2020-2021 Reopening Plans

Planning Committees

COVID-19 Contingency Planning Committees

Health & Safety Committee
Gretchen Larkin, Head of School
Carol Ahearn, RN, BSN, School Nurse
Dr. Janine Pardo, Parent, ABIM Certified Physician
Julie Powers, Director of Marketing and Communications
Dr. John Quackenbush, Chair, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Paul Rupprecht, Director of Athletics, Co-Chair of Social-Emotional Commitee
Kat Whitten, Director of Admissions

Program Committee
Gretchen Larkin, Head of School
Leslie Jackson Judge '91, Parent, Chair, Board of Trustees
Lizz Albany, 
Grade 3 Co-Teacher
Elizabeth Clayton, Associate Head of School
Lane Dussault, Assistant Director of Admissions
Becca Ferat, Learning Specialist
Kristin Hendler, Parent, Trustee
Becca Hurd,
 Science Teacher, Grades 7-8
Deirdre Levine, Secretary, Board of Trustees
Rachel Miller, Grade 5 Co-Teacher
Mica Moellering, Director of Performing Arts
Karen Pratt, Library and Digital Media Teacher
Steve Trust,
 Parent, Director of Technology
Diane Tutin, Senior Lecturer in Education, Wellesley College
Heather Willis, Parent, President, Parent Association
Financial Planning Committee
Gretchen Larkin, Head of School
John Ehlinger, Parent, Trustee
Steve Ginsberg, Parent, Trustee
Kristin Hendler, Parent, Trustee
Laura Kunkemueller '80, Alumna, Trustee
James McElligott, Parent, Trustee
Fred Ramos, Parent, Treasurer, Board of Trustees
Dave Riedell, Director of Finance
Jessica Thompson Somol '84, Alumna, Director of Development
Charles River School is a PreKindergarten through Grade 8 independent school that honors the pursuit of academic excellence and the joy of childhood. We nurture each child by igniting curiosity, encouraging creativity, and cultivating intellectual engagement. Our graduates know themselves, understand others, and shape the future of our diverse world with confidence and compassion.

Charles River School admits students of any race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational or admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.