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
Karen O’Malley
Director of Admissions
Jim Aspinall
Director of Operations
Janeth Mendoza
Director of Marketing
Frank Kulle
Founder
Annette Kulle
Founder
Rebecca Bailey
Toddler Teacher
Andrea Rivera
Toddler Teaching Assistant
Veronica Armenta
Toddler / Spanish Teacher
Uli Soto
Nido Teaching Assistant
Genesis Zamora
Toddler Teaching Assistant
Shaneequa Pool
Physical Education Teacher
Kim Shultz
Pre-K / Kindergarten Teacher
Alexandra Chmielewski
Pre-K / Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
Bhavini Shah
Pre-K / Kindergarten Teacher
Carina Gamez
Pre-K / Kindergarten Teaching Assistant
Michele Aspinall
AYM Director / Teacher
Shana Brunell
AYM Teaching Assistant
Kathy Wos
AYM Teaching Assistant
Kim Anderson
Lower Elementary Teacher
Taylor Wesenberg
Upper Elementary Teacher
Sean Doyle
Lower Elementary Teacher
Veronica Armenta
Toddler / Spanish Teacher
Magali DePilla
Spanish Instructor
Joseph Francavilla
Music Director
Christa Tucker
Elementary Assistant
Gaetano Calise
Middle School Director
Joseph Francavilla
Music Director
Magali DePilla
Spanish Instructor
Veronica Armenta
Toddler / Spanish Teacher
Magali DePilla
Spanish Instructor
Joseph Francavilla
Music Director
Jinny Hyun
Art Teacher
Gaetano Calise
Middle School Director
Shaneequa Pool
Physical Education Teacher
Juan Armenta
Facilities Manager
Jim Aspinall
Director of Operations
Frank Kulle
Founder
Frank Kulle
Founder
Annette Kulle
Founder
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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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