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Kathleen Barth

Kathleen Barth

I am a graduate of Boston College School of Nursing and have been in pediatric nursing for twenty five years. I started my nursing career at Massachusetts General Hospital, in pediatric surgery, oncology, and medicine; at the National Institutes of Health,...
Maureen Burford

Maureen Burford

I earned my bachelor’s degree in music from Cornell University and a master’s degree in creative education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. I have performed as a professional pianist, baroque violinist, and conductor. My eleven-year ten...
Patricia Carle-Smith

Patricia Carle-Smith

I attended NHCTC in early childhood education, and during that time I completed a semester in sign language. After being a nanny for three years, I decided I wanted to be in a classroom setting. I joined Crossroads Academy's faculty in 1999 as an assistant...
Ryan Chappuis

Ryan Chappuis

I graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in History and Philosophy and from the University of Connecticut with an MA in Educational Psychology.  As the fifth grade core teacher, I cover composition, literature, mathematics, and geography. Both inside ...
Glee Charlestream

Glee Charlestream

I am the Director of Music and a co-founder of The Charlestream School of Music. I also was a founding member of the New England Youth Ensemble, directed by Dr. Virginia-Gene Rittenhouse, and I performed and travelled internationally with them for ten...
Jessica Day

Jessica Day

Hello! My name is Mrs. Jessica Day, and I am the new sixth, seventh, and eighth grade science teacher. I grew up in Northwestern Washington State and attained my bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Occidental College. I then came out east to attend grad...
Maria Clara de Greiff

Maria Clara de Greiff

 Language defines our reality and we construct ourselves through language. We reinvent ourselves by learning another language and we open ourselves to other cultures. This is where and when a transformation occurs.  I understand deeply how a commitment t...
Gena Doyle

Gena Doyle

I earned my B.S. in English Education from Florida State University, and attended the University of Virginia and the University of Mary Washington for graduate work. Teaching is a deep-seated passion for me, and I truly enjoy guiding my students as they...
Bruce Freeberg

Bruce Freeberg

I graduated from Colby College with a BA in English and from Emory University with a PhD in philosophy. I’ve been a teacher for over a quarter of a century, and the last seven of these years at Crossroads have been among the most rewarding. As the fifth g...
Michele George

Michele George

I have been teaching for over twenty-six years. In my fourteen years of classroom teaching experience, I have taught a wide range of students (first through twelfth grades) in a variety of settings, including an independent boys' school, a Navajo reservation,...
Steve Glazer

Steve Glazer

I earned a BA in English Language & Literature from Union College in 1985, and I was awarded an MA in English & American Literature from the University of Chicago in 1986. I am the author or editor of five books, including The Heart of Learning , ...
Alison Gorman

Alison Gorman

I earned a BA in Economics and French from Amherst College and a MALS degree with a concentration in math from Wesleyan University. After graduation from Amherst College I taught high school math for eight years at two boarding schools: Western Reserve...
Scotty Harris

Scotty Harris

HOLA! Soy Señora Harris. I earned a BA in History and Spanish from Trinity College. I earned an MA in Curriculum & Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University. I have many years of experience as a teacher, mentor, tutor, and admissions officer (Dartmouth Co...
Megan Helm

Megan Helm

  Welcome to the Music Room!  One of the busiest places at Crossroads Academy, our music program includes K-5 general music, 1-4 Suzuki strings, and a 6-8 Middle school music program. After school offerings include private lessons and ...
Amy Kreuzburg

Amy Kreuzburg

I studied Ecology and Botany at Connecticut College, and then received my Masters in Education from the University of Rhode Island. Most of my career has been spent working with middle school students, teaching primarily science, but also math and study...
Doris LaMontagne

Doris LaMontagne

I am Doris LaMontagne. I am the fourth grade math teacher here at Crossroads. I began teaching at Crossroads in 1993. I attended Plymouth State College and Granite State College. Math is exciting! I love working with the students and watching their ...
Evelyn Lechner

Evelyn Lechner

I was born and raised in Italy. While growing up I developed a passion for Latin and Greek language and culture. Before coming to the United States I earned a PhD in political science from the University of Jena. Last year I received a teaching license...
Gwen Martin

Gwen Martin

Hi, I am Gwen Martin, Assistant to the Middle School.  I am so excited to join the Crossroads Academy faculty! My two daughters have been attending Crossroads since 2013 and I have been so touched and impressed by the kindness, curiosity, and dedication ...
Marjorie Martin

Marjorie Martin

Hi, my name is Marjorie Martin. I joined the Crossroads Faculty in 2006 after having taught on Long Island at The Green Vale School for twenty-five years. My graduate work was completed at CW Post University in Old Brookville, New York where I received...
Chrissy Morley

Chrissy Morley

After graduating from Villanova University with a BS in comprehensive science and minor in biology, I taught science at traditional and alternative public high schools in North Carolina while pursuing post-baccalaureate work in science education at NC...
Matt McGuigan

Matt McGuigan

I graduated from Plymouth State University with a BS in physical education and a teacher certification in K-12 education. I also earned a minor in adventure education. For the last two years, I have enjoyed teaching K-8 at the Epsom Central School and...
Tina Nadeau

Tina Nadeau

I believe that, in teaching art and art history to children and young adults, the process is as important as the product. I also believe that engaging growing minds to think, act, and especially explore creatively fosters learning in all disciplines....
Liz O'Leary

Liz O'Leary

This is my twenty-fifth year of elementary teaching in private schools. The Core Knowledge sequence inspires me, engages students to think and create, and strives to support all types of learning styles. This kindergarten program offers exceptionally...
Kevin Quigley

Kevin Quigley

I grew up in Northern Ireland and earned my Master's degree in French language and literature at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. I am a firm believer in the transformative power of language-learning and its ability to help us appreciate and critique...
Allie Skaperdas

Allie Skaperdas

I earned my BA in rhetoric from Bates College, where I also minored in mathematics and philosophy. I earned my MAT in elementary education (grades 1-6) from Manhattanville College. I am excited to bring my knowledge and experience working with children...
Heather Verheeck

Heather Verheeck

Hi, my name is Ms. Heather Verheeck, and I have been working at Crossroads Academy since 2012. I am a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University where I received my master’s degree in Elementary Education, my bachelor’s degree in English Literary Stu...
NiCole Waterman

NiCole Waterman

I earned my BA in psychology from New Mexico Highlands University and my MS in kinesiology with an emphasis in sport psychology from California State University, Long Beach. I come to Crossroads from California where I taught at Carden Hall, a Pre-K-8th pri...
Carol Williams

Carol Williams

I have had all sorts of interesting jobs since graduating from college and graduate school. I did long-range planning for the State of Maine, worked for several Fortune 500 companies, did strategic planning for a waterfowl conservancy and then became...