Board of Directors

Christine F. Beyrent, M.Ed.

Christine F. Beyrent has a Master’s Degree with dual certification in General Special Education and Specific Learning Disabilities from Franklin Pierce University.  She received her Bachelor’s of Business and Law from Southern New Hampshire University and Hesser College.  She is proud to be a board member of NHLDA and a member of Pi Lambda Theta, the most selective national honor society of educators.  Christine looks forward to each day working with her students at the elementary level.

Brandi Bolduc M.Ed

Brandie has worked in a variety of education settings from coast to coast.  She has experience in early intervention, classroom teaching, educational consulting and teaching at the university level.  Brandie currently works as an adjunct faculty member at SNHU doing both teaching and internship supervision.  Brandie has a Bachelor's of Arts in Liberal Studies, Multiple Subjects from Humboldt State University and a Master's in Early Childhood Education: Special Needs from the University of New Hampshire.  Brandie is a UNH-Dartmouth MCH/LEND participant and has presented her interdisciplinary

Kimberley Russell, M.Ed

     Kimberley Russell is currently a Special Educator/Case Manager at the Pollard School in the Timberlane Regional School District. She has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education and General Special Education from the University of New Hampshire. She also has a Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology. Kim is a certified Learning Disabilities Specialist and is currently working towards obtaining her certification in Emotional Disabilities. She has a duel Bachelors of Science degree in Family Studies and Psychology from the University of New Hampshire.

Kristina Scott

Dr. Kristina Scott came to SNHU in the fall of 2013 with experience teaching special education in grades P-8 in inclusion and substantially separate classrooms in urban districts. She has also done work for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a training specialist for alternative portfolio assessments. Prior to this year, she supervised elementary and special education teachers and taught special education and language acquisition courses at UMass Lowell.

Randy Brown

Randy Brown

Randolph Brown is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in History and Social Studies Education at Southern New Hampshire University.  He works at SNHU’s Disability Services, and as a tutor at the Learning Center.  Teaching is his passion, and it’s in his blood, but it has taken over a decade to find his way back to college where he can finally pursue his calling.  He brings a varied skill set to the NHLDA, having worked in the bookkeeping and marketing fields.  He hopes he can make a positive impact through the NHLDA as equal access to education is one of his most cherished principle

Melissa Wolfe M.Ed.

Melissa Wolfe

Melissa Wolfe has a  Master’s Degree with dual certification in Elementary Education/General Special Education from Southern New Hampshire University. She re­ceived her Bachelor’s of Arts in Communications with a concentration in Theater Arts from Bridgewater State College (now University) in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. She is proud to be a board member of NHLDA, as well as a student member of the Council for Exceptional Children, and a member of Pi Lambda Theta, the most selective national honor society of educators.

Patricia (Trish) Stansfield, M.Ed.

Patricia Stansfield

Trish is employed by the Nashua School District where she works as a special educator at the Elm Street Middle School. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University and a Master’s Degree in Education from Rivier College. She is a member of several professional organizations including the Asperger’s Association of New England (AANE), Psi Chi, the National Honor Society for Psychology, and Alpha Chi, the National College Honor Scholarship Society.

Jennifer D. Spara, M.Ed.

Jennifer Spara

Since 2004, Jennifer Spara has taught in the Hillsboro-Deering School District, first as a Special Educator and Learning Disability Specialist in the Elementary School and now as a Reading Specialist in the High School. Prior to teaching in Hillsboro-Deering, Jennifer spent four years as a classroom teacher in New York, where she taught classes in full day kindergarten, second grade, and third grade.

Beverly Boggess, Ph.D.

Beverly Boggess

Beverly Boggess coordinates Disabilities Services at NHTI- Concord’s Community College where she assists students with reasonable accommodations, academic coaching and assistive technology. Her background includes teaching special education K-12, teaching college courses in exceptionalities, methods and assessment, teacher education, staff development, and consultation.


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