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Faculty & Staff

We are pleased to provide some basic information on our web site about our faculty and staff.





Naomi Whitely

Class 1 Teacher

Born: Sibley, IA
Education:  B.A., Geography, Augustana College;  M.Ed. and Waldorf Certification, Antioch NE Graduate School
Years at WSCC: 1
Residence:  East Sandwich
Interests: Singing, Dancing, Natural Science and Hiking


Mark Schofield

Class 2 Teacher

Born: Keene, NH
Education:  B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., English, Boston College; Certified in NH for Grades, Grades 1-6; M.Ed. and Waldorf Certification, Antioch NE Graduate School
Years at WSCC: 1
Residence:  Cotuit
Interests: Writing, Poetry, Chess, Reading, Hiking

Claire Anacreon Small

Class 3 Teacher

Born: Norwalk, Connecticut
Education:  B.A., Literature, University of CA, Santa Cruz; M.A., English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University; Certified in MA for Grades,
Pre-K and Grades 1-6; Waldorf Certification, Antioch NE Graduate School.

Years at WSCC: 8
Residence:  Falmouth
Interests: Writing, Gardening, Story Telling, Drama

Kim Allsup
Class 4 and GardeningTeacher

Born:  Cranston, Rhode Island
Education: B.A., Brown University; M.Ed. and Waldorf Certification, Antioch NE Graduate School
Years at WSCC: 18
Residence: Falmouth MA
Interests:  Writing, Gardening, Reading, Story Telling

Ted Curtin
Class 5 Teacher

Born:  Norwood, Massachusetts
Education:  B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design; Waldorf Certification, Antioch NE Graduate School
Years at WSCC:  12
Residence:  Plymouth
Interests:  Woodworking, Photography, Music


John O'Meara
Class 6/7 Teacher


Born:  Holbrook, MA
 B.A., Boston College, Certificate of Education, Bridgewater State; Waldorf Certification, Antioch NE Graduate School

Years at WSCC: 14
Residence: Bourne
Interests:  Rugby, Baseball and History

David Gable
Class 8 and Music Teacher


Born:  Minneapolis, Minnesota
Education:  B.A., Music, University of Michigan; MA, Music, Boston University; M.Ed. and Waldorf Certification, Antioch NE Graduate School


Years at WSCC:  25
Residence:  Mashpee
Interests:  Music, Art, Organic Gardening, Reading

Caroline Hopewell
Handwork Teacher


Born:  Holyoke, Massachusetts
Education:  B.A., Simon's Rock College; Waldorf Certification, Antioch NE Graduate School


Years at WSCC:  8
Residence:  East Falmouth
Interests:  Downhill & Cross-Country Skiing, All Fiber Arts (including Felting, Sewing, and Knitting)


Joan Baugh
Games/Movement Teacher

Born: Andover, Massachusetts
Education:  Bridgewater State College,
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, Spatial Dynamic Institute
Years at WSCC: 16
Residence:  Falmouth
Interests:  Biking, Hiking, Skiing

Megan Zotolli
Woodwork Teacher


Born: Pittsfield, MA
Education:  B.A. of Sculpture Arts, Hampshire College
Years at WSCC: 1 
Residence:  Woods Hole, MA
Interests:  Studio Arts, Farming, Handwork, Swimming


Rachel Ross: Learning Support Teacher


Born:  Buffalo, New York
Education:  Early Childhood Ed. - Education: Emerson College, England; Eurythmy - London School of Eurythmy, England; Therapeutic Eurythmy - Medical Section at the Goethanum,  Switzerland; BA University of Mass, Amherst; MS.Ed. Sunbridge College, NY. Mass State Teacher Certification in Elementary Ed and Special Ed. Pre K-12
Years at WSCC: 1
Years in Education: 40
Residence: East Sandwich, MA
Interests: Eurythymy, History, Nature, Art

David Buskey
French Teacher


Born:  Westfield, Massachusetts
Education:  B.A., English, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.A., French, Boston College
Years at WSCC:  6
Residence:  Sagamore Beach
Interests:  Travel, Music, Art, Cooking, Gardening, Everything French


Jan Elliot
Dance Teacher

Born:  Miami Beach, Florida
Education: BA., Music, Wesleyan University, MA, Dance and Anthropology, UCLA; Certified in Suzuki recorder instruction
Years at WSCC:  3
Residence:  Woods Hole, MA
Interests:  Morris and Sword Dancing, Medieval Music, Travel, Writing, Cooking, Puzzles and Games, Bounce Board


Nancy Garvey
Early Childhood Teacher


Born: Boston, Massachusetts
Education:  B.S., Secondary Education, University of Rhode Island, M.Ed., Early Childhood Education and Waldorf Certification, Sunbridge College
Years at WSCC: 15
Residence:  Wareham

Interests: Gardening, Kayaking, Outdoor Activities, Cooking, Dyeing with Natural Materials


Lynda Johnson

Early Childhood Teacher


Born: Lowell, Massachusetts
Education:  B.A., Bridgewater State College; LifeWays N.A.; Foundation Studies, Center of Anthroposophy; Waldorf Certification, Sunbridge Institute; Simplicity Parenting Group Leader Training

Years at WSCC: 3
Residence:  Sandwich

Interests: Adventuring with Family, Everything Out-of-Doors, All Things Fiber 

Jessica Cushing
Parent Educator

: Plymouth, MA
Education: B.S., Exercise Physiology, Boston University; Certified in MA for Pre-K through Grade 3; Holistic Health Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition
Years at WSCC: 7
Residence:  Sagamore
Interests: Outdoor Activities, All things Italian, Healthy Cooking, Running, Skiing

Beth Bullard
Early Childhood Assistant


Born: Falmouth, Massachusetts
Education: Cape Cod Community College, Massage Institute of New England

Years at WSCC: 8
Residence:  Mashpee

Interests: Handwork, Reading, Hiking, Travel, Herb Gardening

Sarah Maio

Siesta Assistant


Born:  Rochester, Minnesota

Education:  B.A., Elementary Education, University of Alaska (Anchorage); and attending Antioch NE Graduate School

Years at WSCC:  5
Residence:  East Sandwich
Interests:  Traveling, Writing, Biking, Hiking, Skiing, Gardening

Jenn Reed
Early Childhood Assistant

Born: Boston, MA
Education:  B.F.A., Alfred University; NY School of Ceramics; Archie Bray Foundation Residency Program, Helena, MT;
Years at WSCC: 1
Residence:  S. Dennis, MA
Interests:  Art, Cooking, Children, Outdoors

Cristan Vineis
Siesta Lead Teacher, Parent Educator and After Care Lead

Born:  Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Education: B.A., Psychology, University of Vermont; Waldorf Early Childhood Teacher Certification, Alkion; DONA Certifed Birth Doula
Years at WSCC:  2
Residence:  Mashpee, MA
Interests:  Handworks, Gardening, Running, Hiking, Doula-ing and Raising Boys.



Creighton Peet

:  Boston, Massachusetts

Education: A.A., Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of America
Years at WSCC:  2
Residence:  Falmouth, MA
Interests:  Cooking, Travel and Mountain Biking

Patty Roberge
Cooking Assistant


Born:  Boston, Massachusetts

Education:  College of Alameda, CA, Laney College, Oakland, CA

Years at WSCC:  6
Residence:  Onset, MA
Interests:  Breadbaking, Photography, David Sedaris Books, Steely Dan Music, Gardening



Administrative Staff

Gary Cannon


Born:  Boston, MA
Education:  B.A., American College in Paris; M.Ed., Sunbridge College
Years at WSCC:   4
Residence:  Falmouth
Interests:  Basketball, Juggling, Guitar, Spending time with my children

Amy Galvam
Enrollment Director


Born:  Whittier, CA
Education:  B.A., Psychology, California State U, Sacramento; M.A., Pastoral Theology, Boston College, Clinical Pastoral Education, Emmanuel College
Years at WSCC:  3
Residence:  Plymouth
Interests: Children's Music, Reading, Crossword Puzzles and Walking in Nature

Sue Salvesen
Administrative Assistant


Born:  Chelsea, MA
Education:  Jacksonville University; University of New Hampshire; Certified Ophthalmic Assistant
Years at WSCC: 2
Residence: Marion, MA
Interests: Yoga, Zumba and Outdoor Adventures

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