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 parentheses represent the year in which the employee started working at Bement.

 

 

Cassandra Ahern (2017)

cahern

Upper and Lower School Drama

Dorm Parent, Jiayi House

Bridgewater State University, B.A.

California State University, M.A.

 

Jeremiah Ahern (2017)

Dorm Parent, Jiayi House

 

Jennifer Albert (2016)

jalbert

Housekeeping Associate

 

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)

sardrey
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)

abartlett

Athletic Director

Health Educator

Upper School Vocal Music

St. Lawrence University, B.A.

 

David Belcher P'07 (1990)

dbelcher
Dean of Students

History Department Chair

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

  

Dan Bensen '01 (2010)

dbensen 
Upper School Mathematics

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

 

Rachel Bensen (2015)

Dorm Parent, Blydenburgh House

 

Marcia Bernard (2012)

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Librarian
University of Massachusetts, B.A.

Salem State University, M.Ed.

 

Barak Blackburn '85 (2005)

bblackburn 
Director of Technology

Adjunct Boarding Faculty
Binghamton University, B.A.

 

Jennifer Boyden (2017)

Administrative Assistant

 

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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Assistant Director of Food Services

Manager of Housekeeping

University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management

 

Ellen Carter (2016)

Director of Counseling 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.

 

Toni Costa (2013)

tcosta

Upper and Lower School Executive Assistant

Registrar

Sacred Heart University, B.S.

 

Jill Craig (2017)

Pine Hill Coordinator

Point Park University, B.A.

 

Kenneth Cuddeback (2001)

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

 
Janice Currie P'99 '02 (1981)

jcurrie 
Second Grade 
Westfield State University, B.A.

 

Hannah Dancer (2017)

hdancer

Third Grade

Dorm Parent, Haas House

Syracuse University, B.S.

Smith College, M.Ed.

 

Jerry Dobosz (2000)

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

 

Ann Dubie (2016)

adubie 
Mathematics Department Chair

Upper School Mathematics and Science
University of Connecticut, B.S.

 

Elizabeth Emery P'09 '11 (2016)

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Third 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.

 

Sheree Freda P'11 '11 (2004)

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

 

Rosemarie Gage P'10 (2001)

rgage 
Fifth Grade 
University of Massachusetts, B.A., B.S., M.Ed.

 

Jeremy Galvagni P'24 (2015)

jgalvagni

Upper School Mathematics

University of Massachusetts, B.A.

 

Alice Gearhart (1999)

agearhart 
World Language Department Chair

Upper and Lower School Latin
Mt. Holyoke College, B.A.
Antioch University New England, M.Ed.

 

Daniel Hales (2016)

dhales
Upper School English

Messiah College, B.A.

University of Massachusetts, M.F.A.

 

Adam Hemingway (2012)

Dorm Parent, Jackson House

 

Emily Lent Hemingway (2007)

elent

Lower School Head

Upper School Computer Arts

Dorm Parent, Jackson House

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

 

Donnell Jackson (2015)

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Kitchen Manager

Dorm Parent, Blydenburgh House

 

 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

 

Nicholas Lemay '02 (2017)

nlemay

Senior Food Services Associate

Greenfield Community College, A.D.
 

Fang Liu P'16 (2015)

fliu

Upper 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.

 

Katie MacCallum (2016)

kmaccallum 
Fourth Grade
University of Massachusetts, Isenberg School of Management, B.S.

 

Tom Mangan (2015)

tmangan

Dorm Parent, Jackson House

 

Suzanne Martino (2015)

smartino

School Nurse

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

 

Frank Massey (2004)

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

 

Skylar Mead (2017)

smead

Upper School History

Dorm Parent, Jiayi House

Dickinson College, B.A.

 

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

Assistant Dean of Boarding
Dorm Parent, Jackson House

Endicott College, B.S.

 

Emma O'Neal (2017)

Dorm Parent, Blydenburgh House

 

Willmore Paulding (2003)

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

 

David 'Doc' Potter (2013)

dpotter

Associate Director of Admission

Director of Summer Programs

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)

mprice
Science Department Chair 
Upper School Science
 
Vassar College, B.A.

 

Silvia Ribes-Mugnani (1998)

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

 

Emily Rich P'24 (2017)

Dorm Parent, Haas House

Smith College, B.A.

Lesley University, M.A.

 

Leif Riddington P'18 '20 (2008)

lriddington

Director of Secondary School Placement

Director of Strategic Initiatives

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.

 

Leslie Rockwell-Dean (2016)

lrockwell-dean

Food Services Associate

University of Massachusetts, B.A.

 

Sara Sabelawski  P'20 '23 '24 (2017)

Health Educator

University of Massachusetts, B.S.

Cambridge College, M.Ed.

 

Hank Sadler P'27 (2017)

Dorm Parent, Jackson House

 

Rachel Sadler P'27 (2016)

rsadler

Assistant Director of Admission

Dorm Parent, Jackson House
Occidental College, B.A.

 

Terry Shields P'19 '21 '25 (2017)

Director of Residential Life

Upper School English

University of Scranton, B.A.

Loyola University of Maryland, M.Ed

 

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.

 

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.

  

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)

rwu

Dorm Parent, Jackson House

 

Tim Young '61 (1969)

tyoung 
Photographer 
Culver-Stockton College, B.S.

 

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