Reopening Committee

The Chiaravalle School Reopening Committee is an Ad-Hoc Committee composed of a cross-section of community members, charged with developing an Action Plan for a safe and healthy return to the 2020-2021 school year.

Reopening Committee

Robyn McCloud-Springer
Head of School

Becca Goldstein Groothuis
President, Chiaravalle Board of Trustees
Founder and Principal, BG Consulting, LLC

Beth Caldwell
Director of Communications

Carrie Charles, CPA
Treasurer, Chiaravalle Board of Trustees

George DeMet
Board of Trustees
Vice President, Chiaravalle Board of Trustees
Founder and CEO, Palantir.net, Inc.

Clare Heath
Education Director

Tiffany Jorgensen
Director of Enrollment Management

Bonnie Maslana
Director of Finance & Operations

Brenda Mizel
Board of Trustees
Former Head of School, Metropolitan Montessori School, New York City
Former Head of School, Chiaravalle Montessori

Sara O’Mara
Secretary, Chiaravalle Board of Trustees
Founder and Principal, The And Group Inc 

Medical Advisors

Amy Kontrick, M.D.
Board Certified Emergency Medicine
Northwestern Medical Group
Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

Schnabel Samson, RN
Former Chiaravalle School Nurse

Bridget Sems-Mitchell, RN
Chiaravalle School Nurse

Rachel Story, M.D.
Board Certified Allergy & Immunology
NorthShore Medical Group
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

John Stracks, MD
Board Certified Family Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

Scott Waddle
Fire Fighter/Paramedic
State Hazmat Response Team 

 

Risk Management Advisors

Patrick Charles
Vice President
Zurich North American Insurance

Johna Hedden, J.D.
Assistant General Counsel
Health & Safety
Exelon Corporation

Dan Hinkle, J.D.
Senior Litigation Attorney, CNA Insurance

Jim Taylor
Founder and CEO, Launchways

Wellness Committee

Robyn McCloud-Springer
Head of School

Rebecca Silton, PhD
Chiaravalle Board of Trustees
Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology
Loyola University

Rosana Amato
Early Childhood Learning Resource Coordinator, Infant/Toddler Program Coordinator

Karen Laner
Head Teacher Lower Elementary

Claire Mark
Co-Founder, Chill Meditation + Massage
Yoga Alliance Certified 500 E-YRT

Gretchen Wooldridge
Assistant Teacher, Infant/Toddler