Michele Connaire, Director of the Energy Center

Year started at WC:   2015

Philosophy:
Stay Humble, Work Hard, Be Kind

Education/Experience: 
Monsignor Ryan Memorial High School, Aquinas College A.S. Business, Bridgewater State University B.A. English, pursing MBA Boston College

Certifications:
ACSM CEC Certificate, Leadership Foundations Certificate

Fun fact about me:
I played baseball as a child

Lianne Mankus, Energy Center Assistant Director; Director of the Energy Center Camp

Year started at WC:
2016

Philosophy:
To teach is to touch a life forever

Education/Experience:
Boston Latin Academy HS
Suffolk University
Massasoit Community College

Certifications:
Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher Certified
Preschool Lead Teacher Certified
Director I certified
CPR/First Aid/AED Certified
CDC Heads Up Concussion Training

Fun Fact:
I own two blind cats who are brothers, Cotton and Snow

Elizabeth Jones, Director of Dance with Energy

Year started at WC:
2014

Philosophy:
“Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their     passion.”

Education/Experience:
Roger Williams University ‘11
Summa cum laude
Dance & Secondary Education

Certifications:
Teaching Certificate in grades K-12

Accomplishments/Fun fact:
Miss Elizabeth was chosen as Dance Teacher of the Year in RI in 2014.

Ashley Cirillo, Event and Programming Coordinator

Year started at WC:
2017

Philosophy:
“If a child cannot learn in the way WE teach, WE must teach in a way the child can learn…”

Education/Experience:
Mount Ida College’ 2009
BA in Sports Management

Certifications:
Sports Management, BA
Early Education Certificate, MA E.d
CPR/First Aid/AED Certified
CDC Heads Up Concussion Training

Fun Fact
I’m originally from Upstate New York – Saratoga area. I taught swim lesson for 8 years, ages of 1-30 years of age.