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Faculty and Staff

Our exceptional faculty at Countryside Day includes internationally recognized, innovative teachers who combine strong teaching skills with specialty expertise. The hallmark of their work with students is their role as mentor to each individual student. Their educational acumen is matched by their passion for inspiring and empowering our students to reach their full potential, as students, classmates and citizens.

Wendy Calise
Head of School
Head of School Wendy Calise
Karen O’Malley
Director of Admissions
Admin Karen O'Malley
Jim Aspinall
Director of Operations
Admin Jim Aspinall
Janeth Mendoza
Communications Director
Admin Janeth Mendoza
 
Allie Frake
Toddler Teacher
Toddler Allie Frake
Veronica Armenta
Toddler Teacher
Toddler Veronica Armenta
Shaneequa Pool
Physical Education Teacher
Physical Ed Shaneequa Pool
Kara Garzelloni
Pre-K / Kindergarten Teacher
Kara Garzelloni
Alexandra Chmielewski
Pre-K / Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
Alexandra Chmielewski
Bhavini Shah
Pre-K / Kindergarten Teacher
Bhavani Shah
Carina Gonzalez
Pre-K / Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
Primary Carina Gonzales
Michele Aspinall
AYM Director / Teacher
AYM Michele Aspinall
Lineth Mendoza
All Year Montessori PreK/K Teaching Assistant
AYM Lineth Mendoza
Kathy Spitelli
All Year Montessori PreK/K Teaching Assistant
AYM Kathy Spitelli
Hilda Gomez
Toddler Teaching Assistant
Toddler Hilda Gomez
Lucero Sanchez
Toddler Teaching Assistant
Toddler Lucero Sanchez
Uli Soto
Toddler Teaching Assistant
Toddler Uli Soto
Kim Anderson
Lower Elementary Teacher
Elem Kim Anderson
Taylor Wesenberg
Upper Elementary Teacher
Elem Taylor Wesenberg
Sean Doyle
Lower Elementary Teacher
Elem Sean Doyle
Veronica Armenta
Toddler Teacher
Toddler Veronica Armenta
Magali DePilla
Spanish Teacher
Spanish Magali DePilla
Joe Francavilla
Music Director
 
Music Joe Francavilla
Molly Dunlap
Upper Elementary Teaching Assistant
Elem Molly Dunlap
Caroline Clark
Lower Elementary Teaching Assistant
Elem Caroline Clark
Gaetano Calise
Middle School Director
MS Gaetano Calise
Joe Francavilla
Music Director
Music Joe Francavilla
Magali DePilla
Spanish Teacher
Spanish Magali DePilla
Magali DePilla
Spanish Teacher
Spanish Magali DePilla
Joe Francavilla
Music Director
Music Joe Francavilla
Jinny Hyun
Art Teacher
Gaetano Calise
Middle School Director
MS Gaetano Calise
Shaneequa Pool
Physical Education Teacher
Physical Ed Shaneequa Pool
Juan Armenta
Facilities Manager
Fascilities Juan Armenta
Jim Aspinall
Director of Operations
Admin Jim Aspinall
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Countryside Programs

We offer a continuous program from 16 months through 8th grade — inculding an all year program option for Pre-K/K and elementary school. LEARN MORE

TODDLER — Ages 16 mos.-3yrs

PRE-K/K — Ages 3-6

LOWER ELEMENTARY — Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3

UPPER ELEMENTARY — Ages 9-12, Grades 4-6

MIDDLE SCHOOL — Ages 12-14, Grades 7-8

SUMMER PROGRAMS — Ages 16 mos.-12 yrs., Toddler-Grade 6

ALL YEAR FULL DAY — Ages 3-12, Grades Pre-K/K-Grade 6

Get the bigger picture. Come visit our beautiful campus.

Our admissions director Karen is ready to schedule your tour and a class observation. Countryside offers open enrollment. Families can apply for admission any time of year. LEARN MORE

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