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Dora Urujeni

14 Jan 2021By
Dora earned her Master’s Degree in Peace Building and Conflict Transformation from the School of International Training, and a Bachelor’s Degree and Graduate Diploma in Educational Psychology from the University of Rwanda. She is a former Member of Parliament in Rwanda. She was the Director of Memos, an NGO dedicated to educating youth and community...
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Joslyn McIntyre

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A native of Western Mass, Joslyn was living out West until she and her husband Jon had identical twin daughters and decided to give them a proper New England country childhood. They now live at the serene end of a dirt road in Guilford, and Eliza and Phoebe attend Children’s House. Joslyn created and founded...
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Heather Lesage-Horton

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Heather is a pediatrician at Brattleboro Primary Care. She obtained her B.A. and M.D. degrees from the University of Vermont.  She then ventured to the Midwest for five years to complete her training at the University of Michigan.  As a native Vermonter she enthusiastically returned in 2014 and since has been an active member in...
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Andrea Lemon

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Originally from Chicago, Andrea Lemon fell in love with New England 30 years ago when she first came here for college. She studied French Literature and obtained degrees from Wesleyan University and Middlebury College. Andrea was fortunate to graduate just as the World Wide Web emerged, since there were surprisingly few jobs available for French...
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Elizabeth Fisher

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Elizabeth is the mother of Nicholas, now grown, and Cara, who is a Middle School student at Hilltop. Cara and Elizabeth share their West Brattleboro home with a Bassetoodle, a Bischapoo, two kittens, and a variety of Dust Bunnies. As a child, Elizabeth lived on the Islands of Jamaica and Trinidad, where she observed troubling...
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Todd Fahey

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Todd is the proud parent of Sage in the Willow Room. He lives with his wife, Lindsay, and Sage at their home in Newfane, Vermont. Todd and family moved to Vermont in September 2015 after spending approximately ten years in the Boston area. Prior to that, he lived in the New York metro area following...
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Marta Bernbaum

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Marta grew up shuffling between the Maine Coast and the Colorado Rockies as a kid. She now lives in West Brattleboro, up high off of Sunset Lake Road, with her husband Josh and son Finn, who is in Upper Elementary. She has a Fine Arts Degree with a focus in working in glass, which has...
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Travis C. Shine

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Travis is a proud parent of two Hilltop students. His son Dylan is in Upper El and his daughter Kennedy in Lower El. Travis lives with his wife Sarah, two children, and their dog Higgins in Newfane Vermont. In 2002 Travis received his BA in Economics from the University of Rhode Island with a minor...
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Vanessa Long

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Vanessa is the mother of Uri in the Lower El. She has a BA in Women’s Studies & Public Policy from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and a Masters of Science in Management & Health Care Administration from Marlboro College Graduate School in Brattleboro. Vanessa is proud to be part of Hilltop Montessori’s first...
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Ellie Pennell

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Ellie has worn several hats as a member of the Hilltop staff for 10 years – from Children’s House classroom aide to starting and directing the Toddler Program. She is thrilled to continue serving the Hilltop community in a new way as not only a board member, but also In-Coming Chair. Ellie holds two Montessori...
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