Faculty & Staff

SILVANA NAZZARO CLARK | HEAD OF SCHOOL

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University • Masters of Arts, Curriculum & Instruction, Columbia University Teachers' College • Ed.D. Pre-Candidate, Curriculum & Instruction, George Washington University • Project Zero, Harvard University • Wilderness Educators Coursework, National Outdoor Leadership School • Over 25 years experience as a teacher, researcher, consultant, and administration • Served on three Boards of Trustees • Worked in private and public schools in the United States and abroad:  Sheridan School, DC; Princeton Academy, NJ; Colegio Menor San Francisco, Ecuador; Reggio Schools, Italy; South Brunswick Schools, NJ; Montgomery County Schools, MD

Early Childhood Faculty

Melissa Holt

Melissa Holt

Toddler Suite, Co-Teacher
Dina Kunkle

Dina Kunkle

Preschool Suite Co-Teacher, ECP Afternoon Program Director
Bryony Sheppard

Bryony Sheppard

Preschool Suite, Co-Teacher
Sharis Swartley

Sharis Swartley

Toddler Suite, Co-Teacher, ECP Music Teacher
Courtney White

Courtney White

Toddler Suite, Lead Teacher

Special Subjects Faculty

Cat Blas

Cat Blas

IB PYP Coordinator
Sean Davies

Sean Davies

PE Teacher/ IT Specialist
Bev Gallagher

Bev Gallagher

Literacy Coach, Instructional Coordinator
Cheilaugh Garvey

Cheilaugh Garvey

Studio Art Teacher
Amanda Gorrie

Amanda Gorrie

Windows to the World Teacher
Kathy Humora

Kathy Humora

Learning Through Landscapes Science Teacher
Kristyn Jannell

Kristyn Jannell

Director of Summer Program
Lisa Kasabach

Lisa Kasabach

Director of Extended Day Program
Deborah Molinelli

Deborah Molinelli

Set Design Consultant
Berni Sanchez

Berni Sanchez

Spanish Teacher
Tom Tallitsch

Tom Tallitsch

Instrumental Music Teacher
Christine Zeppenfeld

Christine Zeppenfeld

Campus Naturalist

Elementary Program Faculty

Larry Anton

Larry Anton

Grade 3/4 Co-Teacher, PE Teacher
Christina Box

Christina Box

Grade 1/2 Co-Teacher
Suzanne Cunningham

Suzanne Cunningham

Grade 5/6 Co-Teacher
Zachary Floyd

Zachary Floyd

Grade 5/6 Co-Teacher, STEAM Coordinator
Jami Gampper

Jami Gampper

Grade 1/2 Co-Teacher
Courtney Shannon

Courtney Shannon

Kindergarten Teacher
Darlene Tirona

Darlene Tirona

Grade 3/4 Co-Teacher

Administration & Staff

Jennifer Bartell

Jennifer Bartell

Executive Assistant
Emily Emminizer

Emily Emminizer

School Nurse
Terése Gara

Terése Gara

Assistant Head, Director of Finance and Operations, Director of Financial Aid
Lynn Jarvis

Lynn Jarvis

Director of Alumni Relations
Patty Lapide Oesterle

Patty Lapide Oesterle

Director of Advancement
Juliana McIntyre Fenn

Juliana McIntyre Fenn

Co-Founder, Artist in Residence
Daniel Ordonez

Daniel Ordonez

Building and Grounds Maintenance
Katie Pottinger

Katie Pottinger

Director of Admissions and Enrollment