Meet Our Staff
Mrs. Cathy Pearson
Dean of Admissions
To discuss Saint James School and the International Application Process, please contact our Dean of Admissions, Cathy Pearson. Cathy has been connected to Saint James School since 1973. Prior to her role as the Dean of Admissions, Cathy served as the Saint James Middle School Principal for 6 years and prior to that role, she served as the Saint James Middle School Counselor for 20 years. In addition to her various administrative roles, she taught middle and high school mathematics at Saint James and other previous schools. Cathy and her husband, Joel, are both graduates of Saint James School along with their two children, Nan and Hartley. Her sister was also a faculty member of Saint James School for over 30 years. Cathy is proud of her Saint James heritage and is eager to share her story and personal experiences with you!
Mrs. Kate Bartlett
Associate Dean of Admissions
To learn more about Saint James School or schedule a tour, please contact our Associate Dean of Admissions, Kate Bartlett. Kate joined the Saint James family in August 2016 after serving many years in Admissions and Recruitment in higher education. She grew up in a military family but calls Newnan, GA home. She earned a bachelors degree in public relations from Auburn University where she met her husband, Jack, who is a Montgomery native. She also holds a Master of Liberal Arts degree from Auburn Montgomery. Her family welcomed a new daughter, Elizabeth Hill, in February 2019. Kate's oldest daughter, Frances, is currently enrolled in our Pre-K3 program and loving "big school." Kate is thrilled to work with prospective families and share the Saint James story!
Mrs. Laura Hassell
Please contact our Admissions Counselor, Laura Hassell, to discuss the application process. Laura has been on the Admissions Staff since July 2016. Laura and her husband, Lee, are both alumni of Saint James and have two children, Michael and Hunter, who are currently in the 5th and 2nd grade programs. Laura is excited about connecting with new families and helping them through the admissions process! As of 2019, she is also taking on the role of Alumni Director.