Katie Martin - Site Director
Katie comes to Lextended Day from the YMCA of Greater Boston. She started out in college working at the summer camp in Woburn and grew to become the Camp Director after graduating. Over the past 5 years she has been in charge of camp as well as running an after school program in Burlington during the school year. Katie has enjoyed bringing the fun energy to camp and is excited to do the same at the Fiske Lextended day! In her free time Katie enjoys spending time with family both at home and up at Lake Winnipesaukee.
Kelly Doherty - Assistant Site Director
Kelly is in her fifth year at Lextended! Kelly has been a group leader and then last year the group coridinator. She looks forward to expanding programs and making the children's day at Lextended memorable! She is a resident of Lexington and graduate of the Lexington Public school system. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York College at Oswego with a bachelor’s degree in studio art and a minor in expressive arts therapy. One can often find her behind a camera lens as photography is her favorite medium. She comes from a large extended family that fills her days with much crafting and playing.
Shannon Grant - K Teacher
Shannon has been Lextended Day's Kindergarten Coordinator since March of 2015. Her primary goals are coordinating daily projects based on weekly themes for the kindergartners, and assisting with overseeing the children. Shannon is a graduate of Plymouth State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Physiology. She aspires to go to graduate school and study child-focused occupational therapy. On her spare time, she stays active by going on bike rides and hikes.
Michaela is a Keene State College graduate that works at Hastings during the school day and spends her afternoons in Fiske's Lextended Day program! She enjoys playing outside with the students, holding Chess competitions, and has a Graphic Design business on the side. Michaela also volunteers annually in the Dominican Republic helping out with youth programming.
Faith joined Lextended Day in the Fall of 2017. She is a graduate of Lexington High School and currently attends Middlesex Community College. She loves helping with outside free play and playing with the kids over a board game. One of her favorite hobbies is to take photographs of her friends.
Penny is joining us for her second year at Lextended day! A retired Spanish teacher with over 25 years of experience, she has enjoyed the opportunity to work with children again. At Lextended she enjoys building a rapport with the children by playing one of one games and helping with outside free play. She especially enjoys Fiske's theme weeks and special events such as Olympic Day and Halloween week.
Andrew received his B.S. in Elementary Education and B.A. in English Literature from Bridgewater State University in 2017. Andrew spends his days working at the Memorial School in Burlington and his afternoons at Fiske's Lextended Day! He enjoys playing games with the students indoors, and running sports activities with students outside or in the gym. He can often be found outside playing kickball or coordinating a football game. In his free time Andrew enjoys playing hockey, golfing, and snowboarding. He also volunteers every winter as a snowboarding coach for the Special Olympics Ski and Ride team.