Director of Equity and Inclusion

Education: Wesleyan University, B.A., Boston University School of Social Work, M.S.W. Simmons School of Social Work, Ph.D.
Joined Belmont Day: 2019
Community Activities: Braiding Different Strands
Recent Professional Development: Led diversity, equity, and inclusion workshops at Boston College Lynch Leadership Academy and Brookline's Baker Elementary School

Three Thoughts:

Three words that describe my work style are ... empathic, collaborative, and hopeful.

Director of Development

Education: Simmons College, B.S., Simmons University, M.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2019

Three Thoughts:

My Capstone Project would be ... How Food Can Heal

My favorite children's book is ... The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

If I could give a child one quality, it would be ... awareness

Associate Director of Communications & Marketing

Education: Connecticut College, B.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2018
Community Activities: community service, coach, Capstone mentor
Recent Professional Development: learning advanced video and audio production and editing skills

Three Thoughts:
My favorite children's book is... The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson

Lower School Head

Education: Cornell University, B.S.
Fordham University, MS.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2018
Community Activities: community service, member of Folio Collaborative pilot group
Recent Professional Development: Multicultural Teaching Institute at Meadowbrook School

Three Thoughts:

My Capstone Project would be... an exploration of the connection between dyslexia and ADHD

Director of the Associate Teacher Program

Education: Stanford University, B.A.
Lesley University, M.A.
Middlebury College, M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2017
Recent Professional Development: Presenter at Carney Sandoe & Associates 2018 Women's Institute

Three Thoughts:
A person I admire and consider a hero... Harvey Milk.

Director of Finance

Education: Bryant University, B.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2017
Community Activities: Faculty SEED group, Capstone mentor
Recent Professional Development: Key Financial Indicators of Sustainability for Independent Schools

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... the obstacles that prevent millions of girls around the world from receiving an education.

Director of Operations

Education: San Francisco State University, B.S.
Antioch New England, M.S. Resource Management and Administration
Joined Belmont Day: 2017
Community Activities: capital projects and buildings and grounds committees
Recent Professional Development: Sustainable Campus Best Practices, UVM Certification​
How many years have you been teaching/working in a school? 17 years in a private college setting

Head of School; Grade 7 English Teacher

Education: Connecticut College, B.A.
Boston College, Lynch School of Education Administration, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2016
Community Activities: Capstone Mentor, Braiding Different Strands Committee, BDS Admissions Ambassador
Recent Professional Development: Attended the NAIS Annual Conference and the 2018 NAIS People of Color Conference; Presented at RedesignEDU at MIT; service on the 2018-19 AISNE Board of Directors

Director of High School Placement

Education: Kenyon College, B.A.
Boston University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2003
Community Activities: Grades 7 & 8 Choices Teacher, Community Service

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... The Impact Exposure to Music Has On Learning and the Brain.

Things I love about Belmont Day are... the welcoming environment, the excitement and encouragement to step out of your comfort zone, and my dedicated colleagues.

Middle School Head; Grade 7 Social Studies Teacher

Education: Brown University, B.A.
Brown University, M.A.T.
Joined Belmont Day: 2015
Recent Professional Development: NAIS Annual Conference; Leadership+Design's "Wonder Women!" Conference 
Community Activities: Capstone Mentor

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... how open water swimming affects the brain and body.