Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences is an independent expeditionary learning school in Santa Fe, New Mexico, serving 135 students in Preschool through 8th grade. Her clinical experience includes trauma work, addiction treatment, LGBTQIA groups, foster care, anxiety, depression and victims of abuse. Joseph has also tutored students in the Santa Fe area for many years. He earned a Master’s in Public Administration from the Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and was named a William Hodson Fellow for International Public Service. Site by fzkfranziska, Employment OpportunitiesPrivacy Policy and Terms of Use, Employment Opportunities School addresses and telephone numbers are located at the bottom of each school website. MIMS Music Directors: Carla Kountoupes, String Orchestra and Jesse Parker, World Music. He then student taught for two years in Mountain View, CA, coached middle school basketball and helped run the Farm and Wilderness camp programs at Hidden Villa. Our school building is purpose-built for the authentic Montessori education we offer; in fact, Dr. Maria Montessori’s son, Mario Montessori, acted as a consultant in the design of our school! Fall of 2019 will mark the start of the families 13th year at the school…the longest track record so far! Many of our teachers have been with us for over a decade, and some since the beginning of the school almost 20 years ago. Gina’s daughter is a 5th grade Badger. She served for 4 years as Secretary on the Arts & Sciences Board of Directors, and 6 years overseeing admissions. The dedicated volunteer members of our Board of Directors oversee our school’s policies and are the guardians of our mission and vision. found a home, retired their Los Angeles based careers, and moved to New Mexico. She also serves as Adjunct Faculty in Early Childhood Education at Santa Fe Community College. stephanie@santafeschool.org, Suzanne Maheshi has been teaching young children for over 20 years, and this is her 18th year at Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences. Matt loves spending his free time in the mountains and in the ocean with his family. The Federal Government established the Santa Fe Indian School (SFIS) in 1890 to educate Native American children from tribes throughout the Southwestern United States. He is the father of an Arts & Sciences alumna Emily (Class of 2015) and Allison (Class of 2018). 1060 Cerrillos Road. She learned how to read and write Hindi and speak enough Hindi to get around. The purpose of creating SFIS was an attempt to assimilate the Native American children into the wider United States culture and economy. Chintan is also the Summer Camp Director at Arts & Sciences. suzannem@santafeschool.org. Patrick Lambert was born in Augusta, Maine. Please check back in July 2021 for our summer camp schedule. Some families may remember Elli’s parents, Willy & Phil, who helped start Arts & Sciences and taught at the school, and her sister Lucia, who was in our first graduating class. She also is a lead instructor for our after school Reading Is Magic tutoring program. Elege Simons Harwood is a 4th generation New Mexican, and was born and raised in Santa Fe. nate@santafeschool.org, Perli Cunanan is starting her 9th school year as the Arts & Sciences Executive Director. The older daughter, Isabel, 20, started at Arts & Sciences in 2006 (2nd grade) and graduated in 2013. She began her work in the non-profit sector where When not enjoying the outdoors or snuggling with her boys, she enjoys running up mountains with her dad and siblings, cooking, reading, puzzling and sleeping. Prior to teaching in Santa Fe, Matt worked for several years in the business world before deciding to become an educator. Middle School in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her undergraduate degree was in corporate law. We are a Kindergarten through 12th grade Unit School serving approximately 600 students. Austin spent the year of 2015 living in New Zealand (where his family resides), working as a program developer for an after school organization based in Auckland. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and a certificate in Language Arts, and has taught in Kindergarten through 6th grade classrooms at several schools in Santa Fe. aspiring drummer and a 3rd Grader with the Centaur Class of the Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences. During the summers while in college she worked at a backpacking camp in Colorado. She is currently enrolled at the Santa Fe Community College to complete her teaching degree. Goethe Schule is a German international school in Boulogne, Buenos Aires Argentina. John worked as a teacher at the Santa Fe Community College and Monte del Sol Charter School. Michael has been on the board of Santa Fe School for the Arts and Sciences for a decade, and has been board chair for about half of that time. Adelyn, Middle School Math & Science Teacher, was born and raised in Santa Fe and is really happy to be back home close to mountains and family. 30 students go to Santa Fe Secondary School, and the ratio of students to teachers is 4:1. Ronny enjoys spending time with family, painting impish fairies or old broken down Fords. She feels very fortunate to have the opportunity to live and work in Santa Fe and share this great adventure with her husband and son. Pine Drive Christian School is one of the nearest high schools. Since graduating she has become a tutor for Reading Quest and a teacher for the Reading is Magic Literacy Program. She brings over 20 years of Administrative work experience and 6 years of them in Management. Welcome to the Santa Fe Public Schools! The Childrens School. This is accomplished through an environment that nurtures wonder, discovery, exploration and learning through play. ronny@santafeschool.org, Stephanie is joining the Arts & Sciences community in the 2019-2020 school year, after working as an art therapist in New York City for the last three years. After earning his bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Puget Sound, he gravitated towards the field of youth development and after school programs, gaining experience working as a supplemental education instructor with at risk elementary and middle school students in south Seattle. Our school is closed on major holidays and Fridays, and Sundays. gina@santafeschool.org, Joseph is in his 4th year at Arts & Sciences. roles for 3 corporations; first as Chief Operating Officer and also President of The and coaching soccer in schools in Costa Rica and coaches soccer at Academy for Technology and the Classics in Santa Fe, where he previously taught P.E. She received her BA in Literature and Feminist Studies from the University of California Santa Cruz in 2008 and her MS in Early Childhood Education with an endorsement in Dual Language Learning at the Erikson Institute of Chicago in 2015. Todd has many years experience leading wilderness and experiential education courses at the Santa Fe Mountain Center and the Deer Lake Wilderness School, and has shared his outdoor experience in his leadership classes and by running several hiking and backpacking camps in the summer. She is also a licensed practicing massage therapist. 1997 INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL BUS RV `SKOOLIE`Former church bus with brand new generator and air conditioning unit in roof!NO CDL required.If anyone is interested in building out their own School bus do it yourself DIY, this is a good start. Santa Fe Public Schools Unveils Rebranded Desert Sage Academy Click here to read the press release. She was a recipient of a Fund for Teachers grant in 2011, which enabled her to attend an International summer study in Reggio Emilia, Italy, and this summer returned to Reggio Emilia to attend a Five State Study Tour. During her studies, Lani lived in the Dominican Republic and in Chile, where she solidified her love of the Spanish language and various cultures, and her desire to teach it to others. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Pasadena Art Center College of Design in CA, and has a Level Two Professional Teaching License in Early Childhood from the State of NM. The Board meets regularly, and is happy to provide access to Board Meeting Minutes. Director of Admissions. Amy has spent the last two years as a substitute teacher in the Santa Fe Public Schools, and has worked with children throughout her life in many capacities – from teaching swimming lessons to accompanying inner-city kids from Seattle into the wilderness. 24 feet 30 seat bus, only 4 each bench seats remain.Engine I believe it is t cynthia@santafeschool.org, Debbie is our Bookkeeper and has been happily working at Arts & Sciences since 2016. Santa Fe College is committed to an environment that embraces diversity, respects the rights of all individuals, is open and accessible, and is free of harassment and discrimination. She taught the 3 and 4 year olds at Dragonfly School, before homeschooling her son. Perli has worked as a volunteer and a development professional in the nonprofit sector for more than 25 years, including positions as Development Officer of Con Alma Health Foundation, Vice President of Development at United Way of Santa Fe County and Development Director at Youth Shelters. She taught math and science to at-risk youth in Santa Fe working towards their GED before teaching science and math in India for two years at a non-profit girls’ school in rural Jharkhand. Stephanie received her BA in Art History, Psychology and Art Studio at Tulane University. Building a culture of reflection, critique and revision leads students to create better work. She is a Board member for the New Mexico Association for the Education Young Children. in Anthropology from State University of New York Plattsburgh, and for many years he split his seasons between working as an archaeologist and a ski instructor. Lucy’s elder daughter attends Arts & Sciences. Grandson Odin moved in 2016 to join the Santa Fe community. She is very grateful to be able to raise her family in Santa Fe and has been fortunate to be able to be home while raising her three boys (students at Arts & Sciences) Steck (11) , Meyer (9), Archer (6) with her husband Kyle Harwood. Through her work with children in the foster care system she discovered a love for education and the potential it has to radically alter the course of a child’s life. Matt has a BS in Environmental Biology and Resource Management from UC Davis and has teaching certifications in all subjects from San Francisco State University with endorsements in Math and Science. She has the pleasure of raising her two boys (10 and 6 years old) where she was born and raised in Santa Fe. Adelyn also coaches youth soccer in Santa Fe and also plays with various teams. She also enjoys teaching and performing in swing dance, blues and tango dance in Santa Fe with the Dance Station and other groups. Address: 10012 Norwalk Blvd. Recalculate your score. He oversees the Foundation’s Strategic Initiatives in early childhood education, good government reforms and food and agriculture, as well as Community Funding grants for human services and civil rights, opportunities for children and youth, environmental protection and public policy. Expeditionary learning is an approach that combines rigorous academic content and real world projects, called "learning expeditions" with character development and community service. Call the District office at 505-467-2000 if you need assistance and we'll be glad to help you. She helped create the art therapy department at a therapeutic day school where she also led individual and group therapy sessions. Santa Fe International Elementary School 601 W San Mateo Rd Santa Fe NM 87505. Elisa was born in Venezuela and grew up in many places, including Santa Fe. where she held numerous board seats. She enjoys spending her free time exploring small towns, reliving her childhood playing with her kids and has a passion for cooking and gardening. Liza’s has two daughters attending Arts & Sciences in the Middle School and Centaur class. Teaching was not her original career intention. She began her teaching career as a preschool teacher and is committed to bringing early childhood best practice to her primary students, offering them a curriculum rich in inquiry, play and the arts. The school has excellent facilities across three centrally located campuses. His classroom experience includes teaching in an international school in Ecuador and Tollgate Elementary in Aurora, Colorado. His passion for teaching led him back to school to obtain an MA in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Colorado. In college, she studied art history and Italian in Florence, Italy and delved into learning about the schools in Reggio Emilia. She has a Bachelors of Science degree from Boston College in biochemistry and environmental studies and a teaching license from Santa Fe Community College. Pinecrest International School Francisco J. Serrano No.104, Col. Desarrollo Urbano Santa Fe, Cuajimalpa, CDMX 05348 informes@pinecrestmexico.com Política de Ambientes Seguros Aviso de Privacidad Contact Once in Santa Fe, Karen worked for the State of New Mexico’s Department of 1,477 students attend Santa Fe High School, and the ratio of students to teachers is 16:1. Joseph also teaches our Wednesday after school Homework Club for 5th-8th graders. He enjoys kayaking, backpacking, traveling and Buddhist meditation. She holds licenses in both New Mexico and Oregon for Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. Many schools maintain their own Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, Instagram or other social media sites - just look for the "official page" designation when you view a page since many proud parents have made their own unofficial school pages over the years. Lani is instrumental in organizing and planning our 8th grade International Trip to Costa Rica in the Spring. She is our K-6th grade Art teacher and the 3rd/4th grade Assistant teacher. Desert moved one final time in 2012 to 26 acres on the historic Old Santa Fe Trail. Before moving to New Mexico in 2004, Todd taught 4th grade and Pre-K through 5th elementary science in Maryland. Karen is a lifelong member of the National Association for Workforce Development in Early Childhood Education from New Mexico Highlands University and a M.Ed. present our. Recently, Andrew and his wife moved from Colorado where they lived for almost two decades. disenfranchised and disadvantaged. she developed an interest in public benefit programming and grant management Her expertise includes facilitating compassionate communication, dynamic curriculum planning, implementing dramatic storytelling in the classroom and teaching early literacy skills. She has always enjoyed working with children and got her BA in Early Childhood Education with a teaching license for PreK-3 from Tufts University in 1998. Prior to Arts & Sciences, Andrew taught third and fourth grades in Colorado, including Tollgate Elementary School, an EL Education school. You've found us! Michael and his partner, Emily Kaltenbach have a daughter Geneva who is a Grasshopper at Arts & Sciences. She is the Early Childhood Training and Development Consultant at UNM. He spent nine years as a financial aid officer at Columbia University, Barnard College, and Manhattan School of Music, followed by six years as Manhattan School of Music’s Director of Development, moving to New Mexico in 1993. Leigh has an M.A. The school exemplifies and encourages the values of compassion, leadership, world citizenship and service. Both our mission as a Santa Fe Public School, and as an IB school, is to develop multilingual, inquiring, knowledgeable and caring learners who will help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Tatjana’s passions outside of the classroom include photography, reading, gardening, cooking, and interior decorating. Students embark on an epic journey of letters and words in our Reading is Magic Literacy Program. More Information about Desert Sage Academy If you are a CURRENT Santa Fe Public School student and would like to register for Desert Sage Academy, click here to register. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching at Lewis & Clark Graduate School with an emphasis in ESOL. Our mission is to achieve academic excellence in an environment of respect, inclusion and diversity, utilizing expeditionary learning, global perspectives and a multicultural art and science enriched curriculum. To pursue her true passion – teaching, she turned from law to education, obtaining a Social Studies/Humanities Teaching Certificate. She has been teaching at Arts & Sciences since 2001 and holds an A.A. in Early Childhood Multicultural Education from Santa Fe Community College, a B.A. She went on to become  a program coordinator for the middle school girls camp for several summers, developing an inclusive, empowering and colorful program. Mandela International Magnet School - PTAMiddle School in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Virtual Winter Concert and Art Exhibition Thursday, December 17, 2020, 5:30pm. The energy and sustained creativity of the staff is what helps make an EL Education school successful. 5912 Jaguar Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87507505-438-8585office@santafeschool.org, © 2019 - Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences Find us on facebook! He also established the Partnership for Responsible Business and the New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce, a business association with over 1100 members supporting renewable energy technology and responsible business practices. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Reviews (505) 988-5810. in Management from New Mexico Highlands University and nineteen years of administrative and financial experience. NM School for the Deaf is one of the nearest high schools. He also has his New Mexico Teaching License with a Secondary Science certification. Santa Fe Council on International Relations 413 Grant Avenue, Suite D, Santa Fe, NM 87501 Tel: (505) 982-4931 | Fax: (505) 982-3953 | susan@sfcir.org. 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