Bill is a Licensed Psycho-Educational Specialist and the owner of Little Johnny, LLC. Before beginning his career in education, Bill served four years in the United States Marine Corps infantry. From 2012–2018, Bill was the Director of Special Services in Lexington School District Three. Prior to this position, he was the district’s school psychologist for nine years. From 2005 to 2014, Bill was an adjunct instructor at Midlands Technical College and Limestone College. Bill earned his Doctor of Education in Administration Leadership from Morehead State University. His Specialist and Master of Science degrees in School Psychology are from Winthrop University, while his Bachelor of Arts is from USC-Aiken. One of Bill’s most cherished accomplishments was being named Advocate of the Year in 2011 by the South Carolina Council for Exceptional Children.
Sarah is Little Johnny, LLC's Evaluation Coordinator. Sarah grew up in Mt. Pleasant, SC and earned an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She completed the School Psychology program at The Citadel in 2010. According to Sarah, since beginning her career, she has been lucky to call Lexington, SC home. Prior to becoming the Evaluation Coordinator, Sarah was a contractor with our company and a part-time school psychologist in a school district.
Elena is a school psychologist who joined Little Johnny in 2018. Elena earned her Bachelor of Arts in History and French from Clemson University. She earned her Master of Arts in Psychology and Specialist in Education in School Psychology from The Citadel Graduate College. Prior to joining Little Johnny LLC, Elena completed her practicum and internship in school psychology in Charleston, SC and Batesburg-Leesville, SC. She also worked as a psychometrist with the Developmental Pediatrics division of the Medical University of South Carolina.
Tanner is a recent graduate of Winthrop University. He joined the Little Johnny team as a school psychologist in 2018. When it comes to school psychology, Tanner loves working with kids of all ages and the collaborative aspects of the career. He was first drawn to psychology as a profession due to his interest in neuropsychology and behavior. Tanner chose to pursue a career in school psychology after job shadowing a professional prior to completion of his undergraduate degree. His favorite part of working as a school psychologist is forming positive relationships with staff members and the community he serves. When he is not in meetings or conducting comprehensive evaluations, Tanner spends his time making ceramic artwork, fishing, hiking, and travelling.
Jeanie is recently retired from the State of Georgia, where she spent 24 years as a school psychologist in the public school system. She also worked as a school psychologist in Ohio for 9 years earlier in her career. Jeanie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from King University, a Master of Education degree in school psychology from the University of Georgia, and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration from Lincoln Memorial University. She is certified as a School Psychologist II and Tier 1 Elementary and Secondary Principal in South Carolina. Jeanie remains certified as both a school psychologist and an administrator in Georgia. Jeanie has been married to her husband David for 25 years, and they have two children – Brannon, 24, and Ellie, 21.
Nicole joined Little Johnny as a School Psychologist in 2019. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the College of William and Mary. Nicole then moved with her future husband to Austin, TX. She began her Education Specialist degree in School Psychology at Baylor University in Waco. While attending Baylor, Nicole completed her practicum in the rural Heart of Texas Cooperative. Afterwards, she and her husband moved to Dallas for her internship with the Dallas Independent School District. She especially loves working with students who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and emotional and behavioral difficulties. In 2019, Nicole moved to Greenville, SC with her husband and their dog, Dobby. In her free time, Nicole loves to travel, try new restaurants, listen to her favorite comedians, and binge-watch historical dramas.
Lillian is joining our team following retirement after serving a public school district as a staff school psychologist for 28 years. Lillian is a Licensed Psycho-Educational Specialist. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and her Specialist degree in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Lillian has worked with students of all ages but she especially enjoys the early intervention opportunities of the elementary school level. In her free time Lillian enjoys cooking, sewing, traveling and camping. Lillian’s husband is a retired high school teacher and they have been married for 25 years. They have two children, ages 22 and 20.
Kelley grew up in Charleston, SC and graduated with a BS in Psychology from the College of Charleston. She later received her Specialist degree in School Psychology from The Citadel. She has 14 years of experience including working in the public school setting as well as the clinical setting. Kelley enjoys reading and exploring state and national parks with her family. Kelley and her husband live in Lexington with their two children, ages 14 and 7.
Gracen joined Little Johnny as a School Psychologist in 2021. She is also nationally certified as a School Psychologist. Gracen graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Master of Science in School Psychology, and Specialist in School Psychology from Francis Marion University. She has five years of experience working with students and families in various capacities such as advocacy, counseling, assessment, consultation, and intervention. Gracen’s professional interests include Neuropsychology and Response to Intervention (RtI). Her favorite part of being a school psychologist is helping students maximize their potential.
In addition to our regular staff members, Little Johnny's team includes many contract school psychologists around the state. Our team members have a lot of experience in South Carolina and have a variety of specialized skills including: ADOS administration, administrator experience, Spanish assessments, and preschool evaluations.