Our faculty and staff
Everyone who works at SPA, both teachers and staff, is committed to our students and families. Explore the Faculty and Staff Directory, below, to search for people by name or department, or visit Lower, Middle, and Upper School Academic Life to view faculty directories by division.
M.A. History, College of William and Mary
In 2018, Tom Anderson joined the Upper School administrative team as the Academic Dean. Tom earned his BA from Butler University in History and Political Science and received his MA in History from the College of William and Mary. He has served as the Head Teacher at Carolina Friends School since 2013, which, within the Friends school structure, operates as the principal of the Upper School. Prior to his work as principal, Tom served as a History teacher and Department chair for Charlotte Country Day from 2002 to 2013.