INGRID

Ingrid Mansfield, the preschool director, is a graduate of Boston College with dual certificates in elementary and special education through the Mass Department of Education and the Department of Early Education and Care. Ingrid has more than 30 years of experience in Early Childhood Education and was the lead teacher for the 3s & 4s for eight years. She assumed the role of director in September 2008.

 

 

JANET

 

Janet Marshall, the head teacher of the 4’s and 5’s class (Busy Bees), has 31 years of teaching experience and has been the lead teacher since 1997. She attended Middlesex Community College and Lesley University, where she studied Human Development and Early Education. Recipient of the Mellon Foundation Scholarship given to Roxbury Weston Programs.

 

FAITH

Faith Rand, a teacher in the the 4’s & 5’s (Busy Bees), graduated from Wheelock College with a dual degree in Early Childhood Education and Young Children with Special Needs.  She is a certified teacher by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. Faith has 15 years of classroom experience, and has been involved in farm and nature based education for over 30 years. She is a Weston native and her daughter is a Roxbury Weston alumna.

 

BHANU

Bhanu Srinivasan, the head teacher in the 3’s and 4’s class (Little Explorers), holds two degrees from India: one in Education and the other in Finance. She is certified with the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and has been with Roxbury Weston since 2007. Bhanu has 10 years of experience as a Teacher and her Masters in Teaching from Northeastern University.

 

 

DENISE

Denise Simmons, a teacher in the 3’s and 4’s class (Little Explorers),  attended Brandeis University where she studied Sociology and completed her education certification through Bunker Hill Community College, Wheelock College, and Urban College. Denise is certified by the Mass Department of Early Education and Care and has devoted 20 years to Roxbury Weston Programs. Her 3 children are Roxbury Weston alumni.

 

 

KELLY

Kelly Kirmelewicz, a teacher in the 3’s and 4’s class (Little Explorers), graduated from Salem State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education.  She is certified with the Mass Department of Early Education and Care.  Kelly is back teaching after a hiatus to have her three children.  She is a Weston resident and enjoys reading, and walking her dog when she isn’t busy teaching and being a mom.