Our Staff

Team Tolson (Our Staff)


Tolson prides itself on hiring high quality staff from diverse backgrounds. To ensure that our scholars receive a world-class education, Tolson provides  our Team & Family with ongoing professional development opportunities to meet the personalized needs of its staff.

Meet Our Leaders

Pre-K Academy

Karen Burton

PK3 Instructor

Robert Johnson

PK4 Instructor

Michelle Wallace

PK3 Instructor

Cyriacus Igwilo

PK4 Instructor

Cyriacus Igwilo

PK4 Instructor

Kindergarten - 1st Grade Academy

Brittnee Exum


Jermia Huff


LaKesha Thomas


Olette Fortune


Nikita Jones

Grade 1

Verneita Simpson

PK4 Instructor

2nd - 4th Grade Academy

Benjamin Stone

Grade 2

Nikkia Griffith

Grade 2

Kendra Kuehl

Grade 3 & 2-5

Joy Moreland

Grade 3

Chelsea Herndon

Grade 4

Jiiko Caldwell

PK4 Instructor

5th - 8th Grade Academy

E’Lena Harper

Grade 5

Tabbetha Harrison

Grade 5

Chris Olszewski

MS Social Studies

Marcus Johnson

MS Math

Jerome Clemons


Taryn Boone

PK4 Instructor

Special Education Department

Gbenimah Slopadoe

SPED Coordinator

Erica Washington-Taylor

Primary Self-Contained

Larren Walker

Intermediate self-contained

Ayana Vernon

Primary Pull-Out

Delwin Hawkins

SPED Pull-Out

Christina Scott

SPED Interventionist

Exploratory Academy

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Jason Knecht

Athletics & Activities Coordinator

Timothy Cummings

Physical Education & Exploratory Academy Leader


Teraesa Holland


Ayinde Abiola


Dagoberg Luma


Marla McGuire

Library Media Specialist

Michele Miller

Mobile Science Lab

Necandra Thompson


Curriculum Specialist

Kimberly Ward

Curriculum Specialist