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Our Staff

Guidance    Inspiration   Support

The core of Education without Walls is our passionate team of teachers, who follow a high academic standard to guide their values, creativity, and leadership. Take a look below to learn more about each of our team members.

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Lockey

Founding Director

Founding Director Lockey brings 13 years of experience in education and a passion for creating a vibrant community to her work at EWoW every day.


Frederick Gunn School

University of Connecticut

Hartwick College

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Ben

Managing Coordinator

Loved by students and staff alike, Ben Moran brings knowledge, enthusiasm, and joy to EWoW Explore.  Ben's years of experience as a homeschool cooperative coordinator make him uniquely qualified to work with our students and parents.

University at Albany

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Kat

Academic Coordinator

Kat is a mom to Evie, a current EWoW Explore student, as well as a professional equestrian, and total history geek. She is an inspired middle school teacher and mentor.


BA History, Minor Political Science, WCSU

Current MEd Candidate

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Jennie

Math and Science Coordinator

Jennie worked for 18 years in corporate strategy and finance at Citigroup and Morgan Stanley. Realizing she was ready for a change, Jennie and her husband spent 2017 traveling the country in a camper! She is inspired by her students every day.


BA Mathematics, Minor Art

Providence College

MBA Finance, Columbia Business School

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Tamara

Environmental Science Instructor

Tamara is the mom of Brooke, a current EWoW junior. She brings her passion for plants and herbs into everything she does.


BS, Biology

Certified Herbalist, Native Plant Specialist, Therapeutic Masseuse, Acupressurist, and Aromatherapist

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Anthony

Improv

Anthony and his fantastic team from InnerAct have been working with EWoW students for over seven years.  He is a wonderful instructor, director, and master motivator.

BA Theatre Arts, WCSU

MFA Acting, Minnesota State University

Adjunct Professor, WCSU

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Campbell

Computer Science & Coding

Energetic and driven, we are thrilled to have Campbell working with our middle school students this academic year.

BA East Asian Studies, Connecticut College

Computer Science Minor

Dance Minor

Peridance NYC Honors Certificate

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Andrea

Art Instructor

Andrea is a brilliant artist, foster mom, and journaling enthusiast. When not teaching she is usually drawing river weeds, bugs, and making books.


BA Illustration and Painting, WCSU

MFA Illustration, WCSU

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Sandy

Latin

Sandy is a native Japanese speaker and successful homeschool mother of two, who aspires to "make a difference where I can, while on this earth; dreaming to live on a beach and own a Shiba Inu."


BA Computer Science

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Joel

Capoeira

Joel Melendez, Co-founder of the touring duo Matica Arts, has traveled the Americas performing and learning. He is a gifted performer known for his unicycling, clowning, juggling, improvisational, and acrobatic skills.

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Agni

Yoga Instructor

Agni has many years of experience teaching yoga and loves working with students of all ages.  Agni's four-year-old daughter and 15-year-old twin boys all love yoga and meditation, having learned from their accomplished mom.

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Monica

Spanish

Loved by her students, Monica Vasquez is one of the longest-tenured staff at EWoW. She brings joy & enthusiasm to our campus and brightens the room each time she enters with a pleasant "Hola! Como Esta?"

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