Zoe Solomon

Originally from Los Angeles, I moved to Colorado to attend school. Since graduation, I have been working with young children in a variety of capacities: as an adaptive ski intern, ski school instructor for children ages 3-6, and as a Kindergarten assistant at a Waldorf school in Boulder, where I fell in love with working […]

Tricia Callahan

Working with children has been a passion for me since childhood. In 1981, I started on a career path that has led me to Friends School. I taught both first and second grade in California then settled in Colorado. I was a reading teacher for 11 years before coming to Friends School in 2004. Working […]

Tori Missbach

I am incredibly excited to join the Friends School family as the Executive Assistant to our amazing Head of School. I have over 25 years of experience, with 20 of those in independent school settings (Cary Academy, Ravenscroft School, and Dawson School). My partner and I moved to Colorado (from Raleigh, NC) about 10 years […]

Tom Baker

I began my teaching practice with the Friends Teacher Preparation Program and was a teacher candidate in the science department at Friends Middle School. Most recently, I was a middle school STEM teacher at Longs Peak Middle School in Longmont where I led teaching in 7th and 8th grade science and developed the curriculum in […]

Steve Fragleasso

Growing up in Golden, Colorado I naturally fell in love with the outdoors and moving my body. This led me to pursue an education in outdoor leadership and exercise science. Nine years ago I started working in adventure education, getting kids into and excited about outdoor activities and the natural world. The outdoor classroom that I get […]

Rebecca Laramy

I moved to Colorado from Florida in 2018. I began working at Friends shortly after arriving in Boulder and I found my home away from home. Friends School is a welcoming and enriching place to work where I can learn from my colleagues, students, and the community. I graduated from the University of Central Florida with […]

Piper Davis

I am incredibly thrilled and appreciative to be joining Friends School staff this upcoming school year as a Teacher Candidate in Zoe Solomon’s 1st grade classroom. Before pursuing my teaching license, I’ve worked with kids and adjacent to education in a variety of capacities, ranging from providing tutoring and music lessons for children, working as a […]

Perri Mandelbaum

I have over 25 years of experience in various industries doing a little bit of everything and look so forward to applying my varied experience to this position. I am so grateful to be part of the Friends School staff and community!

Nuno Monteiro

I am thoroughly delighted with continuing my role as a part of the Friends School community as a math, technology and photography teacher! As an educator and coach for the last decade, I strive to create a classroom that supports my students with the social, emotional and academic development that they need. Additionally, I think it […]

Mark Dorr

I’m excited to be teaching in Farren Wyner’s 4th Grade class. I am a Colorado native with a Master of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Science in psychology as well as being a Fulbright recipient in education. I taught at Colorado State University and Pikes Peak Community College and was involved in the Center […]

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