Support and Administrative Staff

Meet The SAE School Support and Administrative Staff

The SAE Support and Administrative Staff represents a small portion of the immensely committed group of people who generously devote their time and energy to developing our school. Please contact any members of our team should you need assistance with any aspects of our school.

Indhira De Los Santos, School Coordinator

Indhira De Los Santos – Development Coordinator

Born and raised in Dominican Republic, Indhira has lived in the U.S. for 24 years. She is relatively new to Atlanta, having spent over 20 years living in New York.

Indhira graduated with a B.A. in Business and worked in corporate banking for many years.

Indhira chose SAE because of the commitment of the team to build a wonderful environment for the children, one where they are encouraged to express their opinions, to think creatively about solutions to real life problems, and where they learn to respect themselves and each other.

If you would like to contact Indhira, please send her an email at

Linda Castleberry, Preschool Director

Linda Castleberry

Linda grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and attended Atlanta Public Schools.  She attended Emory University before enlisting in the United States Air Force. Linda was a Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Specialist on the F-15 Fighter Jet and the B-1 Bomber before leaving her military career behind to begin her family. Linda has four beautiful children and enjoys reading, watching foreign films, and container gardening.

While sharing in her own children’s preschool experiences, Linda realized a strong desire to teach in the early education classroom. She began as a Pre-K assistant teacher, obtaining her CDA, and teaching Georgia Pre-K for nine years. Linda taught Pre-K in the Atlanta Public School System. Since joining SAE, Linda received her certification in the Orton-Gillingham method of reading instruction.

Shannan Tilson, Special Assistant to CEO/Head of Schools

Shannan Tilson

Shannan serves as the Special Assistant to our CEO/Head of Schools, Jimmy Arispe.  She is responsible for keeping his schedule, managing projects, communicating with school parents and other individuals on his behalf, and supervising the custodial/maintenance personnel in the school.

Shannan has been married to her husband Rick for 16 years and has one amazing, handsome son, Wes. Her family moved to Smyrna in 2000.  Shannan’s work with SAE goes beyond the future of her son.  It gives her the opportunity to love and embrace the excitement of a child every day and to share that excitement with her SAE family.

If you would like to contact Shannan, please send her an email at

Scott Starowicz, Chief Financial and Human Capital Officer

Scott Starowicz is the Chief Financial Officer for The SAE School.  Scott is responsible for the accounting, human resources and financial direction of the school. As an integral part of our team, his primary responsibilities are to oversee all accounting functions, prepare monthly financial statements, and perform financial analysis.  Prior to joining the firm, Scott spent five years as the CFO of a local private equity firm and seven years prior to that as an Audit Manager for a public accounting firm in Atlanta.  Scott graduated from The Georgia Institute of Technology in 2005. He received his CPA license in 2008 and is an active member of the Georgia Society of CPA’s and the AICPA. In his spare time, Scott serves on the Advisory board of Georgia GOAL.  Scott has two children who attend The SAE School.

If you would like to reach Scott, please send an email to