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Passionate Educators

We’re proud to present our amazing team. Their care, enthusiasm and dedication to helping students exceed pushes Education without Walls to the next level.

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Founder, Program Director

Lockey's fifteen years of experience in education and passion for creating a vibrant community inform her work with our families, while her six years as a hospital administrator guide her through the day-to-day operations of running EWoW.

Frederick Gunn School

University of Connecticut

Hartwick College

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Director of Operations

Theresa, a master of paperwork, forms, and numbers, makes sure the business side of EWoW runs smoothly.

Columbia University

BS Economics

AS Accounting, AS Business Administration

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Administrative Assistant

Lindsey manages our parent volunteers, our physical site, and student schedules, and, most importantly, keeps Lockey on task! When not at EWoW, she plays volleyball, raises chickens, and trains dogs.

Hartwick College

BS Business Administration



Registrar, Administrator
Instructor, Fashion Design,  Music Theory & Composition

Shea is a proud EWoW alum! Outside of her work here, she is a prolific actress and choreographer living in NYC. Shea has been a member of our staff for three years.

Western Connecticut State University

BFA Musical Theater



Math and Science Coordinator

Jennie's 18 years of experience on Wall Street and her year of travel across the United States add depth and interest to the many subjects she teaches.

Columbia Business School, MBA Finance

Providence College

BA Mathematics, Art Minor

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Instructor, History, German, French, Philosophy

Glenn Sanchez comes to us from the Marvelwood School, where he continues to teach for his 25th year there. Glenn is a true Renaissance man.


Wesleyan University, MALS

Yale University, BA History



English Coordinator & Instructor

Emma is a current staff member and contributor to the Greenwich Sentinel newspaper. Emma manages the paper's large staff of interns, writes her own column, and provides numerous content.  She is excited to share her expertise and passion for the field of journalism and writing with the students of EWoW.

Westover School

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Instructor, Biology, Environmental Science, Herbalism

Tamara's ten years of teaching experience and passion for education shine through when she works with our students in the field and in the classroom.

BS Social Science, Certified Herbalist, Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab Nature Education and Environmental Science, Native Plant Studies



Instructor, Applied Digital Arts, Applied Fine Arts

Andrea is a brilliant artist, foster mom, and journaling enthusiast. When not teaching, she is usually drawing river weeds and making books.

Western Connecticut State University

MFA Illustration

BA Illustration & Painting

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Instructor, Algebra I & II

Leah is thrilled to bring her passion for math to her students at EWoW!

BS in Secondary Education, Mathematics



Instructor, Japanese & Latin

Sandy is a native Japanese speaker and a successful homeschool mother of two. Sandy has 13 years of teaching experience and will join us for the sixth year this fall.  She brings a ready smile and easy nature to her classes.

BA Computer Science



Instructor, Spanish

Monica is a Spanish Teacher from Puerto Rico who loves to share her native language with everyone!

MS Spanish BS Spanish Education Universidad del Este University of Puerto Rico

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Instructor, Law & Civics, Debate Club Mentor

Peter brings his many years of experience as an attorney and media specialist to EWoW. Peter loves teaching topics on civics and the Supreme Court.

Yale University

BS Literature, Religion Minor

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Juris Doctor

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Workout Club Teacher

Ethan is a proud EWoW alum! He is excited to bring his passion for fitness and expertise in the gym to a new generation of EWoW students.

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Western Connecticut State University

Antioch College

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Interim Middle School Coordinator
Instructor, Creative Writing, English

Lauren traveled the world before settling down in Sherman to raise her daughter. Her ever-present smile and can-do attitude bring light and love to our community.

University of New York, BA Literature

Certified Executive Functioning Coach Master of Education Candidate

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Instructor, Photography

Trish is an award winning photographer who is now sharing her many years of experience with the students at EWoW. She will expand our photography offerings during her second year as part of our staff.

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IT Consultant, Summer Tutoring, and Substitute Teacher

A proud EWoW alum, Tucker is currently a junior at the prestigious Skidmore College, pursuing a double major in Neuroscience and Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics.

Marymount Manhattan College

Skidmore College

BS Neuroscience Candidate

BS Computer Science Candidate

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Physical Space & Mechanicals Management

Chris Coughlin has over 30 years of experience as a carpenter, draftsman, and residential construction project manager.  He also takes time out of his busy schedule each year to teach the carpentry section of our Adulting 101 class.

Porter and Chester Institute

AS Architectural Drafting and Design

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Instructor, Anatomical Drawing, Outdoor Education

Andy has nearly 20 years of experience teaching nature connection and wilderness skills, providing a safe place for students to take risks, try new things, and let go of the idea of failure. 

Montserrat College of Art

BFA Sculpture

Certified in Wilderness First Aid



Instructor, Pottery

Sharon has been teaching art for 26 years. Her warm enthusiasm is the trait that has made her beloved by hundreds of students over the years. Her nationally renowned pottery program competes annually in Chicago each year, bringing home numerous accolades and awards.

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Instructor, Improvisation and Public Speaking

Anthony DePoto is a theatre educator, actor, and director. Some of his credits include performances off-Broadway, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the Kennedy Center for the Arts.

Western Connecticut State University

BA Theater Arts

Minnesota State University, Mankato

MA Acting



Yoga Instructor

Elora has practiced yoga on and off the mat since she was six years old. She studied Ashtanga Vinyasa through an intensive 200 hr training at All Yoga School in Thailand in 2017. She received her 300 hr training in Yin and Restorative Yoga with My Vinyasa Practice in 2020.

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