Specialists

Middle School Learning Specialist

Education: ​St. Lawrence University, B.A., Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2019

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

Music Teacher

Education: Boston University, B.A., M.M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2018
Community Activities: community service
Recent Professional Development: presenter on "Restorative Practices and Implementation in Music Classrooms" at The Conservation Music Education Conference

Lower School Learning Specialist

Education: Lesley University, M.Ed.
Bowdoin College, B.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2017
Community Activities: community service
Recent Professional Development: "Executive Function: Impact on Academic Proficiency" course at Landmark School Outreach Program; Orton-Gillingham training

Guitar Ensemble Teacher

Education: Brandeis University, B.A.
New England Conservatory, M.M.
Joined Belmont Day: 2014

World Percussion Music Ensemble Teacher

Education: New England Conservatory, B.M., M.M.
Boston University, D.M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2015

Woodwind Ensemble Teacher

Education: Boston College, B.A.
Boston Conservatory, M.M.
Joined Belmont Day: 2014
Other Educational Affiliations: Currently on the faculty at the New England Conservatory's Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education, where he is also head of winds and brass at the Festival Youth Orchestra, as well as Tufts University's Community Music Program

Middle School Spanish Teacher; Grade 8 Coordinator

Education: Corporación Univarsitaria CENDA, B.A.
Universidad del Valle, M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2014
Community Activities: Capstone mentor, SEED facilitator
Recent Professional Development: Teach21 at the School at Columbia University; Differentiated Instruction in the Foreign Language Classroom

Strings Teacher

Education: The Peabody Conservatory of Music, Johns Hopkins University, B.M., G.P.D.
Joined Belmont Day: 2013
Other Educational Affiliations: Currently on the faculty at the New England Conservatory's Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education, Tufts University's Community Music Program, Belmont Hill School, St. Marks School, and Lincoln Public Schools

Visual Arts Teacher and Sustainability Coordinator

Education: Wesleyan University, B.A., M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2002
Community Activities: coach, Capstone mentor, greening committee chair, community service, clubs teacher
Recent Professional Development: Week-long sculpture workshop

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... Japanese Collage and the Art of Chigiri-e.

Things I love about Belmont Day are... all the students, my colleagues, and the Belmont Day Garden! 

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