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Faculty and Staff Biographies for 2018/19

A dynamic and accomplished faculty deeply invested in student success. Click on the below images to learn more about each teacher…

Jennifer Powell-Palmer

Lavender Lead Teacher
Jennifer has great interest in exploring what we can create in our kindergarten programs to meet the unique and ever changing needs of our young friends…

Lisa Lombardi

Marigold Lead Teacher
Lisa’s passions include needle felting, cooking, and camping, yoga, and of course, traveling…

Jamie Little

Bluebell Lead Teacher
Jamie grew up in a family of artistes, educators and cooks and is currently restoring a farmhouse…

Rachel Nielsen

Sunflower Lead Teacher
Rachel’s other big passion is for puppetry and storytelling; bringing story and puppet shows to the children and watching them delight in the wonder and magic of it all…

Natalie Martin

Early Childhood Licensing Director

Natalie likes to golf, hike, home improvements, scrapbook, bake and treasures time spent with family and friends…

Mindy Upton

Parent-Child Lead Teacher
Mindy’s quest is to nurture and embrace the magic of the early childhood years with love and attention to each individual child…

Martina Simunek-Suarez

First Grade Teacher
Martina loves to read and also enjoys painting, tiling, carpentry work, electrical work, plumbing, gardening, and a bunch of other fun hands-on things, preferably with power tools…

 

Stan Sudan

Second Grade Teacher

Stan gardens, loves to take walks in nature, playing with his family cat and writing…

Elizabeth Evans

Third Grade Teacher
Elizabeth enjoys outdoor living and exploration, music making and all the living things growing in the garden…

Kelly Morrow

Fourth Grade Teacher
Kelly enjoys international travel, watercolor painting, writing, storytelling and is a published author…

Jessica Bedirian

Fifth and Sixth Grades Teacher
Jesse has had an extensive career as a dancer, including many years teaching modern, ballet and jazz to all ages…

Adrienne Chapman

Seventh Grade Teacher
Adrienne loves to swim, bike, go on backpack trips into the mountains, paint, garden, read poetry and do eurythmy…