Heads

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.

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.

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

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.

Assistant Head of School and Director of Curriculum and Instruction

Education: University of Canberra, B.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 1994
Community Activities: Capstone Mentor, Community Service Leader, Braiding Different Strands Diversity Committee, Greening Committee, Outreach Committee, Faculty Hiring Committees
Recent Professional Development: Leadership+Design

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... either Early Women Artists or Japanese Food or The Effect of an Artistic Environment on Young Children.