Middle School Staff



E1 Language Arts & History Teacher

Caitie joined us in 2020 as a full-time staff member after being our Summer Camp Program curriculum writer and teacher. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English and a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Caitie loves to do DIY projects and decorate, which our community has seen first hand both in her classroom and in the larger community. She feels that teaching is truly her purpose and loves seeing students succeed when they have the opportunity to discover and interact with literature. We feel incredibly fortunate to have Caitie as a part of our team.


E1 Lead Teacher

Samia (“Sam”) joined the FMS faculty in Fall 2019.  She holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Special Education. FMS was fortunate to employ Sam as a substitute teacher for the 2018-2019 school year and especially pleased she has joined our team as a full-time member. She brings a love of learning and enthusiasm for engaging interactions to her new position. Sam is an outdoor enthusiast with a passion for fitness and movement. She can be found most weekends hiking the many beautiful trails Asurrounding our city.


E1 Math & Science Teacher

Ms. Ashley earned her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Nevada, LV, and a Master’s degree in developmental psychology from Illinois State University. Her experience includes instructing mathematics courses, psychology and psychology-related courses during her undergraduate and graduate career. While earning her degrees, she taught an adolescent and co-taught a statistics lab. She says, “ I love helping students discover their strengths, especially in math. Math tends to be a subject that some students fear, and I find it extremely rewarding to watch students conquer their fears and succeed.” Ashley loves to read and do puzzles, travel, and spend time with her family.