Our Faculty and Staff

Our Faculty and Staff

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  • Chris Schuck

    Head of School

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    Chris Schuck
  • Andrea Van Hagen

    MS English
    MS Learning Lab

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    Andrea Van Hagen
  • April Haddock

    Registrar

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    April Haddock
  • Ava Swanson

    MS Spanish
    Education Assistant

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    Ava Swanson
  • Bonnie Auguston

    MS French
    HS French

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    Bonnie Auguston
  • Caitlin Gibb

    School Counselor

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    Caitlin Gibb
  • Camille Gluskoter

    Education Assistant

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    Camille Gluskoter
  • Chris Heckman

    MS & HS Math Teacher

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    Chris Heckman
  • Cristiana Gilman

    Director of Development

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    Cristiana Gilman
  • Dan Dunning

    Head of High School

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    Dan Dunning
  • David Berkson

    MS English
    MS Theatre
    HS Theatre

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    David Berkson
  • David Schonfeld

    HS English/Humanities
    HS Liberal Arts
    Spanish

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    David Schonfeld
  • David Wagstaff

    MS Tai Chi

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    David Wagstaff
  • Doug Cornett

    HS English/Humanities
    HS World History
    AAH Fitness

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    Doug Cornett
  • Erich Simon

    MS Math
    HS Math
    HS Science

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    Erich Simon
  • Erin Shannon

    MS Dance
    HS Dance
    HS Yoga/Fitness
    HS Musical Theatre

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    Erin Shannon
  • Felicia Doni ’12

    Development & Alumni Associate

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    Felicia Doni ’12
  • Hau Bui

    MS Math and DEI Coordinator

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    Hau Bui
  • Inge Hoogerhuis

    Director of Admissions and Marketing

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    Inge Hoogerhuis
  • Jack Ciolli

    Education Assistant Coordinator and MS Activities Director

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    Jack Ciolli
  • Jada Pierce

    HS English/Humanities
    HS Liberal Arts

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    Jada Pierce
  • John Babbott

    English/Humanities

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    John Babbott
  • John Storhm

    Director of Systems & Technology

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    John Storhm
  • Julia Cain

    Director of Student Services
    College Counseling

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    Julia Cain
  • Julie Ellington

    World Languages Department Chair
    HS English/Humanities
    HS Liberal Arts

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    Julie Ellington
  • Julie Osburne

    MS Math
    Learning Lab

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    Julie Osburne
  • Kailey Rhodes

    MS Math

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    Kailey Rhodes
  • Kate John

    Education Assistant

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    Kate John
  • Kate Legere

    MS Visual Art
    MS Learning Lab

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    Kate Legere
  • Kathy Veenhuizen

    Human Resources Manager & Accounting

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    Kathy Veenhuizen
  • Katie Staggers

    Dept Head for English/Humanities & MS English

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    Katie Staggers
  • Kelli Pennington

    Black & White photography

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    Kelli Pennington
  • Kristin Van Sickle

    Performing Arts Dept Chair & MS Vocal Music
    MS Musical Theater

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    Kristin Van Sickle
  • Lee Barbara

    MS Guitar
    HS Guitar

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    Lee Barbara
  • Lily King

    IT Technical Support

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    Lily King
  • Linda Rosinski

    Assistant to the Head of School

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    Linda Rosinski
  • Lisa Notman

    Spanish

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    Lisa Notman
  • Lon Nowak

    Education Assistant

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    Lon Nowak
  • Mark Lighthiser

    HS Instrumental Music
    MS Instrumental Music

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    Mark Lighthiser
  • Mary Folberg

    Founder and Emeritus Head of School

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    Mary Folberg
  • Melissa Bertran

    Spanish

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    Melissa Bertran
  • Molly Sultany

    Science Department Chair
    HS Science
    HS Health

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    Molly Sultany
  • Morgan Kunze

    Admissions and Database Associate

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    Morgan Kunze
  • Nathan Lucas

    HS and MS Digital Media

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    Nathan Lucas
  • Nia Johnson

    Education Assistant and Admission Associate

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    Nia Johnson
  • Paul Mallon

    Director of Finance

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    Paul Mallon
  • Rachael Torchia

    Head of Middle School

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    Rachael Torchia
  • Raz Mostaghimi

    Education Assistant

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    Raz Mostaghimi
  • Revan Williams

    MS Social Studies
    Yearbook

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    Revan Williams
  • Rich Brown

    Safety Coordinator

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    Rich Brown
  • Rosalind Fell

    HS Dance
    MS Dance
    MS Musical Theater

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    Rosalind Fell
  • Russell Hanes

    Math Department Chair
    MS Math
    HS Math

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    Russell Hanes
  • Ryan Campbell

    MS & HS Math Teacher

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    Ryan Campbell
  • Sara Tam

    Development & Events Associate

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    Sara Tam
  • Sean Cain

    Visual Art Department Chair
    HS and MS Visual Art

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    Sean Cain
  • Sharon Weir

    MS Social Studies
    MS Learning Lab

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    Sharon Weir
  • Simone Coker-Kamna

    Community Engagement Manager & High School Activities Director

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    Simone Coker-Kamna
  • Tamara Lindsay

    Student Services Assistant

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    Tamara Lindsay
  • Tamara Pellicier

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    Tamara Pellicier
  • Thu-Tam Doan

    MS Science

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    Thu-Tam Doan
  • Tyler Buswell

    AAH Tech Theatre

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    Tyler Buswell
  • Wade Willis

    Arts Coordinator
    HS Vocal Music
    HS Theatre
    Project Theatre

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    Wade Willis
  • Wendy Bell

    AAH Costume Design

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    Wendy Bell
  • Yumin Liu

    Mandarin

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    Yumin Liu
  • Small Class Size

    Northwest Academy commitment to small classes and access to faculty help students succeed at high levels.

    Small Class Size
    Classes average 15 students per class
  • Community Service

    In addition to Community Service requirements in both the middle and high school, the entire school participates in service days during the year.

    Community Service
    Service Day at The Audubon Society
  • College Counseling

    Our College Counselor works with students to find schools that will be a good match for them. Northwest Academy graduates attend a diverse selection of colleges and universities across the country including Duke University, Bard College, New York University, and Rhode Island School of Design.

    College Counseling
    College application workshop
  • Middle school students are capable of far more rigorous work than they often experience

    Middle school students are acquiring critical skills that will determine the caliber of work they do in high school and college.

    Middle school students are capable of far more rigorous work than they often experience