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Kimberly Corey

Rochester Learning Academy Program Director

t: 603-948-1169

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Kimberly has worked in the field of Education for over twenty years and the last seven have been at RLA where she laughs out loud every day, thanks to students and staff.  She appreciates the skills each of her colleagues brings to the group. Kimberly has experience as an English teacher as well as an administrator. She enjoys working with students and part of her role is to help students plan and coordinate steps for transition. When she is not at work, Kimberly enjoys being with her daughter, Emma.  They love to be outside playing, climbing, and rollerblading.

Melissa Colby

Melissa Colby

Rochester Learning Academy Counselor

t: 603-948-1169

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Derek Colquhoun

Derek Colquhoun

Rochester Learning Academy Teacher

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My name is Derek M. Colquhoun and I am the science teacher at RLA. I bring great enthusiasm and believe all students can learn, it is just a matter of finding the best method. I received my bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University; master’s degree in the Science of Instruction from Drexel University and a graduate certificate in Sustainable Natural Resources at Oregon State University. I am a lover of nature and enjoy hikes, reading and spending time with family.

Terrill Covey

Terrill Covey

Extended Learning Opportunity Facilitator

t: (603) 692-5472 / (603) 988-1322

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Alan Hebert

Rochester Learning Academy Teacher

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Ben Zink

Rochester Learning Academy Teacher

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Ben has been at RLA since it opened in 2011. He has a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in Teaching, both from UNH. Ben grew up in New Hampshire and knew he wanted to be a teacher since high school. Ben likes working with students on individual projects, letting them make choices as often as he can within the bounds of competencies that need to be met. Outside of school, he spends a lot of time with his family. Ben and his wife and have three sons. He practices yoga, spends time outside and enjoys reading books by Brandon Sanderson.