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20 Nelson Road
Ithaca, NY, 14850
United States

607-256-2020

Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

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Early Childhood Faculty

Karen Lonsky - Cherry Blossom Class

Karen Lonsky - Cherry Blossom Class

Larisa Kuznetsova - Apple Blossom Class

Larisa Kuznetsova - Apple Blossom Class

Kathryn Pierce - Peach Blossom Class

Kathryn Pierce - Peach Blossom Class

Kaori Teramura - EC Assistant Teacher

Kaori Teramura - EC Assistant Teacher

Kristina Winkelmann - EC Assistant Teacher

Kristina Winkelmann - EC Assistant Teacher

Jamie South - Movement & Games,  EC Assistant

Jamie South - Movement & Games,
EC Assistant

Andrea Giuliano - Grades After School Teacher, EC Assistant

Andrea Giuliano - Grades After School Teacher, EC Assistant

Jessie Baldassari -EC After School Coordinator, EC Assistant

Jessie Baldassari -EC After School Coordinator, EC Assistant


Grades Faculty

Kelly Meehan - Grade 1

Kelly Meehan - Grade 1

Beth Myers - Grade 6/7

Beth Myers - Grade 6/7

Lori Freer - Grade 2

Lori Freer - Grade 2

Rebecca Lesser - on Maternity Leave

Rebecca Lesser - on Maternity Leave

Claire Huyghe - Grade 3/4/5

Claire Huyghe - Grade 3/4/5


Specialty Class Faculty

Rebecca Lesser - on Maternity Leave

Rebecca Lesser - on Maternity Leave

Christine Lowe-Diemecke - Cello & Ensemble

Christine Lowe-Diemecke - Cello & Ensemble

Alejandra Diemecke - Violin & Ensemble

Alejandra Diemecke - Violin & Ensemble

Maria Carolina Marraccini - Spanish

Maria Carolina Marraccini - Spanish

Kelly Meehan - Grades Music Teacher

Kelly Meehan - Grades Music Teacher

Julia Gray - Handwork

Julia Gray - Handwork

Risa Sokolsky - Reading Support Tutor

Risa Sokolsky - Reading Support Tutor

Ann Piombino - Farm & Land Stewardship

Ann Piombino - Farm & Land Stewardship


Staff / Administration

Dr. Emily Butler, DVM - Director of School Administration

Dr. Emily Butler, DVM - Director of School Administration

TBA - Administrative Assistant

TBA - Administrative Assistant

Arabez Smith - Assistant Director

Arabez Smith - Assistant Director

Jenn Bassman - Communications & IT

Jenn Bassman - Communications & IT

Carl Gibson - Facilities Manager

Carl Gibson - Facilities Manager