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Faculty and Staff Directory

Kyle Akeley
Assistant Director of Admission
Department: Admissions
Gettysburg College, B.A.

Jim Bennett
Science Department Chair, Woodworking Teacher
Department: Science, Visual Arts
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, B.S.

Joshua Brown
Spanish Teacher, Neale Head House Parent
Department: World Languages
Salem State University, B.S., B.A.

Sam Carton
Assistant Director of Admission
Department: Admissions
Occidental College, B.A.

Caleb Corliss
Sustainability Co-Coordinator, Science Teacher, Hinckley Head House Parent
Department: Science
Wesleyan University, B.A., M.A.

Lily Corral
Science & Math Teacher
Department: Science, Math
University of Massachusetts, M.Ed
University of New Hampshire, B.S.

Mary Jo Daly
Librarian, Textbook Orders, Professional Development Coordinator
Department: Administration
SUNY-Albany, M.L.S.
College of New Rochelle, B.A.
518-794-6021

Nancy Dutton
English Department Chair, Maple Sugaring Director, Diversity Coordinator
Department: English
Middlebury College, M.A.
Smith College, B.A.

Dennis Fougere
Visual Arts Teacher, Tutor
Department: Visual Arts
Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA
SUNY New Paltz, B.S.

Liz Fougere
Director of Joline Arts Center, Art Department Chair, Teacher
Department: Visual Arts
SUNY New Paltz, M.F.A.
Maine College of Art, B.F.A.

Sarah Frederick
Events Coordinator
Department: Advancement, Alumni Relations
University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.B.A.

Mary Frost
Assistant Business Manager
Department: Business Office
Keene State College, North Adams State College, B.S.

Devin Galeucia
Assistant Director of Facilities
Department: Facilities
Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License

Melissa Gardner
Director of Finance
Department: Business Office
Western New England College, B.S.

Michael Glovsky
English Teacher, Academic Mentor
Department: English, Academic Mentorship
Boston College, B.A.

Ingrid Gustavson
Director of Studies, Art History Teacher
Department: Administration
Williams College, M.A.
Bowdoin College, B.A.

Alex Heddinger
Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Relations
Department: Advancement
University of North Carolina School of the Arts, B.F.A.

Sara Henry
Artist in Residence
Department: Visual Arts
SUNY New Paltz, MFA
University of Alaska Anchorage, BFA

Edwin Hirschfeld
Web Coordinator, History Teacher
Department: History, Technology
SUNY New Paltz, B.S.

Shawn Holcombe
Soccer Head Coach
Department: Athletics
Southern New Hampshire University, M.S.
Eastern Connecticut State University, B.A.

Simon Holzapfel
Head of School
Department: Administration
University of Massachusetts Amherst, M.A.
Carleton College, B.A.

Kate Johansen
Dean of Students
Department: Administration, Dean of Students
Andover Newton Theological School, M.A.
Seattle University, Post-Masters Certificate in Clinical Pastoral Counseling

Dana Katz
International Student Coordinator, ESOL Teacher, Academic Mentor
Department: World Languages, Academic Mentorship
San Francisco State University, M.A.
Smith College, B.A.
518-794-6000

Audrey Kiely
Academic Mentor
Department: Academic Mentorship

Lawrence Klein, Esq.
Director of Institutional Advancement, General Counsel
Department: Advancement
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.
Clark University, B.A.

Adrienne Lazes
Math Department Chair, Spring Term Coordinator
Department: Math
Hampshire College, B.A.

Lisa Leary
Assistant to Dean of Students
Department: Dean of Students
Berkshire Community College, A.S.

Kathleen Leisure
English Teacher
Department: English
Fordham University, M.A.
Smith College, B.A.

Dr. Ted Lightburn
Chemistry, Photography Teacher, Director of Hands to Work
Department: Science
Boston College, Ph.D.
Northeastern University, B.S.

Joanna Lightburn
School Counselor, Director of Student Activities
Department: Health Services
Smith College of Social Work, M.S.W.
Northeastern University, B.S.

Heather McDermott
Executive Assistant to the Head of School
Department: Head of School
Springfield College, M.S.
Russell Sage College, B.S.

Eileen Ordu
World Languages Department Chair, ESOL Teacher
Department: World Languages
San Francisco State University, M.A.
Syracuse University, B.A.
518-794-6000

Christopher Ouellette
Learning Specialist, Academic Mentor
Department: Academic Mentorship
Western New England University, B.A.

Nikki Pressley
Visual Arts Teacher
Department: Visual Arts
California Institute of the Arts, M.F.A.
Furman University, B.A.

Joel Priest
Math, Anthropology & Race Teacher
Department: Science, Math
Aurora University, M.S.
Washington University, B.A.

Jennifer Pytleski
Performing Arts Dept. Chair, Theater Director, English Teacher
Department: English, Performing Arts
New York University, M.A.
Drake University, B.F.A.

Steve Ricci
Director of Communications
Department: Communications
St. John Fisher College, B.A.

Paul Rix
Department: World Languages
518-794-6000

Joelle Russo
Head of Academic Mentorship, Day Student Coordinator, English Teacher, Academic Mentor
Department: English, Academic Mentorship
The New School University, B.A.

Crysta Ryan
School Nurse
Department: Health Services
Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, R.N
518-794-6013

Tom Seamon
Director of Facilities
Department: Facilities
SUNY Albany, M.B.A
SUNY Cobleskill, B.A.

Don Singleton
Director of Athletics, English Teacher, Basketball Head Coach
Department: English, Athletics
Yale University, M.A
Carleton College, B.A.

Christopher Slocombe
Director of College Counseling
Department: History, College Counseling
Marquette University, B.A.

Martha Slocombe
Cross-Country Coach
Department: Athletics
Drake University, B.S.
Marquette University, B.A.

Betsy Strickler
Director of Admission
Department: Admissions
Hood College, B.A.

Joanna Sutton
Math Teacher
Department: Math
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.S.
University of Massachusetts Lowell, B.S.

Thomas Tift
History & Health Teacher
Department: Science, History
University of Albany, M.S.
U.C. Berkeley, B.S.
518-794-6000

Patrick Toole
Film Teacher
Department: Visual Arts, Performing Arts
The University of the Arts, B.F.A.

John Villinski
History Department Chair, History Teacher
Department: History
Columbia University, M.A.
University of New Hampshire, B.A.

Deborah Vittone
Advancement Office Assistant
Department: Advancement
Framingham State College, B.S.

Lorrie Wechter
Admissions Office Manager, Registrar
Department: Admissions
Westfield State College, B.S.

Raleigh Werberger
Dean of Faculty, History Teacher
Department: History
Miami University of Ohio, M.A.
Pomona College, B.A.

Craig Westcott
Assistant Head of School for Advancement and External Relations, Sustainability Co-coordinator
Department: Administration
Harvard University, M.Ed.
Ithaca College, B.A.

Ayannah Whaley
Department: Business Office

Andrew Wrba
Music Teacher
Department: Performing Arts
Westfield State University, B.A.
518-794-6000