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Allendale Columbia School is committed to attracting and maintaining an outstanding faculty and staff, realizing that the quality of the people who work at a school is central to its success.

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Head of School

List of 1 members.

  • Photo of Shannon Baudo

    Shannon Baudo 

    Head of School
    Bio

Leadership Team

List of 10 members.

  • Photo of Lindsey Brown

    Lindsey Brown 

    Bio
  • Photo of Courtney Dixon

    Courtney Dixon 

    Director of Marketing and Communications
    Bio
  • Photo of Tina Duver

    Tina Duver 

    Head of Middle School
    (585) 381-4560
    Bio
  • Photo of Michelle Feiss

    Michelle Feiss 

    Head of Lower School & Director of AC Little School
    Bio
  • Photo of Karen Higman

    Karen Higman 

    Director of Advancement
    Bio
  • Photo of Tyler Johnson

    Tyler Johnson 

    Director of Facilities & Operations
    Bio
  • Photo of Christina Lacagnina

    Christina Lacagnina 

    Chief Financial Officer
    (585) 641-5211
    Bio
  • Photo of Shelby Riter

    Shelby Riter 

    Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid
    Bio
  • Photo of Philip Schwartz

    Philip Schwartz 

    Head of Upper School
    Bio
  • Photo of Michael Taillie

    Michael Taillie 

    Director of Athletics
    Bio

Faculty & Staff

List of 82 members.

  • Photo of Patricia Babcock

    Patricia Babcock 

    Food Service Assistance Manager
    Bio
  • Photo of Julie Barrett

    Julie Barrett 

    Welcome Desk Associate & After School Program Coordinator
    Bio
  • Photo of Becky Benchik-Watson

    Becky Benchik-Watson 

    Upper and Middle School Mathematics Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Vincent Bissonette

    Vincent Bissonette 

    Director of Center for Humanities & Upper School English Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Hurley Boazman

    Hurley Boazman 

  • Photo of Angela Burch

    Angela Burch 

    Business Office Manager
    Bio
  • Photo of Daouda Camara

    Daouda Camara 

    Director of Center for Global Engagement & Upper School French Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Kristie Clark

    Kristie Clark 

    Food Service Worker
    Bio
  • Photo of Kaitlin Cleary

    Kaitlin Cleary 

    Rainbow Room Staff
    Bio
  • Photo of Kristin Cocquyt

    Kristin Cocquyt 

    Director of College Counseling
    585-641-5219
    Bio
  • Photo of Christine Colson

    Christine Colson 

    Upper School Science Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Gabriel Costanzo

    Gabriel Costanzo 

    Music Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Lisa Crandall

    Lisa Crandall 

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Jenny Crego

    Jenny Crego 

    First Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Maya Crosby

    Maya Crosby 

    Director of Invent Center for STEM and Innovation
    Bio
  • Photo of Tammy Crowe

    Tammy Crowe 

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Gini Darden

    Gini Darden 

    Executive Assistant to the Head of School
    Bio
  • Photo of Stephanie DePaul-Pragel

    Stephanie DePaul-Pragel 

    Fourth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Erica Devalder

    Erica Devalder 

    Food Service Staff
    Bio
  • Photo of Charlotte Dickinson

    Charlotte Dickinson 

    AC3's Nursery Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Robert Doran

    Robert Doran 

    Director of Technology
    Bio
  • Photo of Sharon Ellmaker

    Sharon Ellmaker 

    Lower School Art Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Amelia Fitzsimmons

    Amelia Fitzsimmons 

    Associate Director of Advancement and Communications
    Bio
  • Photo of Kiely Gagnier

    Kiely Gagnier 

    Rainbow Room Staff
  • Photo of Nicholas Galfo

    Nicholas Galfo 

    Assistant to the Head of Lower School
    Bio
  • Photo of Arielle Gillman

    Arielle Gillman 

    Lower School Learning Support Specialist
    Bio
  • Photo of Patricia Glazer

    Patricia Glazer 

    Middle & Upper School Science Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Travis Godkin

    Travis Godkin 

    Upper School Science Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Lindsay Graves

    Lindsay Graves 

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Lynn Grossman

    Lynn Grossman 

    Lower School Music Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Fangzhi He

    Fangzhi He 

    Part-Time Upper School Mandarin Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Gwyneth Heuser

    Gwyneth Heuser 

    Administrative Assistant to the Middle and Upper School Heads & Registrar
    (585) 641-5226
    Bio
  • Photo of Seth Hopkins

    Seth Hopkins 

    Middle and Upper School Learning Advocate
    Bio
  • Photo of Ted Hunt

    Ted Hunt 

    Upper School History Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Deanna Interlicchia

    Deanna Interlicchia 

    Middle and Upper School English Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Lyndsay Janzen

    Lyndsay Janzen 

    Fifth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Ann King

    Ann King 

    Second Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Barbara King

    Barbara King 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Donna Kwiatkowski

    Donna Kwiatkowski 

    AC3's Nursery Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Susan Layton

    Susan Layton 

    Lower School STEM Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Andrea Longchamps

    Andrea Longchamps 

    School Nurse
    (585) 641-5224
    Bio
  • Photo of Kathleen Maguire

    Kathleen Maguire 

    Upper School English Faculty & Writing Lab Faculty
    585-381-4560
    Bio
  • Photo of Aurora Martinez

    Aurora Martinez 

    Middle School Spanish Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Tucker Marvin

    Tucker Marvin 

    Rainbow Room Staff
  • Photo of Bridgette McGoorty

    Bridgette McGoorty 

    Little School Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Kristen McKenzie

    Kristen McKenzie 

    Lower School Mathematics Specialist
    Bio
  • Photo of Amy Mealey

    Amy Mealey 

    Lower School Mathematics Specialist
  • Photo of Amanda Meldrum-Stevenson

    Amanda Meldrum-Stevenson 

    Middle and Upper School Music and Drama Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Brent Neeley

    Brent Neeley 

    Upper School Mathematics Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Emily Nevinger

    Emily Nevinger 

    Associate Director of Admissions and College Advising Consultant
    Bio
  • Photo of Emily Newcomb

    Emily Newcomb 

    AC3's Nursery Classroom Assistant
    (585) 381-4560
    Bio
  • Photo of Amy Oliveri

    Amy Oliveri 

    Director of Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship & Middle School Art Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Mengqian Ou

    Mengqian Ou 

    Little School Classroom Assistant
    Bio
  • Photo of Kevin Overdyk

    Kevin Overdyk 

    Facilities Technician
    (585) 381-4560
  • Photo of Teresa Parsons

    Teresa Parsons 

    Middle School STEM Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Andrew Ragan

    Andrew Ragan 

    Middle School History Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Alexander Reinhardt

    Alexander Reinhardt 

    Upper School Mathematics Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Laura Reynolds-Gorsuch

    Laura Reynolds-Gorsuch 

    Director of Food Services
    Bio
  • Photo of Alyson Rubelmann

    Alyson Rubelmann 

    Little School Classroom Assistant
    Bio
  • Photo of Rachael Sanguinetti

    Rachael Sanguinetti 

    Middle School Dean of Students & Lower and Middle Music Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Lisa Shearing

    Lisa Shearing 

    Admissions Assistant
    Bio
  • Photo of Aaron Shepard

    Aaron Shepard 

    Middle School English Faculty & Middle School History Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Terrence Shrader

    Terrence Shrader 

    Director of International Students and House Parent
    Bio
  • Photo of Jessica Shuff

    Jessica Shuff 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Anika Skarzynski

    Anika Skarzynski 

    Manager of Gift and Donor Records
    Bio
  • Photo of Eleanor Sparagana

    Eleanor Sparagana 

    Upper School History Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Morgan Strutt

    Morgan Strutt 

    Middle School Math Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Wendy Stumpf

    Wendy Stumpf 

    Pre-Kindergarten Classroom Assistant
    Bio
  • Photo of Justin Summons

    Justin Summons 

    Physical Education Teacher
  • Photo of Tony Tepedino

    Tony Tepedino 

    Middle and Upper School Faculty & Student Support Center Specialist
    Bio
  • Photo of Jennafer Throckmorton

    Jennafer Throckmorton 

    Part-Time AP English Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Jennifer Truong

    Jennifer Truong 

    Third Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Tracey VanderNaald

    Tracey VanderNaald 

    Upper School History Teacher & Library Assistant
    Bio
  • Photo of Mardie Vella

    Mardie Vella 

    Lower School Counselor
    Bio
  • Photo of Kyle Voll

    Kyle Voll 

    Facilities Housekeeper
  • Photo of Laura Walrath-Cukalevski

    Laura Walrath-Cukalevski 

    Physical Education Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Kristen Weinbach

    Kristen Weinbach 

    Little School Lead Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Brooke Wheeler

    Brooke Wheeler 

    Director of Rainbow Room
    Bio
  • Photo of Aaron Wood

    Aaron Wood 

    Physical Education Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Kate Woodard

    Kate Woodard 

    Upper and Middle School Counselor
    Bio
  • Photo of Lori Wun

    Lori Wun 

    Middle and Upper School Art Faculty
    Bio
  • Photo of Charles Wynn

    Charles Wynn 

    Assistant Director of Facilities & Operations
    Bio
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