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Rochelle Garfinkel

8 Jan 2020By
Rochelle has been connected to Hilltop for many years as her partner Jessica worked with Paul and Finn as a middle school teacher. Rochelle grew up in a small town on the narrow tip of Long Island where her family ran a small summer motel. She landed in Putney 25 years ago while earning her Masters in...
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08
Jan

Kegan Refalo

7 Jan 2020By
Kegan is our resident Jack-of-All-Trades. His primary task is to manage all the behind the scene tasks so that the campus is a safe and beautiful learning environment. He will also be supervising the Middle School Student Building Projects and assisting with campus theatre productions. Kegan has 5 years experience in remodeling and property maintenance....
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07
Jan

Marco Yunga Tacuri

6 Jan 2020By
Marco joined Hilltop in 2015 as an After Care and Children’s House assistant, after seeing what a positive effect Hilltop had on his two children, who are currently in the Lower and Upper Elementary Programs. He moved to Brattleboro in 2014 from his home country of Ecuador. In Ecuador he taught language through music to preschoolers...
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06
Jan

Barbara Beckwith

5 Jan 2020By
Barb and her family made Brattleboro their home in 2019 after living 4 years on the beautiful island of Saba in the Dutch Caribbean. There she and her husband Nester ran a very successful small business where she managed the finance and office responsibilities. Barb was born and raised in Maine and spent 11 years...
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05
Jan

Roselle Garro

4 Jan 2020By
Roselle and her husband Paul moved to the area in 2000 from Nantucket, MA. Roselle’s son Sebastian completed the three-year cycle in both the Children’s House and Lower Elementary classrooms and is currently in Upper Elementary.  As a parent, she is excited to share her love of Hilltop and the importance of a Montessori education...
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04
Jan

Lauren Campbell

3 Jan 2020By
Lauren and her family moved to Brattleboro in 1991 from Washington, DC. They have two sons who are graduates of HMS, Ian, class of 2002 and Colin, class of 2008. Lauren is a graduate of American University and worked as a designer for many years before starting her own design firm in Washington. Vermont then...
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03
Jan

Tamara Mount

2 Jan 2020By
Tamara Mount joined Hilltop as Head of School in the Summer of 2013 excited to combine her management and Montessori experiences. She began in Montessori as a two year old and attended through Lower Elementary at a school where her mother was the Head of School. After transitioning to a traditional school she then went...
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02
Jan

Zoe Proctor

2 Jan 2020By
From staff kid (daughter to long-time LE teacher Jessica Thomas) to student (class of ’08) to Afternoon/AfterCare Assistant (2018) to Administrative Coordinator, Zoe feels a strong connection to Hilltop, Montessori pedagogy, and all that it entails. She is so grateful to be apart of such a lovely team on such a beautiful campus. When not...
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02
Jan