B.S., Unity College
MAT., Mt. Holyoke College
Started at The Common School:
Animals, audiobooks, crafting (needle felting), writing, drawing
What brought you to The Common School?
I was lucky enough to connect with Dana while studying at Mount Holyoke!
Tell us about a favorite teaching moment at The Common School:
A group of children from BN, GN, and P1 worked together to collect as many worms as they could, and shared what they knew about worms with each other!
What do you like best about The Common School?
What initially drew me to The Common School was its focus on nature and the natural world. Students here have the freedom to safely explore the world around them and are encouraged to take risks, whether during daily outside playtime or weekly trips into the forest and nearby farm. Kids can climb trees, jump in puddles, and call teachers by their first names — all things that were never allowed in my schools growing up! I really admire how The Common School encourages independence in its students.