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.

 

Nancy Ames (2004)

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Learning Specialist
University of Colorado, B.S.
Lesley College, M.Ed.

 

Sara Becton Ardrey P'22 (2013)

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

Bank Street Graduate School of Education, M.Ed.

 

Alex Bartlett '87 (2006)

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Athletic Director

Health Educator

St. Lawrence University, B.A.

 

David Belcher P'07 (1990)

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Dean of Boarding

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 Edinburg, M. Litt.

 

Dan Bensen '01 (2010)

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Upper School Mathematics Intern

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.
 

Anne Caloon  P '04 (1994)
Senior Food Service Assistant

UMass, Isenberg School of Management

 

Zach Caloon  '04 (2013)
Food Service

 

George Chapman P '00 '03 (1994)

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Upper School Language Arts and Science
University of Massachusetts, B.A.

 

Kenneth Cuddeback (2001)

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

 

Janice Currie P'99, '02 (1981)

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Second Grade
Westfield State University, B.A.

 

Elyssa Davis (2008)

Food Service

 

Jerry Dobosz (2000)

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

 

Pagna Sophal Donlevy (2013)

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Upper School Mathematics Intern
Wheaton College, B.A.

 

Lizzie Doubleday P'10 (2009)

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Upper and Lower School Administrative Assistant
University of Massachusetts

 

Tom Easton (2011)
Senior Food Services Assistant
Johnson and Wales Culinary Institute

 

Lisa Echevarria P'17, '18 (2007)

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Fourth Grade

University of Massachusetts, B.A.

Antioch University, M.Ed.

 

Ross Feitlinger (2009)

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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 and Director of Communications

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.

 

Dean Fusto P'17 (2007)

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Assistant Head of School/ Upper School Head

Sixth Grade information/ Web Literacy

University of North Florida, B.A.

SIT Graduate Institute, M.A.T.

Columbia University, Teachers College, M.A.
 

Rosemarie Gage P'10 (2001)

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

 

Charita Gainey (2011)

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Upper School English
Cornell University, B.A.
City University of New York, M.S.

Harvard University, M.A.

 

Alice Gearhart (1999)

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Upper School Latin

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

 

Doug Harder (2008)

Food Service, After School Group
University of Denver, B.S.

 

Rose-Ann Harder (2007)

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Director of Food Services and Housekeeping

 

Xiaomo Hong (2007)

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Upper and Lower School Chinese

Dorm Parent, First Floor

Summer China Trip Coordinator

Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing), B.A.

Rhode Island School of Design, M.A.

 

Rob Jackson P'00 (1999)

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Adjunct Upper School Faculty

Adjunct Boarding Faculty

Denison University, B.S.

 

Shelley Borror Jackson P'00 (1999)

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Head of School

Upper School English
Wheaton College, B.A.
Ohio State University, M.A.
University of Maine, C.A.S

Teachers College, Columbia University, Klingenstein Fellowship

 

Amie Keddy (2002)

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English Department Chair

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

 

Terry Kopinto (2000)

Housekeeping

 

Emily Lent (2007)

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Upper School English and History

Dorm Parent, First Floor

Director of Summer Programs

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

 

Duncan Laird (2000)

Psychological Consultant

Western Michigan University, B.S.W.
Smith College, M.S.W.

 

Kimberly Caldwell Loughlin P'18 (2008)

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Director of Admission

Hobart and William Smith, B.A.

 

Kara Low (2004)

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First Grade
Lower School After School Group

Adjunct Boarding Faculty
University of New Hampshire, B.S., M.Ed.

 

Karen Lutsky (1997)

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

 

Sarah Marcus (2010)

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Upper School Drama
Tufts University, B.A.
DePaul University, M.F.A.

 

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)

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Fourth Grade
Lower School Liaison

University of Nebraska Lincoln Teachers College, B.A.

 

Willmore Paulding (2003)

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Lower School Physical Education

Adjunct Boarding Faculty
University of Massachusetts, B.A.

 

Shirley Pelletier (1977)

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Choir Director

Upper and Lower School Music
Lowell State College, B.A., M.Ed.

 

Carole Pennock P'90, '94 (1990)

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Lower School Head
Arcadia University, B.A.
Smith College, M.Ed.

 

Susan Phelps (1992)
Housekeeping

 

Nancy Pond P'89, '95 (1985)

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World Language Department Chair
Upper and Lower School French

Tufts University (Jackson College), B.A.

 

David 'Doc' Potter (2013)

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Dorm Parent, Jiayi House

Admissions Assistant
University of Vermont, B.A.

 

David Powell (2009)

Buildings and Grounds


Don Powell (2000)

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Director of Buildings and Grounds

 

Tammy Powell (2012)

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Bookkeeper

 

Martha Price P'07, '10 (1989)

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Science Department Chair
Upper School Science

Vassar College, B.A.

 

Sylvia Ribes-Mugnani (1998)

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

 

Leif Riddington P'18, '20 (2008)

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Upper School English

Director of Secondary School Placement

Dorm Parent, Second Floor

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

 

Sara Riddington P'18, '20 (2012)

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Dorm Parent, Second Floor

University of Massachusetts, B.S.N.

Smith College, M.S.W.

 

Alyssa Robb (2013)

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Lower School Fine Arts

Oberlin College, B.S.

 

Elie Shuman P'10, '14 (2011)

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School Nurse

Health Educator
St. Anselm College, B.S.N.
University of New Hampshire, M.S.N.

 

Martha Smith P'03 (1989)

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Administrative Assistant
Southern Vermont College, B.S.

 

James Snedeker (2005)

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

 

Katrina Spicer-Lindquist (2008)

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History Department Chair, Upper School History

Wellesley College, B.A.

University of South Florida, M.A.T.

Capella University, M.Ed.

 

Jane Stewart (2005)

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

 

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

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Upper and Lower School Visual Arts

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

 

Madeline Surgenor (2009)

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Mathematics Department Chair

Upper School Math
Dorm Parent, Upper Floor

Wellesley College, B.A.

 

Anna Wetherby (2008)

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Strings Conductor
Boston University, B.S.

University of Edinburgh, M.Sc.

 

Emily Whitney (2005)

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Dorm Parent, Jiayi House
Trinity College, B.A.

 

Blake Wilson (2006)

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Upper School Mathematics

8th and 9th Grade Dean of Students

Adjunct Boarding Faculty

Northeastern University, B.S.

Portland State University, M.Ed.

Goddard College, M.Ed.

 

Tim Young '61 (1969)

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Photographer
Culver-Stockton College, B.S.

 

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