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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

B.A. King University

M.Ed. Liberty University


Mrs. Paula Stigall, Fourth Grade

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