Faculty Directory

  • Libby Leinart

    Fourth Grade Teacher

    B.S.– University of Tennessee

    Masters of Education – East Tennessee State University

    “Around here we don’t look backwards for very long… We keep moving forward, opening up new doors, and doing new things because we’re curious… and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”   -Walt Disney

    • eleinart@esknoxville.org
  • Cayla Lockhart

    MS Science and MS Literature

    B.A. in English/Literature – University of Tennessee

    M.E. Education (K-6)/6-12 English – Tusculum College

    Certification – Middle School (6-8) Science

    I teach because I want to make a difference. 

    • (865) 218-4458
    • lockhart@esknoxville.org
  • Mary Lovely

    Middle School Director

    B.S. Education – University of Tennessee


    I believe education is a dynamic, engaging process that should inspire us to be lifelong learners and that reading is the key to understanding our true self and others.

    • (865) 218-4466
    • lovely@esknoxville.org
  • Avery Massey

    Advancement Associate & Director of Summer Programs

    B.S. Social Work – University of Tennessee

    • amassey@esknoxville.org
  • Corinne Mattern

    Director of Advancement and Admissions

    B.A. French and European Studies – Vanderbilt University
    M.B.A. — George Washington University




    • 865-777-4212
    • cmattern@esknoxville.org
  • Taylor McElroy

    Communications Coordinator

    B.A. English Literature, Minor in Film – University of Tennessee

    A.S. Video Production & Media Management – Pellissippi State

    • 8655563437
    • tmcelroy@esknoxville.org
  • Katie McHargue

    Director of Finance & Operations

    B.S. Merchandising, Minor in Marketing – University of Tennessee

    • (865) 777-9032 ext. 297
    • kmchargue@esknoxville.org
  • Stephanie McIntosh

    Middle School Literature/Social Studies

    B.A. English – University of Tennessee

    I believe that education is a very relational endeavor. When trusting relationships are established between teachers and students and among students, real learning takes place in a safe environment. 

    • mcintosh@esknoxville.org
  • Stacy McLemore

    Learning Specialist

    B.S. Education – Miami University

    M.A. / CCC in Speech Language Pathology – Indiana University

    • mclemore@esknoxville.org
  • Toni Mealor

    Second Grade Assistant & Jr. Kindergarten Art

    B.F.A – University of Memphis.

    • tmealor@esknoxville.org