Staff Profiles
 
David Shockley is the Principal of Commodore Options School.  He has a MA degree in history, BA degree in geography, teaching and administrative credentials all from Western Washington University.   He has ten years of experience as a school administrator. As an administrator, he has served as a district director, high school principal and a middle school assistant principal.  He has direct experience working with home partnership education, general education and career and technical education.  In 2006, he was nominated as an AWSP League Principal of the year.  Prior to entering administration, David taught advanced placement US Government and US History and other social studies classes for 13 years in the Bellingham School District.   He is passionate about team teaching, parent partnership education, establishing public/private partnerships and the creation of innovative teaching methods to meet the needs of all students.
 
Tricia Corsetti  advises independent study contracts and teaches AP Human Geography and AP Environmental Science for Eagle Harbor High. She holds a BA in Political Science from University of California, San Diego, and a MS in Environmental Education from Lesley University.  She received an Earthwatch Teacher Fellowship Award, collaborates with the ORCA Bowl Club at BHS, and participates in several NOAA/Islandwood teacher workshops and trainings. Trish enjoys being outdoors, playing sports, and supporting her children in all of their activities. She is a BIEA representative and a member of the Bargaining Team.

Liz Finin teaches Language Arts, Social Studies, World Languages and Project-Based Learning. She has a Master's in Teaching from Teachers' College, Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Russell Sage College. She began teaching twenty years ago in the Peace Corps, in Mauritania, West Africa. She has taught in New York City, Seattle, Bremerton and Bainbridge Island. She has worked with English Language Learners of all ages, K-adult, from every continent.

Barry Hoonan teaches the fifth and sixth grade cluster. Winner of the 2004 Hoey Award as Outstanding Educator in English Language, he has taught at all levels of elementary for twenty-eight years. He earned his Master's in Education from Lesley College in Cambridge Massachusetts and his Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Advertising and his teaching certificate from University of Washington.

Christopher Kozina teaches social studies courses, PE and advises independent contracts. He holds a master’s degree in teaching from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. He has completed course work through the National Outdoor Leadership School and coached lacrosse for ten years on Bainbridge. Chris has taught in the district for eleven years. He has sat on the District Review Committee for social studies. He has led outdoor education trips with middle school and high school students. He has mentored an afterschool club (role-playing games) for the past seven years.

Paul Sullivan teaches 7/8th grade math, algebra1/2 and 3/4, honors geometry, geometry, as well as technology. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics, computer science and economics from the University of Puget Sound and is a graduate of Teachers College at Columbia University. Paul has taught for over 20 years on Bainbridge Island, in New York, Swaziland through the Peace Corps and Renton.

Jillian Price teaches language arts courses at Eagle Harbor. She has a Bachelor of Arts in history with a minor in English from Texas A&M University. She is soon to have a Master’s in Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Washington State U. She enjoys hiking and spending time with her husband.

Martha Wells teaches science 2-5, drama 5-8, and Washington state history 7-8 for Mosaic. She isan academic advisor and meets with families monthly to review student progress. She holds a BA in elementary education K-8 and special education K-12 from Central Washington University and a MEd in deaf education from Lewis and Clark College. She has taught for 22 years, twelve of them in the Mosaic K-8. Martha builds on children’s strengths and creates a dynamic learning environment through humor, community building, and innovative differentiated instruction. In addition to teaching on Bainbridge Island, Martha taught conversational English to middle school students in Ningbo, China. She currently serves on the following school district committees: Instructional Materials Committee (three years), Highly Capable Committee (one year), and the Math and Language Arts Curriculum Group. Martha serves as a member of the Commodore Options Leadership Team, eight years running.

Specialist Staff 
Ann Bradner, School Counselor
Rose Goodhue, Occupational Therapist
Tammy Hathaway, Speech and Language Pathologist
Sue Morris,Title I reading Specialist
Laurie Seaborne-Borda, School Psychologist
 


 

 
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