Diane Chattman joined the lower school faculty at Columbus Academy in 2020 and began teaching PreK at the start of the 2023-24 school year. She previously was a lead kindergarten teacher during the 2022-23 school year. Diane earned a B.A. in psychology from Wittenberg University and a M.A.T. from Liberty University in Special Education. Prior to Academy, she taught Kindergarten for six years in the Columbus City School District. Diane and her husband Gerry, who graduated in the Academy Class of 1994, enjoy watching OSU football, going to the movies and hanging out with their two boys Josiah '25 and Camden '31.  

Diane's favorite thing about Columbus Academy
"The sense of community that has been established and the amazing families, students, faculty and staff."

Favorite sports team
Ohio State football

Little-known fact
"I love to paint, read, sing and spend time with my family."

  • B.A. Wittenberg University , Psychology
  • M.A.T. Liberty University