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Faculty and Staff Directory

Donald Albert

Titles: Superintendent
Departments: Staff

Cara Bendich

Titles: 4th and 5th Grade Math Teacher
Degrees: BA, Psychology, Education Studies, and Dance, Wesleyan University
Departments: Faculty, Math

Jonah Chasin

Titles: Executive Chef
Degrees: BA, English and Political Science, Northeastern University
MSW, Simmons College
Graduate of the Chef Training Program, Natural Gourmet Institute
Departments: Staff

Taylor Cole

Titles: 7th and 8th Grade Math Teacher
Degrees: BS, Middle Childhood Education (Grades 4-9, Math & Science), Bowling Green State University
Departments: Faculty, Math

Kellie Diodato

Titles: 4th Grade Humanities Teacher
Degrees: BA, English and Theatre, Marymount Manhattan College
MFA, Writing, Columbia University
Departments: Faculty, Humanities

Katherine Duncan

Titles: Director of Development
Degrees: BA, English, Cornell University
MA, English, Middlebury College
Departments: Staff, Development

Grace Eagar

Titles: Alumni Relations Coordinator
Degrees: BS, Psychology, University of Georgia
MSW, New York University
Departments: Staff

Alexis Fudge

Titles: Visual Arts Teacher, 4th and 6th Grade Fitness
Degrees: BFA, Fine Arts, Lesley University
M.Ed, Art Education, Lesley University
Departments: Faculty, Art, Athletics

Samantha Gonzalez

Titles: Operations Manager
Degrees: BS, Health Administration, St. Joseph's College
Departments: Staff

Ivan Hageman

Titles: Head of School, 7th Grade Advisor
Degrees: BA, Social Anthropology, Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude
MA, Education, Harvard University
Departments: Staff

Jay Hayes

Titles: Athletic Director, 6th Grade Math Teacher, 5th Grade Fitness Teacher, Soccer Coach, Lacrosse Coach
Degrees: B.A., Political Science, Bowdoin College
Departments: Faculty, Math, Athletics

Julia Holzman

Titles: 7th Grade Humanities Teacher
Degrees: BA, History, University of Chicago
Departments: Faculty, Humanities

Y. Christine Kell

Titles: Director of Finance
Degrees: BS, Business, Management, & Finance, City University of New York
CNAP Designation, FMA Institute
Departments: Staff, Finance

Courtney Knowlton

Titles: Dean of Faculty and Staff, Lacrosse Coach
Degrees: BA, English and Spanish, Amherst College
MA, Educational Leadership, New York University
Departments: Staff, Faculty

Samantha Lauten

Titles: 5th Grade Humanities Teacher
Degrees: BA, English and History, University of Michigan
Departments: Faculty, Humanities

Jeena Lee-Walker

Titles: 6th Grade Humanities Teacher
Degrees: BA, French and Philosophy, Barnard College
MA, East Asian Literature, Harvard University
MS, Teaching, English (Grades 7-12), Fordham University
Departments: Faculty, Humanities

Maroua Mesbah

Titles: 8th grade Humanities Teacher
Degrees: MA, Liberal Studies, City University of New York, The Graduate Center
BA, Political Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Departments: Faculty, Humanities

Rosa Perez

Titles: Kitchen Assistant
Departments: Staff

Criselys Polanco

Titles: Admissions/Exmissions Manager
Degrees: BA, Sociology and Women Studies, Hamilton College
Departments: Staff, High School Placement, Admissions

David Rawitz

Titles: 5th and 7th Grade Science Teacher
Degrees: BA, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University
MS, Marine Science, Stony Brook University
Departments: Faculty, Science

Cindy Sanchez

Titles: Spanish Teacher
Degrees: BA, Global Liberal Studies and English, New York University
Departments: Faculty, Spanish

Tyler Starks

Titles: Program and Development Associate
Degrees: BA, English, Colby College
MFA, Creative Writing, Hollins University
Departments: Staff, Development

Olivia Tueros

Titles: Receptionist
Degrees: BA, English and Political Science, Florida State University
Departments: Staff

Anna Warren

Titles: Program Director
Degrees: BA, Art History, New York University
Departments: Staff, Faculty, Humanities