FACULTY Directory

TEACHERS

Eli Gerstenlauer

Sixth Grade Head Teacher

B.A. (2005) Oberlin College
M.Ed. (2009) Lesley University

2 years at The LP

Mary Michalow

Fifth Grade Head Teacher

B.A. (2010) Ithaca College
M.S. (2011) University of Pennsylvania

4 years at The LP

Kristina Royal

Fourth Grade Head Teacher

B.S. (2005) Lesley University
M.Ed. (2006) Lesley University

12 years at The LP

Lizzie Barcay

Third Grade Head Teacher

B.A. (2011) Williams College
M.Ed. (2014) Harvard School of Education

5 years at The LP

Anne Zanazzi

Second Grade Head Teacher

B.S. (2013) Georgetown University
M.Ed. (2016) Lesley University

1 year at The LP

Juliana Brinkley

First Grade Head Teacher

B.S. (1995) Wheelock College

15 years at The LP

Kristen Faubert

Kindergarten Head Teacher

B.S. (2010) University of Vermont
M.Ed. candidate (2015) Boston University

3 years at The LP

Haley Smith

Kindergarten Associate Teacher

B.A. (2012) Worcester State University
M.Ed. (2014) Lesley University

2 years at The LP

Liliana O'Day

Kindergarten Assistant

B.S. (2012) Northeastern University

3 years at The LP

Suzanne Garcia

Science Teacher and After School Teacher

B.A. (1985) Boston College
M.Ed. (2005) University of Massachusetts

10 years at The LP

Jan Hill

Music Teacher

Bachelor of Music (1976) SUNY Potsdam, Crane School of Music

11 years at The LP

Carlos Saez Rodriguez

Spanish Teacher and After School Teacher

B.A. (2005) Autonoma University of Madrid
B.A. in Social Work (2012) National Distance Education University
M.A.T. Spanish (2015) Universidad Rovira y Virgili

3 years at The LP

John Robinson

Physical Education Teacher

B.S. (1994) Westfield State College

19 years at The LP

Caroline Schmidt

Art Teacher and After School Teacher

B.F.A. in Painting (2007) University of Georgia
B.F.A. in Art Education (2008) University of Georgia
M.F.A. in Art Education (2012) Edinboro University

3 years at the LP

Laurie Katz

Maternity Leave Coverage: Head 1st Grade Teacher

B.S. (2015) DePaul University

1 year at The LP

INTERNS

Amelia Ayres

B.A. (2015) Clark University

1 year at The LP

David Chodakewitz

B.A. (2015) Brown University

1 year at The LP

Natalia Christie

B.A. (2013) University of Massachusetts, Amherst

2 years at The LP

Nina Doonan

B.A. ( 2016) Bates College

1 year at The LP

Mikah Farbo

B.A. (2015) Bryn Mawr College
M.Ed. (2016) Harvard Graduate School of Education

1 year at The LP

Paige Keady

B.S. (2010) Providence College

1 year at The LP

ADMINISTRATIVE Staff

Michael McCord

Head of School

B.A. (1967) Wesleyan University

44 years at The LP

Martha Cesarz

Director of Academics

B.A. (1971) University of Massachusetts
M.A. in Administrative Careers (1978) Lesley University

6 years at The LP

Elisabeth McCord

Business Manager

B.A. (1967) Smith College

26 years at The LP

Justin Hajj

Director of External Relations

B.A. (2003) Boston College
M.Ed. (2015) Northeastern University

5 years at The LP

Laura Mellen

Director of Admissions/Coordinator of Programs

B.A. (2007) Middlebury College
M.Ed. (2009) Manhattanville College

3 years at The LP

Claire Toker

Administrative Assistant

B.S.C. (1987) Buckinghamshire College of Higher Education

3 years at The LP

Maggie Corcoran

Coordinator of Events, Development and Publications

B.A. (2009) Boston College
M.A. (2010) Boston College

2 years at The LP

John Krewson

Technology Coordinator/Special Programs Assistant

B.A. (2013) Syracuse University

3 years at The LP

Laura Healy

After School Assistant

B.A. (2016) Susquehanna University
M.A. candidate (2018) University of Massachusetts, Boston

1 year at The LP

Patrick McAvoy

Bookkeeper

B.S. (1982) Bentley College

16 years at The LP