Coding. Research. Internet Safety. The Wellan Technology program empowers students to use computers for learning and communication purposes safely and efficiently. Students learn the basics of coding, build their own websites, and use computers to aid academic projects, from researching information to creating a polished presentation.
FACULTY & STAFF
Terry Keeling, Voyager Math and STEM Teacher/Technology Specialist
Terry, who has been on staff at Wellan since 2017, has joined the Voyager team as the 7th and 8th grade Math teacher this year. Terry brings a unique background to this position. He holds degrees from the University of Georgia in Education and Applied Maths. More recently, he has continued his education at Harvard University, where he earned an MBA and a Masters degree in Musicology. He will soon complete his Ph.D. as a joint program in Theoretical Particle Physics and Music Theory. He also holds several computer science and information security certifications. While still in Georgia, Terry taught High School Orchestra.
Outside of his work at Wellan, he teaches private music lessons and tutors students in mathematics and music theory. At Wellan, he has taught Upper Elementary Design Lab and Technology classes. Terry worked with Voyager students this past year on their news program. He is excited to take on a larger role in the program.
Gabi Souza-DuBenion, Educational Technology Teacher and After School Teacher
Gabi received her undergraduate degree in Chinese from the University of Vermont. She started off as an ESL teacher, and interned at the Museum of Science, then later worked at the Florida Ruffin Ridley school in their DASEP program. Her introduction to Montessori education was at Aster Montessori in Cambridge, where she piloted their after care program. For the last three years she has turned a lifelong interest in computer science into an opportunity to teach technology and computer literacy with STEAM Ahead.
When she’s not teaching, Gabi loves fiber arts, woodworking projects, and digging in the garden.