Administration and Staff

Debra M. Sullivan, Executive Director
M.S., Early Childhood Education, Wheelock College
M.A., English, Boston College
B.A., English, College of the Holy Cross
Email: dsullivan@bhns.net

Michael Coppola, Associate Director & Director of Development
M.A., Education Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University
M.Ed., Literacy/Reading Specialist, Providence College
B.A., Elementary Education, Communication, Boston College
Email: mcoppola@bhns.net

Lisa Dias, Program Director
B.S., Human Development, Early Childhood Education, Lesley University
A.S., Early Childhood Education, Fisher College
Email: ldias@bhns.net

Tara Naylor, Director of Admission & Enrollment
M.S., Biotechnology, University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Biology, Philosophy, University of Scranton
Email: tnaylor@bhns.net

Dorothy Sang, Psychological Consultant
M.A., Psychology, Northeastern University
M.Ed., Early Childhood Special Needs, Tufts University
Email: dsang@bhns.net

Christine Miller
Director of Finance & Operations
Email: cmiller@bhns.net

Linda Abramavicius
Accountant
B.S. Management/Accounting, Worcester State University
Email: labramavicius@bhns.net

Faculty

BHNS maintains a high teacher to child ratio, with a Head Teacher and at least one Associate Teacher in all classes. Floating Teachers are also available to maintain or supplement classroom staffing levels. Our teachers are both experienced and dedicated; each brings unique skills and talents. We support our teachers’ continued professional development to the fullest extent possible – and enjoy an outstanding record in retaining our staff.

Orange Class
Ashley Gardner B.A., Music and Early Education, Wheelock College
Edlyn Benoit B.S., Early Childhood Development, Cambridge College; A.S., Early Childhood Education, Urban College
Clementine Class
Ashley Gardner B.A., Music and Early Education, Wheelock College
Edlyn Benoit B.S., Early Childhood Development, Cambridge College; A.S., Early Childhood Education, Urban College
Red Class
Jenn McCreight B.A., Early Childhood Education, Studio Art Minor, Salve Regina College
Emily Reichenbach M.Ed., Elementary Education, Lesley University
B.A., English, Roanoke College
Green Class
Julia Guzman M.S., Integrated Elementary and Special Education, Wheelock College
B.S., English, University of Massachusetts
Flor Rivera A.S., Early Childhood Education, Urban College; A.S., Computer Programming, LaGuardia College
Yellow Class
Caitlin Wong
M.S., Integrated Elementary and Special Education, Wheelock College
B.S., Psychology, Salem State University
A.S., Early Childhood Education, MassBay Community College
Michaela Brainerd A.S., Early Childhood Education, Bunker Hill Community College
Clare Pacelli  B.S., Elementary Education, University of Vermont
Blue Class
Amy Smith  B.A., Theater/Elementary Education, Wheelock College
Caroline Keeler  M.Ed., Early Childhood Education, Boston College

B.A., Psychology, Trinity College
Lauren Nolli B.S. Human Services, Early Childhood Education, Fisher College
Junior Kindergarten (JK) South
Jaclyn Cordi M.S., Elementary Education, University of Bridgeport; B.S., Liberal Studies, Southern Connecticut State University
Melissa Fucci M.A., Education/Leadership, St. Francis University; B.S., Human Development & Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Junior Kindergarten (JK) West
Tracey Carmichael B.A., Theatre Education, Emerson College
Kelsey Garrard B.S., English/Elementary Education, Central Conneticut University
Kaleidoscope
Lauren Nolli B.S. Human Services, Early Childhood Education, Fisher College
Jenn McCreight B.A., Early Childhood Education, Studio Art Minor, Salve Regina College
 Edlyn Benoit  B.S., Early Childhood Development, Cambridge College; A.S., Early Childhood Education, Urban College
Rainbow Class
Ali Thomas B.S., Human Development, Wheelock College
Clare Pacelli B.S., Elementary Education, University of Vermont
Music Teacher
Carol Sullivan-Hanley M.A., Education, Early Childhood with Special Needs, Lesley University; B.S., Early Childhood Education, Wheelock College

 

Yoga Teacher
Tara Rachel Jones M.Ed., Waldorf Early Childhood & Elementary Education, Antioch University
B.A., Early Childhood Education, Simmons College

 

Floating Teachers
Emma Ruhl B.A., Human Development, Connecticut College
Julie Torelli  B.A., Early Childhood Education, Salem State University