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.

Kevin Vincent, Assistant Principal

Kevin Vincent is the Assistant Principal at Tall Pines STEM Academy. He has been in education for over 20 years, and with Tall Pines since May 2022. 

Mr. Vincent holds a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education and a Master of Education degree in Sports Administration from the United States Sports Academy. 

Mr. Vincent and his wife, Erin, have two children: Bryce and Hailey. They serve in their church in various capacities. They enjoy taking trips together and spending time with friends and family.


Daniel Abney
Charlene Aycox
5th Grade Math
Hank Brooks
Melani Carnahan
5th Grade Reading
Leann Davis
Brittany Gore
John Graham
Physical Education
Shannon Green
5th Grade Science and Social Studies
Stephany Griffin
8th Grade Science
Agnes Hamilton
8th Grade Math and Algebra I
Karen Ignaffo
Student Support
Wayne Jackson
Special Services
John Jeffery
Flex Teacher
Melissa Kidd
7th Grade Science
Aaron Knowles
7th Grade Geography
Miranda Korte
6th Grade Math
Megan Lambert
6th Grade ELA
Ashton Lee
Special Services
Jeremy Maclure
7th Grade ELA
Alondra Martinez
8th Grade Spanish
Abril McClure
6th Grade Science
Jessica Overstreet
8th Grade ELA and English I
Amanda Pimental
Barbara Roberts
Special Projects Coordinator
Patience Russell
Chevonne Slack
Literacy Coach
Katie Spragg
5th Grade Writing
Tiffany Stewart
Kim Thomas
Office Manager
James Walsh
7th Grade Math
Leslie Walters
6th Grade Social Studies and Writing
Chrystie Weimer
Physical Education / Athletic Director
JT Wooten
8th Grade History