Judy comes from a non-traditional background, having graduated high school early, lived and worked on Monhegan Island, and went to Antioch College, a work-study school. Judy has a B.S. in Elementary Education and a Master’s in Literacy Education. Judy has 30 plus years of teaching experience. She lives in Gray, Maine and has three grown children. She loves yoga, running, cooking, walking on the beach, children, kindness, camping, laughing, singing, and children’s literature.
Rhonda began volunteering at Fiddlehead Center in the summer of 2013. A year later, when opportunities arose at Fiddlehead School for Assistant Teachers, she decided to pursue her newly found joy working with children. Since moving on from a long and successful career in the business world, Rhonda has begun a new career in education and is loving every minute. In addition to assisting in the Pre-K classroom, Rhonda also teaches group violin classes to several grades at Fiddlehead School and offers private violin lessons for Fiddlehead Center. In her spare time, she performs with several traditional fiddle groups and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Sherri-Ann earned a B.S degree in Elementary Teaching from Plymouth State College, a Master of Science and Certificate of Advance Studies in Literacy Education from the University of Southern Maine. Sherri-Ann is also a National Board Certified Teacher in Reading. She has been teaching for 20 years in various grades. She resides in Gray with her husband and two children. When not teaching she enjoys camping, the beach and all things Disney!
Carolyn Favreau earned an A.A. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Maine at Farmington and a B.A. in Linguistics from the University of Southern Maine. She has been an Educational Technician for 8 years in various elementary resource rooms. Her home is in Cumberland and she has two grown children and two grandchildren. Carolyn enjoys spending time with family and friends, swimming, biking, alpine skiing, snowshoeing, gardening, crafting, and sewing.
Liz earned a B.S degree in Early Childhood Education from Colby Sawyer College and a Master of Arts from Antioch New England. Liz enjoys bringing art alive in the classroom and providing students with opportunities to use art to learn about themselves and the world around them. Outside of the classroom, Liz is a potter and mixed media artist and operates her business (Craic Arts) from her home in Gray. She lives in one of the few remaining original farmhouses in Gray Village with her husband, Ralph, two big cats, Lincoln and Leah and their dog Gracie.