There are a lot of faculty and staff updates to share with you this year, including 10 new faculty members, summer wedding announcements and internal staffing changes. Details are included in the attached letter from Head of School John Liggett.
In particular, we would like to welcome our new faculty members as follows. Ms.Kathleen Griffin is a returning faculty member having taught at CDS from 2006-2009, and now joins the Middle and Senior School Science department.
Our two new members of the Outdoor Education team, Ms. Anne Wellnhofer (Middle/Senior) and Mr. Peter Johnson (Junior School), both bring a wealth of experience in outdoor education (45 years collectively) to The Country Day School. As well, Mr. Cameron Baldassarra, our new Grade 6 teacher, has a considerable amount of experience in outdoor education instruction too.
Ms. Hillary Hall is our new Junior School Librarian and we have two new Associate Teachers to introduce: Ms. Lauren Hunt will be teaching in the Middle and Senior Schools and MissJoanna Minor will be in the Junior School.
Ms. Christelle Ah Sen will be teachingin the Middle and Senior School Modern Language department (covering for Hannah Fransen) and Ms. Kristen Mack joins the Senior School Student Services Centre as a Learning Strategist (covering for Sara Purdy).
Finally, we are thrilled to welcome another CDS Alumna, Ms. Kerrigan Brown from the Class of 2012, who will be overseeing our Before and After Care Program.