EverWonder’s greatest strength is our team of dedicated, experienced, and passionate professionals. Our team loves what they do and they are genuinely committed to children.
Moley Evans founded EverWonder in the Fall of 2010. She is overseeing curriculum development and marketing. Moley graduated cum laude with a degree in Elementary Education from Wake Forest University in May of 1998. She moved to Washington, DC to be a teaching associate at Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, where she taught Kindergarten and 1st grade, respectively. In 2000, Moley moved to The Bullis School in Potomac, MD where she taught both 3rd and 4th grades. In 2002 The Bullis School presented her with the Excellence in Teaching Award. While at Bullis, Moley pursued her master’s degree in reading education and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Virginia in December of 2004.Moley lives in the Alcova Heights neighborhood of Arlington with her husband, Nicholas, their two children, Charlotte (12) and Will (10 1/2). Both Charlotte and Will attend Burgundy Farm Country Day School. Prior to attending BFCDS, Charlotte and Will attended Campbell Elementary School where Moley served as PTA president from 2012-2014. Moley was a 40 Under 40 Honoree for the Leadership Center for Excellence in 2015.
Brittney Clark is our camp director and she also directs all our after-school enrichment programs at preschools and at the Langley School. She is the one with the friendly smile welcoming campers and their families in the morning. (True fact- she knows every single camper by name. We have a LOT of campers, so this is quite an accomplishment!!) Brittney also helps with all of our staffing, she writes curriculum, she helps organize our storage space and so much more. Brittney was born and raised in Prince Georges County, MD. She is the oldest of 10 children. Brittney graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Bowie State University in 2014. Prior to working with EverWonder, Brittney worked for Arlington Public Schools.
Cheryl Butler hails from the Bronx and lives in Washington, DC with her husband Greg. In addition to being a site director and a teacher for EverWonder, Cheryl is an assistant in a Kindergarten classroom at Drew Model School. You should also know that she has a great sense of humor and a terrific laugh. She’s wise, kind, gracious and truly lovely. We are so grateful to have her as part of our team.
Erica Fountain moved to Arlington from North Carolina five years ago. She is currently a student at Marymount University while working full time as a teaching assistant in APS. Her major is Elementary Education and her plan is to become a Kindergarten teacher upon graduation. In her spare time, Erica enjoys spending time with family and friends and reading books that aren’t school related. We love having Erica teach at camp!
Lisa Green, a mother of three, has been working with children since she was 14 years old which means she has the most experience out of any of us! Lisa has been working for APS for 17 years, all of those at Taylor Elementary where she is much loved. In her spare time, Lisa loves to sing and style hair. She is quite talented at both!
Shakina Hardy directs our after care program and she is also a teacher at our camps. Shakina is the one who comes up with all the fun games for campers to play in the afternoons. Originally from New York, Shakina has lived in Arlington for nine years. She has a degree in Social Science from Ashford University. Shakina is currently pursuing a Master degree in TCLDEL (English as a second language) at George Mason University. In addition to working for EverWonder, Shakina is a Primary Montessori Assistant at Drew Model School. Before working at Drew, Shakina was a teacher in the extended day program at Barrett Elementary. She lives in the Nauck neighborhood with her son, Eric, a Senior at Wakefield, and daughter, Erica, who is in the 6th grade at the Montessori program at Gunston Middle School. Her oldest son Jamal is graduating from Alabama State University this Spring.
Grace Jeon is a first grade teacher at a Title One school in Richmond. A graduate of James Madison University, Grace has been working with EverWonder since the summer of 2011. We are lucky enough to have Grace back to teach during Winter Break and in the Summer when she works at our tot camps. Grace grew up in Alexandria, VA and has been working with children since high school. Grace is also a volunteer coach for Girls on the Run.
Randy Lott is a native of Virginia Beach. He moved to Alexandria two years ago and has been working for EverWonder as a teacher since that time. In addition to working with EverWonder, Randy is a special education assistant at Drew Model School. Prior to working at Drew, Randy worked in extended day for APS and he also coached track and field at Sidwell Friends School. Randy was recently engaged and we can’t wait to see what the future brings for him.
In addition to teaching with EverWonder, Aden Negasi works in extended day at Taylor Elementary School. She has been working there for five years. Aden’s family hails from Ethiopia, but she was born in the States and is an APS graduate. Aden’s favorite color is pink and she LOVES nature!
Ellen Nye is a sophomore at James Madison University. She is a 2014 graduate of Yorktown High School where she played soccer and basketball. Ellen is majoring in education and hopes to be a classroom teacher when she graduates. She has been working with children since she was very young as her mom, Susan, is the director of Mount Olivet Preschool. We are so glad to have Ellen work with us when she is home on her breaks from school.
Ebele O is our site director for our programs at Beauvoir and St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School, both located in Washington, DC. A native Spanish speaker, she also teaches our one-week Juega Conmigo Spanish Immersion Tot Camp at Mount Olivet. During the school year, she is the Nursery and Lower School Spanish teacher at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Day School. Eby moved to Washington, DC to attend George Washington University. She got her start in education as an assistant counselor for EverWonder when she was in college which means she has been with us since the very beginning!
Isis Peake is an Arlington native and attended Arlington Public Schools. She graduated from Wakefield High School in 2011. She began working for APS four years ago. Currently, she is a PK SPED Assistant Teacher at Abingdon Elementary. She also works in the extended day program at Claremont. Isis has been with EverWonder for about two years. We are so glad to have her as a part of our team.
Allison Ransom has been a part of the EverWonder team since day one. Allison is a teacher for EverWonder and she also sometimes is a site director for us. She is known as our “tot whisperer” as she has a magical way of working with that age group. Allison also works in the extended day program at Patrick Henry Elementary School. She lives in the Douglas Park neighborhood of Arlington with her son Deven (14) and her partner, John. They met in middle school at Kenmore!
Jennifer Roberston is a former teacher and site director for EverWonder. She has over 20 years of experience in education, working with students from preschool up to graduate school. Jennifer graduated from the College of Charleston with a BA in Media Communications in 1995. Shortly thereafter, she pursued her M.Ed in School Counseling at the Citadel. Jennifer and her family lived in Arlington from 2010-2015. She was a preschool teacher at Faith Lutheran during that time. In the summer of 2015, Jennifer’s husband retired from the Army and she and family moved back to South Carolina. This makes it geographically impossible for her to direct and to teach :(, but the great news is that she is now our Social Media Marketing Manager. Jennifer lives on the Isle of Palms with her husband Gerald, their two children Laura (12) and Will (10) and their little pug, Sugar.
Kali Burroughs is a junior at Wakefield High School. Along with working for EverWonder on her days off from school, Kali manages the girls’ varsity basketball team. GO WARRIORS! Her favorite subject is French and she hopes to go to college “far, far away.” We love having Kali!
Tyrell Garner is a PK4 teacher at Cedar Tree Academy, a DC public charter school. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. After college, Tyrell started law school but decided law wasn’t for him as he was always drawn to teaching. He is currently working on his Master of Principal Leadership and Administration at George Washington University while also working full-time. We are so glad to have Tyrell as a part of our team during winter and spring break and during the summer months.
Maura Newell is a sophomore at St. Mary’s University. She is the oldest of five children and has also been working with kids since she was very young. Maura is majoring in political science and communications and is minoring in business. You’ll see Maura at our winter break camp and during the summer months. We are thrilled to have her.