Capstone Mentors

Grade 3 Teacher

Education: Wellesley College, B.A.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2006
Community Activities: Coach, Capstone Mentor, Board of Trustees, Community Service, Summer Discoveries Teacher, Belmont Day Associate Teacher 2006-2007
Recent Professional Development: Learning Differences Conference

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be...The Art of Mountain Biking.

Grade 3 Teacher

Education: University of Massachusetts, B.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2007
Community Activities: Roots and Shoots Community Service Club Coordinator, Summer Discoveries Teacher, Community Service, Sunshine Committee
Recent Professional Development: Began graduate program at Valporaiso University; currently enrolled in Introduction to Humane Education course instructed through the Institute for Humane Education

Kindergarten Teacher

Education: Boston University, B.S.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2008
Community Activities: Braiding Different Strands Committee Co-Chair, Community Service Co-Chair, New Staff Mentoring Program, Sunshine Committee, Co-coordinator of Self-Study for AISNE Accreditation
Recent Professional Development: Institute for Teaching Diversity and Social Justice; Play’s the Thing: Facilitating Play for Young Children Program

Grade 1 Teacher

Education: State University of New York at Albany, B.A.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2010
Community Activities: BDS Mentoring Committee, Capstone Mentor, Community Service
Recent Professional Development: Singapore Math Training

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Education: Wellesley College, B.A.
Bank Street College of Education, M.S.E.
Joined Belmont Day: 2000
Community Activities: Capstone mentor, greening committee, community service
Recent Professional Development: Science curriculum review at Belmont Day; two-day educator's institute at the Eric Carle Museum: "On the Side of Childhood: Supporting the Multiple Literacies of Young Children"

Grade 2 Teacher

Education: Boston College, B.S.
Emmanuel College, M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2008
Community Activities: Capstone Mentor, Braiding Different Strands Committee, Community Service, Board of Trustees Member
Recent Professional Development: Wayland Literacy Institute; Orton-Gillingham Training

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... Understanding our Digital Footprints.

Associate Director of Development and Annual Giving

Education: University of Rhode Island, B.A.
Wheelock College, M.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2014
Community Activities: Capstone Mentor
Recent Professional Development: Multicultural Teaching Institute Administrators Workshop

Three Thoughts:
Something I love about Belmont Day is... the welcoming, warm community.