Social Studies

Grade 5 Teacher

Education: Boston College, M.Ed.; Spelman College, B.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2020
Recent Professional Development: Designing for Online Learning

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... The Importance of Arts (specifically dance)

Grades 7 and 8 Social Studies

Education: University of Massachusetts Boston, B.A.
Lesley University, M.Ed.
Joined BDS: 2018
Community Activities: community service, coach, middle school club advisor

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... Creating Sustainable Cities

Three words that describe my work style... efficient, creative, spontaneous

If I could give a child one quality it would be... compassion

Grade 4 Teacher

Education: University of Tennessee, B.A., M.S.
Brandeis University, M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2002
Community Activities: Capstone mentor, associate teacher mentor, professional learning community facilitator, after school enrichment teacher
Recent Professional Development: SEED, Literacy for All Conference

Grade 6 Social Studies Teacher; Middle School Social Studies Department Chair; Grade 6 Advisor

Education: Harvard College, A.B.
Harvard Law School, J.D.
Lesley University, M.A.
Joined Belmont Day: 2007
Community Activities: Coach, Capstone Mentor, Braiding Different Strands Committee, SEED Facilitator
Recent Professional Development: National Council of Teachers of English Conference; Leaf and Pen Writing Retreat; AISNE Accreditation Visiting Committee

Grade 5 English and Social Studies Teacher

Education: Williams College, B.A., Harvard Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.
Joined Belmont Day: 2017
Community Activities: Capstone mentor, grades 3-5 club advisor, sunshine committee, community service

Three Thoughts:

My Capstone Project would be... It's Funny Because It's True: The History of Humor as a Political Act

A person I consider to be a hero... James Baldwin

Grade 3 Teacher

Education: University of Massachusetts, B.S.
Joined Belmont Day: 2007
Community Activities: Summer Discoveries Teacher, Community Service
Recent Professional Development: Began graduate program at Valporaiso University; currently enrolled in Introduction to Humane Education course instructed through the Institute for Humane Education

Three Thoughts:
My Capstone Project would be... ecological photography.