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Compass teachers and administrators embrace the school’s philosophy to teach the whole child.  They are also committed to the Compass School mission focused on environmental sustainability, social responsibility and project-based learning.  All of our teachers and administrators have extensive experience and are certified by the RI Department of Education.


Amy Goldblatt

Adventurer Teaching Assistant

Anna Collis

Discoverer Teaching Assistant

Brandee Lapisky


Courtney SanGiovanni

Resource / Special Education

Devin Butler

Investigator Teacher

Diane Barzaghi


Diane Randall

Art Teacher

Elissa Crandall

Adventurer Teacher

Erica Smith

Investigator Teacher

Harlyn Benetti

Navigator Teacher

Hilary Downes-Fortune

Navigator Teacher

Hollie DiOrio

Adventurer Teacher - Long Term Sub

Jill Rial

Explorer Teaching Assistant

Julie Wynsen

Student Services Coordinator

Karen O’Malley

Explorer Teacher

Kat Schafer

Physical Education / Health Teacher

Kati Maginel

Compass Farm Educator

Kristen Kardos

Spanish Teacher

Leah Garvey

Speech and Language

Leslie Healy

Occupational Therapist