Director of Academics; English Department Chair & Teacher; Senior Project Coordinator
SBA staff member since 2008
Joanne shares her passion for literature in teaching British Literature and American Humanities, and has crafted SBA’s Senior Project program to help students prepare for their transition into college. Additionally, Joanne has been the director of the SBA spring drama productions for the past five years. Joanne earned a BA in English from St. Bonaventure University, a Masters in Teaching from the State University of New York, and, most recently, an MA in English from Middlebury College's Bread Loaf School of English. She has previously worked as a licensed secondary English teacher in New York, Massachusetts and Colorado. When not teaching, Joanne can be found running, Nordic and alpine skiing, scuba diving or traveling.