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ACADEMY

INSTRUCTORS

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ACADEMY DIRECTOR

JAMES STULL
 

PRESCHOOL & ELEMENTARY INSTRUCTORS

Stephanie Graeler

Creative Arts Preschool

Laura Gill

Creative Arts Preschool

Laura Gill received a Bachelor's degree in Special Education from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas and a Master’s in Social Work with a Concentration in Children and Youth from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. After receiving her Master’s Degree, Laura worked as a social worker primarily in the areas of school social work and adoption, before she began teaching in DaySpring's preschool program in 2008. She loves sharing her excitement for learning with the children that she teaches as well as supporting and encouraging their families. Laura and her husband served for twenty years as foster parents for children ages birth through five years old. She and her husband have four children, all of whom have participated in a variety of classes at DaySpring, including DaySpring's Academy, dance, and other enrichment classes.

Melissa Baum

3rd and 4th Grade

Megan Meier

Kindergarten

Cynthia Barger

1st and 2nd Grade

MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL INSTRUCTORS

 
Allen Moore

Math & Science

Allen Moore was raised in Springfield, Missouri where he attended Evangel University graduating with a major in Speech/Theatre Education and a concentration in Mathematics. He tutored Math throughout college with students from middle school through college. Since college, Allen has taught 13 years in public schools and 7 years here in math, theatre, speech, and computer applications. Allen is married to Kristy and together they have three children and one grandson. Allen enjoys theatre, music, technology reading, and bicycling.

Kristen Cuneo

5th and 6th Grade

Bio coming soon!

Ginger Fulton

Language Arts

My name is Ginger Fulton. I've taught a total of twelve years, and I have taught a wide variety of subjects as well as a wide range of grades. I studied physics and music at The Colorado College and graduated with a BA in Music. My instruments were piano and viola. After college, I studied at a local center named MOMTEP to earn my Montessori certification. And I proceeded to earn my Master's Degree from Maryville University. I took a break from teaching now and then, as I raised my four children.

My favorite part of teaching is seeing my students get excited about a topic that matters to them. That energy and enthusiasm is contagious! Teaching at DaySpring has been a special treat, where my students are so talented, creative, and passionate about their interests. I am blessed to be here!

Samuel Larson

Spanish

Alissa Murray

Science

Alissa has a BA in Biology, MAT in Middle School Science, and Minor in Spanish
Her favorite part about teaching is when kids experience that "ah ha!" moment of understanding how something works and seeing them get excited about how cool the world around us and how everything works together.
She likes working at DaySpring because of the small class sizes and really getting the opportunity to know her students and their families. She loves seeing the students grow from year to year and our school community.

Matt Holmes

History

Hello, my name is Matthew Holmes, although I prefer to go by Matt. I’m the history teacher at Dayspring. I received my degree from the University of Missouri-St Louis, a Bachelor of Arts in history in December of 2019. My primary field of interest are the with the Romans and Greeks. Although recently I’ve started to do some study into more contemporary, from a history perspective, topics such as the French Revolution. I’m a St. Louis native and have lived and worked in the St. Louis area all my life. I’m very grateful for this opportunity to work and teach with the Dayspring community.