Upper School Faculty

Gara Field

Dir. of Global Education

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Gara Field

University of Hartford – B.A.
University of Hartford – M.A.
Harvard University – M.Ed.
University of Connecticut – Ph.D.

Beth Lantz

Director of Student Life

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Beth Lantz

College of the Holy Cross – B.A.
Simmons College – M.A.
Framingham State University – M.Ed.

Jess Stewart

School Psychologist

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Jess Stewart

Morehead State University – B.A.
University of Pennsylvania – M.S.Ed.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – M.S., Ed.S., Psy.D.

Eric Aaronian

Upper School Science and Cross Divisional Science Department Head

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Eric Aaronian

Drew University – B.A.
Tufts University – M.S.

Dominique Avila ’11

Middle School and Upper School Art

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Dominique Avila ’11

School of the Museum of Fine Arts – B.F.A.
Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts – M.A.

Julia Baker

 Co-Director of College Counseling

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Julia Baker

American University – B.A.
University of Pennsylvania – M.Ed.

Anni Barnard

Upper School Ceramics, Upper School Visual Arts Department Head

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Anni Barnard

Indiana University of Pennsylvania – B.A.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania – M.A.
Rhode Island School of Design – M.F.A.

Donna Corcoran

Upper School Science

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Donna Corcoran

Brown University – M.A.

Columbia University – B.S.

Providence College – B.S.

Gail Copans

Upper School Mathematics

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Gail Copans

Johannesburg College of Education – T.T.H.D.
University of Witwatersrand – B.S.
Providence College – M.Ed.

John Doll

Upper School Science

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John Doll

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Degree – Ph.D.

Rice University – B.A. (History and Biochemistry)

Meg Fifer

Upper School English, US English Dept. Head, 9th Grade Dean, and Director of Freshman Studies

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Meg Fifer

Brown University – B.A.
Columbia University (Teachers College) – M.A.

Brett Ford

Upper School Mathematics, 11th Grade Dean

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Brett Ford

Saint Joseph’s University – B.S.
Fairfield University – M.S.

Chandra Harris

Upper School World Language

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Chandra Harris

Stanford University – B.A.
Brown University – M.A.
Brown University – Ph.D.

David Husted ’86

Director of Innovation and Design

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David Husted ’86

Roger Williams University – B.S.
Harvard Graduate School of Education – Ed.M.

Abigail Isom

STEM Director, Upper School Mathematics, Expert Thinking Tri-Clerk

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Abigail Isom

Hobart & William Smith Colleges – B.A.
Roger Williams University – M.A.

Kelly Joseph

Upper School Humanities, 12th grade Dean

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Kelly Joseph

College of the Holy Cross – B.A.
New York University – M.A.

Anne Krive

Director of Libraries, Middle School Librarian and Archivist

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Anne Krive

Hope College – B.A.
University of Rhode Island – M.LIS.

Tom Leger

Upper School Science

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Tom Leger

Charles Sposato Graduate School of Education
Degree – M.A.

Cornell University – B.A.

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.

Elena Mansolillo

Upper School Humanities

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Elena Mansolillo

Providence College – B.A.
Providence College – M.A.
Southern New England School of Law – J.D.

Jen McFadden

Director of Friends Education, US Humanities

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Jen McFadden

Georgetown University – Ph.D
Georgetown University – MS
Colorado College – B.A.

Sarah McShane

Associate Director of Athletics, US Humanities

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Sarah McShane

University of Hartford – B.A.
Plymouth State University – M.Ed.

Laurie Nelson

 Co-Director of College Counseling

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Laurie Nelson

Bowdoin College – A.B.
University of Notre Dame – M.A.
University of Maine – M.Ed.

Claudia Perlini

Upper School English, Ethical Leadership Tri-Clerk

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Claudia Perlini

University of Florida – B.A.

Harvard Graduate School of Education – M.Ed.

Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English – M.A.

Justin Peters

Middle School Chorus and Upper School Chorus, Performing Arts Department Head

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Justin Peters

Wittenberg University – B.M.

Elena Peterson

Upper School World Language

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Elena Peterson

Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio – B.A.
University of Rhode Island – M.A.

Kelena Reid

Upper School History and Psychology, US Humanities Dept. Head

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Kelena Reid

Wesleyan University – B.A.
Harvard Divinity School – M.T.S.
Rutgers University – Ph.D.

Michael Robinson

Upper School English

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Michael Robinson

University Of Southern California – Ph.D

University of Southern California – MA

University of Florida – BA

Luigi Solla

 Co-Director of College Counseling

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Luigi Solla

Fairfield University – B.A.
Northeastern University – M.S.

Kristin S. Street

Upper School Visual Arts

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Kristin S. Street

Rhode Island School of Design – B.F.A.
Maryland Institute College of Art – M.F.A.

Lenke Wood

Upper School English

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Lenke Wood

Williams College – B.A.
Brown University – M.A.T.
Middlebury College – M.A.

Wilson Taylor

Upper School English

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Wilson Taylor

Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English – M.A.

Bowdoin College – B.A.

Jerrett Wilson

Upper School World Language Department Head

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Jerrett Wilson

North Carolina State University – B.A.
Middlebury College – M.A.

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