Charles Wright Academy

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Admissions: 253.620.8373
Lower School: 253.620.8800
Middle School: 253.620.8400
Upper School: 253.620.8300
Charles Wright Academy
7723 Chambers Creek Road West 
Tacoma, WA 98467

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Our Lower School teachers are exceptionally qualified and highly trained, both in the subjects they teach and in the art of instruction. They choose to teach here precisely because they are the sort of mentors and guides who aren’t content to simply stand in front of a class and lay down the law. They want the opportunity to know their students inside and out, the flexibility to be innovative with their teaching, and the responsibility for the success of their students’ education. Meet them here!

Candy Anderson
Candy AndersonLower School Visual Art Specialist
Deborah Baldwin
Deborah BaldwinLower School Librarian
Helen Bingham-Rowles
Helen Bingham-Rowles5th Grade Teacher
Brian Burdick
Brian BurdickLower School Fitness Teacher
Mary Beth Cole
Mary Beth ColeLower School Learning Specialist
Jon Flies
Jon Flies5th Grade Teacher
Holly Gerla
Holly GerlaAcademic Technology Coordinator
Judy Herrington
Judy HerringtonLower School Music Specialist
Kevin Hong
Kevin Hong2nd Grade Teacher
Emily Hume
Emily Hume2nd Grade Teacher
Diane Hunt
Diane HuntLower School Head
Shell Malfet
Shell Malfet5th Grade Teacher
Mandy Marcellis
Mandy MarcellisLower School Administrative Assistant and Registrar
Gabriel Newton
Gabriel NewtonLower School Science and Technology Specialist
Carie Olsen
Carie OlsenThird Grade Teacher
Todd Ritchie
Todd RitchieSchool Counselor
Kristi Rolfs
Kristi Rolfs1st Grade Teacher
Kate Rue
Kate RueLower School Fitness Teacher and Upper School Yearbook Teacher
Horacio Torres
Horacio TorresLower School Spanish Teacher
Deanne Trummert
Deanne Trummert3rd Grade Teacher
Matt Weiner
Matt Weiner4th Grade Teacher
Karla Winship
Karla WinshipLibrary Assistant
Nick Zosel-Johnson
Nick Zosel-Johnson4th Grade Teacher