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 anhd Spanish degree at Connecticut College, M.Ed at Lesley University and Certificate of Advanced Studies in Learning Disabilites.  Karen currently lives in Boston.  


Edward (Ted) Bunn

Edward (Ted) Bunn has been a board member since 2018 and currently serves on the Committee of Trustees.  Ted attended Connecticut State University and Suffolk University Law School.  Ted currently lives in Lakeville and is currently the Managing Director at CIBC Private Wealth Management. 

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.



Jennifer Motta

Jennifer Motta has been a board member since 2018 and currently serves on the Commitee for Trustees.  Jennifer earned her degree in Politics and Government at Univerity of Hartford. Jennifer currently lives in South Windsor, CT and is currenlty the Chief Operation Officer of New England at Cigna Corporation.


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. 



Alan Pisano

Alan Pisano has been a board member since 2014 and currenlty serves on the Committee of Trustees.  Alan earned his degree at Boston College and Master in Accounting at Bently University.  Alan currently lives in Needham and is currently a Partner and C.P.A. at PricewaterhouseCoopers.


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. 


KRIS LANE

Kris has been a board  member since 2021 and currently serves on the Finance Committee.  Kris earned his degree in BS and Accounting at Merrimack College .  Kris currently lives in Dedham and is currently a Partner at Daniel Dennis & Co, LLP.  

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