The Grayson School takes pride in our incredible faculty and staff. Each member of our team brings strong, diverse experience as well as passion and commitment for gifted education to our school. Click on any photo below to read individual biographies. We look forward to meeting you in person soon!



Melissa Bilash
Melissa Bilash, Founder & Executive Director
Nancy De Bellis, Director, Marketing & Communications
Meredith Hafer
Meredith Hafer, Academic Dean
Carole Miller, Director of Admissions & Development
Susan Pedersen, Administrative Coordinator
Amy Stoios
Amy Stoios, Director of Education
Jill Williford Wurman, Director of Research
Dr. Matt Zakreski, School Counselor


Lindsay Andreas, Humanities 4-8
Michael Brodine
Michael Brodine, Music Instructional Aide
gifted education faculty
Traci Brody, Math 4-8, Spanish
gifted education faculty
Jessica Curtiss, PE Instructional Aide, Director of The Enrichment Center
gifted education faculty
Kimm Doherty, Language Arts 4-5, Master Instructor
Mary Lawson
Mary Lawson, Grades 2-3
gifted education faculty
Xiaomin Ma, Languages Instructional Aide
Mac McDermott
Mac McDermott, Project-Based Learning
Charles Mitchell
Charles Mitchell, Science Instructional Aide
Kat Murray
Kat Murray, Coding Instructional Aide
Ally O'Rourke-Barrett
Ally O'Rourke-Barrett, Project-Based Learning
Deme Peters
Deme Peters, Art
Maria Probasco
Maria Probasco, Grades K-1
Jared Scheetz, Music
Sarah Schneider
Sarah Schneider, Aftercare Coordinator & Instructional Aide
Ryan Seaberg
Ryan Seaberg, Languages Instructional Aide
Nicole Smith
Nicole Smith, Grades 2-3
Robyn Stone, STEAM Instructional Aide