Dr. Delmon L. Moore, Jr. - Head of School
Dr. Delmon Moore is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, receiving bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. In addition, he also received a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from The University of Scranton and a Doctorate degree in Organizational Leadership from Argosy University. Dr. Moore has 14 years of experience in education, including principal and assistant principal roles in Georgia charter schools in both brick-and-mortar and virtual settings.
Dr. Moore most recently served as a School Designer for EL Education, Inc., a national-wide non-profit organization. In this role, he worked with public schools and school leaders across the country to transform teaching and learning at its core, focused on mastery of knowledge and skills, development of culture and community, and producing high quality work. In addition, he facilitated national professional development institutes to teachers and leaders in a variety of educational topics.
Dr. Moore and his wife, Danielle, have been married for 11 years. They have three beautiful children; Elyjah (10), Carter (6), and Ava (2). Danielle has a Master’s degree in Humanities and a bachelor’s degree in English and serves as an online high school English teacher for K12 International Academy.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Delmon Moore as the new Headmaster of ACDS!
Elizabeth Blalock - Lead Math & Science Instructor
Ms. Elizabeth Blalock is the lead mathematics and science instructor at Atlanta Country Day School. Her background includes more than 5 years in teaching and more than 5 years as licensed engineer. Ms. Blalock approaches teaching with the same problem-solving methods as engineering. Her students are engaged in collective and project-based learning which allows them to apply academics to real-life applications. This is Ms. Blalock’s second year at ACDS, and she is leading the school’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) certification.
In her spare time, Ms. Blalock likes to travel, play Mah Jong, and read historical fiction.
Marcus Merme – English, French, Psychology and Sociology Instructor
Marcus has over ten years of teaching experience. He uses the holistic approach when teaching, with the goal of teaching students the skills necessary to be critical, confident and independent. He identifies the unique personality, learning styles and skill-set of each student and uses this information to guide instruction.
Marcus enjoys hiking, skiing, playing soccer and making people (including himself) laugh.
Chelsea Steverson - Assistant to the Headmaster & Performing Arts Coordinator
Chelsea Steverson is a from the Savannah College of Art and Design, receiving a BFA in Media and Performing Arts with a minor in Production Design. Chelsea has been a professional actor most of her adult life, and during college she worked in classical regional theaters across the country such as the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. She moved to Atlanta in 2011 and has worked for many local companies since then including Actors Express, Essential Theatre, North Fulton Drama Club, Georgia Ensemble, and Out of Box Theatre. In 2015 she graduated from the SCAD Atlanta campus with an M.A. in Business Design and Arts Leadership and has worked as an Arts Administrator with organizations such as the C4 Atlanta, The Atlanta History Center, Arts for Learning at the Woodruff Arts Center, and Actor’s Express theatre.
Most recently Chelsea served as the Operations Manager for C4 Atlanta, a local non-profit focused on educating professional artist in business skills. When she is not teaching performing arts at The Atlanta Country Day School she serves as an Ambassador for the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, runs a local performance arts collective called Catalyst Arts Atlanta, and acts/manages a storytelling podcast entitled North by North Quest. She remains an actor in Atlanta for professional theatre companies and webseries as well as cosplay model for conventions like DragonCon throughout the year.
FORTY YEARS IN EDUCATION: Atlanta Country Day School maintains a 6:1 or smaller student-teacher ratio. The faculty consists of experienced educators who possess either bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees in their subject areas. Selected for their knowledge of subject matter, their desire to teach and motivate students, and their willingness to advise and develop co-curricular activities, the faculty serves as positive academic and personal role models.