EAGLE: Tower Grove South
tarynann.barry [at] eagleprepstl.org (TarynAnn Barry), Principal
TarynAnn has a passion for literacy and creating learning opportunities for a variety of unique learners and is very excited to be doing this work with the students and families of St. Louis. TarynAnn is an alumnus of Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania; she holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Government & Law and a Master of Science in Teaching from Fordham University in Childhood General and Special Education. TarynAnn is also a 2009 New York City Teach For America Corps Member and is still actively involved in the organization. Before joining EAGLE, TarynAnn was the Founding Director of Special Education and Learning Support at Brilla College Prep Public Charter School, located in the Bronx, New York. TarynAnn worked closely with staff, students and families to create a learning environment that was conducive to the needs of all students. Prior to Brilla, TarynAnn served as the Learning Support Coordinator at Leadership Prep Brownsville, an Uncommon School located in Brooklyn, New York. At Leadership Prep, TarynAnn also taught reading and math interventions to scholars ranging in age from Kindergarten to 4th grade. She began her career as a Special Education teacher at PS 79 in the Bronx, New York teaching 4th and 5th grade self-contained Special Education.
anthony.graham [at] eagleprepstl.org (Anthony Graham), Dean of Students
Anthony Graham grew up in Southern Illinois and came to St. Louis by way of Michigan. Mr. Graham has taught various subjects and grade levels in urban Detroit, Chicago, and rural Southern Illinois. His teaching experience includes: K-5th grade Science, 3-5th grade Math, 3-4th grade ELA, 3rd, 4th, and 6th grade Social Studies; and pre-kindergarten. He also worked at various learning support centers developing and implementing interventions with students ranging in ages from toddlers to adult learners.
As a lifelong learner with a strong passion for education, Mr. Graham has taken a unique educational path. He has earned an A.A.S. in Agriculture Business and an A.A.S. in Agricultural Production from Rend Lake College, a B.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology with a minor in Sociology from Southern Illinois University, a M.A.T. in Teaching with a Specialization in Elementary Education from Oakland University, a M.A. in Educational Leadership and Policy with school principal certification from the University of Michigan, and is currently working on an Ed.D. in Global Education and Leadership at the University of Missouri- St. Louis.
Mr. Graham loves to travel and explore how educational systems around the world work. He also enjoys helping to develop culturally relevant instruction and working with diverse families.
meggie.meisinger [at] eagleprepstl.org (Meggie Meisinger), Dean of Students
Meggie is committed to education in St. Louis and wholeheartedly believes in the EAGLE approach, "Expecting Academic Greatness with a Loving Emphasis". Meggie joined EAGLE Tower Grove South's founding teaching staff as a kindergarten teacher. She has served as the Kindergarten Team Leader, the School Operations Manager, and is excited to continue her work with EAGLE as the Dean of Students for Grades K-2. Prior to joining EAGLE Meggie was a St. Louis Teach for America Corps Member and taught preschool and second grade in St. Louis Public Schools. Meggie is an alumna of Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Amherst College and a Master of Education from the University of Missouri- St. Louis. Meggie was a 2015 LEE Summer Policy Fellow at the Ounce of Prevention Fund in Chicago, Illinois and a 2015-2016 Aspiring School Leaders Fellow through Teach for America- St. Louis.