ADMISSION OFFICE, COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING OFFICE
Clementina is a 2014 graduate of Berkshire and returns after serving most recently as an Impact and Sustainability Research Associate for QuiVive Global Advisory LLC. Clementina is a summa cum laude graduate of Sewanee: University of the South, where she holds a bachelor's degree in Art History and Business. A four-year member of the tennis team, Clementina earned All-American honors in both singles and doubles, as well as the Evelyn H. Mooney award for the college's outstanding female athlete. In addition to her dual role in Berkshire's Admission and Communication and Marketing offices, Clementina will coach volleyball and tennis, advise, and serve as a dorm adjunct.
Jamie joins us from The Frederick Gunn School in Washington, Connecticut where she served as the Associate Director of Admission, head coach of the girls ice hockey team, and a dorm parent and advisor. Jamie was previously the Director of Hockey Operations and coach of the Northern Cyclones Women's Junior Hockey Club and assistant coach of women's hockey at Plymouth State University. A graduate of St. Lawrence University with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Sports and Exercise Studies, Jamie captained the women's ice hockey team, earning ECAC All-Academic honors and two tournament championships. At Berkshire, she will coach girls ice hockey and lacrosse, and serve as a member of the duty team and an advisor.
Tess returns to Berkshire after having most recently taught English at Kent School in Kent, Conneticut, where in addition to her faculty responsibilities she served as Chair of the NEASC five-year interim report and as a member of the Community and Equity Council. Previously, Tess taught at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Mount Hermon, Massachusetts and Athens Academy in Athens, Georgia. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Kenyon College and master's degree in English from Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English. At Berkshire, Tess will coach field hockey and girls lacrosse, and serve as an advisor.
Victor joins Berkshire's Languages Department following his recent tenure at Fayetteville Technical Community College in North Carolina and previously Stoneleigh Burnham School in Greenfield, Massachusetts where he also served as a dorm parent, coach, service learning trip leader, advisor for the Gender and Sexuality Alliance affinity group, and AP reader for Educational Testing Services. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, Victor earned his master's degree in Spanish Teaching Methodology from Middlebury College and also holds a master's degree from the University of Albany in Spanish Linguistics. In addition to his teaching duties at Berkshire, he will serve as an advisor and oversee international student travel.
Lawrence brings extensive experience as both Clinical Director and psychotherapist, most recently at Wayside Youth and Family Support Network and Northeast Health Services in the Boston area. In addition to a repertoire of clinical skills, Lawrence brings considerable experience in schools. He served as the Clinical Director of Chamberlain International School (CIS) in Middleborough, Massachusetts and Director of Counseling at Bridgewater State University, as well as Director of Admissions at both CIS and Bromley Brook School in Manchester Center, Vermont. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida and Boston University School of Social Work, and he has dedicated the past 25 years to working with young people as they navigate the challenges of adolescence.
Sam joins us as a Berkshire Teaching Fellow in English. A graduate of Davidson College in North Carolina, Sam earned a bachelor's degree in English, with a Minor in Gender and Sexuality Studies in 2018. Upon graduating, Sam started her career in education at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where she served as a performance training crew coach and Upper School English teacher. She served as the novice coach for freshman and middle school rowers and also taught a skills-based curriculum in 10th grade English, as well as an American Literature class. At Berkshire, Sam will coach crew and serve as a dorm parent while attending the Independent Schools Teacher Leadership Program at Mount Holyoke College in Springfield, Massachusetts.
A graduate of the University of Chicago with a bachelor's degree in Physics, John began his professional life as a trading analyst in Chicago, but his positive experience at Wolfeboro Camp School in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire influenced his decision to leave the trading world and explore teaching. For the past year, John has worked as a Middle School Math Specialist at Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School in Chicago, as well as a content developer with Numerade, an educational technology start-up. A graduate of Kent School, he looks forward to sharing his passion not only for math and physics, but also for school life under the Mountain. In addition to his teaching duties, John will help with the Strength and Conditioning program.
We welcome Brian back under the Mountain as a tutor in the Kenefick Center for Learning, three-season coach, and member of the duty team. A recent graduate of Northeastern University, Brian holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. A former standout on Berkshire's baseball team, Brian was a key member of the Huskies' baseball team which appeared in the NCAA Div. I tournament in 2018 and 2021, and finished the 2021 season as Colonial Athletic Association champions. While at Northeastern, Brian also worked in the finance department for Watermark Donut Company, as well as Northeastern's Athletic Department, and he volunteered as a youth baseball coach. At Berkshire, he'll coach football, basketball, and baseball.
Katie is excited to return to Berkshire as a part-time tutor in the Kenefick Center for Learning. While at Berkshire, Katie studied in Zaragoza, Spain through the School Year Abroad program, kindling a passion for the Spanish language. At Colorado College, she completed her bachelor's degree in Romance Languages, studying both Spanish and Italian. Upon graduation, Katie taught English through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program in Tosashimizu, Japan, and then began her teaching career in the U.S. at Avon Old Farms in Avon, Connecticut where she taught Spanish and served as dorm parent and multi-sport coach. Since 2011, Katie has been on the faculty at the Stratton Mountain School where she served as the Director of Residential Life, Director of Student Life, Spanish teacher, House Head and coach.
Rob started his teaching career as an intern at his alma mater, Belmont Hill School in Belmont, Massachusetts after graduating from Dartmouth College. The experience confirmed his interest in teaching, and he moved to Avon Old Farms where he served as Math and Latin teacher, coach, advisor and dorm parent. Rob has most recently taught at Stratton Mountain School in Stratton Mountain, Vermont with his wife, Katie, where he served as Math Faculty, Assistant Dean of Academics, Assistant College Counselor, dorm parent, and advisor. In addition to his teaching duties, Rob will coach crew and nordic skiing.
A 2021 graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a bachelor's degree in Physics, Corinne served as a Peer Learning Assistant for the WPI Physics Department and a Resident Advisor in the residence halls. In addition to her work with the Physics Department and Student Life, Corinne was President of the WPI Alden Voices, choreographer for WPI VOX Musical Theater, as well as a member of the Sigma Pi Sigma Honor Society. In addition to teaching engineering at Berkshire, Corinne will lead the winter STEAM afternoon program.
A long-time student of high-level math, statistics, and data analysis, Tyler was well prepared to step into the math classroom this past winter when Berkshire reached out for his help. Tyler enjoyed sharing his passion for math and its practical application, and he is looking forward to full-time faculty responsibilities including coaching volleyball and baseball, advising, and duty team roles this fall. Tyler is a graduate of Elmira College and prior to coming to Berkshire had served as a Registered Nurse since 2013, most recently at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, New York and Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort in Lenox, Massachusetts.
A graduate of the Tyler School of Art of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kieun served as a student teacher, earning K-12 certification in Art Education, as well as the Jane D. Bonelli Art Education Award. Upon graduation, Kieun started her teaching career at Sandy Spring Friends School in Sandy Spring, Maryland where she developed a ceramics program and served as the 9th Grade Program Coordinator and Team Leader. Kieun fostered community at Sandy Spring through her work in the dormitory, affinity spaces, and 9th grade mentorship and identity development. In addition to teaching both digital art and studio at at Berkshire, Kieun looks forward to her role as a dorm parent and advisor, and leading Art Option in the afternoon.
Jen comes to Berkshire having most recently served as Library Director and International Student Coordinator and Admission liaison at The MacDuffie School in Granby, Massachusetts. Prior to MacDuffie, Jen held similar roles at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut, and directed the library at St. George's School in Newport, Rhode Island where she guided not only the process of developing a 21st-century program, but also the planning, fundraising, and designing of their new library facility. Jen holds a bachelor's degree in History and Art History from the University of Massachusetts as well as master's degrees in Library Science from Simmons University in Boston and in Secondary Education from Indiana University.