Faculty Directory

Madison Country Day School faculty and staff are recruited nationally and internationally and are passionate about teaching and building an exceptional school community.  Our faculty and staff are enormously important to the nature of the School because of their deep knowledge and experience in their subjects and their dedication to the teaching profession. Their application of effective teaching techniques and their true love of children are vital to our students’ academic success.

Over half of MCDS faculty have an advanced degree in their field and the average faculty member has 15 years of teaching experience upon which to draw.  MCDS strongly supports the ongoing education of its faculty and staff through a wide range of professional development opportunities.

Ana Banomera
Ms. Ana Banomera
MS/HS Spanish
B.A., Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
B.A., Kalamazoo College
M.S., Boston University
Kay Bauerle
Ms. Kay Bauerle
LS Educational Assistant
B.A., Butler University
Stacy Bolwerk
Ms. Stacy Bolwerk
LS Physical Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Doug Brown
Mr. Doug Brown
Guitar Instructor
Bob Camosy
Mr. Bob Camosy
History Department Chair,
MS/HS History & English
B.A., University of Notre Dame
Peter Case
Mr. Peter Case
MS/HS Music, Orchestra
B.M., Oberlin Conservatory of Music
B.M.E., University of Minnesota
M.M., Indiana University
Sarah Case
Ms. Sarah Case
LS/MS Music, Orchestra
B.A., St. Olaf College
B.M.E., University of Minnesota
M.A., The Ohio State University
Mark Childs
Mr. Mark Childs
English Department Chair,
HS English
B.A., Monmouth College
M.A., University of Maryland
Drew Ciancia
Mr. Drew Ciancia
MS/HS History
B.S., Cornell University
M.A., University of Michigan
M.A., University College London
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Jeremy Clements
Mr. Jeremy Clements
Athletic Director &
MS/HS Physical Education
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Katherine Dalland
Ms. Katherine Dalland
MS Humanities
B.A., Westmont College
M.A., George Mason University
Sue Deakman
Ms. Sue Deakman
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Annelise Dickinson
Ms. Annelise Dickinson
Theatre Director
B.A., Purdue University
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jake Eaton
Mr. Jake Eaton
MS Science
B.A., Carleton College
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Christine Ewert
Ms. Christine Ewert
LS Educational Assistant
B.A., Concordia University
Kathleen Franzen
Ms. Kathleen Franzen
HS Science
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Beth Hall
Ms. Beth Hall
Fourth Grade
B.S., Edgewood College
M.A., Cardinal Stritch University
Karen Hendrickson
Ms. Karen Hendrickson
HS Japanese
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Patricia Jaume
Ms. Patricia Jaume
MS/HS Spanish
B.A., Instituto Nacional del Profesorado
Brittany Judkins
Ms. Brittany Judkins
MS/HS Mathematics
B.S., Beloit College
M.A., Edgewood College
Sarah Kendrick
Ms. Sarah Kendrick
LS/MS Science & MS Math
B.S., University of New Hampshire
Kelly Kirsh
Ms. Kelly Kirsh
LS Spanish
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Evelyn Lasky
Ms. Evelyn Lasky
HS English
B.A., Rice University
M.A., University of South Carolina-Columbia
Kristina Luedtke
Ms. Kristina Luedtke
Second Grade
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Amy Maier
Ms. Amy Maier
B.S., Edgewood College
Tobey Marsceill
Ms. Tobey Marsceill
MS English & History
B.S., State University of New York
Amjad Nasrallah
Mr. Amjad Nasrallah
HS Science
B.S., Wichita State University
M.S., Lehigh University
M.A., Gonzaga University
Natalia Navarro
Dr. Natalia Navarro
MS/HS Spanish
B.A., University of Alicante
M.A., University of Rhode Island
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Maheen Ott
Ms. Maheen Ott
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Seema Patel
Ms. Seema Patel
Third Grade
B.A., University of California-Irvine
M.Ed., San Jose State University
Shelley Petzold
Ms. Shelley Petzold
LS/MS Science
B.S., Valparaiso University
M.S., University of Maryland
Lorie Raihala
Dr. Lorie Raihala
Differentiation Specialist
B.A., Kalamazoo College
M.A., Washington University in St. Louis
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Jackie Rose
Ms. Jackie Rose
Third Grade
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Danika Rzentkowski
Ms. Danika Rzentkowski
LS Music, LS Music Department Coordinator
B.S., Edgewood College
Rattanjit Sachdeva
Ms. Rattanjit Sachdeva
Pre-Kindergarten Educational Assistant
B.A., BBK DAV College, India
Jon Schipper
Mr. Jon Schipper
Music Department Chair,
MS/HS Music, Band
B.M.E., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bethany Schultz
Ms. Bethany Schultz
Woodwinds Instructor
B.M., Arizona State University
M.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lynn Schweber
Ms. Lynn Schweber
MS/HS Mathematics &
College Advisor
B.A., Harvard University
M.A., Yale University
M.A., Temple University
M.A., University of Washington
Maggie Stansfield
Ms. Margaret Stansfield
MS/HS Music, Choir
B.A., Luther College
Aaron Steffes
Mr. Aaron Steffes
MS Art
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.F.A., Hunter College
Jeff Stenroos
Mr. Jeffrey Stenroos
MS Humanities
B.S., University of Wisconsin - River Falls,
M.A., University of St. Thomas
Ed.S., University of St. Thomas
Liz Stevens
Ms. Elizabeth Stevens
Fourth Grade
B.S., University of Minnesota
M.Ed., University of Minnesota
Izumi Takeda
Ms. Izumi Takeda
MS/HS Japanese
B.A., Kwansei Gakuin University
Julia Taylor
Ms. Julia Taylor
HS Art
B.A., National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Kiev, Ukraine
M.A., National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Kiev, Ukraine
M.F.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ray Tenebruso
Mr. Ray Tenebruso
MS/HS Mathematics
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kim Van Brocklin
Ms. Kim Van Brocklin
First Grade & Educational Resource Coordinator
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Julie Waddell
Ms. Julie Waddell
First Grade
B.S., Northwestern University
M.S., Northwestern University
Kristin Warner
Ms. Kristin Warner
LS Music
B.M.E., University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Cathy Wendt
Ms. Cathy Wendt
LS Educational Assistant
Ms. Tara White
Lower School Spanish
B.A., University of Dayton
M.A., The Ohio State University
Susan White
Ms. Susan White
LS Art
B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
M.A.T., School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
M.F.A., University of California-Davis
Beth Wilson
Ms. Beth Wilson
MS/HS Music
B.A., Luther College
M.A., Truman State University
Barbara Wolfman
Ms. Barbara Wolfman
LS Music
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Cindy Wotruba
Ms. Cindy Wotruba
Second Grade
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
M.S., Marian College