It is with great pleasure to introduce four new faculty members who will be joining our community very soon. We are excited and fortunate to have these new teachers bringing their own unique skills and experiences to the school.
Cristan Vineis has joined as the lead Kindergarten Teacher. Cristan brings many years of experience, coming from the Waldorf School of Cape Cod where she has worked since 2011. She held several roles in the early childhood programs. Most recently, Cristan was the Assistant Kindergarten Teacher and Lead Siesta Teacher at the Waldorf School of Cape Cod. She is a graduate of the University of Vermont and earned her Anthroposophy and Waldorf Early Childhood Education training through the Alkion Teacher Training. Cristan has also worked as a doula.
Branigan Reed is the rising First Grade Teacher. Branigan comes to us via the Prospect Hill Academy Charter School in Somerville, MA. She earned her Masters degree from Antioch University as well as a Bachelors degree in Theatre Education from Emerson College. Branigan’s attributes her theatre background to the creative approach she brings to her work.
Kevin Doering will be joining our faculty as the rising fifth grade teacher. He comes to us from Vermont where he has spent the last six years teaching grades five through eight. Most recently, he taught at the Orchard Valley Waldorf School where he took over the seventh grade class. Kevin earned his Vermont teacher license in 2009, a certification for middle school and elementary science, from the Upper Valley Educator’s Institute in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He also studied Earth and Atmospheric Sciences while earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Rutgers University. Kevin also has an interest in weather and writes a weekly column on the subject called “Weatherwise” for The Herald of Randolph, VT.