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Meet the Teachers - Enrichment Specialists

Amy McGlinn
 
Amy McGlinn
Middle School Director
Middle School Art Teacher (6th - 8th)
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Amy joined the faculty at FSW in 2011 and began her work as Middle School Director in 2020. Amy earned her MS in Art Education from the Rochester Institute of Technology and her BS in Interdisciplinary Arts for Children from New York State University. Previously, she taught K–5 Art in Wake County at Olive Chapel Elementary and 2-3 year olds in a Raleigh preschool. Amy graduated from the Friends Council on Education's Leadership Institute in 2019.

Tracy Tertzagian Tracy Tertzagian
Physical Education Teacher (PreK - 8th)
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Tracy received her Bachelor of Science in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from High Point University. In addition to her experience as a preschool teacher, she coached youth volleyball, soccer, golf, and basketball teams. Tracy joined the faculty at FSW in 2003.

Sheri Lumpkin Sheri Lumpkin
Lower School Art Teacher (PreK - 5th)
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Sheri earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from East Carolina University. After assisting in the Sandpiper classroom for two years, Sheri stepped into the role of preschool-2nd Grade Art Teacher in 2014 and expanded into Lower School Art in 2021.

Anna Richie
Anna Ritchie
Music Teacher (PreK - 8th)
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Certified to teach Music, K-12, Anna graduated from Meredith College and continued her post-graduate work at UNC-Greensboro and UNC-Charlotte. She is trained in Orff Pedagogy and incorporates Mindfulness practices into her teaching methods. With 25 years of teaching experience under her belt, Anna joined the Friends School faculty in 2015.

Nelly Brantley
Mignelly Brantley
Middle School Spanish Teacher
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Nelly joined the Friends School community in 2020 to proctor MS Spanish and math classes. She previously taught K-8 Spanish at Erie Rise Leadership Academy Charter School (Erie PA).  Nelly has an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies and a BA in Political Science. Originally from Puerto Rico, Nelly brings experiential knowledge of its culture and heritage to the FSW community.


Martina Jonsson
Martina Jonsson
Lower School Spanish Teacher
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Martina joined the FSW Faculty in 2010 and taught Spanish to all grade levels. After two years as Middle School Language Arts Teacher, Martina returned to the role of Spanish Teacher for our Lower School. Originally from Sweden, Martina earned her BA in Spanish and MS in Education from UNCW. She developed our Service Learning/Language Immersion trip to the Dominican Republic and is passionate about fostering a love of Spanish language learning in our preschool and elementary students.