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Our Team

Our team of educators is dedicated to providing the highest quality education to our students. We are passionate about teaching and learning, and we strive to create a dynamic and engaging classroom environment that inspires our students to reach their full potential.

The Meridian School has a wonderful team of talented, experienced and qualified teachers.

 

Please see their brief bios below and get to know our diverse teaching staff. 

Ms. Lisa Sawyer-McCartney

DIRECTOR

Mrs. Courtnee Roberts

PRINCIPAL

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Mrs. Courtnee Roberts

PRINCIPAL

Mrs. Shandera Belle 

NURSERY

Hi, My name is Shandera Belle! I am excited to welcome you and your little one to our nursery class. I have been an educator for 17 years and at The Meridian for 2 years.

Ms. Deidre Gibson

RISING 3

My name is Deidre Gibson, and I would like to formally welcome you to our Meridian family. My tenure has been a rewarding one here at The Meridian School.

Ms. Ebone Been

RISING 3

I am Ms. Eboné Mae Been from the sunny shores of The Bahamas. Wiith over 5 years of experience teaching Pre-K to Grade 3 at international schools in Asia and Africa. 

Ms. Aisley Gomez

RISING 4

Hello! My name is Aisley Gomez and I have been a teacher for 9 years. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Pedagogy. 

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Ms. Terez Cleare

RISING 5 & PRE SCHOOL COORDINATOR

My name is Ms. Terez and I am a passionate and dedicated Early Childhood Educator with over two decades of experience. 

Ms. Harmony Thompson 

Grade 1 & Literacy Coordinator

Hi, I’m Ms Harmony and I am delighted to be teaching 1st grade this year. I have been teaching for over 20 years and I couldn’t imagine doing anything else!

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Ms. Dereal Maycock 

GRADE 2

My name is Dereal Maycock. I am also known as Ms. D. I am a graduate of The University of The Bahamas with Honors in Early Childhood Education. 

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Ms. Melissa Carey

GRADE 3, LITERACY COORDINATOR & LEAD TEACHER FOR GRADES 1-3

My name is Ms. Melissa. This is my 11th year teaching at The Meridian School. I am a graduate of Queen’s College, The College of The Bahamas, and Barry University. 

Ms. Lesley Zlicha

GRADE 4 & LEAD TEACHERS FOR MATH & SCIENCE GRADES 4-6

Welcome back to a new and exciting school year at The Meridian School!  My name is Ms. Lesley and I am the 4th Grade teacher as well as the Upper Elementary Lead Teacher for Math & Science. 

Mrs. Allyson Sweeting

GRADE 5 & LITERACY COORDINATOR GRADES 4-6

Warmest hellos and gracious smiles from me, Mrs. Allyson Sweeting, a life-long learner who happens to loooove teaching (extra oh-s). 

Mr. Davis Diamond

GRADE 6

Hi, I’m Mr. Davis and this will be my second year teaching Math and Science for grades 5 and 6, as well as being the grade 6 home room teacher. 

Mrs. Dashnique Dean

ION

Hello! My name is Dashnique Miller (better known as Mrs. Dash). I am the special education teacher for the ION class at The Meridian School. 

Mrs. Yenia Perez

SPANISH & MUSIC

My name is Señora Yenia, and I am the Spanish and Music teacher. This is my eighth year at The Meridian School and my 22nd year as a teacher. 

Ms. Temeka McKenzie

ART

My name is Temeka McKenzie and I teach art to the boys and girls at The Meridian School. This is my 13th year teaching art at the school and I absolutely love it. 

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Ms. Tiffany Collie -
Pre School TA

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Ms. Renee Johnson - Rising 5 TA

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Ms. Jasmine Campbell - Grade 1 TA

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Ms. Gerquay Lightfoot - Grade 2 TA

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Mr. Alerro Jolly -
Grades 3 & 4 TA

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Mr.Joseph Harley - STEM Teacher

Mr. Crachad Laing - STEM & PE Coach

Coach Trae Sweeting - PE Coach

Ms. RaMona Bethell - Office Clerk

Ms. Joyann Taylor - School Chef

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