2022 - 2023 Staff Directory
Meet Our 2022-2023 New Staff!
Susana Martinez-Bauer, ART
Susana Martinez-Bauer is a bilingual Pre-K-12 certified art teacher. She holds her Master’s Degree in Art Education from Long Island University and her Bachelor's Degree in Art History from Adelphi University. Susana is coming to us from the Winchester Public School District where she taught Pre-K – 2nd grade art for 6 years and the Talented and Gifted Art Program for grades 4-6. Susana is originally from Long Island where she taught middle school art.
Susana has a passion for art history, drawing and continuously learning artistic techniques. She enjoys sharing this passion with her students and believes that through techniques and creativity all students can be artists. Susana is married and has a 16 year old son. She loves animals and enjoys taking her dogs on adventures including kayaking, hiking and paddle boarding.
Danielle O'Neil, Music
Danielle O'Neil resides in beautiful Burlington, CT with her husband Craig and 16-year old daughter Heather. She has previously taught at the Housatonic Valley Waldorf School and the Weston School District. She began her piano studies very early in life, learning to read music before she learned to read words. She has earned a Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance and a Master's Degree in Vocal Accompanying, both from Boston University. Danielle has been a performing pianist, keyboardist, director and accompanist for concerts and theatre productions throughout New England. In her spare time, Danielle enjoys playing instruments, singing, cooking, crafting, outdoor walks, and spending time with her family. She is thrilled to join the faculty as Music Teacher at Kellogg School and North Canaan Elementary and wishes all the students and staff a fantastic school year!
Rebecca Perugini, Science/STEAM
Becky is a state certified teacher in grades 1-6 with multiple cross endorsements in Middle School Science (General Science, Earth Science, Biology) as well as Middle School Mathematics. She holds a Masters Degree in Education from University of Bridgeport and a Bachelors degree in Human Development from University of Connecticut. She comes from Bristol Public Schools where she worked in elementary grade levels for 3 years.
Becky has a deep love for science and is a member of the National Science Teachers Association. She is excited to bring her love of science to Region 1 and cannot wait to work with the students and staff! Becky enjoys the outdoors and hiking or trail running with her dog and her husband.
Sara Van Deusen