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Mrs. Patricia Collins, First Grade

B.S. East Tennessee State University

Mrs. Collins has over 25 years of teaching experience, with eight of those at Sullins. Her hobbies include painting furniture, antiques, shopping, and spending time with family.
“I teach because I love books, reading, and learning. I love seeing children become excited about books and reading. I teach at Sullins because I enjoy the strong family atmosphere, the emphasis on kindness and caring, and the encouraging learning environment. It’s a fun place to teach.”


Mrs. Susan Welker, First Grade

B.S. University of Central Florida
Mrs. Welker has 30+ years of teaching experience, with more than 25 of those being at Sullins Academy. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, hiking, games, reading, watching movies, and cooking.
“I love teaching first graders because they are so curious and exited about learning! I’m passionate about helping them to be confident readers and good citizens. Teaching at Sullins Academy allows me to be creative in how I deliver my lessons."


Mrs. Sara Kennedy, Second & Third Grade, Language Arts

B.A Virginia Intermont College

M.Ed. East Tennessee State University 


Mrs. Kennedy has over ten years of teaching experience, with three of those at Sullins Academy. Her hobbies include cooking and baking, spending time with her family, and spending time outdoors. 


"I love the creativity that comes with teaching. Making the learning experience fun for students, seeing them make connections and grow a love for learning is my favorite part of the job."


Mrs. Sharon Eisenhart, Second & Third Grade, Science & Social Studies


Mrs. Ashleigh McGlothlin, Second & Third Grade, Mathematics


Mrs. Amy Todd, Fourth Grade, Language Arts & Science

B.S. East Tennessee State University
Mrs. Todd has 21 years of teaching experience with five of those years being at Sullins. She is married to her husband of 25 years, Eric, and has two children Erica, (23) and Eli (19). She enjoys reading, watching Tennessee football, spending time with her family, and loving on her dog June.
“Loving children is what I
do best! Watching the students grow academically and seeing their excitement for learning makes my job so worthwhile. The funny stories are just an added bonus!”


Mrs. Paula Stigall, Fourth Grade, Math & Social Studies


Mr. Nick Arnie, Fifth Grade

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