary Education.



Third Grade at St. Timothy's School

Cary Duda, Third Grade Teacher

Ms. Duda joined STS this year first as a kindergarten teaching assistant, and then moved to support our third grade team. She previously served several years as a kindergarten lead teacher and second grade co-teacher, in addition to being a middle school soccer and cross country coach, at The Lovett School in Atlanta. She earned her MA in Elementary Education and BA in Communications.



Sub at St. Timothy's School

Katherine Lee, Permanent Substitute Teacher

Ms. Lee rejoined STS this year as an auxiliary instructor for our third-grade teaching team and a middle school coach after initially serving as an STS third and fourth grade teacher from 2015-2018. She earned her BS in Education.



Kindergarten at St. Timothy's School

Lisa Price, Kindergarten Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Price joined STS this year as a Pre-K teaching assistant. Prior to joining St. Timothy’s, she taught for 10 years at White Memorial Presbyterian Preschool. Mrs. Price also taught high school science for several years. She earned a BS in Biology and a BA in Secondary Science Education.



PE at St. Timothy's School

Kayla Roberts, Assistant Athletic Director and P.E. Teacher

Ms. Roberts served this year as a middle school auxiliary instructor and a long-term substitute for lower school P.E. She has also coached our STS track and field and cross country teams since 2018. She earned her B.S. in Sport Management.


Library at St. Timothy's School

Karen Tinnesz, Library Assistant

Mrs. Tinnesz has been a first grade or kindergarten teaching assistant at STS since 2016, and she was previously a high school math teacher. She earned her BA in English, BS in Mathematics and MS in Mathematics.

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