Pre-K

Physical Education and Athletics Teacher

Education: Skidmore College, B.A., Bridge-Linguatec TEFL Certification
Joined Belmont Day: 2019

Alex joins Belmont Day from Cambridge Montessori School where he was a physical education teacher since 2008. Alex also served there as the athletics coordinator for nine years and most recently as the assistant director of auxiliary programming.

Early Childhood and Extended Day Teacher

Education: Kenyon College, B.A.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2018
Community Activities: community service
Recent Professional Development: Supporting Early Childhood Students During Classroom Transitions

Three Thoughts:

Three words that describe my work style... child-focused, joyful, organized.

Physical Education and Athletics Teacher

Education: University of Connecticut, B.S., M.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2018
Community Activities: coaching

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone project would be...  to explore a holistic approach to athletic excellence and endurance for each decade of life.

Three words that describe my work style... dedicated, motivated, positive

Summer, After School, and Enrichment Programs Administrator

Joined Belmont Day: 2015

Three Thoughts:
My favorite children's book is... One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss. Anything written by Dr. Seuss is awesome.

One thing I love about Belmont Day is... the diversity within the school.

Lower School and Grade 6 French Teacher

Education: Universite de Provence, Ph.D.
Joined Belmont Day: 2009
Community Activities: Greening Committee, Capstone Mentor
Recent Professional Development: A Progressive Approach to World Language Instruction; Responsive Classroom for Specialists

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... color blindness in France and color awareness in the United States—the historical reasons behind that choice and how it shaped these societies.

Music Teacher

Education: Hartt College of Music, B.M.
University of Massachusetts, M.M.
Boston University, M.M.
Joined Belmont Day: 1999
Community Activities: Braiding Different Strands Diversity Committee, Music Lessons, Capstone Mentor
Recent Professional Development: Studied private music lessons; Responsive Classroom for Specialists

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... a study of retrofitting music keyboards with M.I.D.I. Technology.

Librarian

Education: Wesleyan University, B.A.
Simmons College, M.L.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2012
Community Activities: Community Service
Recent Professional Development: Responsive Classroom for Specialists; Annual American Library Association Conference

Theater Arts/Music Teacher & Assembly Coordinator

Education: American University, B.A.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2014
Community Activities: After school and enrichment teacher, community service
Recent Professional Development: Broadway Teachers Workshop; The American Alliance for Theatre and Education Conference; Responsive Classroom for Specialists

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... The History and Impact of Dog Rescue Organizations.

Pre-kindergarten Teacher

Education: Union College, B.A.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2008
Community Activities: Health and Wellness Teacher, Associate Teacher Professor, Community Service, Belmont Day Associate Teacher 2007–2008
Recent Professional Development: Presenter at AISNE 2018 Health and Wellness Conference; Steering Committee Member, The Wonder of Learning Boston 2018, a project of the Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network

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"