Inspiring a Community that Values Leading Our Best Lives  •  Grades 1-12  •  Glenwood, MD

The Glenwood Academy Way

We challenge the status quo of education with our unique approaches –customizing instruction for each student –doing this the GA Way.

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The Students and Teachers at Glenwood Academy

The Glenwood Academy Way

We challenge the status quo of education with our unique approaches –customizing instruction for each student –doing this the GA Way.

Glenwood Academy Icon
The Students and Teachers at Glenwood Academy

The Glenwood Academy Way

We challenge the status quo of education with our unique approaches –customizing instruction for each student –doing this the GA Way.

Glenwood Academy Icon
The Students and Teachers at Glenwood Academy

The Glenwood Academy Way

We challenge the status quo of education with our unique approaches –customizing instruction for each student –doing this the GA Way.

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Our Team

The Glenwood Academy Way

Committed to Our Students

Hard work works. Heart work matters!
Rebecca Rider - Head of School at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Rebecca

Rider

Head of School

Allison Walsh - Director of Admissions & Enrollment at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Allison

Walsh

Director of Admissions & Enrollment

Christy Stromberg - Coordinator, Specialized Programming and Services / OG Tutor at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Christy

Stromberg

Director of Specialized Programming and Services
OG Tutor

John Liongson - Fiscal Assistant at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Mr.

John

Liongson

Fiscal Assistant

Bob Shannon - Fiscal Manager at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Mr.

Bob

Shannon

Fiscal Manager

Kim Kelley - Instructional Specialist / OG Tutor at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Kim

Kelley

Instructional Specialist
OG Tutor

Zara Applestein - School Counselor at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Zara

Applestein

School Counselor

Rebekah Neuman - Science Teacher / Med-Technician at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Rebekah

Neuman

Science Teacher

Maxon Kasumba - Science Teacher / Med-Technician at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Mr.

Maxon

Kasumba

High School Teacher

Kim Shaughnessy - OG Tutor / ASL Teacher at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Kim

Shaughnessy

OG Tutor
ASL Teacher

Joseph Pratt - Middle School Teacher at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Mr.

Joseph

Pratt

Middle School Teacher

Brittany Black - Middle School Teacher at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Brittany

Black

Middle School Teacher

Rachel Danner - Middle School Teacher / High School Teacher / Visual Arts Teacher at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Rachel

Danner

Middle School
High School
Visual Arts Teacher

Rhonda Martinez - Middle School Teacher at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Rhonda

Martinez

OG Tutor
Middle School Teacher

Cherish Hobdy - Math Teacher at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Cherish

Hobdy

Math Teacher

Elizabeth Ohl - Math Teacher at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Elizabeth

Ohl

Math Teacher

Lisa (Lee) Palik - OG Tutor at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Lisa

(Lee) Palik

OG Tutor
High School ELA Teacher

Holly Phelps - Lower School Teacher at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Holly

Phelps

Middle School Teacher

Lisa Takasaki - OG Tutor at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Lisa

Takasaki

OG Tutor

Ms.

Angie

Persing

OG Tutor

Ms.

Brittani

Moore

Medical Technician

Mr.

Blanchard

Hurd

Teacher

Ms.

Bonnie

Kaczorowski

Lower School Teacher
OG Tutor

Ms.

Beth

Badorf

OG Tutor

Ms.

Liz

Mathews

Paraprofessional

Ms.

Autumn

Shaw

Paraprofessional

Mr.

Jairo

Pelaez

Middle and High School Teacher

Mr.

Michael

Mayer

Middle School Teacher

G for Growth Mindset in GRIT

Growth Mindset

R for Responsibility in GRIT

Responsibility

I for Integrity in GRIT

Integrity

T for Tenacity in GRIT

Tenacity

Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors supports the development and execution of policies and strategic plans for the school. It is responsible for oversight of the mission, objectives, and fiscal well-being of Glenwood Academy Inc. and focuses on long-term goals to ensure the school’s success.
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Mr.

Mark

Smolarz

Treasurer

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Mr.

Jonathon

Major

President

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Mrs.

Marjette

Barchi

Vice President

Rebecca Rider - Head of School at Glenwood Academy in Glenwood, Maryland

Ms.

Rebecca

Rider

Head of School

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Mrs.

Erica

Hobby

Board Member

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Mrs.

Allison

Kehne

Board Member

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