Karen Abney –  Registrar / Bookkeeper.  Karen is a former CPA who has a BA in Business from the University of Alaska in Anchorage.  She joined our staff in early 2015.

Lisa Daigle -Lower School Office Co-Manger.  Lisa graduated from The University of New England in 1984 with a B.S. in Physical Therapy. She joined our staff in 2005.

Elisabeth Garofalo – Lower School Office Co-Manager.

Matthew Kopans – Director of Community Outreach and Development. Matt holds a Masters Degree in Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a Masters Degree in Performance Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.  He joined our staff in 2013.

Jonathan Litts – Facilities Manager & Safety Coordinator.  Jonathan received an A.A.S. in Outdoor Recreation Programming from Paul Smith’s College and a B.S. from Lyndon State College in Recreation Resource Management.  He joined our staff in 2013.

2015 Rose Ceremony-2Anne Maguire -Administrator. Anne received a B.S. in nursing from the University of Virginia where she practiced pediatric nursing for many years.  She  began working in the Admissions Office in 2007.



Sarah Mercier – High School Office Manager. Sarah graduated from Empire State College with a B.S. in Human Development and brings with her 13 years of office administration experience. She joined our staff in 2009.


Julie Niles- Business Manager. Julie holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Hamilton College and previously worked as the Managing Editor of a Dow Jones Financial news wire in Washington, D.C. She joined our staff in 2010.

Richard Youmans-Enrollment Director. Richard holds a B.S. in Operations and Supply Chain Management from NC State University and previously worked as a Technology Coach at Northwestern Mutual.  He joined our staff in 2014.  

Support Staff

  • Shawn Atkins – Birchtree Kindergarten Assistant
  • Laura Blunt – School Nurse
  • Heather Carignan – Handwork Assistant
  • Gabrielle Carpenter – Maple Forest Kindergarten Assistant / Forest Kindergarten Aftercare Coordinator
  • Carol Christiana – Accompanist
  • Susan Conway – Events Coordinator
  • Polly Gurnett – Rose Kindergarten Assistant
  • Caressa Himoff – School Store Manager
  • Camilla Lake – Little Acorns & Children’s Garden Assistant
  • Summer Lamb – Forest Kindergarten Cook
  • Therese Lesser – Early Childhood Center Aftercare Coordinator
  • Jody Rossetti – Morning Glory Kindergarten Assistant
  • Linda Stallard – Lower School Aftercare Coordinator
  • Ayshea Wild – Grade 1 Afternoon Teacher