OUR FACULTY

BAT CAVE FACULTY

BONNIE RICHARDSON , MA
Academic Director

Bonnie has 10+ years of experience working in secondary schools and universities. Bonnie earned her Masters in Critical & Cultural Theory from Cardiff University in the U.K. and her B.A. in Interpersonal Communication from the University of Central Florida. Bonnie’s time teaching abroad has only further enriched her time in the classroom where she enjoys teaching English and tutoring in mathematics.

FLAT CREEK FACULTY

RYN BLECKE
Head of School, MS

Ryn has spent two decades working as a teacher and academic administrator in a variety of therapeutic, independent, and public school settings.  She holds an M.S. in Educational Psychology from the University of Tennessee and a B.A in Psychology from Georgetown University. She is passionate about helping students feel empowered and confident in themselves.

BLACK MOUNTAIN FACULTY

BEN CHAMBERLAIN

HEAD OF SCHOOL

Ben began teaching with Timbersong in the summer of 2014, and cannot imagine himself anywhere else. His previous work experience includes working in therapeutic outdoors programs as well as teaching math and psychology in traditional settings. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary Mathematics.  Ben believes that in each child is a wellspring of unique potential, and is committed to finding ways for these potentials to be realized.” In his free time, Ben enjoys running, playing soccer, contra dancing, and computer programming.