New Faculty 2016-2017

High School

Zachary Bagan, Spanish
B.A., Spanish and English, U Mass Amherst
Previous Experience: Spanish teacher, E. Longmeadow High School

Lora Carpenter, Spanish
B.A., Spanish, St. Michael’s College
M.Ed., Secondary Education, Providence College
Previous Experience: Spanish teacher and Department Chair, St. John High School, Hyannis, MA.

James Conley, Social Studies
B.A., History and Education, Stonehill College
Previous Experience: Student teacher, Whitman Hanson High School.

Michelle Greco, Social Studies
B.A., History and Political Science, Indiana University
M.A., Government, Cornell University
Previous Experience: Social Studies teacher at City on a Hill Charter School in Roxbury and Turner Falls High School in Montague.

Rorie Malerbi, Industrial Technology
B.S., Technology, Fitchburg State University
Previous Experience: Technology/Engineering at Silver Lake Regional Middle School, Malerbi’s Woodworking.

Paul Muller, (LTS) Science
B.S., Biology and Chemistry, Bridgewater State University
M.S., Biology, U Mass Boston
Previous Experience: Lecturer, Northeastern University; Research Assistant at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. 

Alexandra Ricciuti, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, Bridgewater State University
Previous Experience: Mathematics teacher at Weymouth High School.

Seth Warren, Chinese
B.A., Social Studies, Wesleyan University
M.A., Ohio State University
M.A.T., Brandeis University
Previous Experience: Long Term Sub in Mandarin at Scituate and Belmont High Schools and at Swampscott Middle School.

Middle School

Andrea Feeney, Family & Consumer Science
B.S., St. Angela’s College, Sligo, Ireland.
Previous Experience:  Home Economics teacher, Colaiste Chillian, County Dublin. 

Allyson Flynn,  (LTS) School Psychologist
B.S., Psychologist, Ursinus College
Ph.D., School Psychology, Temple University
Previous Experience: School Psychologist in Acushnet, Fairhaven, Barnstable and Mashpee Public Schools.

Susanne Hallisey, Nurse
B.S., Nursing, U MASS Boston
M.Ed., School Health, Cambridge College
Previous Experience:  Nurse, Pilgrim Area Collaborative.

Colleen Kelly, (LTS) Special Education
B.S., Special Education, Bridgewater State University
Previous Experience: Paraeducator at Hingham High School and Plymouth Public Schools. 

Heather Perine, Family & Consumer Science
B.A., Communications, State University of New York
B.S., Biology, State University of New York
M.Ed., Adolescent Education, State University of New York
Previous Experience: Science teacher at South Middle School in Braintree and McCall Middle School in Winchester.

Scott Semchenko,  (LTS)Social Studies
B.S., Elementary Education, University of Phoenix
Previous Experience: Paraeducator at Hingham Middle School, Long Term Sub at Academy of the Pacific Rim and at Squantum Elementary School.

Jamie von Freymann, Nurse
B.S. Nursing, University of Vermont
Previous Experience: Pediatric Nurse, OB/GYN nurse, Private Duty Nurse.

East School

Michelle Barry, (LTS) Grade 5
B.A., Spanish and Elementary Education, Simmons College
M.Ed., Education and Reading, Boston College
Previous Experience:  Long term substitute teacher at East School; Reading Specialist, Braintree; Grade 1, 2 and 5 teacher at Weymouth.

Brian DeMarco, Grade 4
B.A., Speech Communication, Bridgewater State University
M.Ed., Elementary Education, Easter Nazarene College
Previous Experience:  Grade 3 teacher, Weymouth.

Foster School & Plymouth River School – None 

 

South School

Kaitlin Hall, Special Education
B.S., Psychology, Sacred Heart University
M.Ed., Moderate Disabilities, American International College
Previous Experience: Paraeducator at South School; Kingston Summer Recreation Program Director.

District

James M. LaBillois, Ed.D.Assistant Superintendent
B.A., Psychology, University of New Brunswick
B. Ed., Secondary Education,
M.A., School Psychology, Mount Saint Vincent University
Ed.D., Special Education Policy and Administration, Boston University
Previous Experience: Adjunct Professor of Education, Boston University; Executive Director for Instruction and Director of Student Services, Norwell Public Schools; School Psychologist, Boston Public Schools.

Erica Pollard, Foreign Language Department Director
B.A., Education History and Policy, Brown University
M.A., Chinese Language Pedagogy
Previous Experience: Chinese and Social Studies teacher at Hingham High School; Chinese teacher at Middlebury Language Schools, Reader for The College Board AP Exam in Chinese Language and Culture.

Elizabeth O’Neill, Assistant Director of Student Services
B.A., History, Boston College
M.Ed., Special Education, Boston College
Previous Experience: Early Childhood teacher at St. Coletta Day School in Braintree, Preschool Special Needs teacher at Early Learning Center Integrated Preschool in Randolph; Special Education teacher and teacher leader at South School, Special Education Out of District Coordinator for Hingham Public Schools.

Andrew Nyamekye, METCO Director
B.S., Business Management, Westfield State University
Previous Experience:  METCO Specialist/Academic Advisor at Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School; Academic Advisor at Westfield State University.