Math

Grade 5 Math and Science Teacher

Education: Dartmouth College, B.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2019

Emma joins Belmont Day from Excel Academy Charter School where she has taught fifth grade math for the last seven years and served as the fifth grade team leader since 2017. She was also a seventh grade math teacher at Salem Academy Charter School.

Three Thoughts: 
If I could have dinner with anyone dead or alive it would be ... Beethoven, Brahms, and Bach. I'd love to see them all together and hear them discuss their musical styles.

Grades 7 & 8 Science Teacher; Grade 7 Advisor

Education: Oberlin College, B.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2019
Recent Professional Development: Multicultural Teaching Institute at the Meadowbrook School and the Maker Mindset Workshop at Belmont Day

Middle School Math Teacher; Grade 8 Advisor

Education: Michigan State University, B.A., M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2019
Recent Professional Development: Multicultural Teaching Institute and Exeter’s Mathematics Institute

Middle School Math Teacher; Grade 6 Advisor; Middle School Math Department Chair

Education: Valparaiso University, B.S., Wichita State University, M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2018
Community Activities: Coach, community service
Recent Professional Development: Singapore Mathematics training

Middle School Math Teacher; Grade 7 Advisor

Education: Harvard University, A.B.
Bridgewater State College, Mathematics Licensure
Joined Belmont Day: 2012
Community Activities: Coach, Capstone Mentor, Middle School Club Advisor
Recent Professional Development: The Neuropsychology of Learning Disabilities

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... The Impacts of Fracking.

My favorite children's book is... Love You Forever by Robert Munsch.

Grade 6 Science Teacher; Grade 6 Coordinator and Advisor

Education: Rochester Institute of Technology, B.S., M.S.
Simmons College, M.A.T.
Joined Belmont Day: 2007
Community Activities: Greening Committee, Community Service, Coach, Capstone Mentor, Braiding Different Strands Committee
Recent Professional Development: Developmental Designs (Social/Emotional Learning Middle School)

Grade 4 Teacher

Education: Union College, B.A.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2010
Community Activities:  Capstone mentor, Faculty SEED participant, admissions support
Recent Professional Development: Singapore Math training

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be.. Hypnosis—Does it Really Work?

My favorite children's authors are... Patricia Polacco, Kate DiCamillo, Kevin Henkes, and Roald Dahl.

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.