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Director of High School Placement

Education: Kenyon College, B.A.
Boston University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2003
Community Activities: Grades 7 & 8 Choices Teacher, Community Service

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... The Impact Exposure to Music Has On Learning and the Brain.

Things I love about Belmont Day are... the welcoming environment, the excitement and encouragement to step out of your comfort zone, and my dedicated colleagues.

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! 

Learning Specialist, Reading

Education: Colby College, B.A.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 1996
Community Activities: Capstone Mentor
Recent Professional Development: Advanced Strategies to Improve Executive Function Skills through Landmark School Outreach Program

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... The Science of Sleep.

My favorite children's book is... Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney.

Grade 5 Foundations for Language Learning; Grades 7 & 8 French Teacher; Capstone Coordinator

Education: Principia College, B.A.
Middlebury College, M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2007
Community Activities: Capstone Mentor, Community Service, Model United Nations Advisor, Middle School Advisor
Recent Professional Development: Responsive Classroom for Specialists; Model United Nations training at the UN Association of Greater Boston; week long seminar on assessment at the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition; Proficiency Academy with Greg Duncan

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