Mrs. Mary Sexson
Reading and Language Arts, Indiana History, Literature, and School Administrator
Mary Sexson joined the staff of The Children’s House in 1993, as the Reading and Language Arts teacher. She became an administrator in 2006. Mary continues to teach Reading and Language Arts, as well as Literature, and Indiana History. Mrs. Sexson holds a degree in English and Creative Writing from Indiana University, and received her certification in Elementary Education from St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. Mrs. Sexson is a writer, with two collections of poetry, published in 2004 and 2013.
Mrs. Abee Louden
Math, Geography, and Theater
Abigail Louden is an alumna of The Children’s House. “I loved going to school here, and worked as a camp counselor during the summers after I graduated.” After attending Cardinal Ritter High School, Abigail went on to major in Math and Education at Purdue University. She has taught math for the past 12 years, and has been at The Children’s House for a combined tenure in Math and Science for five years. She also teaches Geography.
Mr. Tristan Gilkey
Science, Latin, and US History
Tristan Gilkey has taught at The Children’s House for eight years. He currently teaches Latin (and Ancient Greek), Science, US History, and Phys Ed. He earned a BA in Classical Studies from Earlham College, and received an MA in English Literature and Linguistics from Indiana University, Indianapolis.
Mr. Jamey Faulkner
Music and Art
Jamey Faulkner started teaching Music at The Children’s House in 1999, the same year he started the Guitar Institute of Indianapolis. Mr. Faulkner holds a Bachelors of Music, Guitar Performance, and a Master of Science, Music Technology from the Indiana University School of Music. Jamey also currently operates/runs jameyfaulkner.com, a guitar coaching website.
Mrs. Shenena Hadley
Shenena Hadley has been with The Children’s House since 2007, as the primary Preschool teacher. She started her love of teaching in 1996, while teaching her oldest daughter at a local preschool. Shenena has her Child Development Associate’s degree, and is a certified Montessori teacher. She enjoys having her two youngest children here at The Children’s House with her.
Mrs. Julie Nurnberger
Julie Nurnberger is currently working on her elementary education degree at IUPUI. Her work with children spans the past 16 years, and she has been with The Children’s House for three years.
Mr. Chris Nurnberger
Chris Nurnberger has a 200 hour Teacher Training Certification from Indy Yoga. He manages 3 studios for Indy Yoga, and has worked with them since 2009. Chris also teaches yoga at three other schools in the Indianapolis area.” Chris has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from West Virginia University.