MS English | US English

Morgan Ballard graduated from Georgia Southern University with a BA in English and a minor in Writing. In her free time, she loves to read, and her favorite book is Catcher in the Rye. A graduate of St. Andrew’s School, Morgan knew she wanted to return to her alma mater and teach.

Sun

Mandarin

Qiwei Sun graduated from Northeastern Normal University with a BA degree. In China, he was a Teaching Assistant in an engineering institute. Starting in1986, he taught English as a Teaching Lecturer in the tourist department in Nankai University, Tianjin City, China. Qiwei came to America in 1991 working in two different banks for 7 years.…

helene miller

US French

Hélène Miller grew up in the Southern French Alps and moved to Los Angeles, California in 1990. She attended UCLA and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. She lived in California for ten years working in development and fundraising at the UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art. Hélène moved to…

katie ruiz

3rd Grade

Katie Ruiz received a Bachelor of Education from the University of Plymouth (UK) in 2011. Her international teaching career began when she moved from England to Doha, Qatar to teach 2nd grade in a British international school for two years. She then moved to Seoul, South Korea, to become a 1st grade PYP teacher in…

AMANDA GROOVES

Administrative Assistant

Amanda serves as the administrative assistant for the Middle School and to the Head of School. She and her husband are the proud parents of three boys. In addition, Amanda is founder and owner of the life brand, Love Your Kaos.

donessa gattis

School Nurse

Donessa Gattis graduated from Armstrong University in 2011 with a BSN degree (RN). Prior to joining the St. Andrew’s team, she worked in Women’s Health and Post-Surgical nursing. Donessa received her undergraduate degree in Merchandising and Marketing from the University of Alabama. After college, she lived and worked in NYC designing for Ralph Lauren. She…

Ryan Martin

Head of Upper School

Ryan Martin hails from Claypool, Indiana and has worked in private education since 2001. He has held a variety of staff positions ranging from teaching English and Humanities to coaching athletics alongside diverse administrative positions leading both students and faculty. Ryan came to St. Andrew’s in 2018 from Park Tudor School in Indianapolis, and holds…

chris morrow

US Mathematics | STEM

Chris Morrow received his BS in mathematics and his Masters in secondary mathematics both from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is an exercise enthusiast and has mastered the art of Karate, holding a black belt. His teaching experience is at high school and university level, and he especially enjoys making a positive impact in the classroom.

jeff wheelock

Physical Education | Technology

Jeffory Wheelock Earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and his Master’s in Business Administration both from South University. Prior to joining the St. Andrew’s community, he worked as an IT Support Analyst at HunterMaclean, a Law Firm residing in Downtown Savannah. Prior to that, he spent 7 years serving in the United States Army…

anne weisel

Head of the Lower School

Anne Weisel is excited to join the St. Andrew’s community and to share her eclectic educational background. Leaving Connecticut to pursue a Masters Degree in Counseling as a complement to her degrees in Human Development and Early Childhood Education, Anne found the warmth of Savannah refreshing both in temperature and in spirit – and she’s…