Academics: Faculty/Staff Listing

 

Anatole France, a French writer, once said that "nine-tenths of education is encouragement." No quotation better embodies the Bement faculty's commitment to our students. Some teachers have been at Bement more than forty years; for others this is a first. Faculty members are alumni, current parents, and past parents. Most are coaches, and several are dorm parents. All come to school each day, ready to "live and learn as a family."

To contact our faculty by email, type:
First initial of first name
last name
@bement.org
i.e. flastname@bement.org

 

Faculty/ Staff Listings The years in parenthesis represent the year in which the employee started working at Bement.

 

Joseph Aleixo (2016)

jaleixo

Dorm Parent, Jiayi House

Bridgewater State University, B.S.

 

Nancy Ames (2004)

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Director of Learning Services

Upper School Geography
University of Colorado, B.S.
Lesley College, M.Ed.

 

Sara Becton Ardrey P'22 '24 (2013)

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Director of Alumni and Development
Connecticut College, B.A.

Bank Street Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.

 

Kara Barrett (2004)

kbarrett
First Grade
University of New Hampshire, B.S., M.Ed.

 

Alex Bartlett '87 (2006)

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Athletic Director

Health Educator

Upper School Vocal Music

St. Lawrence University, B.A.

 

David Belcher P'07 (1990)

dbelcher
Dean of Boarding

History Department Chair

Upper School History
Bates College, B.A.
Andover Newton Theological School, M.A.

 

Ben Bensen P '86 '92 '98 '01 '02 (1990)

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Lower School Drama, Physical Education
Bowdoin College, B.A.
University of Edinburgh, M. Litt.

 

Dan Bensen '01 (2010)

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Upper School Mathematics

Dorm Parent, Blydenburgh House
University of Vermont, B.A.

 

Marcia Bernard (2012)

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Librarian
University of Massachusetts, B.A.

Salem State University, M.Ed.

 

Barak Blackburn '85 (2005)

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Director of Technology

Adjunct Boarding Faculty
Binghamton University, B.A.

 

Linda Brown (2016)

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Upper and Lower School French

San Diego State University, B.A.

 

Ann Caloon P'04 (1994)

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Co-Manager, Food Services

UMass, Isenberg School of Management

 

Zack Caloon '04 (2013)

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Senior Food Services Assistant

Athletic Fields

Adjunct Boarding Faculty

 

Ellen Carter (2016)

Director of Psychological Services

Brown University, B.A.

Harvard University, M.Ed.

Smith College, M.S.W.

 

Meg Britton Clark P'17 (2015)

mclark

Director of Communications

Bucknell University, B.A.

 

Annie Clarke (2015)

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Dorm Parent, Jackson House 1

Mount Holyoke College, B.A.

Greenfield Community College, A.D.N.

 

Toni Costa (2013)

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Upper and Lower School Executive Assistant

Upper School After School Group

Sacred Heart University, B.S.

 

Kenneth Cuddeback (2001)

kcuddeback
Business Manager
Dartmouth College, B.A.
University of Massachusetts, M.B.A.

 

Karen Cullinane (2016)
kcullinane

Upper School Mathematics
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, B.A.
Lesley College, M.A.

Janice Currie P'99 '02 (1981)

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Second Grade
Westfield State University, B.A.

 

Jerry Dobosz (2000)

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Director of Lower School Physical Education
Springfield College, B.S.

 

Ann Dubie (2016)

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Upper School Math
ematics and Science
University of Connecticut, B.S.

 

Tom Easton (2011)

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Co-Manager, Food Services

 

Elizabeth Emery P'09 '11 (2016)

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Second Grade

Colgate University, B.A.

Lesley College/Shady Hill School, M.Ed.

 

Ross Feitlinger (2009)

rfeitlinger
Upper School Science and Technology
University of Vermont, B.A.
Northern Arizona University, M.Ed.

 

Julia Flannery P'18 (2008)

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Associate Director of Admission

College of Our Lady of the Elms, B.A.

 

Sheree Freda P'11 '11 (2004)

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Fifth Grade
Wheelock College, B.S.
Fairfield University, M.A.

 

Rosemarie Gage P'10 (2001)

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Third Grade
University of Massachusetts, B.A., B.S., M.Ed.

 

Jeremy Galvagni (2015)

jgalvagni

Upper School Mathematics

University of Massachusetts, B.A.

 

Alice Gearhart (1999)

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World Language Department Chair

Upper School Latin

Dean of Students Grades 6 and 7
Mt. Holyoke College, B.A.
Antioch University New England, M.Ed.

 

Amy Gordon (2016)

agordon
Upper School English

Bard College, B.A.

 

Daniel Hales (2016)

dhales
Upper School English

Messiah College, B.A.

University of Massachusetts, M.F.A.

 

Emily Lent Hemingway (2007)

elent

Lower School Head

Dorm Parent, Jackson House 2

Barnard College, B.A.
Simmons College, M.F.A.

 

Donnell Jackson (2015)

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Lead Food Services Associate

 

Robert Kearney (2016)

rkearney
Dorm Parent, Jiayi House

Springfield College, B.S.

Springfield College, M.Ed.

 

Amie Keddy (2002)

akeddy
Upper School Head

Upper School English
Albertus Magnus College, B.A.
Cambridge College, M.Ed.
Bennington College, M.F.A.

 

Terry Kopinto (2000)

Senior Housekeeping Associate

 

Fang Liu (2015)

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Upper and Lower School Chinese

Heibei Teachers University, B.A.

University of Massachusetts, M.A., Ed. D.

 

Kimberly Caldwell Loughlin P'18 (2008)

kloughlin

Director of Admission

Hobart and William Smith, B.A.

 

Karen Lutsky (1997)

klutsky
Fifth Grade
Northwestern University, B.A.
Smith College, M.Ed.

 

Emily MacLeod (2015)

emacleod

Upper School Drama

Vassar College, B.A.

King's College London/Shakespeare's Globe, M.A.

 

Tom Mangan

tmangan

Dorm Parent, Jackson House 2

 

Suzanne Martino

smartino

Director of Health Services

College of Our Lady of the Elms, B.S.N.

 

Frank Massey (2004)

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Director of English Language Learning
University of Massachusetts, B.A., M.Ed., C.A.S.

 

Theresa Mullens P'99 (1992)

tmullens
Fourth Grade
Lower School Liaison

University of Nebraska Lincoln Teachers College, B.A.

 

Megan O’Brien ’95 (2016)
mobrien

Alumni and Development Assistant
Dorm Parent, Jackson House 1

Endicott College, B.S.

 

Willmore Paulding (2003)

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Lower School Physical Education
University of Massachusetts, B.A.

 

Sandra Perot (2016)

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Upper School History

Princeton University, A.B.

San Jose State University, M.A.

University of Massachusetts, M.A.

 

Susan Phelps GP'04 (1992)
Senior Housekeeping Associate

 

David 'Doc' Potter (2013)

dpotter

Admission Associate

Director of Summer Programs

Dorm Parent, Jiayi House

University of Vermont, B.A.

 

David Powell (2009)

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Senior Buildings and Grounds Associate


Don Powell (2000)

dpowell
Director of Buildings and Grounds

 

Tammy Powell (2012)

tpowell
Bookkeeper

 

Martha Price P'07 '10 (1986)

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Science Department Chair
Upper School Science

Vassar College, B.A.

 

Caitlin Reed (2015)

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Dorm Parent, Jackson House 1

Mount Holyoke College, B.A.

Tufts University, M.P.H.

Northeastern University, J.D.

 

Sylvia Ribes-Mugnani (1998)

smugnani
Upper and Lower School Spanish
Universidad Nacional de San Juan-Argentina, B.A.

 

Leif Riddington P'18 '20 (2008)

lriddington

Director of Secondary School Placement

English Department Chair

Upper School English

University of Massachusetts, B.A., M.Ed.

 

Sue Robertson (2014)

srobertson

Lower School Fine Arts

Keene State College, B.A.

Wheelock College, M.Ed.

 

Bryant Rother P'12 '17 (2015)

brother

Dorm Parent, Blydenburgh House

Fordham University, B.S.

 

Suellen Walsh-Rother P'12 '17 (2015)

srother

Dorm Parent, Blydenburgh House

Fordham University, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

 

Elinor Shuman P'10 '14 (2016)

eshuman
Health Educator

St. Anselm College, B.S.N.

University of New Hampshire, M.S.N.

 

Elizabeth Smith '03 (2014)

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Food Services Associate

College of Santa Fe and Institute of American Indian Arts, B.A.

 

Louise Smith P'95 '97 (1975)

lsmith

Lower School Assisting Teacher

Lower School Reading and Language Arts Tutor

Noticing Nature

Bard College, B.A.

University of Massachusetts, M.Ed.

 

Martha Smith P'03 (1989)

msmith
Administrative Assistant
Southern Vermont College, B.S.

 

James Snedeker (2005)

jsnedeker
Band Director
Bucknell University, B.A.
University of Massachusetts, M.M.

 

Jane Stewart (2005)

jstewart
Kindergarten
Wheaton College, B.A.
University of Massachusetts, M.Ed.

 

Deborra Stewart-Pettengill P'01 '03 (1995)

dpettengill
Fine Arts Department Chair

Upper and Lower School Visual Arts

University of South Carolina, B.F.A
Virginia Commonwealth University, M.F.A.

 

Anna Wetherby (2007)

awetherby

Orchestra Director

Upper and Lower School Music
Boston University, B.M.

University of Edinburgh, M.Sc.

 

Blake Wilson (2006)

bwilson

Mathematics Department Chair

Upper School Mathematics

Dean of Students Grades 8 and 9

Northeastern University, B.S.

Portland State University, M.Ed.

Goddard College, M.Ed.

 

Christopher Wilson P'26 (2016)

cwilson
Head of School
University of Maryland, B.A.

Stanford University, M.A.

Loyola University, M.Ed.

 

Renee Wu (2015)

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Dorm Parent, Jackson House 2

 

Tim Young '61 (1969)

tyoung
Photographer
Culver-Stockton College, B.S.

 

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