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Tamara Mount // Head of School

Desi Plumley //  Administrative Coordinator & Front Desk

Zoe Proctor // Admissions & Enrollment Director 

Erin Wessel // Development Director

Marco Yunga Tacuri // Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Director & Children’s House Spanish and PE Teacher

Barbara Beckwith // Business Manager

Travis Thiele // Facility Manager & Athletic Director 

Malindi Chesnut-Tangerman // Social Emotional Learning Coordinator & LE Assistant 

Ashlyn Stephens // Montessori Curriculum Coordinator

Laura Gypson // Early Education Program Partnership Director

Facilities Team

Travis Thiele // Facility Director & Athletic Director 

Trudy Vandertuin // Facilities Staff

William Gembarowski // Facilities Staff

Andrea Hudson // Facilities Staff

Toddler Program

Lily Enchin// Toddler Program Director

Haley Hopkins // Toddler Program Teacher

Laura Gypson // Toddler Program Teacher & Early Ed Program Partnership Director

Jessica Shelby // Toddler Program Assistant 

Children's House


Cheryl Matthews // Birch Room Director

Ashley Dierkes // Birch Room Teacher  


Rebecca Baldini // Willow Room Director

Megan Schrull // Willow Room Teacher 

CH Assistants 

Madeline Peck // Children’s House Assistant 

Annie Woodward // Children’s House Afternoon & AfterCare 

Lucy Donnelly // Children’s House Afternoon & AfterCare 

Lower Elementary

Kerstin Kjellberg // Lower Elementary Director

Akari Stimler // Lower Elementary Associate Teacher

Malindi Chesnut-Tangerman// Lower Elementary Assistant Teacher & Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Coordinator

Upper Elementary

Tom Griffith // Upper Elementary Teacher

Jen Hed // Upper Elementary Teacher

Daniel Muller// Upper Elementary Teacher

Kathy Leone // Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher

Middle School

Becky Eisenhandler // Middle School Director: Math & Health

Dave Bradt // Middle School Teacher: Math & Science 

Finn Campman // Middle School Teacher: Language Arts & Fine Arts

Ani Schaeffer // Middle School Teacher: Humanities


Wendy Lynde // Learning Specialist Director

Jade Harmon // Elementary Art Teacher

Jay Cook // Music Teacher

Travis Thiele // Fitness Teacher

All Faculty and Staff Directory

Staff listed alphabetically by last name
Willow Room Director
Business Manager
Middle School Teacher
Middle School Teacher
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Coordinator & LE Assistant
Music Teacher
Children's House Assistant
Birch Room Teacher
Children's House Assistant and Aftercare Staff
Middle School Director
Toddler Program Director
Facilities Staff
Upper Elementary Teacher
Toddler Program Assistant Teacher & Early Education Program Partnership Director
Elementary Art Teacher
Upper Elementary Teacher
Toddler Program Teacher
Facilities Staff
Lower Elementary Director
Upper Elementary Assistant Teacher & Learning Specialist
Learning Specialist Director
Birch Room Director
Head of School
Upper Elementary Associate Teacher
Children's House Assistant
Administrative Coordinator
Admissions Director
Facilities and Water System Consultant
Middle School Teacher
Willow Room Teacher
Toddler Program Assistant
Montessori Curriculum Coordinator
Lower Elementary Associate Teacher
Facility Director & Athletic Director
Facilities Staff
Development Director
Children's House Assistant & Elementary AfterCare
Equity, Justice, and Inclusion Director & Children's House Spanish and PE Teacher
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