Meet Our Faculty

Meet Our Faculty


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
B.S. Business Administration, Southern Adventist University




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/4 Teacher
2018 – Present
B.S. & MSED State Univ at Oneonta, NY



Leslie Bragg

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


Phil Buckingham

Upper School English Teacher
2019 – Present
B.A., American Studies, University of Notre Dame
MAT, Trinity University
MS, Johns Hopkins University


Clair Caputo
Upper School English Teacher & Resource Teacher
2018 – Present
B.S., Early Childhood/Elementary Education, University of Maryland – College Park, Maryland
M.S., Business Management and Management Technology- Johns Hopkins University


Carol Coryea
Upper School Science Teacher

2018 – Present
B.S., Colorado State Univ
M.S.T, State Univ of NY at Plattsburg



Antonio de la Peña
Spanish Teacher
2019 – Present
B.A., History, University of Seville (Spain)
M.A., Secondary Education, University of Seville (Spain)


Destiny Dry
4th Grade Teacher
1998 – 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



Lynn Lang
Lower School Religion Teacher

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



Maggie Lewis
Kindergarten-Eighth Grade Art Teacher
2017 – Present
B.A., Studio Art, Minor Art History University of Maryland



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
B.S. Ursinus College
MED, MAT The College of New Jersey, MPA American University


Courtney Koreiwo
Preschool/3 Teacher
2018 – Present
B.A., French Studies, Minor Business Management, Washington College



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




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




Karen Theoharis
Extended Day 
2014 – Present