The Admissions Team

stephStephanie Mitchell Coulter ’06, Director of Admission

Born and raised in St. Louis, Stephanie Mitchell Coulter is a 2006 Visitation Academy graduate. Stephanie attended the University of Missouri, graduating in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. Stephanie joined Viz as the Lower School Admission Coordinator in 2012 and was responsible for overseeing the admission process for the Lower School (Toddlers through Grade 5), as well as working on various admission events throughout the school year, all in collaboration with the Director of Admission.  In June 2016, Stephanie became the new Director of Admission at Visitation Academy.

Stephanie loves being back at Visitation Academy on the Admissions Team, helping families and students discover Viz and showcasing all the many wonderful things the school has to offer!


Sharon Conley Spellman ’89, Associate Director of AdmissionSharon Conley Spellman

Sharon Conley Spellman joins our team as the Associate Director of Admission.  Sharon is a 1989 graduate of Visitation as well as the mother of a current student.  Sharon graduated from St. Mary’s College in South Bend, IN in 1993 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and then received her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Iowa in 1997.  Sharon took a 16 year break from teaching elementary school to stay home with her four children and is thrilled to be involved with the education world again. She is very proud to be a part of the Admission team bringing wonderful families that fulfill our mission to Visitation.

Linda-243x300Linda Kettmann, Admission Office Administrative Assistant

Linda has been an integral part of the Visitation Academy Admission Team for 17 years, helping families navigate the admissions process and working directly with the Director of Admission. Linda is a Viz Crescent Mom (her daughter graduated in 2004), and the proud grandmother of three granddaughters.