Faculty & Staff

Santa Catalina faculty and staff are role models, mentors, and guides. As teachers, academic advisors, coaches, and resident faculty, they get to know each girl—her strengths, gifts, and goals. Highly qualified teachers bring expertise in their fields to the classroom, where small class sizes mean students get individual attention.

Get to know our faculty and staff by reading their profiles below. Here are a few highlights:

  • More than 75 percent of teachers hold advanced degrees.
  • About one-third of our 35 teaching faculty live on campus.
  • Our faculty have taught at more than 20 colleges or universities.
  • Faculty and staff bring experience and perspective from previous careers in architecture, engineering, hospitality, politics, journalism, scientific research, and more.
  • They have lived all over the world, including the U.K., China, Australia, Finland, Fiji, France, and Romania.


Faculty & Staff Directory


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Katie Adams '09

Katie Adams '09

Assistant Director, Summer at Santa Catalina
John Aimé

John Aimé

Assistant Head of School
Julie Atkins

Julie Atkins

Administrative Assistant to the Head of School
Michelle Avery

Michelle Avery

Chair of Visual Arts Department, Art Teacher
Jessica Bangham

Jessica Bangham

Grades 5-8 Math Teacher, Grade 6 Advisor
Sister Claire Barone

Sister Claire Barone

Head Emerita
Crystal Boyd '89

Crystal Boyd '89

Director of Communications
Margaret Bradley

Margaret Bradley

Head of School
Kassandra Thompson Brenot '87 Ph.D.

Kassandra Thompson Brenot '87 Ph.D.

Head of Upper School
Jamie Buffington Browne '85

Jamie Buffington Browne '85

Director of Admission
Kathey Burcar

Kathey Burcar

Operations Manager
Gretchen Mueller Burke '83, '79 LS

Gretchen Mueller Burke '83, '79 LS

Director of Alumnae/i Relations
Katherine Burkhuch

Katherine Burkhuch

Dean of Students, Freshman Class Dean & Activities Director
Mary Callagy

Mary Callagy

Grades 5-8 Learning Specialist
María Canteli

María Canteli

Grades 6-7 Spanish Teacher, Grade 7 Advisor
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