Brad Broberg, instructional aide, after care coordinator
"Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."
– Thomas Jefferson
Kendall Burch, Spanish teacher
"Peace cannot exist without justice, justice cannot exist without fairness, fairness cannot exist without development, development cannot exist without democracy, democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples."
– Rigoberta Menchú Tum
Joan Chanpong, instructional aide
“Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Kim Feehan, lower school teacher
“Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn."
– Benjamin Franklin
Lynne Gallo, lower school teacher
“Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.”
Dirk Gorre, performing arts/ physical education
“Everything you can imagine is real.”
– Pablo Picasso
Jackie Heal, office manager
“Go and play. Run around. Build something. Break something. Climb a tree. Get dirty. Get in some trouble. Have some fun.”
– Gerald Brom
Sabrina Kelley-Brooks, middle school instructional aide
Emily Kilby, lower school teacher
“Believe you can and you're halfway there."
– Theodore Roosevelt
Emily Kuhne, admissions director
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are."
– E.E. Cummings
Angela Larsen, art specialist
“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.”
Jared MacKenzie, middle school teacher
"My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool; it gives me all the world, and exiles me from it."
– Ursula K. Le Guin
Mimi McGilliard, kindergarten teacher
"I will let them be little, fill their hearts with laughter, help them grow wings, nurture their sense of wonder, inspire them to believe and love them like there’s no tomorrow."
– Julie King
Ruth Maitlen, curriculum director/SeaburySquared manager
"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it."
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nicole Marshall, instructional aide
"My best teachers were not the ones who knew all the answers, but those who were deeply excited by the questions they could not answer."
– Brian Green
Josephine Monu, prekindergarten instructional aide
"Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service."
– Martin Luther King Jr.
Katy Moon, prekindergarten teacher
"Education is a natural process spontaneously carried out by the human individual, and is acquired not by listening to words but by experiences upon the environment."
– Maria Montessori
Benjamin Mitroi, middle school instructional aide
"We explore because we are human, and we want to know."
– Stephen Hawking
David Muller, middle school teacher
"Whoever teaches learns in the act of teaching, and whoever learns teaches in the act of learning."
– Paulo Freire
LaVon Newby, lower school teacher
"May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears."
– Nelson Mandela
Marit Nordal, aftercare coordinator/middle school aide
"From a state of good, evil can be seen, but evil cannot see itself."
– Oliver Prescott Hiller
Senator Scott, middle school teacher
"When 'We' replaces 'I' even illness becomes wellness."
– Malcolm X
Katyna Thiel, business manager
"Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy."
– Robert Tew
Sheri Towne, lower school teacher
"Take chances. Make mistakes. Get messy."
– Ms. Frizzle
Sandi Wollum, head of school
"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world."
– Desmond Tutu
Chelsea Young, physical education
"Play is often talked about as if it is a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood."
– Mister Rogers
Becky Young, librarian/marketing & communications
"If a book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children."
– Madeline L'Engle
Teri Zimmerman, bus driver
"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."
– Mae West