Meet Your Foundation Funded Instructors
Shawn Lieth - Technology Coordinator
Successful use of technology helps our teachers and students reach new heights. Especially in our current 1:1 technology-rich learning environment, having a Technology Coordinator is essential. Shawn Lieth manages the hundreds of tech devices on campus and oversees the Learning Lab, where she prepares students to be 21st-century tech-savvy learners and spearheads initiatives to promote seamless technology integration into the classroom.
Through efficient device management and effective troubleshooting of hardware and software issues, Shawn ensures our devices are up to date and maximizes instruction time for our fabulous teachers and engaged students. Her time spent making sure technology is constantly working helps teachers provide the critical instruction our students need.
Shawn also helps school administration prepare for online high-stakes testing and leads impactful courses in the spring on test-taking strategies and Georgia Milestones online tool use. Her efforts enable teachers and staff to focus on what's truly important: our students.
Melissa Pumpian - STEAM Assistant
What is STEAM? Science Technology Engineering Arts & Math. Melissa Pumpian supports both STEM Labs, the Music Room and the Art Room. She coordinates and delivers all materials for our school-wide STEM days, preps materials for art projects and for the art show, as well as assists with curriculum implementation in specials. Melissa can be seen on any day hustling around the building to offer an extra set of hands in specials when an in-depth project is taking place.
Melissa helps lower the student teacher ratio in specials and ensures that our students can fully engage in art, music, and in Science Technology Engineering & Math!