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Faculty

Rachel McAlpine, M.Ed.
Co-Director, Instructor
Salem State University, Early Childhood Education
Salem State University Graduate School, Educational Leadership
Center for Montessori Education-New York, Infant/Toddler Certification
National Center for Montessori Education – New England, Early Childhood Education
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Infants & Toddlers; Program Director Infant & Toddler House and Children’s House, Director of Admissions; Workshop/Professional Development Presenter (MSM).

Elizabeth Stone, M.Ed.
Co-Director, Infant & Toddler Program Director, Instructor, Practicum Field Supervisor
Franklin and Marshall College, Child Psychology
Cambridge College Graduate School, Education
Center for Montessori Education-New York, Infant/Toddler Certification
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Infants & Toddlers; Program Director Infant & Toddler House; Workshop/Professional Development Presenter (MSM, AMS, Other).

Jed Dickman, M.B.A.
Director of Finance
Syracuse University, Economics/Management
Endicott College Graduate School, Business Administration


Heidi Mefford Rombola, M.Ed.

Early Childhood Program Director, Instructor, Practicum Field Supervisor
University of California, Davis, Theatre Arts
Cambridge College Graduate School, Education
National Center for Montessori Education, Early Childhood Education
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Children’s House, Elementary; Children’s House Program Director; Music and Performing Arts Director; Director of Parent Education; Assistant Head of School; Workshop/Professional Development Presenter (NCME)

Marcia Hubelbank, B.S.
Instructor, Field Supervisor
Lyndon State College, Psychology, Early Childhood and Creative Therapies
Northeast Montessori Institute, Early Childhood Certification
Center for Montessori Teacher Education, Infant & Toddler Certification
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Toddler, Children’s House; Head of School; Workshop/Professional Development Presenter (AMS)

Sandra Lee, Ph.D.
Instructor, Field Supervisor
Soochow University, Taiwan, Chinese Literature
Southern Illinois University, M.Ed., Ph.D., Early Childhood Education
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Children’s House, Language Immersion; World Language Director; Workshop/Professional Development Presenter (MSM, AMS, Other)

Jamie Oakley, M.Ed.
Instructor
Endicott College, Psychology & Early Childhood Education
National Center for Montessori Education-New England, Early Childhood Certification
Gordon College Graduate School, Montessori Education
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Children’s House; Summer Program Director

Cynthia Perreault, M.Ed.
Instructor
Gordon College, Recreation & Leisure Studies; Business Administration
Gordon College Graduate School, Montessori Education
National Center for Montessori Education – New England, Early Childhood Certification
Seacoast Center, Candidate for Elementary I Certification
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Children’s House, Lower Elementary

Elisa Pitkin, M.Ed.
Instructor
Gordon College, Early Childhood Education
Gordon College Graduate School, Montessori Education
National Center for Montessori Education-NE, Early Childhood Certification
St. Nicholas Montessori Center- London, Elementary I & II Certification
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Children’s House, Lower Elementary; Director of Education.

Ryan Plosker, M.S., Ed.D.
Guest Lecturer
Northeastern University, B.S. Psychology
Northeastern University, M.S., Applied Educational Psychology C.A.G.S School Psychology
University of Massachusetts, Ed.D., School Leadership
Dr. Plosker is the Executive Director and Founder of New England Academy

Nichole Schrafft, M.Ed.
Instructor, Field Supervisor
Lynchburg College, English
Cambridge College Graduate School, Montessori Education
National Center for Montessori Education – New England, Early Childhood Certification
Seacoast Center, Elementary I Certification
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Children’s House, Lower Elementary; Director of Communications.


Hiromi Sudachi, M.Ed.

Instructor
Tokyo Kasei University, English
Newcastle University, Linguistics
Boston College Graduate School, Early Childhood
National Center for Montessori Education-New England, Infant/Toddler Certification
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Toddler, Lower Elementary.

Karen Wagner, M.Ed.
Instructor, Field Supervisor
Antioch College, Elementary Education, Theater
Lesley University Graduate School, Early Childhood Education
Midwest Montessori Teacher Training Center, Early Childhood Certification
Northeast Montessori Institute, Infant and Toddler, Early Childhood Certification
Montessori experience past and present: Teacher, Toddler, Children’s House; Summer Program Director; Head of School; Workshop Presenter (MSM, AMS, Other)