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2017 Letters About Literature Finalists

Congratulations to Key 5th graders Alexa Cruz, Isabella Moran and Alana Stewart on being named Maryland state finalists for the 2017 Letters About Literature contest!

Key 6th grader, Aliya Peremel's poetry submission, "Change," has been selected for publication in the 2017 World Artists' Experiences Anthology, Building a More Peaceful World Through Kindness and Compassion.

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Randi Altschuler

School Counselor
Middle, Upper School

raltschuler@keyschool.org
B.S. Boston University
M.S.W. Catholic University of America

Katherine Anderson

School Nurse
kanderson@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Florida
B.S. Johns Hopkins University
M.S. University of Florida

Cindi Asquith

Administrative Assistant
Upper School
casquith@keyschool.org

Nina Austin

Academic Technology Department Head
Technology Integrator
First, Lower School
naustin@keyschool.org
B.A. High Point University
M.S. McDaniel College

Angela Baccala

Library Department Head
Librarian
First, Lower School
abaccala@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Maryland
M.L.S. University of Maryland

Sasha Baker

Learning Specialist
Middle School
sbaker@keyschool.org
B.A. St. Johns College

Makeba Barnes

Assistant Director of Admission
Office of Admission
mbarnes@keyschool.org
B.A. Howard University
M.S. Johns Hopkins University

Delia Bauckham-Ruoff

Administrative Assistant
Middle School
druoff@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Durham, England

Helen Baxt

Executive Assistant to the Head of School

Laura Burrell Baxter

Director of College Advising
Upper School
lbaxter@keyschool.org
B.A. Dickinson College
M.S. Johns Hopkins University

Paul Bayne

Outdoor Education Department Head
pbayne@keyschool.org
B.A. Washington College
B.S. Washington College

Margaret Beck

Assistant to College Advisor; Registrar
Upper School
mbeck@keyschool.org
B.S. MacMurray College
M.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison

Marina Becker

French
Lower, Middle, Upper School
mbecker@keyschool.org
B.A. Universite du Maine
M.A. Universite Stendahl Grenoble 3

Jeanette Beigel ‘04

First Grade
Lower School
jbeigel@keyschool.org
B.A. Mount St. Mary’s University
M.Ed. Loyola University

Ronnie Blackstone

Kindergarten Assistant
First School
rblackstone@keyschool.org

Brian Boyd

Athletic Director
Humanities
Upper School
bboyd@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Chicago
M.A. Catholic University of America

Kevin Brady

Orff Schulwerk Music Department Co-Head
Music
First, Lower, Middle School
kbrady@keyschool.org
B.A. Augustana College
Orff Schulwerk Certification, The San Francisco School

Wendy Braithwaite

Librarian
Middle School
wbraithwaite@keyschool.org
B.F.A. University of Illinois, Urbana
J.D. Loyola University of Chicago

Peter Branscombe

Fourth Grade
Lower School
pbranscombe@keyschool.org
B.A. Colgate University
M.Ed. Lesley College

Catherine Parker Briggs

Second Grade
Lower School
cparker@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Florida

Victoria Brunt

Physical Education
Lower, Middle School
vbrunt@keyschool.org
B.A. George Washington University

Vicki Bushmann

Pre-Kindergarten
First School
vbushmann@keyschool.org
B.A. Baylor University
M.Ed. Lesley College

Rosalind Calvin

Admission Counselor
Office of Admission
rcalvin@keyschool.org
B.A. Princeton University
M.B.A. Harvard Business School

Jake Child ‘03

Humanities
Upper School
jchild@keyschool.org
B.A. St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Carol Churches

Pre-School Assistant
First School
After School Program
cchurches@keyschool.org
A.A. Frederick Community College

Eileen Cimbolic

Foreign Language Department Head
French
Middle School
ecimbolic@keyschool.org
B.A. Montclair State College

Susan Clayton

Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Manager
Business Office
sclayton@keyschool.org
A.A. Western Wisconsin Technical Institute
B.S. University of Maryland, University College

Nancy Conroy

Third Grade
Lower School
nconroy@keyschool.org
B.A. Boston College

Jonathan Coslick

Physical Education
Lower, Middle School
jcoslick@keyschool.org
B.S. Frostburg State University

Lydia Crooks

Technology Integrator
First, Lower School
Librarian, First School
lcrooks@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Maryland

Charles Cully

Security
ccully@keyschool.org

Paige Cumberpatch

First Grade Assistant
Lower School
pcumberpatch@keyschool.org
L’Universite D’Aix, Marseille, France
International Training Center, Bournemouth, England

Bethani DaGrossa

Kindergarten Assistant
First School
bdagrossa@keyschool.org
B.A. University of New Orleans

Paula DeWitt

Third Grade
Lower School
pdewitt@keyschool.org
B.S. Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Carol Dunham

Pre-Kindergarten Assistant
First School
cdunham@keyschool.org
B.A. Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia

Cara Ebner

Music
First, Lower, Middle School
cebner@keyschool.org
B.A. James Madison University
M.A. George Mason University
Orff Schulwerk Certification, George Mason University

Sherine El-Warraki

Arabic
Upper School
selwarraki@keyschool.org
B.A. The American University in Cairo
M.A. The American University in Cairo

Liz Elliott

After School Library Supervisor
Upper School
lelliott@keyschool.org

Clay Evans

Advancement Services Associate
Advancement Office
cevans@keyschool.org
B.A. Hollins College

Courtney Evans

Mathematics; Math Lab
Middle School
clevans@keyschool.org
B.S. Salisbury University
M.A. McDaniel College

Caroline Ewing

Director of Finance & Operations
Business Office
cewing@keyschool.org
B.A. Western Maryland College
M.B.A. Loyola College

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Brad Feldman

Mathematics
Upper School
bfeldman@keyschool.org
B.A. Elon University

Becky Fetters

First Grade
Lower School
bfetters@keyschool.org
B.S. Shippensburg University
M.A. Loyola College

Keely Fitzpatrick ’98

Humanities
Middle School
Outdoor Education
Middle, Upper School
kfitzpatrick@keyschool.org
B.A. Hobart and William Smith Colleges
M.A. University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Jane Flanagan

Director of Summer Programs and Auxiliary Services
Business Office
jflanagan@keyschool.org
A.A. Baltimore International Culinary College
A.A. Haywood Technical College

Charles Ford

Bus Driver
Facilities
cford@keyschool.org

Susan Fritz

Pre-School
First School
sfritz@keyschool.org
A.A. Anne Arundel Community College
B.A. University of Maryland, Baltimore
M.A. Champlain University

Cynthia Gales

Controller
Business Office
cgales@keyschool.org
B.A. SUNY Oswego
M.A. Dowling College

Trish Gallant

Parent Programs & Special Events Director
Advancement Office
tgallant@keyschool.org
B.A. Temple University

Caitlin Ginter

Communication Associate
Communication Office
cginter@keyschool.org
B.A. Gettysburg College
M.A. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Stephen Ginter

Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations
Advancement Office
sginter@keyschool.org
B.A. Gettysburg College

Vanessa Gutierrez

Reading Specialist
First, Lower School
vgutierrez@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Colorado at Boulder
M.A. Loyola Marymont University

Katherine Haas

Science
Lower School
khaas@keyschool.org
B.A. University of North Dakota

Michael Harrison

Spanish
Upper School
mharrison@keyschool.org
B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University
M.A. Middlebury College School, Spain

Lee Ann Havard

Learning Specialist & Writing Lab Coordinator
Upper School
lhavard@keyschool.org
B.S. University of Maryland
M.Ed. University of Maryland

Susan Hays

Mathematics; Math Lab
Upper School
shays@keyschool.org
B.S. Webb Institute of Naval Architecture

Hallie Herz

Humanities
Middle School
hhertz@keyschool.org
B.A. Bates College

Ginger Hildebrand

Director of Ensembles
ghildebrand@keyschool.org
B.A. Dickinson College
M.M. Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

Mary Hill

English; Humanities
Upper School
mhill@keyschool.org
B.A. Sarah Lawrence College
M.F.A. Columbia University

Elizabeth Hollick

Humanities
Middle School
ehollick@keyschool.org
B.A. Denison University
M.Ed. Towson University

Jennifer Holt

Mathematics
Middle School
jholt@keyschool.org
B.A. St. Mary’s College of Maryland
M.A. University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Catherine Hudson

Learning Department Head
Learning Specialist
First, Lower School
chudson@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Maryland
M.S.Ed. Johns Hopkins University

Lindsay Johnson ’07

Dance
Middle, Upper School
ljohnson@keyschool.org
B.S. Indiana University

Aaron Jolie ’84

Assistant Facilities Manager

Sarah Judd

Learning Specialist
Middle School
sjudd@keyschool.org
B.A. Johns Hopkins University
M.A. Northwestern University

Kathryn Junkins

Mathematics; Science
Middle School
kjunkins@keyschool.org
B.S. Salisbury University
M.A. Notre Dame of Maryland University

K to O

Andrew Katz

Visual Arts Department Head
Art
Middle School
akatz@keyschool.org
B.F.A. Maryland Institute College of Art
M.A.T. Maryland Institute College of Art

Tatiana Klein

Spanish
Upper School
tklein@keyschool.org
B.A. Duquesne University

Sharon Kraynak

Science
First School
skraynak@keyschool.org
B.S. Youngstown State University

Jaymie Krens

Fourth Grade
Lower School
jkrens@keyschool.org
B.A. SUNY at Old Westbury
M.S. Long Island University at C.W. Post

Alice Larner

Pre-School Assistant
First School
alarner@keyschool.org

Irfan Latimer

Director of Communication
Communication Office
ilatimer@keyschool.org
A.B. Sweet Briar College

Rick Layton

Performing Arts Department Head
Music
Middle, Upper School
rlayton@keyschool.org
B.S. West Chester University
M.M. University of Maryland
Ph.D. University of Maryland
Orff Schulwerk Certification, New England Conservatory of Music

Emily Legum

Lower School Division Head
elegum@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Pittsburgh
M.A. University of Pittsburgh

Laurel Lennon

Humanities
Middle School
llennon@keyschool.org
B.A. St. Lawrence University
M.A. Teachers College Columbia University

Babette Leshinsky

Foreign Language Department Head
French
Upper School
bleshinsky@keyschool.org
Palais Universitaire de Strasbourg
B.A. University of the State of New York

Dylan Lewis

Math Department Head
Middle School
Mathematics
Middle, Upper School
dlewis@keyschool.org
B.S. Florida Institute of Technology

Meeghan Lewis

Key-Wee Assistant
First School
After School Program
Lower School

mlewis@keyschool.org

Kathryn Lidard

French
Lower, Upper School
klidard@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Maryland

Derek Lieske

Physics
Upper School
dlieske@keyschool.org
B.A. Colgate University

Shawn Livingston

Server & Desktop Specialist
slivingston@keyschool.org
B.A. Houghton College
M.A. Wesley Seminary

Mary MacLeod

Communication Associate
Communication Office
mmacleod@keyschool.org
B.A. Regis College
M.A. University of Chicago
M.P.M. University of Maryland

Alyssa MacMeekin

Science
Upper School
amacmeekin@keyschool.org
B.S. Muhlenberg College
M.A.T. The Citadel Military College of South Carolina

David Magnus

Middle School Division Head
dmagnus@keyschool.org
B.A. Middlebury College
M.A. University of Maryland

Carol Mahoney

Assistant to the Lower School
Lower School
cmahoney@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Maryland
M.A. Michigan State University
M.A. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

Dawn Malosh

Art
First, Lower School
After School Program
dmalosh@keyschool.org
B.Ed Northern Arizona University

Gregory Markowitz

Humanities
Upper School
gmarkowitz@keyschool.org
B.A. Middlebury College
M.A. St. Johns College

Alexis Martin

Assistant Athletic Director
Athletic Trainer
amartin@keyschool.org
B.S. Salisbury University
M.S. Old Dominion University

Cheryl Martin

Director of Financial Aid
Senior Admission Counselor
Office of Admission
cmartin@keyschool.org
B.S. University of Phoenix

Robert McCarthy

Humanities Department Head
Humanities
Upper School

bmccarthy@keyschool.org
B.A. Williams College
Ph.D. Boston University

Crysten McKenzie

Academic Support Teacher
Lower School
Before School Care Coordinator
cmckenzie@keyschool.org
B.S. Mount St. Mary’s University

Jon McKinley

IT Systems & Network Administrator
jmckinley@keyschool.org
B.A. Houghton College

Brian Michaels

Upper School Division Head
bmichaels@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Pennsylvania
M.S. University of Miami

Bridgette Michaels

Administrative Assistant
First School
bomichaels@keyschool.org
B.S. University of the West Indies
Ph.D. University of Miami

Heather Montague

Learning Specialist
Middle, Upper School
hmontague@keyschool.org
B.A. Duke University
M.S. Johns Hopkins University

Adryon Montgomery

Data & Office Manager
Office of Admission
admontgomery@keyschool.org

Jenifer "Jeje" Moore

Science Coordinator
Lower School
jjmoore@keyschool.org
B.A. Virginia Tech University

Erin Morgan ’74

Second Grade
Lower School
emorgan@keyschool.org
B.S. University of Maryland

Geofrey Morgan

Facilities
gmorgan@keyschool.org

Paula Morse

First School Division Head
Director of Before School Care & After School Program
pmorse@keyschool.org
B.A. Michigan State University
M.A. University of Michigan

Garnet Mowatt

Music
Lower School
gmowatt@keyschool.org
D.M.E. Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts, Jamaica
M.M. University of Mississippi
Ph.D. University of Mississippi
Orff Schulwerk, Level I I, George Mason University

Matthew Nespole

Head of School
mnespole@keyschool.org
B.A. Bates College
M.A. Columbia University

Beth Neumann

Administrative Assistant
Lower School
bneumann@keyschool.org

Aaron Norris

Osprey’s Nest Proprietor
anorris@keyschool.org
A.A. Anne Arundel Community College

Heather Nye

Administrative Assistant
Middle School
hnye@keyschool.org
B.A. Colorado College

Jacqueline Olson

Pre-School
First School
jolson@keyschool.org
B.A. James Madison University
M.A. Notre Dame of Maryland University

Nicholas Olson

Theater Director
Middle, Upper School
nolson@keyschool.org
B.A. Middlebury College
M.A. St. John’s College

Renee Olson

Assistant to the First School
rolson@keyschool.org
B.S. Mankato State University


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Tracy Patel

Assistant to the Director of Auxiliary Services
Business Office
tpatel@keyschool.org
B.S. West Virginia University

Matthew Plumb

Art
Upper School
mplumb@keyschool.org
B.F.A. Syracuse University
M.F.A. Purchase College, State University of New York

Katherine "Keith" Porterfield

Science
Middle School
kporterfield@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Vermont
M.S. University of Maryland

Mary Anne Rathmann

First Grade Assistant
Lower School
mrathmann@keyschool.org
B.A. Trinity College
J.D. Boston College

Kimberly Reddy

Technology Integrator
Middle, Upper School
kreddy@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Delaware
M.Ed. Univeristy of Maryland
Ph.D. Univeristy of Maryland

Elizabeth Reid

French
Upper School
ereid@keyschool.org
B.S. University of Georgia

Cara Riedel

Mathematics; Science
Middle School
criedel@keyschool.org
B.A. New College of Florida
M.A. University of Maryland, College Park

Justine Rosenberg

Major Gifts & Planned Gifts Director
Advancement Office
jrosenberg@keyschool.org
B.A. University of California

Margie Ross

Communication Associate
Communication Office
mross@keyschool.org
B.S. University of Maryland

Thomas Rossini

Director of Enrollment and Outreach
trossini@keyschool.org
B.A. Emerson College
M.A. New York University

Eli Roth

Annual Fund Director
Advancement Office
eroth@keyschool.org
B.A. St. Mary’s College of Maryland
M.B.A. Hood College

Joseph Santora

Director of Facilities
jsantora@keyschool.org

Helena Sauma

Spanish
Middle School
hsauma@keyschool.org
B.S. University of Maryland, University College
M.S. University of Maryland, University College

Sonya Fisher Sava

Key-Wee
First School
ssava@keyschool.org
B.S. University of Arkansas

Daniel Schmoyer

Physical Education Department Head
First, Lower School
dschmoyer@keyschool.org
B.A. Governors State University

Daniel Schoos

Latin; Physics
Outdoor Education Adjunct
Upper School
dschoos@keyschool.org
B.A. St. John’s College
M.A. University of Pittsburgh

Jacqueline Schrader

Music
Lower, Middle School
jschrader@keyschool.org
B.Mus.Ed. Drake University
Orff Schulwerk Certification, University of St. Thomas

Lee Schreitz ’70

Coordinator of Upper School Student Activities
Outdoor Education
Middle, Upper School
lschreitz@keyschool.org
B.A. Norwich University, Vermont College

Phil Schuman

Humanities
Middle School
pschuman@keyschool.org
B.A. Washington College
M.A. Washington College

Susan Shields

Art
Upper School
sshields@keyschool.org
B.A. Indiana University
M.S.Ed. Indiana University

John Starr

Jazz Ensemble
Upper School
jstarr@keyschool.org
B.A. Washington College

David Sunshine

Orff Schulwerk Music Department Co-Head
Coordinator of Instrumental Lessons
Music
Lower, Middle School
dsunshine@keyschool.org
B.A. Trenton State College
Orff Schulwerk Certification, George Mason University


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Diana Toebbe

Humanities
Upper School
dtoebbe@keyschool.org
B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz
Ph.D. Emory University

Jennifer Tonkin

Math Department Head
Mathematics
Upper School
jtonkin@keyschool.org
B.A. Lafayette College
M.S. University of Delaware

Sally Trapp

Learning Specialist
First, Lower School
strapp@keyschool.org
B.S. Michigan State University
M.A. Michigan State University
M.Ed. Bowie State University

Michele Trifiro

After School Program Coordinator
First, Lower, Middle School
After School Program
mtrifiro@keyschool.org
B.S. University of Maryland
M.S. Western Maryland College

Tom Trueblood

Database Manager
Advancement Associate
Advancement Office
ttrueblood@keyschool.org

Christy Urban

Science
Middle School
After School Program
curban@keyschool.org
B.A. Fairfield University

Lucia Vong

French
Middle School
lvong@keyschool.org
B.A. Conservatory of Music, Saigon, Vietnam

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Karin Walsh

Kindergarten
First School
kwalsh@keyschool.org
B.A. Worcester State College
M.S. Bank Street College

George Waymouth

Science Department Head
Science
Middle School
gwaymouth@keyschool.org
B.S. Bates College
M.Ed. Beaver College

Wendy Waymouth

Kindergarten
First School
wwaymouth@keyschool.org
B.A. Bates College

Erin Weiss

School Counselor
First, Lower School
eweiss@keyschool.org
B.A. Davidson College
M.S. Johns Hopkins University
M.S.W. University of Maryland at Baltimore

Sheerod Wilkerson

Facilities
swilkerson@keyschool.org

Stuart Wilson

Librarian
Middle, Upper School
swilson@keyschool.org
B.A. Lake Forest College

Eleanor "Ellie" Young

Math Coordinator
Life Skills Program Coordinator
Lower School
eyoung@keyschool.org
B.A. Bowdoin College
M.A. Johns Hopkins University

Stephanie Young

Mathematics
Upper School
syoung@keyschool.org
B.A. University of Vermont
B.S. University of Vermont
M.S. University of Maryland

Jane Zanger

Humanities Department Head
Humanities
Middle School
jzanger@keyschool.org
B.A. Rice University
M.A.L.S. Dartmouth College

Lee Zanger

Science Department Head
Chemistry
Upper School
lzanger@keyschool.org
A.B. Vassar College
M.A.L.S. Dartmouth College