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Passionate Educators

We’re proud to present our amazing team. Their care, enthusiasm, and dedication bring EWoW 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  day-to-day operations.

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. Theresa began her tenure as Director of Operations in 2016.

Columbia University

BS Economics

AS Accounting, AS Business Administration

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Administrative Assistant

Lindsey manages our parent volunteers, our physical site, student schedules, and, most importantly, keeps Lockey on task! When not at EWoW, she plays volleyball, raises chickens, and trains dogs.  Lindsey joined EWoW in 2021.

Hartwick College

BS Business Administration



Academic Administrator
College Counseling

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 since 2019.

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. Jennie joined our staff in 2019.

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 and has been at EWoW since 2022.


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 extensive content. She is excited to share her expertise and passion for the field of journalism and writing with the students of EWoW.  Emma joined us in 2022.

Westover School

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Instructor, Marine 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. Tammy has worked for us since 2019.

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.  Andrea joined us in 2019.

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!  Leah joined our math and science instructors in 2022.

Western Conn State University

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. She brings a ready smile and easy nature to her classes. Sandy joined our team in 2016.

BA Computer Science



Instructor, Spanish

Monica is a Spanish Teacher from Puerto Rico who loves to share her native language with everyone!  Mónica is our most senior staff member, having joined our crew in 2015.

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.  He joined our staff in 2021.

Yale University

BS Literature, Religion Minor

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Juris Doctor

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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.

Trish has the distinction of winning the Best Wedding Photographer in Litchfield County Magazine.  She has been with us since 2021.

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Instructor, Psychology

Aileen is excited to bring her passion for psychology to a new generation of students.  Aileen is one of our newest instructors, having joined our instructors in 2023. 

College Of Charleston

BA in Psychology

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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.  Chris has been with us since day one of EWoW in 2008.

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.  We have loved working with Sharon and the VCA since 2018.

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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.  Our working relationaship with InnerACT began in 2020.

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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