Archive for ‘upper-school’ and ‘teacher-bio’

Meet Denise Reitz

Denise Reitz

Denise Reitz will join Avenues this fall as a science teacher in the Upper School. She brings a wealth of experience as a science educator in a diversity of environments. Most recently, she taught eighth grade chemistry at The School at Columbia University (New York, NY) after serving more than five years at the Potomac School (McLean, VA), where she taught biology, environmental science and introduction to topics in research and engineering. More...

Meet Macarena Teixeira

Macarena Teixeira

Macarena Teixeira joins Avenues this fall as a Spanish teacher in the Upper School. She comes to Avenues from Cherokee Charter Academy (Canton, GA), where she taught Spanish language classes for the last two years for grades six through eight. More...

Meet Kelly Deckelman Brandon

Kelly Brandon

Kelly Brandon joins Avenues this fall as a coding, robotics and mathematics teacher in the Upper School. Kelly comes to Avenues with over eight years of teaching experience. Most recently, she worked as the upper school mathematics and robotics teacher at the Berkeley Carroll School (Brooklyn, NY). More...

Meet Chris Meatto

Chris Meatto

Chris Meatto will join Avenues this fall as a history teacher in the Upper School. He comes to Avenues from Condé Nast Publications (New York, NY), where he has worked for the last four years, most recently as a digital archivist. More...

Reintroducing Kim Allen

Kim Allen

In fall 2011, Kim Allen joined Avenues as a humanities teacher with a history focus in the Middle School and worked for the next year to develop the history curriculum for grades eight and nine. She has also been involved for the last two years with Avenues Community Engagement (ACE). Beginning in fall 2014, she will become the Upper School coordinator for ACE, as well as head of Upper School guidance and advisory. More...