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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.


Lori Jones

Music Teacher

Mae Naron

Social Worker

Matt Glander

Discoverer Teacher

Michelle Bush

Student Services Director

Michelle Chamberlin

Resource / Special Education

Mike Commendatore

Finance Director

Nicole Salaun

Explorer Teacher

Nikki Gardner

Investigator Teacher

Rachel Dean

Discoverer Support

Renee Kenyon

Explorer Teaching Assistant

Sara Straube

Navigator Teaching Assistant

Sarah Craft

Discoverer Teacher

Shannon Alves

Investigator Teaching Assistant