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Staff Bios

Administration

Mrs. Ellen Gonzalez – Associate Principal, is excited to begin her 22nd year in education with the Trevvett Tiger family. She has served as Associate Principal at Glen Allen Elementary for the past five years and has been a part of Henrico County Public Schools since 2009. Originally from the Northern Neck of Virginia, Ms. Gonzalez began her teaching career in the City of Fredericksburg after graduating from Virginia Tech. She received her Master’s Degree in Administration and Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University and has spent time in a variety of positions at the elementary level in the City of Fredericksburg, Hanover County, and Henrico County. She has served in Henrico County Public Schools as a classroom teacher, Math Teacher in Residence, Resource Teacher, and currently as Associate Principal. She looks forward to continuing her journey at Maude Trevvett Elementary.

School Counselors

Mrs. Bethany Bushey loves being a school counselor at Trevvett! She has been at Trevvett for the past six years. Ms. Bushey is originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She received a degree in Theatre from The College of William & Mary and moved to New York City in search of a career. She soon realized how much she loves working with children and decided to pursue school counseling. Ms. Bushey attended The University of Virginia for graduate school and while in Charlottesville met her husband. Prior to coming to Trevvett, Ms. Bushey worked for Richmond Public Schools as an elementary school counselor. She is a National Certified Counselor and a member of the American School Counselor Association and the Virginia School Counselor Association. Ms. Bushey loves to travel, exercise, sing, act, paint, and spend time with her husband and beautiful sons, Lucus & Liam.

 

Ms. Quanisha Grimes is excited to start her elementary school counseling journey at Trevvett Elementary. She is originally from Philadelphia Pennsylvania, but has been in Richmond Virginia for the past 6 years. She graduated from Cheyney University with a B.A in Psychology and then received her masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania in School and Mental Health Counseling. Prior to joining Henrico County Public Schools, she worked for RPS at Richmond Alternative School as the Director of Student Services servicing students in grades 6-12. She loves working with children of all ages but wanted to transition to elementary education full time. Her favorite pastime is spending time with my family and friends, watching criminal psychology shows, shopping, traveling, doing make-up and trying new restaurants.

 

Instructional Coaches

Mrs. Jessica Sop, Innovative Learning Coach, is thrilled to kick off her 11th year in education! A born teacher, Ms. Sop has always possessed an innate drive for educating and guiding young people. She graduated from Midlothian High School and earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees from James Madison University. During college, she had several unique experiences including participating in the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World, teaching abroad in Italy, and serving as an ESL teacher at a private international school in Washington, DC. She started her career in Williamsburg teaching fifth grade for 5 years, then continued as a fifth grade teacher at Trevvett for 3 years. She’s been recognized as district Teacher of the Year in both Williamsburg and Henrico and is a National Board Certified Teacher. Now, as an ILC, she enjoys working with the entire Trevvett family to bring the Henrico Learner Profile, technology, and STEAM to life in our classrooms! In her free time she enjoys taking road trips, watching reality TV, baking, yoga, all things Disney, and playing with her pup Charlie!

Mrs. Kelly Vance, Reading Specialist, is excited to be a Trevvett Tiger and kicked off her 14th year! She is originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Vance graduated from Moravian University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a certification in Elementary Education. She continued onto George Mason University where she earned her Master’s Degree in Reading. Mrs. Vance loves being active, whether playing or watching sports. She started playing volleyball when she was in 5th grade, continued all through way through high school and then played at the collegiate level at Moravian. Mrs. Vance also loves to run, train for, and compete in half marathons. Her favorite sports teams are the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies. In her free time, Mrs. Vance enjoys spending time at the beach, relaxing with her friends and family, spending time with her St. Bernedoodle – Yona, and exploring Richmond. She is looking forward to learning, teaching, and roaring with the Tigers!

 

School Nurse

Nurse Elliot is very excited to be in the school nurse position here at Trevvett Elementary! She have been a RN for over 20 years in various nursing positions throughout her career. She is originally from Knoxville, Tennessee and is still a huge Vols fan! Richmond area has been her home since 2016 and she loves living here with so many things to do! She has 4 grandchildren in both Charlottesville and Richmond and enjoy spending a lot of time with them. She also enjoys reading, quilting, being outdoors and travel.

 

 

Office Professionals

Mrs. Tracey Skinner, our Principal’s/Financial Secretary, has been part of the Trevvett Family for over 20 years. Tracey was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Virginia to be closer to family. She and her husband, David have four adult children, Christopher, Jessica, Matthew, and their son-in-law Hunter. Tracey loves spending time with her family, camping in their family RV, binge watching HGTV, and MOST importantly… spoiling their three precious grandchildren, Charlotte, Riley and Hudson.

 

Mrs. Amy Jones, joined the Trevvett family as Registrar/Attendance Secretary in the Fall of 2016, as a previous Henrico County Public Schools employee. Amy was born and raised in Southwest Florida, and moved to Virginia to attend Liberty University. She and her husband, Tim, have been married 28 years and have 2 adult children. Amy spends her spare time with her family or volunteering at her church, and enjoys baking and gardening.

 

Kindergarten

 

Mrs. Patti Haskins a Kindergarten teacher at Trevvett Elementary, has taught 22 years. This will be her 10th year at Trevvett. She taught previously 12 years in Louisa County. Mrs. Haskins graduated from VCU and is a huge Rams basketball fan. She also loves ice hockey. She is married with 2 daughters and a son. She lives in Montpelier with lots of animals, including 2 dogs, 2 cats and 6 chickens. In the summer, Mrs. Haskins enjoys going to her favorite beach (Hatteras, N.C.), the river, and the pool. She also loves fishing.

 

Mrs. Brandy Sharpe is entering into her 15th year of teaching kindergarten in Henrico County! She grew up in the Varina Division and attended Seven Pines Elementary, John Rolfe Middle, and Varina High School. Mrs.Sharpe graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University and received her Masters in Education. She currently resides in New Kent County with her husband and two beagles. Her favorite book series include Harry Potter and Pete The Cat. Mrs.Sharpe loves to cook, travel and take walks with dogs; Jake and Elwood. She is very excited about meeting her new Trevvett Tigers this year!

Mrs. Carrie Gouldman is excited to begin her eleventh year teaching as a kindergarten teacher, and her sixth year at the best school around, TREVETT! Teaching is an absolute passion of hers! Her goal is to instill and establish a love of learning in her students. Carrie encourages parents to be jointly involved with her and their child’s learning in the classroom. She graduated from Old Dominion University and loves going back to watch football games. Carrie returns to Virginia Beach often to spend time with family and friends. She lives in Glen Allen with her husband and their six-year-old son, Grant. They enjoy hiking, outside activities, and family time. Welcome, Trevvett Tigers.

Mrs. Lisa Grossman has been a teacher here at Trevvett her entire career of 19 years (teaching first grade, fourth grade, and kindergarten). Mrs. Grossman’s family defines “a family that kicks together, sticks together.” Her entire family takes martial arts – her husband is a 6th degree Master, her 10 year old daugther is a 2nd Degree Black Belt, and her 8 year daughter is a 1st Degree Black Belt, and Mrs. Grossman is a 2nd degree Black Belt. She graduated from Longwood and Averett University with a B.S. and M.B.A. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking big meals, making homemade ice cream, and spending time with her family in the back yard. Although Mrs. Grossman has had a few interesting occupations in her lifetime such as being an Accountant, a Triathlete, and a Karate Instructor, she believes that teaching is the most rewarding because every day teachers can make a positive difference in shaping the future of the world.

Mrs. Caroline Smith has taught kindergarten, second, and third grades for a total of 33 years. She is excited to begin another year here at Trevvett! She is originally from North Carolina. Mrs. Smith and her family moved to Richmond twenty-two years ago. She received her degree in Early Childhood Education from Campbell University in North Carolina. Mrs. Smith is married and has three children. All three of Mrs. Smith’s children attended Trevvett. Not only has she been a teacher her at Trevvett for the past nineteen years, but she has also been a Trevvett parent as well. Mrs. Smith feels that Trevvett will always hold a special place in her heart. In her free time, Mrs. Smith enjoys gardening, reading, and watching movies. She also enjoys spending time with her family and playing handbells at her church. Mrs. Smith enjoys teaching and watching her students grow both academically and socially each year. She looks forward to watching her future students grow and mature into life-long learners.

 

1st Grade

 

Mrs. Jennifer Burnett a first grade teacher, grew up in Hanover County. Mrs. Burnett is a VCU graduate with a B.S. in Psychology and taught preschool for many years before returning to school to pursue her dream of becoming an elementary school teacher. She completed her certification in Elementary Education from the Mary Baldwin College of Education and student taught here at Trevvett. She loves teaching first grade and has been a member of the Trevvett family for six years. Mrs. Burnett resides in Glen Allen with her husband and two children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, decorating, reading mysteries, and playing with her pet golden retrievers!

Ms. Heather Lang  is a first grade teacher grew up in the DC suburbs and moved to the Richmond area to attend Randolph Macon College in Ashland, where she graduated with a BA in Psychology and Elementary Education. She is excited to start her twenty fourth year teaching this school year. Before teaching in Henrico she taught kindergarten in King William County for six years. After sixteen years teaching kindergarten Ms. Lang graduated to first grade. She lives in Chesterfield with her son who attends George Mason University. Ms. Lang’s hobbies include scrapbooking, painting ornaments, decorating, and almost anything creative or crafty. She loves puns, word art and animals, especially owls, ladybugs, giraffes and chameleons. Ms. Lang is proud to have been a member of the Trevvett community for eighteen years and enjoys hearing of the successes of her former students.

Mrs. Nicole Nies loves teaching first grade at Trevvett Elementary. She was born and raised in Richmond, VA. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with her Masters’ in Teaching in 2014. She is so excited to start her fourth year in first grade! Her and her husband welcomed their baby girl Claire in May! Mrs. Nies loves traveling, cooking and spending time with her family and puppy Lucy. She is looking forward to this exciting year with Trevvett Tigers.

 

Ms. Small loves teaching first grade at Trevvett Elementary! She was born in Michigan but has spent most of her life in Richmond, Virginia. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University. Ms. Small received her Bachelor’s Degree in Early and Elementary Education and her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. It is her mission as a teacher to motivate, inspire, encourage and support students while providing a safe and nurturing environment for them to grow both socially and academically. Ms. Small resides in Henrico with her son, Benjamin, and her two cats, Tucker and Logan. During her free time, she loves reading, hiking, and playing games with her family.

2nd Grade

Mrs. Karen Walker was born and raised in Delaware, attended college in North Carolina, and planted her roots in Richmond in 2003. 2021 marks her 21st year in elementary education! She has been a Tiger since 2008, when she joined the Trevvett family. Mrs. Walker has enjoyed connecting with the families in the area and teaching siblings, who may remember her by her maiden name, Ms. Myers. During her personal time, she enjoys working in her home, yard and garden. Her joys and hobbies also include: exercising, reading, a great cup of coffee, feeding and watching birds, dining out, playing games (spades & scrabble), beach vacations, and spending time with family and friends. Mrs. Walker lives in Henrico with her husband David, stepsons Ethan & Jeremy, and their goldendoodle, Wally.

Mr. Billy Weldon, is one of the most beloved teachers at Trevvett. After attending VCU and working in Corporate America for 15 years, Mr. Weldon realized his calling for teaching.He went back to school and received his certification in Elementary Education from The University of Richmond. After graduating, Mr. Weldon had the opportunity to be a board substitute teacher here at Trevvett in 2008. He felt a bond with the students and staff and was fortunate enough to be offered a teaching position the next school year. This will be Mr. Weldon’s fourteenth year teaching at Trevvett moving mostly between 1st and 2nd grade. In Mr. Weldon’s free time, he loves pretty much anything outside. His passions include running/exercising, landscaping, and spending time with family, friends and his dogs (LuLu , Jake and Beano).

Ms. Meaghann Fletcher was born and raised in the Richmond area. She is a graduate of Western Governor’s University, where she earned a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education, and a Master’s degree in Learning and Technology. Ms. Fletcher is entering her 6th year teaching, and thoroughly enjoys her time teaching second graders to love learning! In her free time, Ms. Fletcher enjoys exercising (workout classes), crafting, reading, going to the beach, gardening, and spending time outdoors with her family and her sweet pup Lila. Ms. Fletcher loves being a part of the Trevvett Tiger family!

Mrs. Jaime Golden grew up in Henrico County and attended Carver Elementary, Byrd Middle (now Quioccasin Middle), and Godwin High School. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University and graduated with a B.S. in Psychology (’03) and a Master’s in Teaching (’05). Mrs. Golden began her teaching career at Trevvett in 2006 and has taught kindergarten, second, and fifth grade! Teaching multiple grade levels over the years at Trevvett has given Mrs. Golden a unique opportunity to teach many students multiple times, which she cherishes very much! Trevvett is a very integral part of Ms. Golden’s life…it’s where her career began, where she met her husband, and now she is also a proud Trevvett parent! When Ms. Golden isn’t teaching, you can find her spending time with her family, loving on her cat, traveling near and far, dreaming of all things Disney, getting lost in books, and crafting up a storm. She is looking forward to starting another year at Trevvett, which she considers her home away from home!

Ms. Sharon Chung is excited to teach her third year at Trevvett! She was born in San Jose, California and grew up in Dallas, Texas. Before graduating with her Biology degree, from the University of North Texas, she discovered her passion for education while tutoring and has been teaching ever since. In the past she has taught Pre-K, 1st grade, 4th grade, and tutored people of all ages. Her teaching philosophy centers on caring for every student. Her goals in the classroom are: model respect and empathy, nurture a love of learning, and promote questioning and problem solving skills for all students. Ms. Chung and her fiancé moved to Richmond from Texas in 2019 and have enjoyed experiencing new adventures on the East Coast! In her free time, Ms. Chung enjoys watching movies, reading books, and taking her cat Oleg and dog Copper on walks in the forest.

3rd Grade

 

Ms. Emily L’Heureux is ready to begin her fourth year teaching 3rd grade at Trevvett Elementary School. Before joining the Trevvett family, she taught 3rd grade for three years in Newport News. She also taught technology, in Staunton, for two years. Ms. L’Heureux graduated from Mary Baldwin University with a major in history and minor in elementary education. She loves incorporating songs and movement into her instruction to keep students engaged and help them remember concepts. In her free time, she enjoys reading, doing house projects, exercising and of course going on adventures with her son. Go Tigers!

Mrs. Laura Whitlow is excited to begin her second year at Trevvett Elementary. She holds a Master of Teaching degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and is starting her twenty-fourth year with Henrico County Schools. During that time, she has taught first, second, and third grades. When she is not teaching, Mrs. Whitlow enjoys sailing with her husband and their friends, reading mystery books, gardening, and baking desserts.

 

Ms. Shenika Robinson True teachers are born. As early as first grade, she knew she’d be a teacher. With an instinctive curiosity constantly leading to seek new information and to discover how things work, (including the most obscure and random), Ms. Robinson is a true depiction of a lifelong learner. Her roots stem from North Carolina, where she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Today, more than ever, she realized that my time spent at the Curry School of Education has given her an educational foundation beyond any classroom, instilling a norm of excellence and guiding acknowledgement, acceptance and an openness to understand differences at an integral age. She has also done additional graduate work towards a masters degree in Counseling Education at Virginia State University, taught preschool in Guilford Co. NC, Highland Co.VA (by way of Augusta Co. VA), kindergarten in a multiple intelligences magnet school, in Guilford Co. NC and first through third grades in Henrico Co. VA. Although some think she’s a spring chicken, Ms. Robinson has been teaching since 1999. During her spare time, she enjoys various Pinterest projects, decorating, organizing and creating. Ms. Robinson also attends church, tries to catch a few of her students’ extracurricular games/activities and take time out for her family and friends each weekend.

Ms. Abigail Bittner – Ms. Bittner grew up in Henrico County and is an HCPS graduate. She attended James Madison University and graduated with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies (’20) and a Master’s in Teaching (’21). She student taught at Trevvett last year in 1st and 4th grade. She was also a substitute teacher at Trevvett in Kindergarten, 4th, and 5th grade. When Ms. Bittner isn’t teaching, you can find her playing with her two dogs Dixson and Maverick, reading a book, listening to podcasts, or writing short stories. She is so excited to start her teaching career at Trevvett!

4th Grade

 

Mrs. Julissa Rowell, is thrilled to continue teaching at Trevvett Elementary! Go Tigers! Prior to Trevvett, Mrs. Rowell worked as a 1st and 3rd grade teacher in Richmond City Public Schools. Originally, Mrs. Rowell was born and raised in Arlington, VA but moved to Richmond after she received her bachelors and Masters in Teaching from VCU. Recently, Mrs. Rowell earned her Educational Leadership certificate from Virginia Tech! Go Hokies! Besides teaching, Mrs. Rowell enjoys spending time with her son, hubs and their black lab!

 

Ms. Jocelyn Hufnell is excited to begin her seventh year at Maude Trevvett Elementary School! This year will be her twenty second year in the classroom. Even though elementary school has changed a lot during her career, her focus on meeting all students’ academic and social needs has never changed. Ms. Hufnell is a graduate of James Madison University and Hollins University and has taught second, third and fourth grades. Ms. Hufnell is the proud parent of three amazing daughters who attend Henrico County Schools. In her spare time Ms. Hufnell enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, and going for bike rides. She loves to spend time with her dog Georgie and guinea pig Bean.

Mrs. Ashley Peay is thrilled to be a Tiger for another year with her Trevvett Family! She grew up right here in Henrico and loves this community! After spending a lot of time with her younger siblings, she realized her love of teaching. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond and graduated with her Master’s Degree in Teaching. Most recently, she finished her Gifted Education Endorsement and is working towards a Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Leadership at VCU. Go Rams! Mrs. Peay loves spending time with friends and family, gardening, and playing outside with her big dogs, Dice and Harley. She loves to read mystery books and paint on canvas in her spare time.

Mr. Jason Sandahl is excited to begin his second year of teaching at Trevvett! Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Theatre and Dance from Louisiana State University. In 2009 he moved to Richmond and began his career teaching. Since living in Richmond, he has taught dance and gymnastics, worked as a private preschool teacher, and most recently worked in the Education Department at Virginia Repertory Theatre as a Teaching Artist. In 2018 he decided to go back to school and in 2020 he received his Masters of Teaching from Virginia Commonwealth University. In his spare time he enjoys reading, watching TV, going for runs, and cooking (he makes a pretty mean Gumbo).

5th Grade

 

Mrs. Christina Brown is thrilled to continue into her fifth year of teaching at Maude Trevvett Elementary School! Ms. Brown earned her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies with a minor in Elementary Education and a Master of Arts in Teaching from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She is a proud J.M.U. alumni! Ms. Brown searches for and welcomes opportunities to grow as a person and a teacher. Ms. Brown is particularly interested in student engagement and a positive classroom environment. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, yoga, puzzles, and spending time with friends and family!

Ms. Olivia Aiken  is so proud to be a Trevvett Tiger! I grew up in Virginia Beach and got my degree at Radford University. This is my sixth year teaching in Henrico County, and I love it! I moved to the Richmond area four years ago to be with my husband and our three cats! In my spare time I love to read, try new foods, and play video games!

 

 

Ms. Caitlin Poland is ready for another year as a Trevvett Tiger! Ms. Poland will be in her 16th year of teaching and 10th year teaching in the field of Gifted Education. She attended Radford University for undergrad and is currently working towards a masters at U of R. Ms. Poland’s favorite subject is science and she loves creating hands-on real life math activities for her students. When she is not in the classroom, Ms. Poland can be found playing with her little dog Hazel, venturing out to awesome restaurants and cruising farmers markets with a cup of coffee! Let’s go Tigers!

 

Mrs. Lindsey Harris is thrilled to be a returning to Trevvett for another year in 5th! She grew up in Florida, moved to Richmond in 2011 and graduated from VCU with her undergraduate degree and Masters of Teaching in May of 2016. She taught second grade for four years in the City of Richmond before making her way to Henrico County last fall. Her favorite subject is Social Science; she loves to listen to podcasts, cook, and do just about ANYTHING outdoors with her husband and two children. She cannot wait to see what’s in store this year because together, we can succeed at anything! Let’s go Tigers!

Exceptional Education 

 

Ms. Erin Rawls is excited to start my 17th year in Henrico teaching preschool for students with disabilities. She graduated from Longwood College with a degree in Psychology and worked as and Infant Services Coordinator for Richmond’s Early Intervention Program before returning to grad school to obtain her teaching license. Erin is the mom of 1 crazy coonhound named Patches and spends her free time reading, swimming, and dogsitting for 15+ families in the area.

 

Mrs. Katie Duffy is excited for her second year as a Trevvett Tiger! She was born and bred in Virginia, earned her undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech, and earned her Master’s in Teaching at the University of Virginia. She has taught for three years in Fairfax County Public Schools and one year in Henrico County Public Schools. She loves teaching and inspiring students be to lifelong learners. When not teaching or playing with her son, Mrs. Duffy enjoys traveling, exploring the outdoors, cheering on the Hokies and Capitals, and spending time with her friends and family.

Mrs. Jacquelyn Meade is looking forward to continuing to work with the Special Education team at Trevvett Elementary School. Jacquelyn spent her elementary years living in the frozen north (New York) before finding her true home state in Virginia. She attended Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in Business Administration and proceeded to work in corporate America for over a decade. A mother to four wonderful daughters, she is very cognizant of how quickly they grow up and tries to make the most of her time with them. As a girl scout leader for more than 12 years and an avid animal rescuer, her house is always filled with children with both two and four legs. Mrs. Meade received her Masters of Teaching with a concentration in Special Education from Liberty University as well as earning her EdS in Educational Leadership from there as well. She began working in Henrico County during the 2017-18 school year and excited to continue to help the students learn and grow. Mrs. Meade hopes that her desire to be a lifelong learner will motivate her students to do the same. Her favorite quote is: “It shouldn’t matter how slowly a child learns, as long as we are encouraging them not to stop.”

Mrs. Kathryn Barisano is looking forward to her second year with the Trevvett family as the school’s speech-language therapist! One of her favorite sayings is, “Everyone deserves a voice.” Her ultimate goal is to remind students that their voices truly matter. Ms. Barisano attended James Madison University where she earned her undergraduate degree and Master of Science degree in the field of Speech-Language Pathology. She is a proud Double Duke! Prior to the 20-21 school year, she enjoyed the opportunity of providing speech-language services in both an out-patient and school setting. In her spare time Ms. Barisano loves drinking coffee, reading, baking, exploring new places, and spending time with family.

 

Resource Team 

 

Mrs. Lourdes Gordillo, A.K.A Mrs. G, is from Peru. There she studied Business Administration. Her husband is also Peruvian, but they met here in the United States (Florida). They got married and had two daughters, Carolina and Michelle. She studied to be an educator in Florida. She has always loved to work with children.She feels that every day is special with kids and that it is an amazing feeling when a child comes up to her and says, “Hey Mrs. G, Look what I can do!” and “I get it now!” She has faith and that they can accomplish anything they try to do. She believes that they just need encouragement to not give up. She tries her absolute best and enjoys letting them know that they can do it and not to give up. Overall she loves being a teacher and everything that comes with it.

 

Mr. Brandtin Holscheris entering his 9th year teaching with this year being his 4th year at Trevvett Elementary. He earned his Masters Degree in Elementary Education in 2013 at West Virginia University, then moved to Northern Virginia where he taught 3rd Grade in Loudoun County for 4 years. After earning his certificate in Health & Physical Education in 2017, Mr. Holscher left the classroom to pursue his passion for health and fitness. He taught Health & PE for one year in Loudoun County before moving to Richmond with his wife. In his role as a Health & Physical Educator, Mr. Holscher strives to bridge the gap between academics and physical fitness. He firmly believes that consistent exercise and a well-balanced diet are directly related to student achievement both inside and outside of the classroom. Subsequently, it his mission to provide his students the skills, knowledge, and confidence to make healthy decisions at school, home, and throughout the course of their lives. Outside of teaching Mr. Holscher enjoys listening to country music, weight training, hiking, fishing, playing video games, and trying out new and healthy recipes in the kitchen. Most importantly he enjoys spending time with his wife, their newborn son, and their dog Oshie. Mr. Holscher is beyond excited for the 2021-2022 school year and cannot wait to see his Tiger family once again.

Mrs. Latisha Robertson, our ESL teacher, loves being a part of the talented and dedicated resource team at Trevvett Elementary. Mrs. Robertson’s classroom learning environment promotes fun, growth, and a sense of family. She was inspired by her 12th grade English teacher, Ms. Copeland to pursue teaching and implement the same intimate atmosphere in her classroom. Her students know they are important, and her goal is to make sure ALL students feel loved around her. Building positive relationships with students, parents, and staff has always been significant to her. You can always find Mrs. Robertson around the building giving out lots of hugs and smiles! Mrs. Robertson is a graduate of Old Dominion University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She was a classroom teacher for 8 years. She has taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade in Petersburg and Henrico County. In 2017, she received her endorsement for English as a Second Language and joined the Trevvett family. Mrs. Robertson was born in Portsmouth, Virginia and grew up in a military family. She has lived in Texas, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Kansas. Currently, she lives in Chesterfield County with her husband, Ray and their two children, Rayshaun and Makenzi. She enjoys traveling, watching romantic comedies, reading, and spending quality time with her family. She is a HUGE Washington Redskins fan; however, nothing compares to the love she has for her favorite athlete-Rayshaun!

Mr. Nathan Heatley has been teaching at Trevvett now for 25 years and proudly loves our family/community as his own and always will. He is also a proud Father to his two year old Daughter Tallulah who is keeping him very busy changing diapers, chasing toys, playing music, learning about colors, drawing and reading fun children’s books. Mr. Heatley is enthusiastic about the new adventures in Trevvett’s Art space this year once we return. We will be enjoying some new programs and festivals showcasing student art work throughout the year upon our return to the classroom. The young artists at Trevvett will be exploring many fun multicultural, historical, tactile art projects though the school year. Some of these projects will be African masks from the culture of Dan, Native American dream catchers of the Sioux nation, various headdresses from many different cultures, Mexican folk art, Aboriginal painting, Greek and Roman regalia, ceramics, architecture, and many hands on 3D sculptural projects focusing on cultural diversity. Many of the artists at Trevvett have had art work that was picked and selected to go to many shows like Black History Month, Suntrust show, Central Office show, School Board show, Youth Art Month Show, Lewis Ginter show, VCU show, and the countywide Arts Festival. These same opportunities will be here this year and we are excited to see what creative works will appear in them. We are so excited to get this school year started and spread our creative wings. We hope to see many families during our shows and festivals once things are safe. Please come on out and support your children/our wonderful students when you can at these events. It will mean a lot to the visual artists’ of Trevvett who missed these opportunities last year and moving into our new experiences as a TREVVETT FAMILY!!! We are STRONG!!!

Mr. Will Pattie is excited to be in his 3rd year as the Music Teacher at Trevvett! He is a VCU music education graduate and has also earned a Masters degree in Orchestral Conducting. As well as teaching he currently serves as the Conductor for VCU Medical Orchestra (recently featured on NBC’s The Today Show) and Assistant Conductor for the Richmond Philharmonic. He has taught as far away as Cairo, Egypt and in cities in the U.S. such as Washington, DC. He has experience teaching all grade levels PreK-12th and in all fields of study including band, orchestra, and general music.

 

 

Mrs. Terri Threadgold is is so very excited start her second year on the Trevvett Team and proudly calls herself the Trevvett Tiger Librarian! She has previously taught in the elementary classroom for several years as well as middle school English/Literature. Most recently she earned her master’s degree in School Librarianship from Longwood University. Mrs. Threadgold and her husband, Thomas, have three children, Anna (15), TJ(11), Oscar(10) and two boxer puppies, LuLu and Sunshine! They enjoy playing golf and tennis as a family, being on the water, family game night and playing with LuLu & Sunshine. Although they are not Richmond natives, they have been here for over 15 years and RVA is home!

 

Reading Facilitators

Ms. Cindy Osborne  is a native Henricoan. She attended Johnson, Brookland and Hermitage before getting her degree in special education from the University of Virginia. She taught at Highland Springs and Henrico High Schools before taking a sharp left turn and beginning an IT career at SunTrust Bank, where she worked for 32 years. Her three daughters went to Godwin High School and are all proud Hokie graduates. In her spare time, Cindy loves to read, sew, travel and spend time with her three grandchildren. Her husband, Bruce, attended Maude Trevvett as a child, and Cindy is very excited to be returning for her fourth year as a Trevvett Tiger!

 

 

Ms. Debbie Prillaman is excited to return to Trevvett for her twelfth year. She graduated from Averett University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has taught kindergarten, preschool, SOL remediation, reading and math intervention, as well as serving as the director of a preschool. Debbie and her husband Sam have two adult children and a granddaughter. Some of her favorite activities include time with family, reading, sewing, and baking.

 

 

Technology

Mr. Zachary Tuckwiller, our Technology Support Technician III, was born and raised in the Varina area of Henrico County. He graduated from Varina High School in 1997, and has been a Technology Support Technician for Henrico County Public Schools since July of 2000. He currently lives in Highland Springs, and enjoys vegetable gardening and helping others however he can.

Specialists

Jasen Cooper, Behavior Support Facilitator

Lamonte Theus, Restorative Behavior Technician