The Admission Office Team
Emily joined the Whitfield community in the fall of 1996 as an eighth grade social studies teacher. Since then, she has held many faculty positions, including humanities teacher, department chair, and grade level leader. In 2002, Emily was awarded the Richard B. Kobush Humanities Chair, was recognized as the George A. Newton Outstanding Teacher in 2010, and was awarded the Lola B. Goodwin Building Community Award in 2015. She moved to the admission office in 2008 as assistant director of admission and added camp director to her list of responsibilities in 2010. In 2014 she was named Director of Admission. Emily earned a master's degree in history and a bachelor's degree in history and education from Washington University. She is also the proud parent of two current Whitfield students.
Director of Admission
Lisa joined the Whitfield community in October 2018 as the Admission Associate. Previously she was the Head of School at Chesterfield Montessori School and the Director of Admissions at CMS before that. Lisa has also taught in a Montessori primary classroom at the Montessori School of St. Clair and was the founding teacher of the 2's/3's program at the St. Michael School of Clayton. Lisa earned her master's degree in Education from Loyola University in Baltimore and her bachelor's degree in Merchandising/Marketing from Texas Christian University. She is thrilled to be a new member of the Whitfield Admissions team!
Michelle Templeton joined the Whitfield community in July, 2014 as the Administrative Assistant in the Admission and College Counseling offices. In the fall of 2018, Michelle transitioned to working full time in the admission office as Admission Associate and Summer Camps Director. In addition, she has enjoyed serving as the co-yearbook adviser since 2015. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Missouri University of Science and Technology in English and Secondary Education.