Spring River Administrative Staff

Jackie Stetson

Program and Pedagogical Director

The Program and Pedagogical Director acts as a liaison between parents, teachers, and administration.  This position also leads the faculty and oversees the curriculum for the entire school.

Katherine Lester

School Administrator

The School Administrator handles all admissions, enrollment and financial information.  This position also oversees marketing and community outreach.

Michelle Carter

Board Committee Chair

The Board Committee Chair has oversight of the school's operation including staff development and training.

Board of Directors & Governance

Spring River School is part of The Playgarden, and financial and operational services are provided by The Playgarden administrative office and Board of Directors.  Day to day operations of Spring River are overseen by a full time Program and Pedagogical Director, School Administrator and volunteer Committee Members. Spring River, as part of The Playgarden, Inc., is a Florida 501(c)3 Corporation.

Our Committee Member volunteers are Kathy Bull, Michelle Carter and Lauren Galvin. Teacher Committee Members are Jackie Stetson, Julia Hassler, and Carrie Zarka Dooley. Our College of Teachers meet regularly to discuss curriculum and programing.  Our annual budget is under the oversight of the Treasurer of the Board.  Carol Wagner, long time Controller and Administrator for the Playgarden, oversees our billing and bookkeeping activity.

We are ever grateful for our founding members: Brie Sloan, Bryna Rodenhizer, Korrin Rogers,and Tamara Vanover and past committee members Dena Stapleton and Andy and Megan Hubbuch.

  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon

Spring River School is part of The Playgarden, Inc., which admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.  #CO4DU0093

©2020 by Spring River School