The Laurel School Administration and Staff

Executive Director

Tim Viands, experienced Head of School and Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the primary/secondary education industry. Strong education professional skilled in Independent School Management, Student Recruiting, Coaching, Classroom Management, and Educational Consulting.

Tim earned his B.S. from Towson University and his M.A. from Wesleyan University. Most recently, he served as the headmaster at Grand River Academy—an all-boys boarding school in Ohio for young men who have amazing potential, but learn differently. He’s served on the board at the Ohio Association of Independent Schools and Big Sisters of NE Ohio. He has led accreditation visits for the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) and believes professional development is integral to a forward-thinking school.

Head of School

Dee Rosenberg, taught elementary and high school special education students for over twenty years before starting Laurel School of Princeton and joining Newgrange in 2001. She is a certified Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant. She is also a Wilson Reading Teacher and Teacher Trainer. She has extensive experience as a practitioner and trainer withProject Read, Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling, and Developing Metacognitive Skills. Dee is the past President of the New Jersey Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (2012). Dee speaks nationally and internationally to teachers and parents about strategies to encourage achievement and strengths of dyslexic students.

Dee is responsible for ensuring instructional quality and effectiveness. She supervises the teaching staff and all related activities, including assessments and data collection.

Alison Greenberg
Executive Assistant to the Head of Schools and Executive Director
Ted Varias
IT and Facilities Manger

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Kathleen Halliday
Reading Specialist, and Teacher


Nancy Hammill


Susan Miller

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Ms. Fran Kurocka
Language Arts and Literacy Teacher

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Dr. Lorraine McKay
Assistant Head of School and Science Teacher

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Mrs. Corin Rosenberg
Elementary Education K – 8


Hope Osborn
Music and Theater