Our Faculty and Support Staff

The Hill School of Wilmington teachers are certified through The Hill Center by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC). They use a research-based, multisensory structured language methodology to focus on reading, written language, and math. Our program is based on the Orton-Gillingham approach. 

In addition, our 4:1 student/faculty ratio allows close student-teacher interaction. We are also a member of the: Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA); Council for Exceptional Children (CEC); and International Dyslexia Association (IDA). 

2019-20 Board of Directors

OFFICERS

John Meehl - President  

Beth Chadwick - Past President

Amy Brown North - Vice President         

Sam Schey - Treasurer   

 

MEMBERS

Dr. Karen Kirk

Julie H. Lancaster    

Dr. Thomas E. Mates    

Linda Smits     

Andi Matt Van Trigt     

Ginny Woodruff

Jan Wessell

 

All members of the board are volunteers and receive

no payment for their service to the school.  

Susan.jpg

Susan Mixon Harrell - Executive Director

 

B.A. Salem College 

Certifications:  Exceptional Children/Learning Disabilities (NC),

The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners, The International Dyslexia Association

Doris.jpg

Doris Sanders - Director of Education and Teacher

B.S. University of Maryland

NC Teaching Areas of Certification: Exceptional Children K-12  

MSLEC Certification: Level 2 - Mentor

Heather.jpg

Heather Schild - Teacher

 

B.S. Boston University

NC Teaching Areas of Certification: Special and Elementary Education

IMSLEC Certification: Level 1 - in process

Rennie.jpg

Rennie Durand - Teacher

 

B.S. University of Southern California

NC Teaching Areas of Certification: Elementary Education K-6

IMSLEC Certification: Level 1 - Teaching 

Lee.jpg

Lee Johnson - Teacher

 

B.S. Wake Forest University

B.S. University of NC Wilmington,

M.Ed. Elmira College; NC Teaching

NC Teaching Areas of Certification: Elementary Education K-6 & Reading K-12

IMSLEC Certification: Level 1 - Teaching; Level 2 - Mentor

Lisa.jpg

Lisa RamseyTeacher

 

B.A. University of NC Wilmington

B.S. West Virginia University  

NC Teaching Areas of Certification: Elementary Education K-6

IMSLEC Certification: Level 1 - in process

Nikki P.jpg

Nikki PetersonTeacher

M.Ed. Edinboro University

B.S. Edinboro University  

NC Teaching Areas of Certification: Elementary Education/Reading Specialist

IMSLEC Certification: Level 1 - in process

IMG_4817.jpg

Ali McLootaTeacher

B.A. University of North Carolina Wilmington 

NC Teaching areas of Certification: Elementary Education K-6 

Overview of the Orton Gillingham Approach

IMSLEC Certification: Level 1 - in process

Julia.jpeg

Julia GarnerTeacher

 

B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

M.Ed University of North Carolina at Wilmington

NC Teaching Areas of Certification: Elementary Education K-6

Reading K- 12

IMSLEC Certification: Level 1 - in process

20180830_101244.jpg

Annie West GrahamAdmissions Director & Office Mgr

B.S. University of North Carolina Wilmington

Faculty & Staff Directory

  • White Instagram Icon

© Copyright 2018

The Hill School ​of Wilmington

Phone: 910-685-3734

Email: info@hillschoolofwilmington.org

Address

3333 Jaeckle Drive, Suite 140

Wilmington, NC 28403