Faculty Directory

Stephen Ada

Teacher - MS Music

B.Mus. Dalhousie University
MMus. University of Calgary

Nomer Adona

Teacher - HS Art

B.S. University of the Assumption
M.Ed. The College of New Jersey

Clare Alexander

Teacher - HS Social Studies

B.A Durham University

Roxanne Amor-Ross

Teacher - ES Grade 5

B.A. University of California
M.S. Buffalo State University

Christopher Anderson

Librarian - ES & MS

BA Pacific Lutheran University
MA University of Denver

Amy Barrett

Teacher - ES Early Childhood

B.A. McDaniel College
M.Ed. University of Vermont

Marjon Barton

Teacher – ES Art

Newborough Training College

Natalie Beals

Teacher - MS English

B.A. Liberty University
M.Ed. George Mason University

Brian Benck

Teacher – MS ELA and Social Studies

B.A. University of Illinois
M.Ed. University of Illinois

Bonnie Bertoia

Counselor - Middle School

B.Ed. University Alberta
Post Grad. University Cape Breton

Gary Bertoia

Teacher - MS Instructional Technology

B.Ed. University of Alberta
M.Ed. Rosemont College

Jason Bixby

Teacher - HS Science

B. Tech. Cape Breton University
B.Ed. Memorial University
M.Ed. Memorial University
M.B.A. HEC Montreal

Josephine Boudreaux

Teacher - ES Grade 2

B.A. New York University
M.S. Mercy College

Fabrice Bouhet

Teacher - ES Physical Education

B.A. University Paul Valery

Catherine Brown

Teacher - ES EAL

B.S. University of Michigan
M.Ed. California State University

Alexander Bunting

Teacher - HS Science

B.Sc. University of Edinburgh
M.Ed. University of Cambridge

Andy Burger

Teacher - ES Grade 2

B.A. Washington State University, WA
MBA. University of Phoenix, AZ
M.ED. The College of New Jersey

Molly Burger

Principal - Middle School

B.A. Whitworth College
M.Ed. Austin Peay State University

Polly Butz

Teacher - HS Science

B.A. University of Chicago
M.S. Pace University

Ryan Butz

Teacher - MS Science

B.A. Denison University
M.S. Pace University

Christopher Byck

Teacher - HS Social Studies

B.A. Marymount University
M.Ed. Eastern University
J.D.: City University of New York School of Law

Charlotte Cannell

Teacher - ES Kindergarten

B.A.Ed. Trinity College Carmarthen, Wales

Shawna Carnahan

Teacher - ES Grade 5

M.Ed.: Concordia University, OR

Brent Chesterman

Teacher - ES Physical Education

B.A. Curtin University
Grad. Diploma Murdoch University
M.A. Endicott College

Hsiao-ling Chung

Teacher – MS Modern World Language
Teacher – HS Modern World Language

B.A. National Taipei College of Business
B.B.A. Thomas Edison State College
M.B.A. Rider University

Haeyoung Chung

Teacher - HS Korean Language

B.A. Kyunghee University, Seoul

Timothy Chute

Assistant Principal - High School

B.Ed. Queen’s University
M.Ed. University of Calgary
Ed.D. University of Calgary

Christopher Colquhoun

Teacher - ES Grade 3

B.Ed. Aberdeen University

Andrew Crawford

Teacher - HS English

B.A. Griffith University
M.S. State University of New York

Mark Crowell

Teacher - MS Math

B.A. Palm Beach Atlantic University
M.A. Buffalo State University

Stacy Crowell

Teacher - MS EAL

B.A. Palm Beach Atlantic University
M.A. Buffalo State University

Elizabeth Davenport

EC-12 Aquatics Director

B.A. Michigan State University

Brennan Davis

Teacher - ES Kindergarten

B.A. Lewis University
M.S. Mercy College

Tim Dorn

Teacher - ES Kindergarten

B.A. Augsburg College
M.A. Lesley University

Elaine Eastwood

Teacher - ES Early Childhood

B.S. University of Tennessee
M.S. University of Tennessee

Mark Edwards

Teacher - ES Grade 4

B.Ed. University of Auckland
M.Ed. University of Auckland

Jodi Fetterolf

Teacher - HS English

B.S. The Pennsylvania State University

Wai Mun Fong

Associate Head of School for Finance and Operations

B.B.A. National University of Singapore

Jonathan Forbes

Teacher: HS Music

B.M. Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

Tina Fossgreen

EC-12 Curriculum Director

B.A. California State University, Chico
M.A. California State University, Sacramento

William Fossgreen

Teacher - HS Math

B.A. California State University, Chico
M.A. California State University, Sacramento

Kattina Fox

Instructional Coach - ES STEM

B.S. Western Washington University
M.Ed. Antioch University Seattle

Rick Freil

Teacher - MS Physical Education

B.A. California State University, Long Beach
M.A. University of South Florida

Mandy Friedman

Librarian - Elementary School

B.A. Rutgers University
M.A. Stony Brook University
M.A. Portland State University

Thomas Galvez

Instructional Coach - HS Technology

B.A. San Diego State University
M.Ed. National University

Kevin Hale

Teacher - ES/MS P.E.

B.A. History University of British Columbia
B.A. Education University of British Columbia

Erin Hawken

Counselor - High School

B.A. UC Davis
M.S. National University of California

Alan Heatwole

Teacher - ES Drama
B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University

Laura Heatwole

Teacher - ES Grade 4

B.S. Radford University

Elizabeth Hendrickson

Teacher - ES Kindergarten

B.A. University of Washington
M.S. National University

Jacob Hendrickson

Principal - High School

B.A. University of California, San Diego
M.Ed. University of Washington

Brian Hirsch

Teacher - ES Learning Support

B.A. California State University at Northridge
M.A. California State University at Northridge

Scott Hsu

Teacher - HS Math

B.A. University of Massachusetts
M.A. Western New England University

Jacob Humes

ES Psychologist

B. Psych Griffith University
Grad.Dip. Ed. University of Southern Queensland

Lisa Jacobs

Teacher - ES Grade 2

B.A.: University of Minnesota
M.Ed.: University of Minnesota

Gregory Jardin

Teacher - MS English

B.A. The University of Western Ontario
B.Ed. University of Western Ontario
M.A. University of Toronto

Rebecca Jardin

Teacher - MS Art
Teacher - HS Art

B.A. University of South Australia

Kari Jennings

Teacher - HS Learning Support

B.S. Oregon State University
M.S. Portland State University

Erin Johnson

Teacher - MS Language Arts/ Writing/ Digital Literacy

B.A. MidAmerica Nazarene University
M.A. Pacific University

Jay Johnson

Teacher - ES Grade 5

B.A. MidAmerica Nazarene University
M.A. Concordia University

Dawne Kaba

Teacher - MS Physical Education

B.Ed. University of British Columbia
M.A. Endicott College

Regina Katz

Teacher - HS Science

B.S. University of the Philippines
M.D. Saint Louis University
M.A. University of San Francisco and Washington State University

Daniel Keller

Principal - Elementary School

B.A. Beloit College
M.A. University of Washington
Ph.D. Bilkent University

Lara Keller

Librarian - HS
IB Extended Essay Coordinator

B.A. Beloit College

Andrea Khambalia

Teacher - MS Social Studies

B.Ed. Brock University
B.A. McMaster University
M.A. University of Victoria

Bilal Khan

Teacher - HS English

B.A. New York University

Robert Kostrzeski

Director of University Guidance

B.A. Calvin College
M.A. University of Arizona

Nathan Larson

Teacher - HS Art
Teacher - MS Drama

B.F.A. Nova Scotia College of Art and Design

Anne Lauer

Teacher - HS English

B.A. College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph
M.A.T. University of St. Thomas, St. Paul

Martin Lauer

Teacher - HS Social Studies

B.A. St. John’s University
B.S. University of Minnesota

Alison Leathwood

Teacher - HS Physical Education

B.Ed. University of Calgary
B.Kin. University of Calgary
M.Ed. University of Gonzaga

Gil Legaspi

Teacher - HS Science
Teacher – MS Science

B.S. University of Perpetual Help System Laguna

Erin Lu

Teacher - MS Mandarin

B.A.: Xi’an International Studies University
M.A.: Shanghai International Studies University

Gema Rodríguez Luque

Teacher - MS Spanish

B.Sc. University of Wales
P.G.C. University of Barcelona

Regina Maniaci

Teacher - ES Art

B.F.A. College for Creative Studies

Melissa Martin

Teacher - ES EAL

B.A. Towson University
M.S. State University of New York

William Medina

Teacher – HS Modern World Language

M.E. School of Mechanics of Moscow
M.Ed. The University of New Jersey

Ricki Millevolte

Teacher – ES Grade 1

B.A. University of Wisconsin –Stout
M.A. Framingham State University

Justin Milligan

Teacher - HS EAL

B.A. University of Massachusetts
M.A. University of Massachusetts

Jeremy Neldon

Teacher - ES Grade 2

B.A. Miami University of Ohio
M.A. University of Alaska Southeast

Anh Nguyen

Teacher - HS Math

B.A. UC Berkeley

Gregory Nonato

Teacher – ES Grade 1

B.A. Queen’s University
B.Ed. Queen's University
M.Sc. State University of New York Buffalo

Donna Norkeliunas

Assistant Principal - Elementary School

B.Ed. State University of New York Cortland
M.A.: State University of New York New Paltz
Ph.D. Lynn University, FL

Patrick O'Donnell

Teacher - ES Grade 3

B.A.: University of Ulster

Sonia Ortiz

Teacher – HS Modern World Language

B.A. University of Deusto
Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of Deusto
M.A.: Universidad Europea del Atlántico
M.A.: Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana

Alfredo Papaseit

Instructional Coach - ES Technology

B.S. University of Barcelona
B.A. University of Barcelona
M.Ed. Endicott College

David Perkin

ICT Director

B.S. Washington State University
M.Ed. Lesley University

Tuan Phan

Teacher - HS English

B.A.: Cornell University, NY
M.A.: Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English, VT

Jay Prodger

Teacher - HS Social Studies

B.A. University of Windsor
B.Ed. Brock University
M.Ed. Brock University

Jeff Ratliff

Teacher - HS Computer Science

B.S. University of Southern Mississippi
Ed.M. Harvard University

Tina Ratliff

Teacher - ES Early Childhood

B.A. Mississippi College
M.A. University of Southern Mississippi

Karen Rayle

Teacher - ES Grade 5

B.A. University of Oregon
M.A. University of Hawaii

Thomas Redfern

Teacher - HS Social Studies
IBDP Coordinator

B.A. Middle Tennessee State University

Katie Rigney- Zimmermann

Admissions & Marketing Director

B.S. Texas Tech University
M.B.A. Schiller International University

Lucinda Ritter

Teacher - ES Learning Support

B.A. Miami University
M.A. University of Northern Colorado

Tara Ronzetti

Instructional Coach - ES Literacy

B.A. University of Tampa
Ed.M. Harvard University

David Ross

Teacher - ES Grade 4

B.A. San Diego State University
M.S. Buffalo State, State University of New York

Allison Ruttger

Teacher - ES Grade 3

B.Ed. Brock University
B.A. Brock University

David Rynne

Instructional Coach - MS Technology

Teaching Diploma: DDIAE Australia
Grad. Dip. Ed.: USQ Australia
M.Ed. Special Ed & Curriculum USQ Australia

Nicole Sandmann

Teacher - ES Music

B.Ed.: University of New England, NSW
M.Ed.: University of New England, NSW

Priscila Schochet

Teacher - MS Spanish

B.A.: Instituto Académico de Educación Superior de Monterrey

Sean Schochet

Counselor - High School G9-10

B.S.: University of Illinois at Urbana, IL
M.A.: National Louis University, IL

Eric Schoonard

Teacher - MS Math

B.S. Union College
M.A. University of Saint Joseph

Heidi Sontag

Teacher - ES EAL

B.A. Augsburg College
M.Ed. George Mason University

Jason Stevens

Teacher - ES EAL

B.A. University of Pittsburgh
M.A. City College of New York

Vaughan Swart

Teacher - MS Science

BSc. McMaster University
Diploma of Education Wollongong University

Mark Sylte

Head of School

B.A. St. Olaf College
M.A. Cornell University

Chris Sylvester

Teacher - HS Physical Education

BPE University of Alberta
B.Ed. University of Alberta
M.Sc. State University of New York Buffalo

Melanie Sylvester

Teacher - ES Grade 4

B.Ed. University of Alberta
M.Sc. State University of New York Buffalo

Helen Thompson

Teacher - HS Drama
Teacher - MS Drama

B.A. Leeds University
PGCE University of Wales

Sophie Tsai

Teacher – HS Modern World Language

B.A. Fu Jen Catholic University
M.A. Framingham State College
Master of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo

Karen Upton

Teacher – ES Grade 1

B.A. University of British Columbia

Megan Vandeventer

Teacher - ES Early Childhood

B.A. University of Missouri
M.A. Columbia University

Jennifer Vergara

Teacher - ES Music

B.M. University of Santo Tomas

Evan Weinberg

Teacher - HS Math

B.S. Tufts University
M.A. City College of New York

Kristin Weiss

Teacher - ES Grade 3

B.A. University of Northern Colorado
M.A. Bilkent University

Katherine Werner

Teacher - MS Learning Support

B.S. The Penn State University
M.Ed. The Penn State University

Michael Williams

Teacher - HS Science

B.A. Berkeley, CA
M.S. University of Oregon
M.Ed. Montana State University

Christopher Wolf

Teacher - HS Social Studies

B.A. Western Washington University
M.A. University of Oregon

Emily Wolf

Teacher - MS Social Studies

B.A. Western Washington University, WA
M.A. Pacific University, OR

William Wong

Teacher – ES Grade 1

B.B.A. Saint Francis Xavier University
M.S. State University of New York

Shelley Wowchuk

Activities Coordinator/ Athletic Director

B.A. University of Alberta
M.S. West Virginia University
M.Ed. Endicott College

Luxia Yan

Teacher – HS Modern World Language

B.A. Hebei Normal University
M.A. North Technology University
Ph.D. Beijing Normal University