Secondary faculty & staff profiles

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Carter McCoy, Director of Secondary Programs

cmccoy@woodinvillemontessori.org
Read Carter’s profile here.

Innovation & Design Lab & Aquaponics, Bryce Aktepy

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Western Washington University (psychology and sociology)
Training and work as ABA therapist in early intervention programs
Hired at WMS—2006

Alexa Boss, Teacher, Spanish Language (LE & SEC)

BA (Spanish, Emphasis in Latin American Studies) University of Oregon

Hired at WMS—2017

Wendy Coulombe, Teacher, North Creek–Secondary

wcoulombe@woodinvillemontessori.org
BS (Mathematics), Bucknell University
MS (Mathematics), North Carolina State University
PhD (Secondary Mathematics Education), North Carolina State University
First year at WMS—2006

Alaine Davis, Math & Science Teacher, North Creek–Secondary

adavis@woodinvillemontessori.org
BS (Neuroscience), Brown University
MEd (Secondary Education), University of Washington
Montessori Secondary I Certification
First year at WMS—2005

Sharon Dunn, Teacher, North Creek–Secondary

sdunn@woodinvillemontessori.org
First year at WMS—1996
MEd, Loyola College of Maryland
MA (Print Journalism), Boston University
AMS Secondary Credential, AMI certification for Early Childhood and Elementary I-II (6 – 12 years), instructor, Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest (MEIPN)

Lyla Irvine, Faculty Intern (SEC) & English Language Learning Specialist

BA (International Relations), Boston University
MA (International Relations with International Law), University of Kent
TESOL Certificate
First year at WMS—2013

Kelly Koffman, Humanities, Mathematics Teacher, North Creek–Secondary

kkoffman@woodinvillemontessori.org
BA (English), University of California at Berkeley
Secondary (7-12) English Language Arts Teaching Credential: University of St. Thomas and Houston Independent School District
Montessori Credentials: Secondary I and II (in progress)
First year at WMS—2013

Kylie McElrath, Drama Instructor—Secondary

Hired at WMS—2017
WMS Alumna

Jill O’Keefe, College Counselor, North Creek—Secondary

jokeefe@woodinvillemontessori.org
BA (Psychology), University of Alberta
MBA, University of Alberta
Certificate in College Counseling – UC San Diego
First year at WMHS—2016

Atsuko Seckinger, Teacher, Japanese language—Secondary

BA (Music), Gonzaga University
Hired at WMS—2017

Carlos Valencia, Teacher, PE & Soccer Coach

BA (Math and Economics), The Evergreen State College
Teacher certification, Pacific Oaks College
Hired at WMS—2012