Faculty & Staff

Administration

Marie Leary
Head of School
B.A. Syracuse University
M.S. Antioch University New England
(508) 543-9619 x 105

Cheri Alix
Office Manager/Registrar
(508) 543-9619 x 102

Julie Bjurman
Director of Communications
B.A. Rhode Island College
M.A. Rhode Island College
(508) 543-9619 x 108

Elayna Burns BSN, RN
School Nurse
B.S. University of Illinois
(508) 543-9619 x 301

John Cobbett-Walden
Assistant Head of School
B.S. Bridgewater State University

Kim Coelho-Erickson
Bus Driver

Janice Cole
Custodian

Amy Deniger
Assistant to the Director of Admission and Advancement
B.A. Hamilton College
M.A. Tufts University

Lisa Downs
Administrative Assistant to the Head of School & Auxiliary Programs Coordinator
B.A. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
(508) 543-9619 x 100

Megan Fahey
Director of Admission
B.A. Tufts University
M.A.T. Manhattanville College
(508) 543-9619 x 107

Brooke Gadasi
Director of Advancement
B.A. CUNY – Hunter College

Dan Hanafin
Facilities Manager
(508) 543-9619 x 119

Harry LaPlante
Bus Driver

Islande LaPlante
Custodian

Gerry Maleiko
Bus Driver

Elizabeth Murzycki
Controller
B.S. Providence College
(508) 543-9619 x 121

Debbie Spector
Afterschool Supervisor

Faculty

Kara Alderman
Grade 2 Co-Teacher
B.A. Roger Williams University

Lily Apolloni
Music Teacher & Grade 6 Teacher
B.M. St. Olaf College
M.M. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Alicia Bardaji
Upper School Spanish Teacher and Advisor
B.A. Universidad de Buenos Aires
M.Th. Boston University

Danielle Bazinet
Performing Arts Teacher
B.A. Regis College
M.A. New York University

David Berger
Latin Teacher
B.A. Yale University
M.A. and Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D. Brown University

Kristen Brooks
Pre-K Assistant Teacher
B.S. The University of Rhode Island

Byron Bushara

Grades 6-8 Social Studies Teacher & Grade 6 Advisor
B. A. The College of William & Mary

Hannah Clifton
Grade 5 Teacher & Math and Science Teacher
B.A. Gordon College
M.Ed.  Lesley University

Kathy Coffey
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
B.S. Plymouth State College
M.Ed. Lesley University

Jessica Coleman
Grade 2 Teacher & Math Department Co-Chair
B.S. Drexel University
M.S. Drexel University

Lindsay Coleman
Grade 1 Teacher
B.A. Bridgewater State University

Amy Conrardy
School Counselor
B.S. Rhode Island College
M.S.W. Rhode Island College
LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Marie Dalton
Humanities Department Chair & Grade 7 Teacher
B.A. Earlham College
M.A.T. Brown University

Aimee Davies
Grades 3-8 Computer Science Teacher & Coordinator of the MakerSpace
B.A. Emmanuel College
M.Ed. Lesley University

Katie Dziura
Beginners Teacher
B.S. Rhode Island College
M.Ed Rhode Island College

Alayna Fogg
Grade 4 Teacher
B.A. Roger Williams University
M.Ed. Lesley University

Sarah Golden Martin
Academic Dean
B.A. Kenyon College
M.Ed. Harvard University

Orion Hazard
Integrated Technology Specialist & Grade 5 Math Teacher
B.S. University of Maine at Augusta
M.Ed. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Elizabeth Krikelis
Student Dean & Grade 3 Teacher
B.S. Mount Ida College
M.Ed. Cambridge College

Erica Lerch
Lower School Spanish and Grade 3 Co-Teacher
B.A. Framingham State University
B.S. Bridgewater State University
M.A. Middlebury College

Tristan Lewis
Health and Physical Education Teacher & Athletic Director
B.S. Brunel University, London
P.G.C.E Bath Spa University

Anna Mignon
Grade 4 Teacher and Grade 5 Humanities
B.S. Bryant University
M.Ed. UMass Boston

Denita Murphy
Student Support Coordinator and Grade 5 Humanities
B.A. UMass Dartmouth
M.Ed. Fitchburg State College

Erin Patrick
MS Science Teacher & Grade 5 Teacher
B.A. Carleton College
MSc University of Bristol
MSc University of Leicester

Katie Pearce
Art Teacher & Arts Department Chair
B.F.A. Massachusetts College of Art and Design

JoAnna Shields
Science Department Chair & Kindergarten Teacher
B.A. St. Joseph’s College
M.Ed. Framingham State College

Eunice Swanson
Media Specialist
B.S. University of Maine at Augusta

Jennifer Tanner
Dean of Student Life, Equity, and Justice
B.A. Clark University
M.A. University of Connecticut

Tyler Tolisano
Grade 8 Teacher & Math Department Co-Chair
B.A. Saint Michael’s College

Liz Woodbury
LS Integrated Arts Teacher & AISNE Accreditation Coordinator
B.A. Oberlin College
Ed.M. Harvard University