Administration & Staff

Veritas Prep Administrative Team

Heather Washburn, MEd

Headmaster

Theresa Weiland, MS

Assistant Headmaster, High School; Calculus

Thomas Thoits, MA

Assistant Headmaster, Middle School; Lit/Comp

Master Teacher, Middle-School Lit/Comp

Karyn Mercado, MA

Director of Academics; 504 Coordinator; Spanish

Master Teacher, Languages

Anthony Sifert, BA

Dean of Students, HS; Humane Letters

Kaitlin Monroe, BS

Dean of Students, MS; Earth Science

Michael Austin, MA

Academic Dean, High School; Geometry

Master Teacher, Mathematics

Clare Van Brunt, MS

Academic Dean, MS; US History; Humane Letters

Laura Leigh Birdwell, MA

Dean of Students, MS; Lit/Comp

Kayla Walsh, MB

Athletic Director

Corian Dennis, BS

Assistant Athletic Director

Nikkol McCallister, AAS

Director of Operations

Meredith Flower, BA

Office Manager; Registrar

Nikki Fujiwara, BA

Academy Giving Manager

Courtney Holmes, BA

Academy Giving Associate

Judi Paffenbarger, BA

Director of College Counseling

Sarah Marbach, MEd

Assistant Director of College Counseling

Erika Nelson, RN

School Nurse

India Purnell, LMSW

Counselor

Jonathan Hodge, BA

Lit/Comp; Ancient History;; 504 Coordinator

Alyssa Maresco, MA

ESS Lead Coordinator

Wes Hardin, MA

ESS Aide

Aaron Harris, BA

ESS Coordinator

Jane Huff, BS

ESS Aide

Marnie Marquardt, BS

ESS Aide

Samantha Tork, BS

ESS Aide

Catherine Esser, BS

Front Office Assistant

Ginny Cardenas, BS

Media Manager/Front Office Assistant

Faculty

Please find an alphabetized listing of the Veritas Prep faculty.

Pierre Allain, BA

Latin; Lit/Comp

Michael Austin, MA

Academic Dean, High School; Geometry

Master Teacher, Mathematics

Paul Bailey, PhD

Geometry; Calculus

Simran Bassi, MFA

Studio Art

Laura Leigh Birdwell, MA

Dean of Students, MS; Lit/Comp

Kelly Boyd, BS

Chemistry

Theresa Burch, BA

Lit/Comp

Rita Calvert, MA

Spanish

Kary Cawley, MA

French

Thaddeus Cornell, BA

Latin; Lit/Comp

Nishan Dhungel

Lit/comp; Pre-Algebra

Jeffrey Dick, MFA

Studio Art

Master Teacher, Fine Arts

Mary Rose Dovel, BA

Pre-Algebra; Life Science

Michael Fink, MA

Humane Letters

Anthony Fredette, MA

Latin

Joseph Giles, JD

U.S. History, Medieval History

Master Teacher, Middle-School History

Bradford Grant, MEd

Science; Math

Alexander Grudem, MA

Math

Natalie Gubler, BS

Life Science; French

Andrew Harrah, MA

History; Humane Letters

Corrie Harrah, BA

Music

Aaron Harris, BA

ESS Coordinator

Jonathan Hodge, BA

Lit/Comp; Ancient History;; 504 Coordinator

Mark Howard, MA

History

Adam Kear, BA

Humane Letters

Clifton Kiser, BS (PhD ABD)

Algebra II

Karyn Mercado, MA

Director of Academics; 504 Coordinator; Spanish

Master Teacher, Languages

Kaitlin Monroe, BS

Dean of Students, MS; Earth Science

David Moore, MA

Humane Letters

Lori Musico, BA

Latin; Humane Letters

David Nydegger, MA, MTS

Humane Letters;Economics

Marcus Porto, BA

Latin

Sophia Quinton, BS

Life Science; Biology

Jenny Rathsburg, MA

Music

Victoria Reifschneider

Earth Science

David Ring, BA

Latin; Greek

Joshua Rognstad, BS

Economics; Humane Letters

Christopher Rojas, BS

Intro to Science

Maria Roman, BS

Spanish, Life Science

Melissa Sassaman, DMA

Music

Gwendolyn Sheldon, PhD

Latin

Anthony Sifert, BA

Dean of Students, HS; Humane Letters

Paul Slugocki, BA

Lit/Comp

Thomas Thoits, MA

Assistant Headmaster, Middle School; Lit/Comp

Master Teacher, Middle-School Lit/Comp

Clare Van Brunt, MS

Academic Dean, MS; US History; Humane Letters

Ben VanHolland, MA

Math Fundamentals; Studio Art

Catherine Van Slyke, BA

Lit/Comp

Anne Vogel, MA

Drama; Poetry; Literature & Composition

James Ward, BS

Physics

Theresa Weiland, MS

Assistant Headmaster, High School; Calculus

Jeremy Williams, PhD

Physics

Master Teacher, High-School Sciences

Kristan Youn, BA

Algebra