Madison Country Day School faculty and staff are recruited nationally and internationally and are passionate about teaching and building an exceptional school community.  Our administrative staff work year-round to support every aspect of Madison Country Day School’s operations, from facilities maintenance and financial management to fundraising and growing the student body.  

Our staff members are equally as vital to our mission as our teaching faculty; without their dedicated effort, MCDS would be unable to deliver the outstanding education that our students deserve. 

Ms. Keri Allard
Associate Director of Enrollment
BS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

—Nelson Mandela
Ms. Diane Angelucci
School Secretary

All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.

—Michael John Bobak
Ms. Holly Bobula
Web & Graphic Designer
BM, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MM, Wichita State University

Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)

—Walt Whitman
Ms. Devon Davis
Interim Head of School
BA, College of William & Mary
MEd, Wake Forest University

I like an escalator, ’cause an escalator can never break. It can only become stairs.

—Mitch Hedberg
Mr. Frank Devereaux
Academic Technology Integration Specialist; Director of Summer Programming
MEd, National Louis University

Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

—John C. Maxwell
Ms. Rachel Fleming
Assistant to the Head of School
ALA, Madison College

The truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull without it.

—Pearl S. Buck
Ms. Tiffany Hanna
School Nurse
BS, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.

—Eleanor Roosevelt
Mr. Andrew Hanson
Facilities Assistant

You’ll miss 100% of the shots you never take.

Ms. Kimberly Hazen
Editor/Publisher of Onward magazine
BA, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
MA, Marquette University

And the point is, to live everything.

—Rainer Maria Rilke
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Ms. Sarah Heck
Marketing and Communications Strategist
BA, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

—Maya Angelou
Ms. Heather Jones
Development Project & Events Manager
BA, Saint Mary’s College, University of Notre Dame
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Mr. Peter Locke
Head of High School
Ms. Amy Maier
Head of Lower School
BS, Edgewood College

A smile takes but a moment, but the memory of it lasts forever.

Ms. Bonnie Manley
Event Logistics/Photography

The meaning of life is to find your gift.

The purpose of life is to give it away.

—William Shakespeare
Ms. Margy Newton
School Secretary
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
JD, University of Wisconsin Law School

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.

—George Sand
Mr. Roger Seaver
Director of Facilities
JBA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Whether you think you can, or think you can’t…you’re right.

Ms. Hilary Stein
Business Office Assistant
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

—Helen Keller
Mr. Jeffrey Stenroos
Head of Middle School
BS, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
MA, University of St. Thomas
EdS, University of St. Thomas

The person doing the work is the person who is learning. So let’s get working!

—adapted from Harry Wong, with addendum from Mr. Stenroos
Ms. Alice Torti
Director of Finance & Operations
BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MBA, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Logic is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom.

—Spock
Mr. Carlos Valenzuela
IT Coordinator
BS, Herzing University

Do or do not. There is no try.

—Master Yoda
Ms. Caitlin Wedekind
Director of Enrollment
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.