Marshwood High School
Violeta Archilla will be teaching Spanish at Marshwood High School. Violeta received a
Masters of Arts in Spanish from Simmons College, Boston, MA and Bachelor of Arts in
Comparative Literature from Williams College, Williamstown, MA. Violeta previously worked
as a User Operations Specialist/In- Team Trainer, at Facebook, Inc., Austin, TX, a Spanish
Teacher, at San Juan Diego Catholic High School, Austin, TX, at Reading Memorial High
School, Reading, MA, Somerville High School, Somerville, MA, and Science Teacher and
Teacher Assistant at Edward Brooke Charter School, Roslindale, MA.
James R. Burnett will be a Special Education Teacher at Marshwood High School. James
completed Graduate Coursework for a Special Education license at Castleton State College,
Castleton, VT; Graduate Coursework for Special Education license at the University of Vermont,
Burlington, VT; he received a Master of Art Education, from University of Massachusetts –
Boston, Boston, MA and Bachelor of Arts, History, from Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.
James previously worked as volunteer English Teacher in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; as Director
of Learning Center Service, at George School, Newtown, PA; as Learning Lab Coordinator/504
Case Manager, at Middlebury Union High School, Middlebury, VT; as Adjunct Professor, at
Community College of Vermont, Middlebury, VT; as Education Coordinator, at Addison County
Parent Child Center, Middlebury, VT; Social Studies Teacher, at Thornton Academy, Saco, ME;
and Attorney/Assistant Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Boston.
Bernard J. Daley – Jim will be the Assistant Principal at Marshwood High School. Jim
received a Master of Education, Curriculum Development and Instruction, from Notre Dame
College, Manchester, NH, did Graduate Course work at both University of Southern Maine,
Portland, ME and Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA; Bachelor of Science, Physical Education,
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH. Jim previously worked as Dean of Academics at
St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Dover, NH; Principal, Kearsarge Regional High School,
Sutton, NH; Assistant Principal, Exeter High School, Exeter, NH; Assistant Principal, Oyster
River High School, Durham, NH; Director of Physical Education, Athletics and Intramurals,
Bishop Guertin High School, Nashua, NH; Director of Physical Education, Merrimack High
School, Merrimack, NH; Varsity Men’s Soccer Coach, Daniel Webster College, Nashua, NH;
Director of Physical Education, McKelvie Middle School, Bedford, NH; Director of Physical
Education and Athletics, Canaan Memorial High School, Canaan, VT.
Sharlene M. Olson will teach English at Marshwood High School. Sharlene received her
Master of Arts in Teaching from Simmons College, Boston, MA and Bachelor of Arts in
English/Psychology from Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. Sharlene previously worked
as an English Teacher at Belmont High School Belmont, MA, English Teacher at HamiltonWenham High School, Hamilton, MA and English Teacher, Wilmington High School,
Sarah L. Janosik will teach Science at Marshwood High School. Sarah received her Master of
Education, in Educational Leadership from the University of New England, Portland, ME;
Graduate Coursework in Continuing Education from the University of New Hampshire, Durham,
NH and Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of New Hampshire, Durham,
NH. Sarah previously worked as Chemistry Teacher at Marshwood High School in 2012 – 2015;
a Compounding Laboratory Manager and Compounder/Pharmacy Technician at Apothecary by
Design, Portland, ME; Science Teacher at Scarborough High School, Scarborough, ME; Tutor,
Cheverus High School, Portland, ME; Quality Control Coordinator, at LiveWave, San Diego,
CA; Quality Control Analyst at Lonza Biologics, Portsmouth NH; Corporate Quality
Auditor/Research and Development Food Technologist and Internship as Quality Laboratory
Technician at Stonyfield Yogurt, Londonderry, NH; and Chemistry Peer Lead Team Leader at
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
Stanley Scontras will fill a one-year teaching position of Physics at Marshwood High School.
Stanley received two Masters Degrees, Master of Science in Physics and Master of Science in
Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL. He
received a Bachelor of Science in Physics/Economics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
Troy, NY; College Coursework for Education, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME.
Stanley previously worked as a Physics teacher at Portland High School, Portland, ME;
Mathematics Teacher at RSU 14/Windham High School, Windham, ME; Adjunct Professor of
Mathematics at the University of New England, Biddeford, ME; Mathematics Teacher at
Thornton Academy, Saco, ME; Technology Manager, Rochester Electronics, Newburyport, MA;
Engineering Manager, Fairchild Semiconductor, South Portland, ME; Associate Engineer to
Engineering Manager, IBM Corporation, East Fishkill, NY.
Diane Emerson-Holm will be the Health Occupation Instructor for Marshwood High School.
Diane received her Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Education from Grand Canyon
University, Phoenix, AZ. She received her Bachelor of Science, Nursing, from Curry College,
Milton, MA. Diane previously worked as Assistant Clinical Coordinator and Per Diem RN at St.
Andre health Care Biddeford, Biddeford ME; Consultant/Field RN at COR Health Care,
Portland, ME; Pediatric Home Care Nurse RN, Maxim Health Care, South Portland, ME; RN
Nurse Practice Educator, Genesis River Ridge Neuro Rehabilitation Center, Kennebunk, ME;
Pediatric Home Care RN, Evergreen Home Health Care, Fort Collins, CO; RN Care Coordinator
of Children with Special Needs, Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment,
Greeley, CO; Industrial RN, Swift and Company, Greeley CO; Field Home Care RN, Interim
Health Care, Fort Collins, CO; Staff and Per Diem RN, Bonnell Nursing Facility, Greely, CO; IV
Infusion Therapist RN, Pediatric RN w/NICU, PICU and Pediatric Oncology; Pediatric MedicalSurgical Unit RN, Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, FL; Field Home Care RN, Saad’s HomeHealth Care, Biloxi, MS; Active Duty RN, US Air Force Nurse Corps, Keelser AFB, Biloxi, MS; Pediatric Field RN, Olsten Health Care, Boston; Pediatric Psychiatric Staff RN, The Children Hospital, Boston, MA; Staff RN, Retina Associates, Boston, MA; and RN Internship,
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA;
Emily Rumble will be the ELA teacher at Marshwood High School. Emily received her
Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education with a focus in English, University of Maine at
Farmington, Farmington, ME. Emily previously worked as a Student Teacher at Mt. Blue
Campus, Farmington, ME; Long Term Substitute in the York, Wells School Systems and
Marshwood High School.
Jo-Ann Belanger will teach French at Marshwood High School. Jo-Ann received her Master of
Science in Education from University of New England, Biddeford, ME; she received her
Bachelor of Science in French Education from Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH. Jo-Ann
previously worked as a Teaching Lecturer at Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; French
Adventures Instructor/Guide/Coordinator for Centre franco-américaine, Manchester, NH; World
Cultures/World Language Teacher, Gilford School District, Gilford, NH; Self Employed Reiki
Master Teacher, Cuemavaca, Mexico; World Cultures/World Language Teacher, Hudson School
District, Hudson, NH; Teaching Assistant/Seminar Leader/Tutor, Saskatchewan Indian
Federated College, Regina Saskatchewan, Canada; French/Spanish Teacher, Goffstown School
District, Goffstown, NH; Instructrice, La Petite École/Centre franco-américaine, Manchester,
Marshwood Great Works School
Kate L. Potvin will be the Guidance Counselor at Marshwood Great Works School. Kate
received a Master of Arts, Guidance, School and Community from Lesley University,
Cambridge, MA, and a Bachelor of Arts, Psychology from the University of New Hampshire,
Durham, NH. Kate has previously worked as a School Counselor at C.K. Burns School, Saco,
ME; a Functional Support Specialist, for Community Partners, Dover, NH; Guidance Intern at
Oyster River Middle School, Durham, NH; Assistant Varsity/Head JV Girls Lacrosse Coach at
Oyster River Middle School, Durham, NH; Child Specific Aide/Paraprofessional, Oyster River
Middle School, Durham, NH; Assistant Supervisor of Portland Adolescent Unit, Sweetster, Saco
ME; Intern, Sexual Assault Support Services, Portsmouth NH.
Eliot Elementary School
Stephanie A. Noel will be a Special Education Teacher at Eliot Elementary School. Stephanie
received a Master of Science in Special Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Southern Maine, Gorham, ME. Stephanie previously worked as a Behavior
Specialist in the Dover School District, Dover, NH, and a Special Education Teacher at Acton
Elementary, Acton, ME. Stephanie Letourneau will be a First Grade Teacher at Eliot Elementary School. Stephanie received a Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education/Psychology from the University of Maine, Orono, ME. Stephanie previously worked at as a Third Grade Job Sharing Teacher, at North Hampton School, North Hampton, NH Title One Tutor, Long Term Substitute 2nd Grade Teacher and an Educational Associate (one-on-one); as a Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher at The Learning Center of Dr. Phillips in Orlando, FL; as an Educational Technician III at Waban Projects – Child Development Center in Sanford, ME; as a Para Professional at John F. Kennedy Memorial School in Biddeford, ME; as a Student Teacher at Old Town Elementary School, Old Town, ME and as a Child Care Provider at Little Footsteps Child Care Center, Saco, ME.
Debra Lowell will be a Second Grade Teacher at the Central School. Debra received her K-8
Teacher Certification from University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, Bachelor of Science in Business
Studies from Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH and Associate of Science in
Retailing/Fashion Merchandising from Endicott College, Beverly, MA. Debra previously
worked as an Educational Technician III at Central School, South Berwick, ME; as a Substitute
Teacher at Central School, South Berwick, ME; as a Training Manager at Weathervane Seafood
Restaurant in Kittery, ME; and was the owner and manager of Occasions Bridal and Tuxedos in