Front Office Manager

Sharon Ryan Front Office Manager Sharon recently joined Heronfield Academy as our Front Office Manager.  She has over 16 years of experience working in education, primarily in middle school.  Having spent several years providing individual academic, behavioral and social support to students, she transitioned to a diverse administrative role in the student services office.  It…

Director of Enrollment and Outreach

Shannon Voulgaris Director of Enrollment and Outreach Shannon came to Heronfield with fifteen years of experience working in independent schools.  Her roles have spanned a wide spectrum, serving as an admissions officer, history teacher, academic dean, grade dean, dean of students, dormitory head, coach, and advisor. Before arriving at Heronfield, Shannon worked at Fessenden School…

Head of School

John Turner Head of School John is the Head of School, coming to Heronfield with 26 years experience working with middle school students. John earned a Bachelor of Arts in English at Dartmouth College, and he also holds a Master of Education in Educational Administration. He began his teaching career at Severn School near Annapolis,…

Director of Music

Rob Thomas Director of Music Rob (stage name RC Thomas) joined Heronfield Academy in 2019 with over 20 years of performing and teaching music. He is a NH native and certified music teacher.  Rob earned a Bachelor of Science in Music Education with honors from New York University in 2001. He is also an accomplished…

English Teacher

Ron King English Teacher “The most important work I do is to put books into the hands of children.” Ron has taught middle- and high-school English for over 30 years. A published author of a middle-grade novel (The Quantum July, Random House 2007), Ron brings abundant experience in creative writing and YA literature to both…

Director of Athletics

Arin Jordan Director of Athletics “I chose to teach Physical Education in hopes to share the joy of moving and playing that I found in my own school experiences” Arin is our physical education and health teacher, as well as our Director of Athletics. He has been on the faculty of Heronfield Academy since 2008.…

Spanish Teacher

Kirsten Johnson Spanish Teacher Kirsten teaches sixth- and eighth-grade Spanish and is our Director of Special Programs. She has over 25 years’ experience working with middle schoolers and their families as a teacher, advisor, mentor, and Dean, the bulk of which she earned at The Meadowbrook School, an independent K-8 school in Weston, Massachusetts. Kirsten…

Math Teacher

Deborah Hobbs Math Teacher Debbie is our math teacher and a founding faculty member at Heronfield Academy. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education, and has taught mathematics and computer science at the high school and middle school level. After five years of teaching, she…

Science Teacher

Hannah Clark Science Teacher Hannah teaches seventh- and eighth-grade science, and also serves as our Coordinator of Student Life. She joined the faculty in the fall of 2012. Hannah holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Human Ecology from the College of the Atlantic in Maine, and she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in…

Humanities Teacher

Don Clark Humanities Teacher Don teaches humanities and joined the faculty at Heronfield Academy in 2009. He also serves as our Director of Technology. In 2017 Don received the James Madison Fellowship, America’s most prestigious award in Constitutional history and government for secondary teachers. Through the fellowship and his studies at Georgetown University and the…