Extraordinary Teachers who Love Learning

Teaching at The Island School is as much a passion and a vocation as it is a profession.  Caring and accomplished educators model a love of lifelong learning.  Our teachers know each child deeply and devote tireless effort to meeting children’s “different needs and different speeds.”  We stand in awe of the courage of our young learners and are honored to be part of their educational journey.


TRISH KING, Head of School
KRISTEN BRELSFORD, Administrative Assistant & Registrar
JOAN HENDERSON, Advancement Director
LORETTA MORGAN, Business Manager
KRIS ROGERS, School Counselor

Teachers and Staff

KATHY SCHOTT, Kindergarten Teacher
CINDY BRICKLEY, 1st Grade Teacher
URSULA PONTIERI, 2nd Grade Teacher
JENNIFER SIMONSON, 3rd Grade Teacher
JENN OSBURN, 4th Grade Teacher
BETSY CARROLL, 5th Grade Teacher
MIKE DERZON, 5th Grade Teacher, Music

BRIDGET BUTLER, Teacher Assistant
LESLEY COLLINS, Extended Day Childcare
JESSIE DAMERON, Spanish Teacher, Teacher Assistant
DREW KELLER, PE Teacher, Teacher Assistant
AUSTIN OHM, Art Teacher, Teacher Assistant
ALETA SCHUELKE, Teacher Assistant
GEORGE SHANNON, Librarian, Teacher Assistant
GEOFF VIGNERON, Teacher Assistant