|Meg Potter, Director:
Mrs. Potter began her career at Cornerstone as a 3-year old and
4-year old class teacher and later founded the Ext Day PreK
program. She has over 15
years of experience in the profession and holds an Associate's Degree in
Early Childhood. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in the
She and her
husband David are the proud parents of three children, ages 22-29.
Jenn Dignan, Lead Teacher, Ext. Day class:
Mrs. Dignan joined the Cornerstone
Campus staff in 2012 and holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology with a
minor in English. Mrs. Dignan has over 14 years
teaching experience working at both the Pre-school
and Kindergarten levels. She brings a wealth of creative
teaching methods in the areas of science, math, writing and reading
which she incorporates into her curriculum to prepare her students
for success in Kindergarten. Mrs. Dignan is the proud mother of two boys.
Tara Golden, Lead Teacher, Ext. Day class:
Mrs. Golden is joining the Cornerstone
Campus staff this year. Mrs Golden holds a Bachelor of Science Degree
in Human Development and Early Childhood Education. Shea has previously
worked as Kindergarten Coordinator and Lead Teacher in Wellesley and is
the proud parent of three children attending elementary school.
Angela Corley, Lead
Teacher, 4-year old class:
Mrs. Corley is joining the Cornerstone Campus staff for
the 2013-2014 school year. Mrs. Corley holds a Bachelor's Degree
in Education and has teaching experience in the field of special
education. Mrs. Corley is the proud parent of 3 children (two
of whom are Cornerstone alumni and her third child is currently
enrolled in our PreK Class).
Jackson, Lead Teacher, 4-year old class:
Mrs. Jackson joined the Cornerstone
Campus staff in 2004 and has worked with every age group in the school.
to joining us, she worked at the Dorchester House after-school program
several years. She and her husband Peter are the proud parents of three
children, ages 23, 20 and 13.
Teacher, 3-year old class.: This
is Mrs. Roche’s seventh year at Cornerstone and her third as Lead
becoming certified at Quincy College. Prior to joining our staff, she
an in-home childcare provider and an activity leader at the South Shore
Working with 3-year olds is a perfect match for her boundless energy
enthusiasm. Mrs. Roche is the proud parent of
children, ages 19 and 12.
Stacy Dooley, Lead Teacher, 3-year old class:
Mrs. Dooley began her career in early childhood at Cornerstone
after the school's founding. She worked for several years and then took
a leave to start her own family. She returned in 2011 as
Co-Lead in the 3-year old classroom. Mrs. Dooley has an Associate's
Early Childhood and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. With her husband
Pat, she is the proud mother of 6-year old twin girls.
O’Leary, Lead Teacher, 4-year old class: Mrs. O’Leary joined Cornerstone Campus in 2005 when we
expanded our 4-year old program. She received her Bachelor Degree in
Education from Salem State College and has several years' experience as
a preschool Lead Teacher. Mrs. O'Leary
and her husband Jim are the proud parents of four children (three of whom
Cornerstone alumni) ranging in ages from 12-19.
Caylie Gibson, Teacher's Aid, 4-year old class:
Ms. Gibson is joining the Cornerstone Campus this year assisting Mrs.
O'Leary. This semester she will recieve her Associate's Degree with a
concentration in psychology.
Conor Smith, Music Teacher: Mr. Smith has a music degree and is a professional musician with the bluegrass group Three Tall Pines. He plays various instruments and has been teaching children for
several years. He joined Cornerstone in 2010. With his wife
Amy, he is the proud father of two children, ages 7 and 9.
Ana Rivas, Spanish Teacher for the Ext. Day Class:
Mrs.Rivas comes to us this year with many years of experience working
as a Student Activities Coordinator and Teacher in Venezuela. Mrs.
Rivas brings a great enthusiasm for sharing her culture and language
with our Extended Day Class.