A school delivering a language-based program for students grades 5-12 with complex profiles.

Karen Kames

Karen Kames has been a board member since 2013 and currently serves on the Finance, Institutional Advancement and Trustees Committees and as Board Chair for the Board of Directors.  Karen earned her Childhood Education and Spanish degree at Connecticut College, M.Ed at Lesley University and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Learning Disabilites.  Karen currently lives in Boston.  


Todd Alexander

Todd Alexander joined the board of directors in 2021 and currently serves on the Finance Committee.  Todd earned both his undergraduate degree in Accounting as well as a Master of Business Administration from Northeastern University.  Todd currently lives in Westborough and is an Executive Vice President with Kelleher & Sadowsky Associates, Inc., a commercial real estate firm based in Worcester.

Stacey Daniels

Stacey Daniels has joined the board of directors this fall 2021.  Stacey earned her undergraduate degree from Tufts University and MBA from Babson College.  Stacey is part of the senior leadership team at the Carroll School and lives in Cambridge. 

Emily Derr

Emily Derr has been a board member since 2019 and currently serves on the Committee of Trustees.  Emily attended Cornell University earned her degree in Industrial and Labor Relations and Cornell Law School.  Emily currently lives in Newton and is currenlty an Attorney at Alkermes, Inc.


CHRISTOPHER G. GOVEY

Christopher G. Govey has been a board member since 2020 and currently serves on the Finance Committee.  Chris attended Dartmouth College earning his Master of Business Administration and Amherst College earning Economics.  Chris currently lives in Boston and is currently the Vice President of Great Hill Partners LLP.





Zachary W. Heath

Zachary W. Heath has been a board member since 2019 and currently serves on the Finance Committee.  Zak attended Vanderbilt University and Northestern University School of Law.  Zak is currently living in South Boston and is currently an Attorney at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP.


Carol Kinlan

Carol Kinlan has been a board member since 2018 and currently serves on the  Institutional Advancement Committee.  Carol attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Harvard University Graduate School of Educatoin and earned her M.B.A. in Marketing at Boston University.  Carol currently lives in Chestnut Hill and is currently an Educational Consultant. 


TRACEY McELROY

Tracey McElroy has been a board member since 2020 and currently serves on the Institutational Advancement Committee.  Tracey earned her Jouralism/Minor in Communications degree at University of Rhode Island and attended Edinburgh University in Scotland.  Tracey is a parent of a student at Learning Prep School and currenlty lives in Natick and is a Real Estate Broker.



William Pannella

William Pannella has been a board member since 2018 and currently serves on the Finance Committee.  William earned his degree at University of Connecticut, Boston College and his M.S. in Finance at Brandeis University.  William currently lives in Portsmouth, NH and is Vice President/Director of Financial Planning and Analysis and Financial Systems at Eaton Vance. 



Anne Reenstierna

Anne Reenstierna has been a board member since 2018 and currently serves on the Institutional Advancement Committee.  Anne earned her degree at Wheaton College and M.Ed from Lesley University.  Anne was the Former Head of School at Brimmer & May School and Dean of Faculty and Academics at CATS Academy, Boston.  


Jayshree Govender

Jayshree Govender has been a board member since 2020 and currently serves on the Institutational Advancement Committee.  Jayshree earned her degree in accounting from University of KwaZulu-Natal/University of Natal, South Africa and is a CPA.  She currently lives in Cambridge.  Jayshree is a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers. 


TED SHARP

Ted Sharp joined the board directors  in 2021 and currently serves on the Trustee Committee.  Ted earned his A,B, History from Gettysburg College, Masters of Secondary Education/History from Bridgewater State College, Advanced Graduate Study  of Educational Administration from Harvard University and Advanced Graduate Study from Oxford University.   Ted currently lives in Maine.

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