Staff

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JULIE BRANYON

Executive Director

I was born in Greenville and raised in the Pelzer-Williamston area. I am a graduate of Anderson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and graduate of Furman University with a Master of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. I taught for 15 years in Early Childhood Education programs in Greenville and Anderson and served as an Early Interventionist for children with developmental delays and special needs for 5 years before becoming the Director at Earle Street Academy. I have also written and taught continuing education classes for area preschool programs. I am passionate about early childhood education. I am very excited about the opportunity to lead and work with ESA. I am also looking forward to getting to know all of the children, families, and staff of ESA.

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APRIL PITTMAN

K4 Teacher

Hello, my name is April Pittman. I graduated from Southern Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation. I taught P. E. classes at camps, YMCA, and preschools. I have been teaching preschool children for 21 years. I love watching children develop socially, emotionally, and physically. I have been married for 20 years. We have three beautiful children. God has blessed our family. We like to walk on the beach and enjoy rides at Dollywood. I also enjoy volunteering at my children's schools. I have enjoyed working at Earle Street Academy.

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Jasmine Primus

K3 Teacher

 

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Isabella Hoffman

K2 Teacher

 

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Pam Miller

Toddler Time Aide

 

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Dianne Poole

K2 Aide

My name is Dianne Poole. I live in Greenville, SC and am the mother of five children. I have been teaching for 35+ years, and I love it! I am a Toddler Time Teacher here at Earle Street Academy. I also coordinate childcare for another organization in Greenville, which allows me to truly enjoy my passion of helping children grow. 

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Melissa Griffin

Toddler Time Teacher