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Friday, June 02, 2023




Rivendell’s administrative team, management approach and philosophy have been recognized for excellence by many area institutions through professional development grants and interest in programmatic partnerships. We have modeled our approach on a variety of best practice models at work throughout the country.

We regularly monitor our District success through achievements in our District Action Plan and also through the following overarching administrative criteria:

  • Setting Priorities
  • Academic Rigor & Consistency
  • Community Engagement and Outreach
  • Communications
  • Academic Achievement

Administrative Staff List

Barrett Williams

Lisa Burbach
Director Special Education
Keri Gelenian
Head of Schools/Rivendell Academy Principal
Steven Lindemann
Samuel Morey Elementary Principal
Melissa Zoerheide
Westshire Elementary Principal
Celise Johnson
Food Service Director
Matt Joska
Director of Information Technology
Nancy Murphy
Interim Business Manager
James Bourn
Director of Operations
Brenda Gray
Executive Assistant/Human Resources Manager