Teacher Leadership ~ Robert E. Bell Middle School

Department Chairs and Grade Level Leaders are some of the teacher leadership positions that support curriculum and instruction throughout the District. 

DEPARTMENT CHAIRS work with their building Principals and the Curriculum & Instruction Office to support the implementation, evaluation, and improvement of curriculum. Other responsibilities include coordinating department supply budgets, assisting in the the hiring process for their departments, and facilitating department meetings and professional learning.

Department Chairperson
English Dana House
Social Studies Amanda Lifschultz
Mathematics Megan Barnes
Science Annie Madden
World Language Amy Durante
Counseling Katie King
Special Education (Reading, Speech, OT) Sara Kenney
Special Area I (PE, Health, FACS) Taryn Delaney
Special Area 2 (Art, Music, Library, Tech) Laura Abbatantuono

GRADE LEVEL LEADERS serve as a liaison between their grade level team and the building principal. They meet with the administration, facilitate grade leave meetings and professional learning, and coordinate grade level events and trips. They also help support the implementation of our social-emotional learning curriculum at their grade level. 

Grade Level Leader
5th Grade Eileen Kenna
6th Grade Patricia Adams
7th Grade Gabriella Rubeo
8th Grade Annie Madden