McCallie is an All-Boys Private Boarding School and Day School, a Christian-based College Prep School. 
McCallie seeks out and accepts boys from all ethnic, racial, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds and places a high value on a diverse student body.

McCallie Association of Parents (MAP)


Welcome to McCallie and the McCallie Association of Parents (MAP). 

MAP offers fun and meaningful opportunities for each person to “Find Their Place” at McCallie while providing support to all families.  MAP is led by the MAP Council, comprised of an Executive Board, Committee Chairs, and Grade and Boarding Representatives.  Should you have any questions on any topic, the members of the MAP Council are ready to help.  Below is the name and email addresses of each Council member.  Please feel free to reach out to them at any time.

2021-2022 MAP Council Executive Committee

Chair: Lynn Cross
Past Chair: Kristin Tremain
Chair Elect: Jennifer Stribling
Secretary: Kelly Hamilton 
Boarding Rep: Tammy Belisle     
Director of Parent Relations: Mercedes Bartow

For a full list of MAP committee chairs, grade-level representatives and boarding representatives, please download the list here.


MAP offers a variety of volunteer and engagement opportunities. If you are interested in any of these opportunities listed below, please email Mercedes Bartow.

Admissions Volunteer – As in person events are not possible this year, we are looking for families to help us engage with prospective students and their families through personal notes and/or phone calls.

McCallie Mania – McCallie’s online auction this year will benefit the Arts programs at McCallie and the Honor Fund.

Cookies Galore –the MAP Faculty Appreciation Committee hosts “Cookies Galore” for all McCallie faculty and staff.  This event usually takes place in December but will now be taking place in the Spring of 2021.  We are looking for volunteers to contribute cookies and/or help serve during this highly anticipated event. 

McCallie Parent Prayer Ministry (MPPM) – receive weekly emails that contain prayer requests for members of our McCallie community.  Participate in a prayer group or prayer events, currently via Zoom, to pray for our McCallie families.

Music Patrons, Performing and Visual Arts Patrons programs– volunteer to help in a variety of ways during our Arts events.

Tornado Club – help with concessions during our many Big Blue athletic events and tournaments.

Book Club – virtual gathering and discussion of the latest book selection.

Hiking Club – join us as we explore the many beautiful hiking trails that Chattanooga provides us.

Honor Fund Volunteer - The Honor Fund supports our students, faculty and the variety of programs that help our boys grow into exceptional young men. We welcome volunteers who would like to support our annual giving program during one of our giving opportunities/days.

Host an International Student – host an international student at your home during Thanksgiving or Spring Break (dependent on the COVID situation)

Parent 2 Parent Connector – become a “connector”, connecting new families with existing families during their transition to McCallie.  These connectors can either be day or boarding families welcoming our new families.

Grade Representative – help organize, promote grade level activities, and be an Ambassador for McCallie.

Boarding Representative – help families in your local community as they transition to McCallie, aid in the hosting of gatherings in your market, and be an Ambassador for McCallie.