Mrs. Dionne fell in love with the Co-Op when her daughter was a student in 2006. Shortly after, She joined the Co-Op staff as Assistant to the Director. In December of 2011, Mrs. Dionne became Director. She loves running the Co-Op and cherishes the opportunity to keep the school a constant in the community as a great place to learn and grow.
Mrs. Dionne has a degree in Early Childhood Education and many years of experience in the early education field. She had been a teacher for several years before she had her two children. Mrs. Dionne lives in Chelmsford with her husband and two children, ages 15 and 11.
Assistant Director/Lead Teacher
Almost fourteen years ago, Mrs. LeMasurier signed her oldest son up for the two day program at the Co-op. She has never left and cannot get enough of the school.
She started as a parent and soon held the board position of Repair and Maintenance, she then moved up to Vice President of Fundraising and lastly, she became President.
When a teaching position opened up, Mrs. LeMasurier resigned as president to pursue her passion of teaching! Mrs. LeMasurier holds an associate’s degree and enjoys continuing her education by taking classes in Early Education. She feels that you can never stop learning.
Mrs. LeMasurier is always on the lookout for a fun and exciting science experiment. She loves seeing her students’ faces light up during the experiments. Instilling a good educational foundation and love of learning is Mrs. LeMasurier ultimate goal!
Mrs. LeMasurier lives in Chelmsford with her husband Steve, her three boys Timothy, Eli and Joel, as well as two dogs Jazz, a chocolate lab and Bob, a Beagle.
4 Day Lead teacher
Mrs. Harrington earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She taught kindergarten and then went on to pursue her Master’s. While pursuing her Master’s in Special Education, Mrs. Harrington taught at the New England Center for Children and then worked at the Merrimack Special Education Collaborative in Chelmsford. This is where her love for teaching pre-school was born. She taught pre-school for two years prior to starting a family.
All three of Mrs. Harrington’s children attended the Co-Op. She has been part of the Co-Op family for 9 years. Mrs. Harrington was on the board for two years as the Publicity chairperson and then as President. Mrs. Harrington lives in Chelmsford with her husband and three amazing children.
2 & 3 Day Lead Teacher
Lynn Piecewicz or Mrs. P. as she is referred to by her class is returning for her fourth year teaching here at the Coop. Lynn has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and minored in Early Childhood Education. Prior to her coming to the Coop Lynn taught for many years at three other schools.
Lynn has lived in N. Chelmsford for about 18 years, and is the proud mother of two wonderful young women. Lynn’s older daughter, Jessica is 25 and will be getting married in the Spring of 2016. Her younger daughter Ashley is 22, and is a recent graduate from the University of New Haven in CT.
5 Day Lead Teacher
Mrs. Rousseau has been a teacher at the Co-Op for over 16 years. Prior to teaching at the Co-Op, Mrs. Rousseau taught a combination first/second grade class for seven years at the Cashman Elementary School in Amesbury, Massachusetts. Mrs. Rousseau first became involved with the Co-Op while her daughter attended the school.
One of Mrs. Rousseau’s favorite activities during the school day is Morning Meeting. This is a time when the class comes together to share “news and information”, and everyone gets to have a moment to shine in the spotlight!
3 Day Lead Teacher
Mrs. Bardouleau found the Co-Op while waiting to go to China to get her daughter. The two things that caught her attention right away were the multicultural philosophy and the Co-operative aspect of the school. Her daughter, Gemma, attended the Co-op for two years and thrived!
Mrs. Bardouleau has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and continues to take classes focusing on Early Childhood Education. She feels that you can never stop learning.
One of her favorite things at the Co-Op is seeing the different personalities emerge, especially in their projects – no two are ever the same! She loves how the teachers’ encourage individuality.
Mrs. Bardouleau lives in Chelmsford with her husband Graham, daughter Gemma and her cat Miss Boo.