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Meet the Academic Office Staff

The work of the Academic Office staff adds to the role that teachers and advisors play in every student’s life at Madeira.  

The staff of five consists of two deans, two attendance managers, and a learning specialist. The deans and the learning specialist work with students to help them understand how to achieve academic success at Madeira by developing excellent study skills and setting priorities. Each student is encouraged to meet with a member of the staff to discuss her academic goals, her recent successes, or her academic needs. 

Staff

MA Mahoney

Dean of Faculty and Academics

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Ms. Mahoney began teaching at Madeira in 1993 and is a Master Teacher in the English Department. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Goucher College and a master's degree in English from George Mason University. In her role as Dean of Faculty and Academic, Ms. Mahoney has the privilege of working with Madeira faculty, students, and parents.

Kathryn McGroarty

Assistant Academic Dean, English Teacher

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Ms. McGroarty began teaching at Madeira in 2005. She earned a bachelor's degree in Language and Linguistics from Queen's University and a master's degree in French as Second Language from Universite d'Aix-en-Provence. She also has an educational specialist degree from George Washington University and a post graduate certificate (PGCE) in Secondary Education from the University of Cambridge.

Carol Walker

Assistant to the Academic Office

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Audra Krupp

Learning Specialist

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Ms. Krupp joined Madeira as learning specialist in the Skills Center in 2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Franklin and Marshall College where she focused her studies in Psychology and Scientific and Philosophic Studies of Mind. She has her master’s degree in Child Development from Tufts University. Her experience as a student at The Hockaday School, an all-girls boarding and day school in Texas, allows her to fully understand the value and impact of our community. Ms. Krupp’s previous work experience includes working as a learning specialists at Worcester State University; academic coach at Dean College; premier tutor and instructor, master trainer, and course director at The Princeton Review; and principal tutor at Test Dynamic. She is a sports enthusiast who has coached field hockey and lacrosse teams on the college level.