Faculty and Staff Appreciation Week is quickly approaching! One of the events for the week is the All School Chapel. During the All School Chapel on Tuesday, February 25 at 9:30 am, Dr. Gibbs will recognize 10 faculty and staff members for five-year milestones of service to Brownell Talbot. She will also recognize two teachers who will be concluding their time at BT at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Please join us in congratulating the following faculty and staff for their dedication:

Five Years

  • Kristi Gibbs, Head of School  
  • Kim Schinzel, director of admissions
  • Katie Tessin, school counselor 

 10 Years

  • Kelli Van Winkle, kindergarten teacher

15 Years

  • Stacey Evert, director of college counseling & guidance

20 Years

  • Twyla Baker, first grade teacher 
  • Chris Hamel, Middle School English teacher
  • Sandy Melilli, director of Early Years and teacher

25 Years

  • Heather McIntyre-Haas, Lower School science teacher

30 Years

  • Carrie Rise, math teacher and robotics head coach


  • Sandy Melilli, director of Early Years and teacher
  • Rob Schindler, science teacher
  • Cross Divisional