Rainbow Community School

574 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806

Phone: (828) 258-9264
Fax: (828) 348-5492

Executive Director – Susie Fahrer (ext 130)
Business Manager – Margaret Gerleve (ext 125)
Admissions – West Willmore (ext 135) or admissions@rainbowlearning.org
Sponsorships – West Willmore (ext 185) or west.willmore@rainbowlearning.org
View our Staff Directory

Office Hours

Mon–Fri: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm EST (Academic year)
MonFri: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm EST (Summer)

General Inquiries (non-tour related)

If you’re interested in touring our campus, please schedule a tour.


Staff Directory

Executive Director: Susie Fahrer ext 130
P-3 Division Head: Kate Brantley ext 140
4th – 8th Division Head: Trey Thompson ext 120

Preschool, Blue Room ext 210
Teachers: Lauren Levine, Leslee Moore, Red Herring

Preschool, Green Room ext 250
Teachers: Graham Carson, Ash Southern, Joy Cowburn

Kindergarten ext 500
Teachers: Amanda Campisi and William Meyer

First Grade ext 501
Teachers: Katherine Ayachi and Samantha Davis

Second Grade ext 502
Teachers:  Barbi Brittain and Abbey Milazzo

Third Grade ext 503
Teachers: Melissa Scott and Alisha Thompson

Fourth Grade ext 504
Teachers: Kurt Campbell and Kimberly Burns

Fifth Grade ext 505
Teachers: Sandra McCassim and April Fox

Omega Sixth Grade ext 506
Teachers: Heather Brown-Power and Holly Fink

Omega Seventh and Eighth Grades 
Niki Gilbert (ext 580)
Zoe Balaconis (ext 578)
Christopher Arbor (ext 570)
Noah Crosson (ext 570)

K-8th Before & After School ext 600
Coordinator: Susan Waddell

School Counselor ext 430
Will Ray MA LCSW

Office Manager: Rachel Hagen ext 155
Facilities Manager: Shaun Fain ext 145