Michael Belanger has been a Technology Integration Specialist for elementary, middle and post-secondary levels of education for over 11 years. He holds two Master’s Degrees; Master in Education (CIT) from Framingham State University, and a Master of Science in Professional Communications from Clark University. Currently, he is in his dissertation phase of his Doctorate degree through Grand Canyon University, Phoenix AZ. He enjoys working with people of all ages to help them bring their ideas to life using technology. Mr.B is looking forward to meeting the next generation of technology learners in 3D printing!
Kimberley Berndt, Academic Director of Science Camp
Kimberley Berndt is a science educator with 24 years of experience. She currently teaches at St. Mark's School where she has chaired the Science Department and developed their STEM Research Fellowship. Kimberley is currently completing her masters in STEM Education through the University of Southern California.
Jennifer Hanson, Academic Director of Maker Camp
Jennifer Hanson is the Director of Library Services at Worcester Academy. She runs a maker club for the middle school and promotes the use of the school’s maker space. Ms. Hanson holds a master’s degree in Library Science from Indiana University.
Paul Himottu, Academic Director of Robotics Camp - Ses...
Paul Himottu joined the Worcester Academy faculty in 2004. At Worcester Academy, Mr. Himottu has instructed students in a variety of math courses (Algebra I and II, Geometry, and Precalculus) as well as Physics. He has also been the advisor to the Robotics Club. Prior to beginning his teaching career, Mr. Himottu worked for several years for companies in the computer industry as a hardware engineer. Mr. Himottu holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and has completed graduate coursework in education.
Stephen McKinley, Academic Director of Robotics Camp - Ses...
Stephen McKinley taught math and science for several years before coming to Worcester Academy in 2016. He holds a B.S. in Physics and a M.A. in Teaching from Cameron University in Oklahoma. He has several years of experience in working with educational robotics programs, having worked with BotBall (a Lego based competition), BEST, VEX and FIRST Robotics competition teams. He currently teaches physics, introduction to engineering and is a mentor for the Worcester Academy VEX and FRC robotics teams.
Stephen Scott, Academic Director of Broadcasting Camp
Stephen Scott teaches Broadcast Journalism in the Upper and Middle school. He holds a B.A. in History/education from Worcester State University. Mr. Scott has previously hosted radio and television shows focusing on high school sports and golf. He also advises Student run broadcasting program, OskeeVision, that live streams and films Worcester Academy events, including sporting events, arts events, assemblies and graduation.
Jennifer Trombino, Academic Director of Video Game Design C...
Jennifer Trombino has 20 years of experience in education and currently works with students and educators as a technology integration coach. Ms. Trombino has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Environmental Sciences and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instructional Technology. She has worked at WA in the past directing the Multimedia and 3D Printing camps, and is excited to be directing the Video Game Design camp this summer.
Donald Irving, Visual and Performing Arts Director of P...
Donald Irving has taught at Worcester Academy since 1985. As director of the upper school choral program he guides students in chorus, advanced chorus, and our select ensemble, the Academy Singers, maintaining close contact through classes, rehearsals, and individual lessons. He is the music director of Worcester Academy’s annual musical and has written many of the musicals performed at Performing Arts Camp each summer.
Renee Malowitz, Visual and Performing Arts Director of C...
Renee Malowitz joined the Worcester Academy faculty in 2014. At WA she teaches visual arts and runs the after school art program. She is a teaching artist who has taught children of all ages throughout Central Massachusetts. For the past 15 years her teaching venues have been as varied as: summer camps, Mass Cultural Council Grant workshops and independent schools. She holds a diploma from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and has studied at Worcester Art Museum and the Worcester Center for Crafts. Her classes are fun, fast paced and challenging, she teaches a variety of techniques and draws from art history to inspire children.
Anna Clifford, Athletic Director of Volleyball Camp
Anna Clifford has been playing volleyball for ten years. She was mvp of the Worcester Academy team her junior and senior year. She served as team captain her senior year and went on to play at Colby College. She has coached at various camps and clinics, including the Worcester Academy Volleyball Camp, the collEdge Volleyball Recruiting Camp, and National Women in Sports Day training sessions. She still plays volleyball in local beach leagues and at regional adult tournaments through Yankee.
Tony Johnson, Head Varsity Football Coach at Worcester Academy, has over 24 years of coaching experience at both the college and high school levels. Tony coached for 17 years at Bishop Guertin High School where he won 6 state championship titles and was a finalist in 11 championship games. He has coached at the collegiate level at University of New Hampshire, St. Anselm’s College and Plymouth State College. Tony is a 1982 graduate of the University of Rhode Island.
Ed Reilly, Athletic Director of Sports Camps/Basket...
Ed Reilly is the Director of Athletics at Worcester Academy. Ed was Head Basketball Coach at Bryant College (1989-2001). He was also Assistant Basketball Coach at Holy Cross (1982- 1989), Princeton University (1980-1982) and Brown University (1978-1980), as well as the former Director of the Eddie Reilly Basketball School. Ed has over 30 years experience as a camp director and clinician and was recently inducted into the NE Basketball Hall of Fame.
James Proctor serves as camp director and is also the Varsity Boys Head Soccer Coach at Worcester Academy. James just finished his 14th year at the helm of the Worcester Academy boys soccer program—compiling a 157-55-37 record, which includes one final, four New England Prep semi-finals and nine New England Prep quarter-final appearances. James currently holds a United States Soccer Federation “B” coaching license. In 2007 James was the NSCAA Mass Prep School Boys Soccer Coach of the year. Before moving into full-time coaching, James was a professional soccer player for 13 years and played in both England and the United States.