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Voyagers’ Community School is proud to celebrate 19 years of excellence in educating our future leaders and innovators. It has been our distinct privilege to guide so many children on their educational journey and to foster in them a genuine love of learning. We have graduated truly incredible scholars into the world. Consider a Voyagers’ Education!

THE VOYAGERS

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Karen Giuffre’ M.Ed.

FOUNDING DIRECTOR

Karen began the voyage for all of us when she established the school in 2004. She has since grown the school five times over.

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Larry Benner

TEACHER/RESEARCHER - 6-8th GRADE

Larry began his voyage in 2017. He has since shown his talent for teaching, while in our K-2 classroom and now confidently leading our Outdoor School.

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Mark Bilotta

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST AND ASSISTANT TEACHER

Mark began his voyagers in the summer of 2022. A graduate of NJIT, Mark’s skill set includes a wide range from the world of Digital Arts: Digital Painting, 3D Modeling, Motion Capture, and Animation. Among his favorite programs to utilize are Krita, the Adobe Suite, and Autodesk Maya.

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Jessica Clayton

PRESCHOOL ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Jessica began her voyager 6 years ago as a parent of a Voyagers' student. She joined as a leader in our preschool in 2022. Jessica has devoted her life to early childhood education, serving as a teacher, family childcare provider, administrator, volunteer, board member, parent, and advocate.

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Kadi Cook, M.A.

TEACHER/RESEARCHER - High School

Kadi began her voyage in 2008. She’s since explored the West Coast, become a Mom of 2, & launched our digital portfolio program.

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Fiona Flynn

ASSISTANT PRESCHOOL TEACHER

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Jessica Gajano

TEACHER/RESEARCHER - K-6th GRADE

Jessica began her voyage in 2017. After thirteen years of teaching in a traditional environment, Jessica decided to seek a teaching position in a school that would reflect to her own philosophy of education. She found our school and has contributed to the rich, dynamic learning environment focused on a progressive, constructivist approach that honors the holistic view.

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Nicole Homer-Anderson

TEACHER/RESEARCHER - LITERACY SPECIALIST

Nicole began her voyage as a parent of two Voyagers' students in 2015. Nicole Homer is a New Jersey based writer and educator. They serve as an Associate Professor of English at Mercer County Community College.

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Alysson Keelen

EDUCATION SPECIALIST

Alysson began her voyage in 2019. Alysson comes to us with 29 years of experience in the field of Education. She is ca ertified K-12 Teacher of the Handicapped , K-8 Elementary Teacher, Supervisor/Principal, and School Administrator. As Principal, Alysson opened two new schools in Howell Township

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Sandy Miller

TEACHER/RESEARCHER - 3-6th GRADE, Reading Specialist

Sandy began her voyage in 2009. She has recently established our Wilson Reading Program and guided many new teachers.

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Anna Myers

TEACHER/RESEARCHER - K-6th GRADE

Anna began her voyagers in 2022. She is a lifelong learner who is always in search of progressive and innovative ways to educate herself and others. For the past decade, Anna has been working in education. She lived and taught in Southern England, led in a Montessori classroom in Arizona, and now joins us.

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Ashley Shea

TEACHER/RESEARCHER - K-2nd GRADE

Ashley began her voyage in 2020. Her love for teaching was sparked while working as a substitute teacher at a head start preschool program following her graduation from high school. Ashley’s interest in outdoor education became evident as she hiked the Long Trail in Vermont. From then on she knew she wanted to be a teacher of alternative learning.

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Gina Carroll

RECEPTIONIST

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WORLDS APART

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Inventive and Deep Thinking Students and Alumni

Our students don’t just follow the crowd, they think of their own unique solutions and methods to solve problems and develop deeper understanding.

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College Merit Scholarships Earned and Awarded

Our graduates transition smoothly to college and trades. Having started businesses and product lines, they forge their way into successful industries and professions.

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Volunteer Hours Worked by our Community of Proud Parents

The dedication and commitment from each family to support our school is overwhelming. Voyagers’ is truly a Community School in both mission and practice.

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Hours our students have spent in outdoor classrooms

Our Outdoor School, created to facilitate learning and personal growth, is key to student success. All of our classes explore and discover in nature.

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