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Faculty & Staff

Administration

Paul Gessner

Paul Gessner

Head of School
  • BA in History and Secondary Education - Cardinal Stritch University
  • MS in Educational Leadership - Cardinal Stritch University
Gail Parker

Gail Parker

Associate Head of School, Mathematics Teacher
Gail Parker

Gail Parker

Associate Head of School, Mathematics Teacher
  • BS in Mathematics - Piedmont College
  • M.Ed. in Mathematics Education - University of Georgia
  • EdS in Leadership and Administration - University of Alabama
  • 38 years in Education

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13

Nathan Edwards

Nathan Edwards

Dean of Students, P.E. Teacher
Nathan Edwards

Nathan Edwards

Dean of Students, P.E. Teacher
  • BS in Biology – University of Georgia
  • Certified Teacher of Catholic Catechism
  • 9 years in Education

“I want to share my knowledge with the next generation and continue to learn in everything that I do. I see my time at MDCHS as one of those experiences and opportunities.”

Kara Hatcher

Kara Hatcher

Director of Advancement and Enrollment
Kara Hatcher

Kara Hatcher

Director of Advancement and Enrollment

BS in Rehabilitation Education & Psychology - Emporia State University

Faculty & Staff

Anna Conti

Anna Conti

Latin and Greek Teacher
Anna Conti

Anna Conti

Latin and Greek Teacher
  • BA in Classical Languages - University of Georgia
  • MA in Classical Languages - University of Georgia
  • at Donovan since 2017

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.” - Henry David Thoreau

April Higgins

April Higgins

Academic Advisor/School Counselor
April Higgins

April Higgins

Academic Advisor/School Counselor
  • BA in Biology from University of Georgia
  • M.Ed in School Counseling - University of West Alabama (In Progress)

 

Ashli Walker

Ashli Walker

History Teacher
Bonnie Best

Bonnie Best

Mathematics Teacher
Bonnie Best

Bonnie Best

Mathematics Teacher
  • AAS in Accounting - Macomb College
  • BA in Secondary Math Education - Mount Mary University
  • MA in Curriculum and Instruction - Mount Mary University
Chris Enghauser

Chris Enghauser

Band Director
  • MM Music Performance - University of Georgia
  • 9th year at Donovan, 28 years as professional musician and educator

“The quality of the education and the quality of the students here at Donovan make it a wonderful place to teach. The students have it made here!”

Dr. Andreina Hernandez

Dr. Andreina Hernandez

Spanish Teacher
  • B.Architecture - University of Zulia, Venezuela
  • MS - Computer Science - University of Zulia, Venezuela
  • AA - Technical Design - University of Zulia, Venezuela
  • Ed.D - Dr. Raphael Belloso Chacin University
Father Michael Revak

Father Michael Revak

Theology Teacher
2008 B.A. Philosophy (Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD)
2013 M.Div. Theology (Mount St. Mary's Seminary, Emmitsburg, MD)
Father Paul Moreau

Father Paul Moreau

Chaplain & Theology Teacher
Father Paul Moreau

Father Paul Moreau

Chaplain & Theology Teacher

1989 BA Liberal Arts (Thomas Aquinas College, California)

1999 BA Philosophy (Pontifical Athanaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome)

2002 BA Theology (Pontifical Athanaeum Regina Apostolorum, Rome)

Jacob Watson

Jacob Watson

Theology Teacher

BA in Theology - Franciscan University

James Perkins

James Perkins

Chorus Teacher
Louri Caldwell

Louri Caldwell

Office Manager

BS in Microbiology - University of Georgia

Michael Jones

Michael Jones

English Teacher
  • BA in English - University of Georgia
  • MAT in English - University of Georgia
Paul Quick

Paul Quick

Professional Development Coordinator, English Teacher
Paul Quick

Paul Quick

Professional Development Coordinator, English Teacher
  • BA in English - Duke University
  • MAT in Secondary English - Certification - Duke University
  • MA - English Literature - University of Georgia
  • PhD - English Literature - University of Georgia

“All serious daring starts from within.” - Eudora Welty

Ryan Hirano

Ryan Hirano

Technology Coordinator
Ryan Hirano

Ryan Hirano

Technology Coordinator
  • AS in Networking Administration - Athens Technical College
  • at Donovan since 2018
Sandra Reinhardt

Sandra Reinhardt

Science and Teacher
  • BS in General Science - University of Georgia
  • MS in Secondary Education - University of Georgia
  • 10 years in Education

“Do what you love, and let be what you do, and love what you do...”

Thomas Hurst

Thomas Hurst

Science Teacher
  • BFA - University of Southern Mississippi
  • MFA - University of Georgia
  • Broad Field Science - Piedmont College
  • 9 years in Education

“No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.“ Emma Goldman

Valerie Johnson

Valerie Johnson

Visual Arts Teacher

BA- Communication, Advertising, & Graphic Design - University of Alabama

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