Meet Our Team

Welcome to the heart of Magnolia Mill School -- the team dedicated to cultivating an environment where personal growth intersects with academic excellence. Our passionate educators, therapists, and support staff form the backbone of our vibrant learning community. As a team, we are united by a mission to empower bright-minded young students facing mental health challenges, encouraging them to realize their inherent self-worth. At Magnolia Mill, our team is not just a group of professionals; we are a family, dedicated to guiding each student toward a future brimming with confidence, resilience, and success.

Academics Team

Carol Sowers, MEd

Academic Director / History Teacher

Anne-Marie Farmer

Assistant Academic Director / English Teacher

Kristin Rameriz

Director of Learning Styles

Talin Brown, MS

Science Teacher

Kim Briggs

Mathematics Teacher

Pennie McLean, BFA

Art Teacher

Leadership Team

Carla Shorts, MS

Executive Director and Founder

Caitlin Crolley, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Director

Carol Sowers, MEd

Academic Director

Kim Gregory, BA

Program Director

Bri Anicetti, BA

Admissions Director

Kevin Scarborough

HR/Operations

Anne-Marie Farmer

Assistant Academic Director

Anne Ferry

Adventure and Recreation Coordinator

Clinical Team

Caitlin Crolley, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Director

Meg Narea

Director of Family Services

Terry Kozak, BA, ES

Director of Equine Services

Dr. Gerald Travis, MD

Psychiatrist

Julia Sanchez, LCSW

Primary Therapist

Audrey Tanner, LCMHC, LCAS

Primary Therapist

Joey Bane, LCMHCA

Primary Therapist

Sophie Williams, LCMHCA

Primary Therapist

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Jana Eilermann, NCC, LCMHC

Primary Therapist

Megan Simpson, MS, LCMHC, BCN

Neurofeedback Practitioner

Ethan St. John

Clinical Assistant

Marissa C

Marissa Chastain

Clinical Assistant

Sydnie Kanarr

Clinical Assistant

Residential and Adventure

Kim Gregory, BA

Program Director

Anne Ferry

Adventure and Recreation Coordinator

Tanisha Grewell

Residential Supervisor

Brie Harris

Residential Supervisor

Medical Team

Dr. Gerald Travis, MD

Psychiatrist

Kelcie Barker, RN

Nurse

Taylor Irwin, RN

Nurse

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Elise Tison, BS

Medical Coordinator

Start Your Journey

Join us at Magnolia Mill School, where we celebrate the uniqueness of each individual, guide families toward success, and believe in the transformative power of education and therapeutic support. You're not just enrolling in a school; you're becoming a part of a community that cares, understands, and believes in the potential of every student.