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
BA, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador
BA, Kalamazoo College
MS, Boston University
Kay Bauerle
Ms. Kay Bauerle
LS Educational Assistant
BA, Butler University
Stacy Bolwerk
Ms. Stacy Bolwerk
LS Physical Education
BS, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Doug Brown
Mr. Doug Brown
Guitar Instructor
Bob Camosy
Mr. Bob Camosy
History Department Chair,
MS/HS History & English
BA, University of Notre Dame
Peter Case
Mr. Peter Case
MS/HS Music, Orchestra
BM, Oberlin Conservatory of Music
BME, University of Minnesota
MM, Indiana University
Sarah Case
Ms. Sarah Case
LS/MS Music, Orchestra
BA, St. Olaf College
BME, University of Minnesota
MA, The Ohio State University
Mark Childs
Mr. Mark Childs
English Department Chair,
HS English
BA, Monmouth College
MA, University of Maryland
Drew Ciancia
Mr. Drew Ciancia
MS/HS History, IB Diploma Coordinator
BS, Cornell University
MA, University of Michigan
MA, University College London
JD, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Jeremy Clements
Mr. Jeremy Clements
Athletic Director &
MS/HS Physical Education
BS, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Katherine Dalland
Ms. Katherine Dalland
MS Humanities
BA, Westmont College
MA, George Mason University
Sue Deakman
Ms. Sue Deakman
Pre-Kindergarten
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jake Eaton
Mr. Jake Eaton
MS Science
BA, Carleton College
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Christine Ewert
Ms. Christine Ewert
LS Educational Assistant
BA, Concordia University
Kathleen Franzen
Ms. Kathleen Franzen
HS Science
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Beth Hall
Ms. Beth Hall
Fourth Grade
BS, Edgewood College
MA, Cardinal Stritch University
Karen Hendrickson
Ms. Karen Hendrickson
HS Japanese
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Patricia Jaume
Ms. Patricia Jaume
MS/HS Spanish
BA, Instituto Nacional del Profesorado
Brittany Judkins
Ms. Brittany Judkins
MS/HS Mathematics
BS, Beloit College
MA, Edgewood College
Sarah Kendrick
Ms. Sarah Kendrick
LS/MS Science & MS Math
BS, University of New Hampshire
Kelly Kirsh
Ms. Kelly Kirsh
LS Spanish
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Ms. Michelle Kramer
HS Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, and IB Chemistry)
BS, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MS, Mississippi State University
Evelyn Lasky
Ms. Evelyn Lasky
HS English
BA, Rice University
MA, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Kristina Luedtke
Ms. Kristina Luedtke
Second Grade
BS, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Amy Maier
Ms. Amy Maier
First Grade
BS, Edgewood College
Tobey Marsceill
Ms. Tobey Marsceill
MS English & History
BS, State University of New York
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Ms. Kelly Meinholz
Kindergarten
BS, Edgewood College
MA, National Louis University
Natalia Navarro
Dr. Natalia Navarro
MS/HS Spanish
BA, University of Alicante
MA, University of Rhode Island
PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
Maheen Ott
Ms. Maheen Ott
Kindergarten
BS, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Shelley Petzold
Ms. Shelley Petzold
LS/MS Science
BS, Valparaiso University
MS, University of Maryland
Lorie Raihala
Dr. Lorie Raihala
Differentiation Specialist
BA, Kalamazoo College
MA, Washington University in St. Louis
PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
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Ms. Karla Rempe
MS/HS History & MS PE
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA, Chapman University
Jackie Rose
Ms. Jackie Rose
Third Grade
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Danika Rzentkowski
Ms. Danika Rzentkowski
LS Music, LS Music Department Coordinator
BS, Edgewood College
Rattanjit Sachdeva
Ms. Rattanjit Sachdeva
Pre-Kindergarten Educational Assistant
BA, BBK DAV College, India
Jon Schipper
Mr. Jon Schipper
Music Department Chair,
MS/HS Music, Band
BME, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bethany Schultz
Ms. Bethany Schultz
Woodwinds Instructor
BM, Arizona State University
MM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lynn Schweber
Ms. Lynn Schweber
MS/HS Mathematics &
College Advisor
BA, Harvard University
MA, Yale University
MA, Temple University
MA, University of Washington
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Ms. Laura Soden
MS/HS Mathematics
Maggie Stansfield
Ms. Margaret Stansfield
MS/HS Music, Choir
BA, Luther College
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Mr. James Stansfield
MS Art
BA, Luther College
Aaron Steffes
Mr. Aaron Steffes
MS Art
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MFA, Hunter College
Jeff Stenroos
Mr. Jeffrey Stenroos
MS Humanities
BS, University of Wisconsin - River Falls,
MA, University of St. Thomas
EdS, University of St. Thomas
Liz Stevens
Ms. Elizabeth Stevens
Fourth Grade
BS, University of Minnesota
MEd, University of Minnesota
Julia Taylor
Ms. Julia Taylor
HS Art
BA, National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Kiev, Ukraine
MA, National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Kiev, Ukraine
MFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ray Tenebruso
Mr. Ray Tenebruso
MS/HS Mathematics
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kim Van Brocklin
Ms. Kim Van Brocklin
Student Services Coordinator
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Julie Waddell
Ms. Julie Waddell
First Grade
BS, Northwestern University
MS, Northwestern University
Kristin Warner
Ms. Kristin Warner
LS Music
BME, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Cathy Wendt
Ms. Cathy Wendt
LS Educational Assistant
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Ms. Tara White
Lower School Spanish
BA, University of Dayton
MA, The Ohio State University
Susan White
Ms. Susan White
LS Art
BA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
MAT, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University
MFA, University of California-Davis
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Mr. Galen Wiese
Third Grade
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA, San Jose State University
Beth Wilson
Ms. Beth Wilson
MS/HS Music
BA, Luther College
MA, Truman State University
Barbara Wolfman
Ms. Barbara Wolfman
LS Music
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BS, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Cindy Wotruba
Ms. Cindy Wotruba
Second Grade
BS, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
MS, Marian College