Faculty and Staff

Stacy Barton

Social Studies

Stacy joined Thetford Academy’s social studies department in 2010. A 1999 TA graduate, Stacy is “proud to be an alumna working in a place that I love, with students who are diverse, caring, and wonderful!” Stacy has a BA from Colby College, where she majored in education and minored in education and administrative science. She […]

Frank Bonnett

Special Education Paraprofessional

Alumnus Frank Bonnett ’69 has been a member of the TA family most of his life. He and his wife, Karin, have lived in Thetford since 1977 and saw all three of their children through the Academy. Prior to joining TA in 2011, Frank coached youth sports programs for grades 3 through 8 in soccer, […]

Carrie Brennan

Head of School

Carrie Brennan joined Thetford Academy as Head of School in July 2019. Formerly the executive director and co-founder of CITY Center for Collaborative Learning in Tucson, Arizona, Carrie’s work in education and education leadership has been widely recognized. In March 2019, she was named one of Tucson’s “Women of Influence,” an award honoring the region’s […]

Dana Brettell


Dana Brettell has been teaching languages and traveling with TA students since 2001. Prior to coming to TA, she taught in several schools in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.  She is a graduate of Burke Mountain Academy and Middlebury College. Dana studied French at Middlebury College, and Spanish in Mexico, Spain and California. Dana appreciates […]

Curran Broderick

Study Center Coordinator

Curran Broderick joined Thetford Academy’s team in 2020. He is an artist and a photographer with degrees from the University of Vermont (Studio Art) and Rhode Island School of Design (Photography). In addition to his artistic career, Curran brings broad teaching experience with him to TA. He has taught photography at the university level at […]

Johnathan Brown

Director of Buildings and Grounds

For the past 11 years, John has served as a commercial construction project manager at Estes & Gallup in Lyme, NH. Responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, technical direction, and compliance with building codes and safety standards, John has overseen major commercial projects, including construction projects at Dartmouth College, Lebanon […]