Four Currey Ingram Academy faculty and staff members have joined the Residential Life staff to live with boarding students in the residence hall. Their jobs are to make sure the students’ residential life experience is rewarding, safe, and fully-integrated with all aspects of living and learning in the Currey Ingram community.

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  • Reid McFadden, Co-Director of Residential Life

    In addition to his role on the Residential Life staff, Mr. McFadden also serves as the Associate Athletic Director. He is in his 13th year at Currey Ingram Academy. He serves as head coach of a number of teams, including Varsity boys’ basketball and soccer and Middle School flag football. “I am thrilled to be part of the first residential life team. My personal mission statement is ‘Show Love. Build Strong Relationships.’ I am very excited to meet and build relationships with all of our boarding students.”
  • Jared and Torie Clodfelter, Co-Directors of Residential Life

    Jared Clodfelter is the Upper School Academic Dean and is in his fifth year at Currey Ingram. He has taught English, Special Education, and English Language Learners (ELL) in public and private schools. Tori Clodfelter is a Lower School kindergarten teacher and has taught kindergarten and third grade in both public and private schools. The Clodfelters have taught abroad in Costa Rica and in Qatar where they were members of the founding faculty at Vision International School. The Clodfelters are parents to two young sons, Harrison and Wyatt, who also live in the residence hall. 

    “The Residential Life program is such a great opportunity for our school to serve more students and families who otherwise may not have had the opportunity for a Currey Ingram education. We have both seen firsthand the transformative experience that students can have in the day program, and we can't wait to see the impact the school will have on our students who join our program in this 24/7 environment.”
  • Micaela Laios, Residential Life Staff

    Ms. Laios began teaching fourth grade at Currey Ingram Academy in 2020, and taught Lower School students for five years before that. She was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ms. Laios was an inclusion support specialist for two years in Johannesburg before she immigrated to the United States in 2020. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Special Education at Vanderbilt. In her spare time, Ms. Laios and her husband Matthew enjoy exploring the Nashville area. "I am so blessed to be a part of the Currey Ingram family and Residential Life program. I look forward to fostering relationships with each student and watching them grow in an environment that strives to support each student develop into the best version of themselves".

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Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary K-12 day and boarding school that empowers students with learning differences to reach their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tenn., just miles from Nashville and Franklin. Families from 33 states and eight countries cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.

Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).