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Faculty & Staff

 Patricia Parsons, Principal

My name is Patricia Parsons, and I am the Principal at WVS. I have been teaching since 2000. I attended the University of Massachusetts and Bridgewater State College for my undergrad in English and Elementary Education, and Plymouth State University for my Master's Degree in Administration. I live in Wentworth, NH with my husband, two children, dog, two turtles, and a hermit crab. I enjoy reading, swimming, rock climbing, and spending time with family and friends.
Donna Campbell, Administrative Assistant

I have been with Warren Village School since October 2013, and am the Administrative Assistant to our Principal, Mrs. Parsons.  I was a student of Warren Village School when our school was four rooms for grades 1 - 8. I have traveled extensively in the United States for the past 37 years but find myself back in our small, quaint village of Warren. I enjoy music and also love to work in my gardens and mowing my lawn. I have two daughters and three grandsons. My favorite vacation was spending time at Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. I am not a big fan of the cold winters we have, but love the fall season.

 Laurie Restelli, Nurse

I have been the Warren Village School Nurse since August 2013. I have worked as a substitute School Nurse at several schools within the school district over the last few years as well. Prior to school nursing, I worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse and a Pediatric Nurse. In the summer I also do Camp Nursing. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at the University of New Hampshire. I am married and have three children that go to school within our SAU. In my spare time I love to take pictures and spend time with my family.
Kaitlyn Tedeschi, Kindergarten

Hello! My name is Kaitlyn Tedeschi this is my first year working as the Pre-School/Kindergarten teacher here at WVS.  In 2014 I received a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Studies from Plymouth State University. After completing my student teaching here at WVS, I worked as a Pre-K and Kindergarten Teacher in Framingham, Massachusetts. I am so excited to be back here with everyone at WVS! When I am not in Warren you can find me assistant coaching the volleyball team at PSU, spending time with friends and family or snowboarding!
Amber Kingsbury, Grades 1 & 2

My name is Amber Kingsbury and I have been the first grade teacher here at Warren Village School for the past 10 years. Prior to that I taught Kindergarten here for two years. I live in Wentworth with my husband and two daughters, As a family we enjoy traveling and all sorts of outdoor activities. I grew up here in Warren and attended Warren Village School from first through sixth grade. In 2003 I graduated from Plymouth State College with a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Studies. In 2011 I received my Master's of Education Degree and Reading and Writing Specialist Certification from Plymouth State University. Along with being the first grade teacher here at Warren, I direct the spring musical, lead a Girl Scout troop, am a team manager for Destination Imagination, and coach the third and fourth grade soccer team. This school is truly a special place to be and I am happy to be a part of this educational community.

Charlene Mathews, Grade 3

My name is Charlene Mathews. I attended Plymouth State College & Plymouth State University to obtain my certification in Elementary Education & Early Childhood. I also hold a Master's Degree as a Reading & Writing Specialist. I have taught many grades at Warren Village including 6th, 4th & 5th combination, 4th, and 2nd. I have been an educator at Warren Village School since 1992. During the summer I enjoy reading, 4-wheeling, going to the beach, and spending time with my family.
 Peggy McKenna, Grade 4

I am the 4th grade teacher here at Warren Village School and have been since 2016. Previously I was Title One teacher for 8 years and the Preschool teacher for 1 year here at WVS. I received my teaching degree from Plymouth State University, which is also where I am currently working towards my Master's Degree. My hobbies are reading and camping. I enjoy spoiling my two dogs (Roxy and Tweety) and my pig (Bianca).
Aidan Tatar, Middle School 
English Language Arts


Hi! My name is Aidan Tatar and I am the 5-8 English & Language Arts teacher here at Warren Village School. I love reading and writing and hope to instill that love in my students. I received my undergraduate and graduate degrees from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT where I studied English and Secondary Education. When I'm not teaching you can find me eating Thai food, reading, ballroom dancing, or shopping.
Sarah Ketcham, Middle School 
Social Studies

Hello! My name is Sarah Ketcham, and I am the  Social Studies teacher at WVS.  I grew up in Central New York, with my parents, younger sister and two cats. I graduated from the University of Vermont, where I majored in Secondary Education in Social Studies. 

When not in school, I love to travel, participate in historical reenactments and battles, and knit.
Kyle Parent, Middle School 


Welcome to Warren Village Schools’ middle level science program. My name is Kyle Parent, I have been involved with wildlife research throughout my post-secondary training at Plymouth State University. While focusing on the ecology of discrete bird populations in New Hampshire as well as the tropics, I had the pleasure of instructing biology labs at PSU for two years. Following my time at PSU I taught middle school science for one year prior to joining the teaching team at Warren Village School. I am an avid outdoorsman, naturalist, builder, and scientist and will strive to teach useful and scientifically relevant skills to our students through a lens of scientific inquiry that will last a lifetime. My wife and I enjoy the outdoors, gardening, traveling and share a common interest in teaching science as well as exposing students to the wonders of our local environment. 
Jesse Oakes, Middle School 

Mr. Oakes was born and raised in nearby Piermont, NH.  After graduating from Rivendell Academy he earned an Associate Degree in Business Management from Fisher College while playing baseball. He began his teaching career as a certified paraprofessional II at Henniker Community School while serving as the pitching coach for New England College, and earning his Bachelors Degree in Sports Management from Southern New Hampshire University.  Mr Oakes has been at Warren Elementary since 2015.  Mr. Oakes enjoys working with students in recognizing their potential.
Kristina Salvail, Special Education

My name is Kristina Salvail and I am the Special Education Case Manager/Teacher. I live in Rumney, NH. I have three wonderfully spirited children. Two attend Plymouth High School and one who attends Longy School of Music in Boston.  I am HQT certified and have 3 Bachelor degrees in Elementary Ed (K-8), Special ED (K-12), and Sociology. I previously taught at Franklin Middle School and was the Site Coordinator for the WVS After School Program. I love to swim, travel and spend time with my children.
 Sharyn Washburn, Educational Assistant

My name is Sharyn Washburn and I have worked at Warren Village School for 13 years as an educational assistant. I also worked at the Bernice Ray School in Hanover, NH for 9 years. I received a Speech Pathologist Assistant certification from Lebanon College. I enjoy gardening, reading, and spending time with my family.
Rose Muzzey, Educational Assistant

My name is Rose Muzzey and I am an Educational Assistant at Warren Village School, after years of being a Kindergarten teacher here. I am a seasoned teacher with more than 35 years of experience and have been teaching in Warren for the past 10 years. I attended Plymouth State College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Granite State College. My husband and I live in Rumney, New Hampshire and are proud grandparents of six children. My interests include walking, hiking, reading, and spending time with my family and friends.
Teri Wyman, Educational Assistant

I am currently a Paraprofessional in 4th grade.  I really enjoy working with all of the children. I have lived in Warren for the past 17 years with my husband, children and now grandchildren. My favorite past time is taking care of my grandchildren, my animals and working at the local dirt race tracks.
Vanessa Plant, Educational Assistant

Hello! My name is Vanessa Plant. This is my second year at WVS. I live in Wentworth with my two children and Fiance. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. As a family we like the outdoors, traveling and spending time with our animals. My hobbies include cooking, baking and gardening.
April Hatch, Educational Assistant

My Name is April Hatch. I am excited for my first year at Warren Village School as the Preschool/Kindergarten Instructional Assistant. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood from Granite State College. I have worked in Early Childhood for the last 18 years. I live in North Haverhill with my husband and son. I enjoy spending time with friends and family.

Dalton Scott, Custodian

My name is Dalton Scott, and I am the Custodian at WVS. Prior to this, I worked as an instructional assistant and with the 21st Century After School Program. I am currently enrolled in the Education program at NHTI and have coached and reffed the game of basketball for many years. For leisure I do a lot of fishing with my son Brody on the boat, and spend time with my daughter Ariella. I love the cold weather and really enjoy working with the youth.
 Samuel Marston, Art
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Sam Marston is a ceramic artist and art educator from North Haverhill New Hampshire. He has a BFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art with a focus in ceramics. He has been teaching art to students ranging from preschool to eighth grade in four schools for the last six years,and is very excited to be working with clay again. In his work Sam explores a playful relationship between utilitarian forms and decorative objects.
Brenda Bianchi , Library Media Specialist/STEM InstructorKen Marier, Physical Education

Mr. Marier is in his 25th year of teaching. He has two children, Kooper and Emma. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, baking and auto racing.
Chelsea Evans, Music 

I am a lifelong resident of the area and have been teaching music since 1998. I attended Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY to obtain my Bachelors of Science in K-12 Vocal and Instrumental Music Education. I also have credits towards a Masters in Music Education and Integrated Arts from both The College of Saint Rose and Plymouth State University. I have taught in several schools in NY, VT, and NH and am currently going into my 20th year as a music educator! When I am not in school I teach private voice, piano, and guitar lessons from my home in Bath and am always working on my choreography and scripts for my multiple concerts in Warren, Bath, and Woodsville Elementary. When I'm not working, I enjoy playing guitar and singing with my parents' band, The Strawberry Farm Band. I also enjoy swimming and hiking with my family, my two amazing daughters, 2 dogs and 3 cats. In my "spare" time I make whimsical homemade fondant cakes with my business called "H&A CAKES," paint, and craft. I look forward to another incredible musical year with your children.
 Trish Griswold, Guidance

Hi!  My name is Trish Phelps Griswold, and I work as a developmental school counselor for SAU #23.  I graduated from Lyndon State College in 1998 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies with a minor in Business Administration. I taught seventh and eighth grade English/Language Arts for five years prior to being accepted into Dartmouth College’s Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program. I received my Master’s Degree in Counseling from Johnson State College in 2007. I am licensed in School Counseling (K-12) and Elementary Education (K-6) in New Hampshire and have thirteen years of experience as an elementary and middle level school counselor.  I was named the “2016-2017 School Counselor of the Year” by the NH School Counselor Association. I was also named “Outstanding Vermont Teacher” in 2001 and was nominated for the New England Association of Teachers of English’s 2001 “New Teacher of the Year” award. I am married and have one daughter. My hobbies include: reading, writing, baking, traveling, camping, skiing, basketball, and softball.