Meet Our Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

Administration

Tom Stevens
Head of School
2011 – Present
B.A., History and Psychology, Yale University
M.A., Developmental Psychology, Columbia University, Teachers College

 


Sharon Rippen
Associate Head of School
2000 – Present
B.A., Elementary Education, Arizona State University
M.A., Educational Admin. and Supv., Arizona State University

 


Doug Perkins
Director of Admissions
2018 – Present
B.A., Washington & Lee University

 

 


Kathy Schneider
Director of Finance and Human Resources
2001 – Present
B.S., Business Management, University of Maryland

 

 


Bradley Child
Director of Facilities
2017 – Present

 

 


Faculty


Andrew Baughman
OASIS Director, Chorus, Drama, Music & Video Arts Teacher
2006 – Present
B.A., Humanities, University of Maryland
Musical Theatre, University of the Arts

 


Elaine Bayarena
First Grade Teacher
2014 – Present
B.S., Early Childhood Education, Towson State University
Masters, Equivalency Early Childhood Education, Towson State University

 


Amy Berliner
Preschool Director, Preschool/3 Teacher
2017 – Present

 

 



Leslie Bragg

Librarian
2001 – Present
B.A., History and Political Science, Denison University

 


Marilyn Buse
Spanish Teacher
2011 – Present
B.S., Spanish and French Minor: Linguistics, Georgetown University
Organizational Development, Johns Hopkins University

 


Clair Caputo
Upper School Science Teacher
2017 – Present

 


Carol Coryea
Upper School Science Teacher
2017 – Present

 


Destiny Dry
Fourth Grade Teacher
2007 – Present
B.S., Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Frostburg State University
M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, McDaniel College

 


Bert Fangmeyer
Third Grade Teacher
1997 – Present
B.A., Elementary Education, Shepherd College
St. John’s Class of 1987

 


Alexandra Fieni
Kindergarten Teacher
2016 – Present
B.A., Elementary Education, Kean University

 

 


Sharon Haugen
Music/Instrumental Teacher
1999 – Present
B.S., Instrumental Music Education, Minnesota State University

 

 


Lynn Lang
Lower School Religion Teacher

2003 – Present
B.A., Communications, Western Maryland College

 

 


Maggie Lewis
Art Teacher
2017 – Present

 

 


Sara McAuliffe
6th, 7th and 8th Grade English Teacher
2016 – Present
B.A., English, University of North Florida
M.A., Georgetown University

 


Elizabeth Montminy
Upper School Social Studies Teacher
2016 – Present
B.A., History, University of New Hampshire
M. Ed., University of New Hampshire

 



Jenn Myers

Academic Technology
2005 – Present
B.A., English, Washington College
M.A.T., Early Childhood Education, Trinity College

 


Joe Persinger
Upper School Math and Latin Teacher
2014 – Present
B.A., English, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

 

 


Andrea Rudolph
2nd Grade Teacher
2017 – Present

 

 


Courtney Smith
Preschool/4 Teacher
2017 – Present

 

 


Sarah Travis
Upper School Math Teacher
2014 – Present
B.S., Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Masters in Leadership in Teaching, Notre Dame of Maryland University
Education Technology Leadership Graduate Certificate +15
Goucher College Welch Center for Graduate and Professional Studies

 


Risto Worthington
Athletic Director/Physical Education Teacher
2018 – Present

 


Staff

Holly Constantine
Front Office
2017 – Present

 


 

Eric Gordon
IT Department
2017 – Present

 


Judy Kennedy
Business Office
2002 – Present
B.A., K through 12 Education, Health & Physical Education,
Kean College of New Jersey


Tim Lawrence
IT Department
2012 – Present

 

 


Paula Liscinsky
Extended Day Director
2005 – Present

 

 



Brenda Martinez
Administrative Assistant
2017 – Present

 

 


Oscar Palacios
Facilities

 

 

 


Jorge Manco
Facilities

 

 

 


Karen Theoharis
Extended Day 
2014 – Present