Teachers and Staff

Meet Our Wonderful
Teachers and Staff

DCMS teachers are talented, compassionate professionals who are committed in every way to their students’ success. Meet these extraordinary educators and individuals.


Chelle Marshall

Chelle Marshall

Director of Lab School/Middle School Principal

Chelle Marshall

Michelle ‘Chelle’ Marshall is currently the principal of Deep Creek Middle School and moving into the role of Director of the Lab School encompassing ELC, DCMS, and pursuing community partnerships with Deep Creek Primary School.
Chelle joined us last August with a background in collaborative teaching and guiding project-based learning internationally for the past 11 years with THINK Global School and Qatar Leadership Academy; contributing to place-based and experiential learning in two vastly different organizations.  Chelle’s experience includes ten years as a Physics and science teacher in Canada, and, with THINK Global, School she has filled a variety of roles—most recently, as principal. She is a passionate advocate of student autonomy and student-led inquiry, which she believes will prepare students to lead in the 21st century.  Chelle is equally passionate about sustainability and finding solutions for us to live harmoniously with our environment.  She holds a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota, a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Ottawa University in Canada, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the Royal Military College of Canada, as well as Principal’s Certification and Teaching Certification from Ontario, Canada. When Chelle is not busy educating, she enjoys running, open-water swimming, and SCUBA diving.  She is the loving mom of 5 wonderful children and has 5 grandchildren whom she adores.
Erica Allen

Erica Allen

Art

Erica Allen

Erica Allen is a native of Orange Creek, Cat Island and moved to Eleuthera after she married. She graduated from the College of the Bahamas, with a degree in Fine Arts. Before coming to DCMS, she taught Art and Craft at Windermere high school. She is passionate about the development and creativity of her students . She enjoys bringing out the unique talent in each individual.
Elizabeth Ramnarine

Elizabeth Ramnarine

English/Language Arts

Elizabeth Ramnarine

Liz Ramnarine moved to The Bahamas from Guyana in 2002 to join her then husband, who was teaching at Windermere High School at the time. The following year, she secured a job with the government and began teaching at Preston Albury High School, where she remained until June of 2019. Liz holds a Trained Teacher’s Certificate from The Cyril Potter’s College of Education in Guyana and a Bachelor’s of Arts in English from The University Of Guyana. She has been teaching for the past 25 years, the first 8 of those being in Guyana and the remainder being here in The Bahamas, on the island of Eleuthera. She has taught grades 7- 12 Language and Literature and Grades 8 Reading. She has enjoyed working with students preparing them for the Scripps National SpellingBee Competition. She enjoys exploring nature, watching and capturing sunsets (thus her nickname, Sunset Hunter), writing short stories and poetry, embroidery and cooking. Liz is excited to be a part of the DCMS family, since it gives her an opportunity to experience teaching in a system/environment where the focus of learning is not only academic based.
Rashida Sweeting

Rashida Sweeting

Administrative Assistant

Rashida Sweeting

Rashida Sweeting is a native of Water Ford, Eleuthera. She attended Wemyss Bight Primary and Preston H. Albury High School. Before DCMS, Ms. Sweeting worked as a special education teacher with Exceptional Education Outreach and as a tour guide at Princess Cays. She has a passion for children and Bahamian culture, and is so excited to be working at DCMS.
Kayla Woods

Kayla Woods

Social Studies Teacher

Kayla Woods

Kayla has been teaching for more than 10 years and is thrilled to teach in DCMS’s experiential environment. During her career, Kayla has taught all 4 core subjects which include Math, English, Science, and Social Studies, ranging from 5th grade to 8th grade in Texas. She was also the cheer coach/sponsor and previously instituted a campus step team for student extracurriculars. Her high school years were spent at Jordan Prince Williams High in Nassau, and she later received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is the mother of one son who recently started his college journey.
Anastacia Rigby

Anastacia Rigby

Science Teacher

Anastacia Rigby

Before arriving at DCMS, Anastacia spent three years employed as a teacher and private tutor in science and mathematics on various family islands in The Bahamas; most recently in North Andros. She graduated from Fisk University with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. While in university, Anastacia served as a research assistant in a structural biology laboratory and an undergraduate teacher assistant in an organic chemistry laboratory. She is passionate about education and excited to implement inquiry-based and experiential learning principles with her students. She enjoys reading, dancing, and exploring nature by hiking.