ALKA FRANCESCHI

Founding Principal/Executive Director

Ms. Franceschi is a 2005 graduate of James Madison University where she double majored in Marketing and Management. Originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia, she moved to Atlanta in 2005 as a Teach For America corps member and began her teaching career in 1st grade at Atlanta Public Schools. After five years in the classroom, Ms. Franceschi went on to work for The New Teacher Project as a Site Manager in Memphis, Tennessee. Later, she moved back to Atlanta and spent three years working as a founding Dean of Academics at a local charter school before opening Latin Grammar School in 2015. Ms. Franceschi's favorite part of being an educator is seeing the scholars smile and develop a love for learning at a young age.

Aisha Loucas

Dean of Academics

Mrs. Loucas is a 2005 graduate of Florida A&M University where she received a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. She also holds a master's degree in Early Childhood Education from The University of Georgia. Mrs. Loucas began her teaching career in Clayton County Public Schools where she taught 4th and 5th grades for six years. She then transitioned to a charter school where she taught reading, science, and social studies to students in grades 5 through 8 for four years. In 2015, she became the founding Dean of Academics of Latin Grammar School. Mrs. Loucas' favorite part of being an educator is providing scholars with the opportunity to break stereotypes and forge their own paths to success. 

Kimberly hyler

Dean of Students

Ms. Hyler was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 2006, she relocated to Atlanta and currently resides in Acworth. An educator for more than 10 years, she received an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ms. Hyler also holds graduate degrees in Elementary Reading and Literacy (Walden University) and Early Childhood Teaching and Learning (Liberty University). Her favorite part of being Dean of Students is having the opportunity to uphold the strong culture of LGS while working with scholars and teachers daily.