Meet the Team Educating Girls at The Woodward School

Woodward is Still Accepting Applications for 2024 - 2025 School Year!

Due to the summer schedule, Woodward School will be closed
on the following Fridays: June 14, 21 & 28 and August 9 & 16.
We will also be closed during the week of July 1st.
We are happy to assist you from 9am - 3pm during the many days we are open this summer!

Meet the Team
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Debra Alpert
Information Technology
BA, UMass-Boston
MAT, Brown University, Social Studies
UMass-Boston, Computer Science
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Elizabeth Bersell, RN, BSN
School Nurse
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professionals
BA Business, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH
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Melissa Camilien
Art Department
BA, Saint Peter's University, Graphic Design
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Cheryl Casey
Registrar, Science
BS, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
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Lois Coyne
Middle School English and History
BA, UMass-Amherst, History
MA, UNH, Teaching Arts
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Jennie Donegan
Director of Enrollment
BS, Wheelock College, Psychology
MS, Wheelock College, Sociology
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Stephen Gildea
IMPACT Learning Coordinator
History Department
BA, Holy Cross; MA, Klingenstein Center, Columbia University
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Bob Giordano, US Air Force
Director of Athletics, Dean of Students, and Facilities Manager
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Jamie Gordon
School Administration Coordinator
BS, Mount Ida College, Bachelor of Science
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Todd Gudgel
Latin & English Department
BA Classical Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago
MA Classical Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago
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Riley Hemmings
English & History Department
BA English, Saint Louis University, Madrid Spain
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Dr. Sigifredo Jara
Foreign Language Department
MA, Universidad De Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
PhD, Ecole Des Hautes Estudes En Sciences Sociales, Paris, France 

Tom Lynch
Computer Teacher / Director of Technology
BA, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Electrical Engineering
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Alex Magay
Head of School
BFA, UMass-Amherst
M.Ed. Admin, UMass-Amherst
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Kaylie McDonald
Front Office Manager
BA, Rochester Institute of Technology, Film & Animation
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Jessica McNamara
Director of STEM, Mathematics
BS, Tufts University
MS, UNC-Chapel Hill
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Andi O'Hearn
Director of College Counseling / SEVIS
BS, University of Rhode Island, Zoology
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Gretchen Petersen
Assistant Head of School
BS, Framingham State University, Psychology
MSW, Simmons College
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David Peal
Science Department
BS Biology, Salem State University
PhD Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin at Madison
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Healy Sammis
Theatre Department
BA, New York University, Liberal Arts / Theatre
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Valerie Saucer
Science Department
BA Business Management
MA Adult Education
MA Instructional Design
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Kerry Lynch Twomey
Artistic Programming Director
English Department
BA, Boston College; M.Ed., Eastern Nazarene College
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Tramaine Weekes
Middle & Upper School Mathematics
BS, Colby College, Biology
MS, Northeastern University, Science
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Kyle Wrentz
Theatre Department
BA, University of Hartford-The Hart School, Theatre