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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,...
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...
Chris Cassell

Chris Cassell

I earned my BA as a double major in anthropology and sociology from Bowdoin College. Since that time, I've worked with young children for many years and in many ways.  While living in Maine, I led ecology walks for the Audubon Society in Falmouth and ...
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...
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...
Lee Emerson

Lee Emerson

I hold a BA in Studio Art from Connecticut College and an MFA in sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art. This is my fifteenth year teaching art at Crossroads. I enjoy teaching art and art history because I am passionate about both. I love to learn...
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...
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 my BA in History and Spanish from Trinity College (Hartford, CT). I earned my MA in Curriculum & Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University. I have fourteen years of experience as a teacher, mentor, tutor, an...
Megan Helm

Megan Helm

I have been teaching elementary music for over ten years. Between my BME in music education from Kansas University and my Orff intensive student teaching year, I was chosen to be the music and PE teacher and library assistant at the Lawrence Catholic...
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...
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...
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...
Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson

As a composer, conductor, musicologist, and arts enthusiast, I am devoted to opening musical and aesthetic worlds to young people. While pursuing degrees in music composition at Yale and the University of Illinois, and earning my PhD in music composition...
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...
Victoria Price

Victoria Price

I hold a MST Science degree from Lyndon State College, earned in 1994, a Reading Specialist Certificate from Pennsylvania State University, earned in 1981, and a BS in Elementary Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, earned in 1976. I have...
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...
Peter Tenney

Peter Tenney

I hold a BA in English from the University of Virginia (1971) where I also focused, by choice, on history and art history. I became a history teacher from the heart, rather than by any chosen academic route. I joined Crossroads Academy in its third year,...
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...
Chery Whipple

Chery Whipple

I earned my PhD in genetics and a master's in teaching from the University of New Hampshire in 2005. Over the course of my career, I have had the chance to develop a wide breadth of knowledge and experience teaching molecular biology, general biology,...
Cindy Williamson

Cindy Williamson

Welcome to fourth grade! My name is Cynthia Williamson. I received my bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Towson State University in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1975. Teaching and working with young people is a passion of mine and one that I h...