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

Kim Coelho-Erickson
Bus Driver

Janice Cole
Custodian

Lisa Downs
Administrative Assistant to the Head School
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
Interim 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 / 3 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Roger Williams University

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

Danielle Bazinet
Performing Arts Teacher & Grade 8 Cohort 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
Beginners / Pre-K Cohort Teacher
B.S. The University of Rhode Island

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

John Cobbett-Walden
Upper School Division Head & Math Teacher & Math Department Chair & Grade 6 Cohort Teacher
B.S. Bridgewater State University

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

Jessica Coleman
Grade 2 Cohort Teacher
B.S. Drexel University
M.S. Drexel University

Lindsay Coleman
Grade 1 Cohort 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 Teacher & Humanities Department Chair & Grade 8 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Earlham College
M.A.T. Brown University

Darcy Daniels
MS Social Studies Teacher
B.A. Gettysburg College
M.A. Monmouth University

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

Kayla Feinberg
Grade 4 Cohort Teacher
B.A. High Point University
M.A. New York University

Alayna Fogg
Spanish Teacher (Grades K-4) & Grade 4 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Roger Williams University
M.Ed. Lesley University

Aimee Davies
Computer Science Teacher & Grade 6 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Emmanuel College
M.Ed. Lesley University

Sarah Golden Martin
Humanities Teacher & Upper School Student Support Coordinator & Grade 5 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Kenyon College
M.Ed. Harvard University

Elizabeth Krikelis
Lower School Student Dean & Alumni Development Officer & Grade 3 Cohort Teacher
B.S. Mount Ida College
M.Ed. Cambridge College

Jill Kuykendall
Grade 1 Virtual Teacher
B.A. Michigan State University
M.S. Portland State University

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

Erin Patrick
Upper School Science Teacher & Grade 7 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Carleton College
MSc University of Bristol
MSc University of Leicester

Katie Pearce
Art Teacher & Grade 7 Cohort Teacher
B.F.A. Massachusetts College of Art and Design

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

Jennifer Tanner
Upper School Student Dean & Coordinator of Secondary School Placement & Foreign Language Dept. Chair & Spanish Teacher & Grade 8 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Clark University
M.A. University of Connecticut

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

Tyler Tolisano
Math Teacher & Grade 7 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Saint Michael’s College

Liz Woodbury
Integrated Arts Teacher & Kindergarten / Grade 1 Cohort Teacher
B.A. Oberlin College
Ed.M. Harvard University