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.


Barbara Roberts
STEM Coordinator
Melani Carnahan
5th Grade ELA
Chevonne Slack
5th Grade Science
Charlene Aycox
5th Grade Math
Alondra Martinez
5th Grade Social Studies and Writing
Abril McClure
6th Grade Science
Megan Lambert
6th Grade ELA
Robin Wilson
6th Grade Math
Erica Smoak
6th Grade Social Studies and Writing
Jeremy Maclure
7th Grade English
Melissa Kidd
7th Grade Science
LeNisha Simpkins
7th Grade Math
Ashley Summer
7th Grade Social Studies
Lynda Barton
8th Grade Math and Algebra I
Jessica Overstreet
8th Grade ELA and English I
Missy Meesseman
Special Services/Medical Home bound Coordinator
Ashton Lee
Special Services
Kisha McDuffie
Physical Education
Chrystie Weimer
Physical Education
Tim Behling
Liz Morris
JT Wooten
Brittany Gore
Kim Thomas
Office Manager
Trika Wallace
Briget Krol
Sign Language Interpreter