Sixth Grade academics Archives - Aspen Country Day School

Stories from the Journey

The strength of our school community is built on the continued commitment of faculty, students, and families to support each other as they learn and grow. Here are stories of the people, places, and experiences that make up the Aspen Country Day School journey. 

Zeke Tiernan

August 5, 2021

What is something you want to do that you have not done yet? One thing that I have not done that I would like to do is visit India. Having

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Mark Sumera

August 5, 2021

A Middle School faculty member since 1999, Mark has taught two decades of Aspen Country Day School students the beauty of the quadratic equation. He also enchants Lower School students

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Megan Talarico

August 4, 2021

Megan, who has taught at Aspen Country Day School since 2008, grew up in Utica, New York. She has a BA from Providence College and a masters in science education

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Renee Wheeler

March 30, 2021

Stay tuned, Renee’s bio and background info coming soon! Three essential items? My dog, my daughter, and my husband. Oh, wait, in this order: husband, daughter, dog. Something that was

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Tyler Valtin

March 24, 2021

Tyler grew up in Virginia; he has a BS in business from Virginia Tech and a master’s in educational psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, a degree he completed

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Cécile Fielder

March 22, 2021

Cécile grew up in France and graduated from DePaul University with a degree in secondary education and French. She has taught in Westchester County, New York, in Chicago, and at

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Wes Lanich

January 15, 2021

Wes taught music and history for 10 years at The Field School in Washington, DC, where he designed an innovative music production and recording engineering curriculum for student musicians, served

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Jon Bender

August 2, 2020

Jon Bender teaches Spanish in Fifth to Eighth Grades. He came to Aspen from the Taft School, where he was a class dean, teacher, coach, and dorm head. He was

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