Interested in work from Lawrenceville Summer Scholars in the summer? Please take a look at our current openings here.
Bernadette Teeley, Executive Director

Bernadette Teeley has been at the Lawrenceville School since 2011 where she is a member of the English faculty on the Oscar McPherson '01 Distinguished Teaching Chair. She is Head of Carter House, and the girls rowing coach. She served as Director of Academics for Summer Scholars in 2016 and was named Executive Director the following year. Bernadette has a B.A. from the University of Dayton and an M.A. from the University of Michigan. Email Bernadette at
Drew Burton, Director of Students

Drew Burton is the Dean of the Middle school at Williamsburg Northside School. He has served as Director of Students for Summer Scholars since 2017. He began his professional experiences in Baltimore City as a Teach For America corps member. Drew earned his B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park, his M.A.T from Johns Hopkins University, and his M.A.Ed. from Seton Hall University. Drew also works as an adjunct professor for Johns Hopkins School of Education. Email Drew at
Cynthia Hill, Director of Academics

Cynthia Hill is an instructor for Expository Writing and the Program in Sustainability at the Harvard Extension School. She previously taught science at Choate Rosemary Hall, and taught the DNA course for LVSS in 2019. She has always been interested in science and earned a B.S. in Biology and Spanish from Dickinson College, an M.S. in Exercise Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Ph.D. in Science Education from Tufts University. Cynthia’s work focuses on instructor attention to student reasoning in written work. Email Cynthia at
Scott Barnard, Deputy Director of Academics and Harkness Coach

Scott Barnard has been working at the Lawrenceville School since 2016, where he teaches courses in Latin and Ancient Greek and he coaches baseball and soccer. Scott was born in Denver, CO and attended high school in northern New Jersey. He received his B.A. in English and M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of New Mexico, and he later completed a Ph.D. in Classics from Rutgers University. Prior to his work at Lawrenceville, Scott taught university-level courses in classical languages, ancient history, and modern receptions of antiquity. Email Scott at
Donna Raskin, Program Manager

Donna Raskin is responsible for Summer Scholars program operations including admissions, communications, and summer logistics. She has been part of the Lawrenceville Summer Scholars team since 2013, teaching writing, film, literature, and history. Donna is also an adjunct professor at The College of New Jersey. She earned a M.Ed. in Middle School Humanities Education from Lesley University. Email Donna at
At Lawrenceville Summer Scholars, we provide an educational summer program that produces innovative leaders, breakthrough thinkers, and imaginative problem solvers.