Chelsea Foust was born in Nashville and raised in Dickson, Tennessee. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration from Bethel University. She has taught in Dickson County Schools for six years and has experience in both first and third grade. Mrs. Foust is passionate about teaching and strongly believes in allowing students opportunities in the classroom to explore their interests, develop character, and discover their learning styles in order to become independent thinkers and life-long learners. Outside of the classroom, Mrs. Foust enjoys reading, exercising, traveling with her husband, and spending time with her friends, family, and two dogs, Paco and Major.
Virtual Teacher: Lauren Tavi
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.
Anna Tomlin is excited to begin her second year teaching at Julia Green. Ms. Tomlin is originally from Kentucky and moved to Tennessee to get her Bachelor of Science at Middle Tennessee State University. Prior to coming to Julia Green, Ms. Tomlin was a Kindergarten Intern at Ensworth, and taught fourth grade at Glenview Elementary. Ms. Tomlin is currently in graduate school at Lipscomb University. Her goal is for each child to feel loved, safe, and confident each and every day. Ms. Tomlin is a true believer in the growth mindset and that every student is capable of achieving anything that they set their mind to. Outside of school, she loves exploring Nashville, going on vacation, exercising, and spending time with her family and dogs.
Paige Wigington grew up all across the U.S., living in Maryland, California, and Texas. However, she considers Nashville her hometown as she attended both high school and college in the city. She graduated with a B.A. in Social Entrepreneurship from Belmont University and is currently attending graduate school at Lipscomb University. Ms. Wigington has been involved in child development for over eight years. She is passionate about education and strives to pass her love for learning onto her students. Ms. Wigington believes all children are unique individuals that deserve a safe and nurturing environment where they can meet their full potential. Outside of school, Ms. Wigington loves spending time with friends and family, especially her two dogs Harper and Hunter. Some of her hobbies include traveling, reading, exercising, and photography.