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Beacon Hill Nursery School

FACULTY & STAFF

ADMINISTRATION & STAFF

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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

Melissa Kent, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Melissa Kent
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS

M.S., Early Childhood Development and Education, University of Central Florida

B.S., Early Childhood Development and Education, University of Central Florida

Email: mkent@bhns.net

Christine Miller, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Christine Miller
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & OPERATIONS
Maggie Corcoran Seitz, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Maggie Corcoran Seitz
BHNS ADMISSIONS TEAM

M.A., Philosophy, Boston College
B.A., Philosophy, Boston College
Email: admissions@bhns.net

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Lisa Dias
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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

Sheryl Man, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Sheryl Man
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & LEARNING SUPPORT COORDINATOR / OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

M.S., Occupational Therapy, Tufts University

B.S., Biology, University of Virginia

Dawn Darnell, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Dawn Darnell
ACCOUNTANT

B.S. Accounting, University of Central Missouri
Email: ddarnell@bhns.net

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Sufia Jamal
BHNS ADMISSIONS TEAM

M.B.A., Bentley University
B.S., Biology and Medical Technology,University of Massachusetts
Email: admissions@bhns.net

Mark Steward, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Mark Steward
CONSULTING PSYCHOLOGIST

Ph.D., M.A., Clinical Psychology, Boston University

A.B., Psychology, Dartmouth College

FACULTY

BHNS has a highly qualified teaching staff and a low teacher to child ratio in each class. 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 M/W/F

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Perry Gulden

B.A., Early Childhood Education and Child, Youth, and Family Studies, Lesley University

Edlyn Benoit, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Edlyn Benoit

B.S., Early Childhood Development, Cambridge College

 

A.S., Early Childhood Education, Urban College

CLEMENTINE CLASS M/W

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Perry Gulden

B.A., Early Childhood Education and Child, Youth, and Family Studies, Lesley University

Edlyn Benoit, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Edlyn Benoit

B.S., Early Childhood Development, Cambridge College

 

A.S., Early Childhood Education, Urban College

ORANGE CLASS T/TH

Caitlin Wong, Beacon Hill Nursery School
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

Edlyn Benoit, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Edlyn Benoit

B.S., Early Childhood Development, Cambridge College

 

A.S., Early Childhood Education, Urban College

CLEMENTINE CLASS T/TH

Caitlin Wong, Beacon Hill Nursery School
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

Edlyn Benoit, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Edlyn Benoit

B.S., Early Childhood Development, Cambridge College

 

A.S., Early Childhood Education, Urban College

RED CLASS

Jenn McCreight, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Jenn McCreight

B.A., Early Childhood Education, Studio Art Minor

Salve Regina University

Flor Rivera, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Flor Rivera

A.S., Early Childhood Education

 Urban College

 

A.S., Computer Programming LaGuardia College

YELLOW CLASS

Amy Smith, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Amy Smith

M.Ed., Language and Literacy

Lesley University 

B.A., Theatre with a Concentration in Elementary Education

Wheelock College

Carly Scalzo, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Carly Scalzo

B.A., Early Childhood Education, History

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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Hannah Baxer

B.A., English Literature,

The University of New Hampshire-Durham

CORAL CLASS

Melissa Fucci, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Melissa Fucci

M.A., Education/Leadership

St. Francis University

 

B.S., Human Development & Family Studies

Pennsylvania State University

Michaela Brainerd, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Michaela Brainerd

A.S., Early Childhood Education

 Bunker Hill Community College

GREEN CLASS

Nicole Anderson, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Nicole Anderson

M.Ed., Innovative Pedagogies in Early Childhood

Lesley University

B.A., Early Childhood Education and Children, Youth, and Family Studies, Lesley University 

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Molly Gorelick

B.A., Educational Studies, Minors in Spanish for Bilingual Education and Anthropology,

Hobart and William Smith College

JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN (JK) NORTH

Jackie Cordi, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Jaclyn Cordi

M.S., Elementary Education

 University of Bridgeport

B.S., Liberal Studies

Southern Connecticut State University

Alyssa Rosenberg, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Alyssa Rosenberg

M.S., Early Childhood Education, Bank Street College of Education

B.S., Business Management, Syracuse University

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Meg Moran

A.A., Early Childhood Education, 

Fisher College

JUNIOR KINDERGARTEN (JK) SOUTH

Tracey Carmichael, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Tracey Carmichael

B.A., Theatre Education

Emerson College

Kelsey Garrard, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Kelsey Garrard

B.S., English/Elementary Education

Central Connecticut University

FLOATING TEACHERS

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Hannah Baxer
Maria DeGregory, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Maria DeGregory

B.A., English Literature,

The University of New Hampshire-Durham

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Meg Moran

A.A., Early Childhood Education, 

Fisher College

MUSIC

Carol Sullivan-Hanely, Beacon Hill Nursery School
Carol Sullivan-Hanley

M.A., Education, Early Childhood with Special Needs, Lesley University

 

B.S., Early Childhood Education, Wheelock College

YOGA

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Tara Rachel Jones

M.Ed., Waldorf Early Childhood & Elementary Education

Antioch University
 

B.A., Early Childhood Education

Simmons College

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