Born and raised in New Haven, Vermont, Danielle Stein attended St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. While living in New York, she took classes to earn her elementary teaching certification. Mrs. Stein began her teaching career in Charlotte, North Carolina, and later moved to Austin, Texas where she taught for ten years, five of those in an IB World School. Upon moving to Nashville in 2010, Mrs. Stein taught at Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet in MNPS, transferring to Julia Green the following year as the math specialist. Each year, Mrs. Stein is committed to instilling her class with a passion for learning, and taking action to improve themselves and the world around them. She explores and implements a variety of teaching methods in order to help guide students on their personal and educational journeys. When she is not teaching, Mrs. Stein loves to spend time camping with her family, listening to country music, and cheering on the Nashville Predators. Go PREDS!!!!
Lauren Tavi began her teaching career in Michigan where she was born and raised. She attended the University of Michigan and Oakland University. Mrs. Tavi earned a Bachelor's degree in elementary education with a major in social sciences and a minor in mathematics. She has a Masters of Arts in teaching reading and language arts and has enjoyed teaching upper elementary as well as middle school. Mrs. Tavi loves to watch her students grow as learners as they gain confidence and push themselves beyond what they think they can do. Outside of school, you'll find Mrs. Tavi heading out on new travel adventures or spending time with her husband and three children.
Ms. Rogers was born and raised on Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, TN. She then moved to Birmingham, Alabama where she attended Samford University and received her Bachelor of Arts and Science in Elementary Education. Ms. Rogers taught for two years in Birmingham at Mountain Brook Elementary before moving to Nashville this past summer. Ms. Rogers is passionate about creating a classroom environment where all students feel loved, challenged, and cared for. She is so excited to be a part of the JG family and can’t wait for a great year. In her free time, Ms. Rogers loves to be outside whether that is hiking, playing pickleball, or going for a walk. Ms. Rogers loves to play and watch sports. Go Bulldogs! Ms. Rogers also loves live music and so is excited to be in a city where live music seems to be around every corner!