11 Spencer Lane ♦ Annandale, NJ 08801 ♦ 908.832.7200

meet our staff

Meet our team of enthusiastic educators, counselors and leaders.

We employ a staff of professional, creative individuals who understand and practice our relational approach to individualizing education for each student. Every staff member has a vital role in creating a successful learning experience for your child. Our teaching and professional staff members are licensed according to New Jersey State Department of Education standards. Our teachers are highly qualified and/or content-area certified in the subject matter they instruct.

Molly Alderman-Person

Instructor-Science

enjoys practicing yoga is the happiest when doing something crafty  loves m...

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Hope Atkinson

Assistant Director

an optimist runs every morning loves spending time with her two young daughters ...

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Susan Bleignier

Instructor - Art

always carries a sketchbook believes everyone is creative has hiked the Appalach...

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Susan Bucceri

Instructor - Mathematics

loves to spend time at the beach with family enjoys watching children&#39...

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Karl Dietel

Instructor - Music

Started playing the piano at age 6 Has performed in 48 states Enjoys time spent ...

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John Doran

School Social Worker/12+ Program

married and loves living in Hunterdon County enjoys biking, hiking, fishing, ...

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Todd Fenwick

Instructor-Transition/History

a HAM radio operator loves internet memes raises Seeing Eye puppies for the blin...

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Rachel Geissinger

School Psychologist

loves to run enjoys spending time at the beach with family and friends loves dog...

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Laura Gurry

Instructor - Middle School

spends her summers as a YMCA Art Camp Counselor loves all things purple enjoys s...

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Chris Halloran

Instructor - Science

Loves being outdoors Enjoys fishing and kayaking on the Delaware River He has 3 ...

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Carolyn Horton

Instructor -12+ Program/Transition

Carolyn teaches transition to the underclassmen and is one of the instructors in the 12...

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Peter Jacobson

Maintenance Foreman

enjoys building furniture loves spending time with his children likes talki...

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Tom Jones

Instructor - 12+ Program/Global Issues

Hiker Biker Teacher Preacher Tom spends his day teaching Global Issues to...

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Alisa Kopacz

Interim Executive Director

thinks all days are good days believes everyone deserves a second chance is an e...

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David Loveys

Instructor - Mathematics

avid fisherman sports enthusiast loves country music Mr. Loveys has been an...

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Amanda Medina

Supervisor of Counseling Services

  loves to cook and loves to eat enjoys a good TV drama or a riveting fict...

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Lauryn Neary

Instructor - English

loves all types of music and enjoys going to concerts is a huge hockey and New J...

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Eric Petrik

Instructor - 12+ Program/Student Internships

is a family man revels in the outdoors cuts, hauls, splits and stacks firewood ...

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Amanda Rambo

Bookkeeper

  is happiest when with her daughters, husband and family enjoys cooking ...

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Sandy Sanchez

School Nurse

amateur fiber artist perpetual student believes our health is in our hands ...

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Chris Schumann

Principal

Faith Family Fun - sports, politics, travel, Montana Chris believes that co...

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Daniel Schwahl

School Social Worker/Anti-Bullying Specialist

Enjoys being on and in the water Can talk music or video games with anyone Alway...

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Ryan Smedberg

School Social Worker

has a strong passion for writing in all forms loves the ocean is an avid runner ...

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Cathy Smith

Administrative Assistant

a four season outdoor runner loves gardening an avid reader In her role as ...

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Frances Tardive

Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

an avid reader of suspense novels enjoys gardening and biking loves being a mom,...

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Jenna Vecchione

Instructor - History

her favorite job in the world is being a boy mom to her two young sons. loves to s...

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Patti Willsey

Instructor - English

loves the outdoors likes to laugh and play makes sure to properly punctuate text...

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Recent News

Back-to-school picnic
September 14, 2022

Our annual back-to-school picnic was held last week on a beautiful fall day. This is a ...

Farm to Table
July 13, 2022

Fresh mint and lettuce from our school garden! Special shout out to our hard working...

Our crayfish, Douglas, molted last night! You can see his old exoskeleton on the right ...

Congratulations to our very own Katie H. who received the ASAH "Connections for Su...

Walk for Ukraine
May 3, 2022

We are delighted to share that we raised $1,765 for the CARE Ukraine Emergency Fund at ...

Young Artists Showcase
March 22, 2022

The Young Artist Showcase at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton opened to the public o...

Upcoming Events

Week of Respect (10/3-10/7)

Start: Oct 3, 2022 9:00 AM End: Oct 7, 2022 10:00 AM

Multi-Day Event

Mic & the Message assembly

Oct 3, 2022 1:05 PM - 2:30 PM

School closed in observance of Yom Kippur

Oct 5, 2022

All Day Event

Nest bake sale

Oct 6, 2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

PSAT testing

Oct 12, 2022 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Halloween concert rehearsal (2:30-6:00 PM)

Oct 27, 2022 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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908.832.7200 ♦ Fax: 908.832.9772 ♦ 11 Spencer Lane ♦ Annandale, NJ 08801
csmith@hunterdonprep.org

HUNTERDON PREPARATORY SCHOOL IS A, not-for-profit, day school serving students between the ages of 12 and 21
 from over 40 school districts in New Jersey. We are located near the town of Clinton in west central NJ.

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