The Biome is a tuition-free charter public school where challenge and choice create opportunities for all students to reach their potential.


The Leadership Team at The Biome oversees all aspects of the school’s business and academic operations.

Bill Kent Jr.
Bill Kent Jr.President and CEO
Julie Harris
Julie HarrisSchool Principal & Academic Leader
Andrea Carpenter
Andrea CarpenterDirector of Learner Accountability
Meghan Jones
Meghan JonesDirector of Student Services
Carolyn Jordan
Carolyn JordanDirector of Instruction
Mark Kent
Mark KentDevelopment Director
Shari Pittman
Shari PittmanDirector of Operations


The Biome School is fortunate to be governed by a dedicated and committed group of volunteers who are accountable for ensuring that the academic program is successful and that the school is faithful to the terms of its charter, including fiduciary responsibilities.

Brian Phillips
Brian PhillipsBoard Chair
Timothy Houghton
Timothy HoughtonTreasurer
Sam Bush
Sam BushMember
Ray Claybrooks
Ray ClaybrooksMember
Jessica Cochran
Jessica CochranMember
Jeff Gamble
Jeff GambleMember
Alex Head
Alex HeadMember
Ellen Moceri
Ellen MoceriMember
Charlie Walch
Charlie WalchMember
Joe White
Joe WhiteMember
Alex Zaks
Alex ZaksMember

Collaborative Care Team

The Collaborative Care Team is responsible for ensuring that The Biome is prepared to meet the individual academic needs of our students.

Laura Myers
Laura MyersInstructional Coach
Brooke Thorton
Brooke ThortonReading Interventionist
Jean Shoulberg
Jean ShoulbergReading Interventionist
Brittany Sullivan
Brittany SullivanMathematics Interventionist
Hannah Florence
Hannah FlorenceSPED Occupational Therapist
Emily Schiltz
Emily SchiltzSPED Speech Language Pathologist
Haley Biehl
Haley BiehlSPED Teacher
Julia Heath
Julia HeathSPED Teacher
Cinthya Morales
Cinthya MoralesStudent Behavior Interventionist
Marcia Morrison
Marcia MorrisonTeaching Assistant


The Operations Support Team manages all aspects of the school’s compliance, facility, and financial needs.

Chasity Douglas
Chasity DouglasFacilities Supervisor
Kristan Kent
Kristan KentFood Service Manager
Dana Robinson
Dana RobinsonAdministrative Assistant
Keonna Shelton
Keonna SheltonFamily Engagement, Student Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
Pam Thomas
Pam ThomasDevelopment Coordinator