Our Teachers

Trinity Day School teachers are the heart and soul of our school. They are committed to meeting the needs of Trinity families, children and the community. They have extensive knowledge of early childhood curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Each teacher is trained and certified in CPR, First Aid, and the Administration of Medication. Additionally, staff attends a variety of professional development trainings yearly.

Mrs. Macey has been at Trinity since 1995. She began as an assistant in the 3s and 4s, and has been the lead teacher for 2s, 3s, and 4s before becoming director. All three of her children attended Trinity Day School. Mrs. Macey lives in Newtown and enjoys gardening and relaxing with her family.

Mrs. Harrison has been at Trinity since 2010. She has taught in both the 2s and 3s programs as well as being the science teacher.  Mrs. Harrison lives with her husband Tom and their four children: Matthew, Lauren, Daniel, and Benjamin.

Mrs. Hughes began teaching at Trinity in 2009. Her daughter attended TDS and is now in college. Mrs. Hughes is an artist who loves being creative with kids of all ages.

Mrs. LaPak was born in Newtown. She has raised four children here, two of them are married. Mrs. LaPak has a long history of working with children. She worked in a home daycare for eight years before coming to TDS, and has been a teacher at our school since 2002. Mrs. LaPak enjoys gardening, working at the barn, and spending time with her family.

Mrs. Lyman started at Trinity in 2019.  She has been a preschool teacher since 2007. Mrs. Lyman lives in Newtown with her husband Scott and has two grown children, Kylie and Spencer. She enjoys traveling, making delicious jam, and spending time with her family.

Mrs. Russo has been at Trinity since 2010, and has been an Early Childhood Educator for over 20 years. She lives in Newtown with her husband, two daughters, and cat Roxy. Mrs. Russo enjoys going to the beach and watching her daughters dance on stage.

Mrs. Thoesen came to Trinity as a parent, and then became a teacher in our program in 2016. All three of her children are TDS graduates. She loves dogs and drinks lots of coffee! When she is not working with children, Mrs. Thoesen enjoys reading and spending time with her family.