Lower School Faculty

Osvaldo Jose “OJ” Marti

Head of Lower School

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Osvaldo Jose “OJ” Marti

Providence College – B.S.
University of Pennsylvania – M.E.

Kendall Greene

Lower School First Grade

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Kendall Greene

Connecticut College – B.A.
Lesley University – M.Ed.
Universite Paris III, Sorbonne Nouvelle

Melinda Van Lare

Lower School Kindergarten

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Melinda Van Lare

New York University – B.A.
Rhode Island College – B.A.
Rhode Island College – M.Ed.

Michele Evans

Lower School Second Grade

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Michele Evans

University of New Hampshire – B.S.
Rhode Island College – M.A.T.

David Santarpia

Lower School Second Grade

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David Santarpia

Providence College – B.A.
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth – Elementary Teacher Certification

Samantha Bradshaw ’85

Lower School Literacy Coordinator

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Samantha Bradshaw ’85

University of Vermont – B.A.
University of Rhode Island – M.A.

Susan Pirruccello-McClellan

Lower School Mathematics Coordinator

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Susan Pirruccello-McClellan

Skidmore College – B.A.
Shorter College – Teaching Certificate

Simone Ahlborn

Lower School Spanish

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Simone Ahlborn

Universidad de Barcelona
Brown University – A.B.
Georgetown University and California State University – M.A.

Elizabeth Grumbach

Lower School Science

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Elizabeth Grumbach

Bowdoin College – B.A.
Columbia Unversity’s Teacher’s College – M.Ed.

Hilary Major

Upper School, Middle School and Lower School String Orchestra

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Hilary Major

Brown University – B.A.
Rhode Island College – M.A.T.

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