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Wellan is led by the Head of School and a team of administrators, each of whom brings their own expertise, background and interests to our community.

Senior Leadership Team

Beth Black, Head of School

Joe Jolly, CFO, COO, and Director of Development and Legal Affairs

Caitlin Bowring, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Upper Elementary/Middle School Division Leader

Azurae Hood, Director of Marketing and Enrollment

Teaching/Learning Team

Becky Alukonis, Beginner Division Leader

Jennifer Cardy, Primary and Specials Division Leader

Kayla Stiffler, Lower Elementary Division Leader

Ana Marban-Lorenzo, Assistant Primary Division Leader and Primary 2 Teacher

Jen Taschereau, Assistant Division Leader for Specials

Colleen Dischiave, Coordinator of Student Support Services/School Counselor

Lynn Hall, Learning Specialist and Aide

Priya Venkateswaran, Director of Teacher Education Programs

Naomi Shmueli, School Librarian

​Admission Team

Amanda Cusanno, Assistant Director of Admissions


Operations Team

Erika McKeon, Assistant Business and Operations Manager

Deanna Griffiths, Assistant Director of Human Resources

Katelyn White, School Nurse

Jodi Fredrickson-Niemi, Receptionist

Becki Warshow, Administrative Associate

Rich Scorzella, Facilities Associate

Advancement Team

Danni Capalbo, Assistant Director of Development

Marketing Team

Haley Blase, Marketing and Graphic Design Coordinator, Assistant to the Head of School

Jenny Pan, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Auxiliary Team

Maria Gionfriddo, Director of Auxiliary Programs

Meredith Dourian, Auxiliary Programs Coordinator

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