About Us

Faculty and Staff

Meet our Faculty

Senior Leadership Team

List of 15 members.

  • Photo of Derrick Willard

    Derrick Willard 

    Head of School
    706-434-2424
  • Photo of Andrew Gyves

    Andrew Gyves 

    Head of Upper School
    706-434-2503
  • Photo of Monica Messner

    Monica Messner 

    Head of Middle School
    706-434-2473
  • Photo of Julianne Ingram

    Julianne Ingram 

    Head of Lower School
    706-434-2474
  • Photo of V.J. Naples

    V.J. Naples 

    CFO
    706-434-2384
  • Photo of Doreen Layug

    Doreen Layug 

    Director of Admissions
    706-434-2381
  • Photo of Harry Bacheller

    Harry Bacheller 

    Director of Athletics / Head Football Coach
    770-722-6028
  • Photo of Kara Deaner

    Kara Deaner 

    Director of Student Support, Lower School and Middle School Counselor grades PK-6
    706-434-2505
  • Photo of Charlotte Ealick

    Charlotte Ealick 

    Director of Technology
    706-434-2531
  • Photo of Laura Fuller

    Laura Fuller 

    Executive Assistant to the Head of School and Finance
    706-434-2506
  • Photo of Christopher Gay

    Christopher Gay 

    Director of Communications
    706-434-2475
  • Photo of Kenietha McRae

    Kenietha McRae 

    Director of Extracurricular Programs
    706-434-4062
  • Photo of Oliver Spratt

    Oliver Spratt 

    Facilities Manager
  • Photo of Jonathan Stroud

    Jonathan Stroud 

    Director of College Counseling and AP Psychology Teacher
    706-434-2472
  • Photo of Pam Weinberger

    Pam Weinberger 

    Director of Development
    706-434-2382
Augusta Preparatory Day School is an independent, college preparatory school serving children ages 2 through Grade 12 from the greater Augusta-Aiken area.