We have a rockstar team of teachers and administrators.

Lori Mastromonico, Principal

Lori Mastromonico is the principal at Tall Pines STEM Academy. She has been in education for over 20 years. She has been at Tall Pines since the second year the school was opened. Most recently, she served as the school’s Literacy Coach.

Mrs. Mastromonico holds a Master of Education degree in Divergent Learning from Columbia College and a Master of Education degree in Teaching and Learning with a focus on Instructional Coaching from Clemson University.

Mrs. Mastromonico and her husband, Jeff, have two boys: Jacob and Alex. Together, they serve in their church on Sunday mornings and during the week leading an adult small group. The entire family enjoys spending time volunteering, performing on stage, and helping backstage at Aiken Community Theatre.


Charlene Aycox
5th Grade Math
Lynda Barton
8th Grade Math and Algebra I
Hank Brooks
Melani Carnahan
5th Grade ELA
Leann Davis
Brittany Gore
John Graham
Physical Education
Shannon Green
5th Grade Science and Social Studies
Stephany Griffin
8th Grade Science
John Jeffery
Flex Teacher
Melissa Kidd
7th Grade Science
Aaron Knowles
7th Grade Social Studies
Megan Lambert
6th Grade ELA
Ashton Lee
Special Services
Jeremy Maclure
7th Grade English
Alondra Martinez
Abril McClure
6th Grade Science
Missy Meesseman
Special Services/Medical Home bound Coordinator
Jessica Overstreet
8th Grade ELA and English I
Barbara Roberts
Special Projects Coordinator
LeNisha Simpkins
7th Grade Math
Chevonne Slack
Instructional Coach/Reading Coach
Katie Spragg
5th Grade Writing
Tiffany Stewart
Heather Tamburello
6th Grade Math
April Taylor
Kim Thomas
Office Manager
Kevin Vincent
Assistant Principal
Leslie Walters
6th Grade Social Studies and Writing
Chrystie Weimer
Physical Education
JT Wooten
8th Grade Social Studies