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Faculty and Staff

Below is a listing of the Faculty and Staff for the 2022-23 School Year.

ADAMCZYK, Clare 
Teacher Assistant, First Grade 

  • B.A., Smith College

ANANDA, Tiphareth 
Supervising Teacher, Fourth Grade 

  • B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
  • Ed.M., Smith College

ANDREWS, Chris 
Director of Development & Alumni/ae Relations

  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A., University of Washington

BITTEL, Maggie 
Literacy Facilitator and Learning Resource Coordinator

  • B.A., Vassar College
  • M.Ed., Bank Street College of Education 

BURKE, Katie 
Supervising Teacher, Kindergarten

  • B.A., Colby-Sawyer College
  • M.Ed., Springfield College

DEVEAUX, Jon
Head of School

  • B.A., Williams College
  • M.A., Columbia University

DUCHARME, Betsy 
Physical Education Teacher 

  • B.S., Springfield College 
  • M.Ed., Springfield College

EASTWOOD, Elizabeth 
Supervising Teacher, Third Grade

  • B.A., Smith College

ECHEVARRIA, Lisa 
Supervising Teacher, Fifth Grade

  • B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst 
  • M.Ed., Antioch University

FERRARI HAINES, Florencia
Supervising Teacher, Second Grade

  • M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

GILLIS, Grayson
Teacher Assistant, Kindergarten

  • B.A., Clark University

GOUGER, Donna, R. 
Trumpet Teacher 

  • B.M., University of Massachusetts

HOYT, Kimberly
Office Coordinator 

  • B.F.A, Emerson College

KAPITULIK, Pamela 
Teacher Assistant, First Grade

  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College

KNIERIEM, Martha 
Violin Teacher 

  • B.M., University of North Carolina 
  • M.M., Eastman School of Music, Ithaca College

KURIAN, Susan 
Flute Teacher 

  • B.M., The Julliard School 
  • M.M., The Julliard School 

LASH, Holly
Supervising Teacher, Sixth Grade

  • MFA., California Institute of the Arts 
  • M.Ed., Antioch University

LEE, Ruthanne 
Communications and Administrative Coordinator

  • B.F.A, The New School

L'HEUREUX, Danielle
Supervising Teacher, Kindergarten

  • B.A., Brown University
  • M.Ed., Bank Street College of Education

LORD, Hannah
Consulting Psychologist 

  • B.A., Brown University 
  • PsyD., Antioch University New England

LYNCH, Arianna
Music Teacher

  • B.A., Westfield State University

MARKS, Andrea 
Technology Teacher 

  • B.A., Bennington College
  • M.A., Columbia University

MATYLAS, Paul
Supervising Teacher, Fifth Grade 

  • A.A.S., Rochester Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Empire State College
  • Ed.M., Smith College

NEWTON, Amanda
Supervising Teacher, Third Grade 

  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College
  • M.Ed., Westfield State University

ROTHBERG, Jane
Visual Arts Teacher 

  • B.A., New York University
  • M.S., Pratt University

SEVERENCE, Amy 
Learning Specialist, Grades 4th-6th

  • B.A., Princeton University
  • M.A., University of Massachusetts

SKINNER, Timothy
Clarinet Teacher

  • B.M., California State University Northridge
  • M.M., University of New Mexico Albuquerque
  • D.M., University of Texas at Austin

SMITH, Lesley 
Spanish Teacher, Kindergarten - Grade 6

  • B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • M.A., Massachusetts College of Art

TIKTIN-SHARICK, Laura 
Assistant Head of School

  • B.A., Wesleyan University
  • M.S.E., Brooklyn College
  • M.Ed., Bank Street College of Education

TONELLI, Julia 
Library Teacher

  • B.A./B.S.E., Westfield State University 
  • M.L.I.S., University of Rhode Island

VIGNA, Vanessa
Supervising Teacher, Sixth Grade 

  • B.A., College of William and Mary
  • M.I.T., University of Washington

WERRY, Ann
Cello Teacher

  • B.A., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

WILSON, Rachel 
Director of Admissions and Financial Aid 

  • B.A., Occidental College

WIMBERGER, Louisa 
Teacher Assistant, Second Grade

  • B.A., Saint Joseph's University
  • Ed. M., Harvard University

WRIGHT, Barbara 
Violin Teacher

  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College 
  • M.M., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

ZABEK, Jen
Physical Education Teacher
Auxiliary Program Coordinator

  • B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University 
  • M.S., Springfield College

ZUCK, Madeleine 
Supervising Teacher, Second Grade

  • B.A., Brown University 
  • M.Ed., Bank Street College of Education