The Ben Franklin Academy

Business Manager & Registrar

College Counselors

Dean of Students

Director of Media Services

Director of Student Records

Head of School

School Counselors


Vanessa Felso


Department / Position

Latin, Greek, History and Music. After school - Cross Country Coach


Phone Number

Business Phone: 404-633-7404



Vanessa is a summa cume laude graduate of Bryn Mawr College with a B.A. in Classical Languages. She has worked as a Greek and Latin tutor and served as a member of the Editorial Review Board for the Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Classics Conference. An accomplished musician, Vanessa has run her own piano and violin studio in Alpharetta since 2007 in addition to playing music professionally as a performer and accompanist. At Bryn Mawr College, she was a varsity member of the swim team and captain of the rowing team. She currently coaches crew at the Atlanta Junior Rowing Association. Over the years she has received numerous awards and honors in her capacities as a Classical scholar, a musician and an athlete.

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Administrative Staff

Athletic Director

Director of Accounting

Director of Marketing and Community Outreach

Teacher's Assistant