Lisa Haverty, Owner and Director of Haverty Hollow, is a former Trinity School teacher. She started, and then directed, Trinity’s After School Enrichment Program for five years. She has been running Haverty Hollow preschool playgroup and after school programs for over 25 years. She has run a successful day camp, Frog Hollow Camp, for over 40 summers and a preschool camp, Haverty Hollow Preschool Camp, for over 10 summers. Haverty Hollow, Inc has been in its current location for over 20 years.
Lisa has a B.A. from Eckerd College in Art and Art Education, an M.A. in Elementary Education from University of Florida, and an Ed.S. in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University.
John Klopstock, Lead Teacher, is a self-taught origami and paper airplane connoisseur, as well as a creator of many original designs. John has lived in Atlanta since the first grade. He was always the family member sought out by the children of siblings to be entertained by paper folding, magic tricks, science experiments and unusual gadgets. He feels fortunate to have found an outlet for his varied interests and creative impulses at Haverty Hollow. He came to Haverty Hollow in October 2012.
John studied Visual Arts at GSU, but is basically an autodidact. John earned his CDA in December 2013.
Chris Burke, Lead Teacher, comes to HH with more than 10 years’ experience in the child care sector, including work as a music and art teacher, including mounting the student art show. Her business experience includes merchandising, sales analysis and management in the magazine distribution industry. She holds a certificate in web design from Kennesaw State University; her B.A. is in Art History. Chris has also attended the Art Institute of Chicago. She joined Haverty Hollow in November 2016. Chris has two children, an adult daughter and a soon-to-be high school graduated son. Originally from Chicago, she’s lived in the Atlanta area for about 10 years.
Rhett Huber, Office Manager, was born and raised in Atlanta, GA. Her work experience includes public relations, technology project management and Montessori teacher training and classroom assistance. Her B.A. degree, from Salem College, in Winston-Salem, NC, is in Spanish and English. She completed coursework and comprehensive exams toward an M.F.A. in creative writing at Georgia State University.