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Faculty and Staff

We model life-long learning: 95% of Tabor faculty and staff participated in Professional Development in the last three years!

Tabor's Faculty & Staff Directory

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    Julie Salit
    Dept: Administration
    Title: Associate Head of School, Faculty & School Affairs
    Education: Denison University - B.S.
    Bio
     
    Julie Salit joined the Tabor faculty in 2007, after serving as the Science Department Chair at Saint James School in Hagerstown, MD. She also worked as Dean of Students and Director of Admission at Bancroft School and taught biology at Saint Mark’s School in Southborough, MA. She earned a B.S. from Denison University. She is currently the Interim Head of School and lives in Captain Allen House with her husband and two children.
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    Stephen Sanford
    Dept: Finance and Accounting, Administration
    Title: Associate Head of School, Finance and Operations
    Education: Providence College - B.S.
    Suffolk University - M.B.A.
    Bio
     
    Stephen Sanford joined the Tabor community as the Chief Financial Officer in June of 2018. Steve has over 30 years of finance, accounting, and operations experience, having held key positions in several industry leading companies. Most recently he has enjoyed a successful 10-year role as CFO and Treasurer at Ineoquest Technologies, Inc. a privately held company that designs and develops hardware and software for the telecommunications industry. Previously he was CFO, Treasurer and VP of Administration for Keurig, Inc., a venture-backed start-up. He was with Keurig from its early stage of development through the successful sale of the company to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.  Steve has extensive experience in corporate accounting and finance, treasury and cash management, operations management, mergers and acquisitions, financial analysis, strategic planning, business planning, and expansion into new markets both domestic and international. Steve holds an MBA from Suffolk University, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Providence College. He and his family have recently moved to the beautiful town of Mattapoisett, MA, and enjoy a coastal lifestyle close to Buzzards Bay. Steve enjoys volunteer work as a member of the audit committee at Providence College, as a board member for the Kennedy Donovan Center, and as a mentor for Entrepreneurship for All. His is also a part-time lecturer at UMASS Dartmouth Charlton College of Business.
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    Loraine Snead
    Dept: Science, Administration, Student Life
    Title: Director of Equity and Inclusion
    Education: Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst - M.S.
    Drexel Univ. - M.S.
    Georgia State Univ. - B.S.
    Bio
     
    Loraine Snead comes to Tabor from an extensive career as an educator and
    leader in independent schools. She has served as a high school division head, grade
    dean, academic dean, science department head, chemistry teacher and SEED leader.
    In addition to taking on the Director of Equity and Inclusion role, Loraine will also teach
    chemistry in Tabor's Science Department. She is looking forward to working with staff,
    students, faculty and alumni on issues of identity, equity and social justice at Tabor.

Tabor Faculty...

 
  • Have an unabashed enthusiasm, creativity and passion for and thorough knowledge of their subject.
  • Are empathetic and charismatic leaders who know, care for, challenge, and support the students with whom they work.
  • Are facilitators and directors. They must know how to challenge students to problem solve and make personal discoveries.  
  • Are excellent teachers who know how to step aside, allowing the student to stumble, struggle, and learn to resolve.
  • Model the high standards of professionalism they expect their students to develop: organization, rigor, clarity, promptness, effectiveness, respect, and kindness.
  • Maintain a perspective that allows teachers to take their work and their students seriously without taking themselves too seriously.
These characteristics of excellence in teaching are what our faculty strive for each day at Tabor. 

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