Head of School
Martha (Moppy) McGee
Director of Admissions
Episcopal grade school our son, Parker, was fortunate to attend for 9 years (PK3 - 6th grade). I'm a lifelong Episcopalian and have a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from Wake Forest University. I spent 10 years as a capital equipment sales representative in the wholesale baking industry and 18 years as a buyer & marketing representative in commercial aviation. I've served on the Alumnae Board of my high school, Salem Academy and am a Sustaining Member of the Junior League of Jacksonville.
My husband Bill and I have been happily married for 28 years & our son Parker is a recent graduate of the University of Alabama. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, entertaining and needlepoint.
Melissa Van Horn
Director of Development
Director of Maintenance
I attended the University of Georgia and received a degree in early childhood education. I have teaching experience in grades first through fifth. Although I am originally from Georgia, I have taught in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Virginia. I joined the faculty of Grace Episcopal Day School in the spring of 2014.
I have an eight year old daughter named Mimi. I enjoy cooking and reading to Mimi. We share a love for animals and have four dogs and two cats. I also enjoy tennis, riding horses, and walking.
Born and raised in California
and educated abroad,
Ms. Harrison has a precious daughter
and loves the one true God.
From kindergarten to 6th grade,
you could Ms. Harrison spot,
for 16 years plus this one
at Grace she has all taught.
Athletic Director and Algebra 1 Instructor
Christian Formation, Preschool through 8th Grade
Director of Enhanced Learning Program
I have been happily teaching at GEDS for 11 years, spanning from the 4th-8th grade. This year I am the Director of our Enhanced Learning Program. I enjoy working with Kindergarten-8th grade.
I received my Masters of Science degree from FSU in Exceptional Student Education. Since then, I’ve received a Math Endorsement for grades 5-9 and I am currently earning a Reading Endorsement. I am also trained in the LiPS method, which helps children with reading, spelling, and speech.
I married my college sweetheart 30 years ago and we raised three beautiful daughters. Now, it’s great fun playing with my first grandchild, a boy!
When I’m not perusing Pinterest for fun classroom ideas, I choose to spend my time kayaking, hiking, or combing the beach for shark’s teeth.
Director of Extended Day and PK Art
Director of Technology
Elementary and Middle School Music / Band Instructor
First Grade Teaching Assistant
Mary Beth Marzec
My name is Mary Beth Marzec and I am the Media Specialist at Grace.This is my twentieth year at the school and I have loved every minute of it. I started out as the P.E. teacher while my children were young, and then I went back into the classroom where I taught second grade for many years. I took last year off to regroup and tend to my family. This past year I did a lot of substitute teaching in the classroom and worked in Extended Day, which allowed me to stay connected with the children, whom I truly love.
I have a B.S. degree in Special Education and Elementary Education. I have taught Preschool through Eighth grade students throughout my teaching career.
Physical Education and Social Studies Instructor
Preschool Teaching Assistant
My name is Lucy Vincent. I am the Pre K 4 Teacher Assistant and I also work in the Extended Day Program.
I have been at Grace for 18 years and in that time I have been a teacher assistant in the 3 and 4 year old classrooms, substitute, and have always worked in extended day. I am a member of Grace Episcopal Church and my 2 sons attended Grace Day School.
So happy to be a part of the "Grace Family"!
In my free time I love spending time at the beach with my family, walking on River Road and cooking!
Preschool Teaching Assistant
Preschool and Kindergarten Music - AAS Music Performance
I joined the Grace faculty in 2003 as a preschool and kindergarten music teacher.
During my years at GEDS, I have very much enjoyed my involvement as a chapel leader for both weekly chapels, a choir director and a co-director of our school musicals.
My other interests are leading musical worship in my church and as a community volunteer rescuing food for the homeless and others in need.