Our Team

 
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ALexandra London-Thompson

Executive Director

Alexandra is thrilled to be working with this incredible staff! No stranger to the center, Alexandra is a former CCC kid, and has worked at Playschool, the Art Shack, as the 6-year-old Director, as the Assistant Director, and now returns for a second summer as Executive Director. Alexandra is the Director of Dramatic Arts at Miss Porter’s School, and is excited to be back at the CCC with her son, Jasper.

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Megan Bailey

Associate Director

After her brief stint in the tennis program, Megan has decided she needs a little more square footage and is moving into the CCC office as Associate Director. When she is off island, Megan continues to teach special education in Mountain View, California where the avocados are plentiful but the beaches are too cold.

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LORI KEEFE

Playschool Director

A Chilmark summer resident for the past 20 years, Lori is happy to return for her third summer leading the Playschool. She is the mother of three active CCC kids, Quinn, Allie, and Grady, and splits her time between the island and Steamboat Springs, CO.

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HEIDI GANSER

Consulting Director & 6-Year-Old Co- Director

Heidi is happy to be returning to the CCC again this summer! Heidi was the Director of Playschool for 21 years before retiring to spend her summers raising her daughter, Cameron, who is now 13 and will be joining Heidi at the CCC this summer, whenever she is not at the barn. During the off-season, Heidi teaches first grade at the Oak Bluffs School.

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Christine Skidmore

6-Year-Old Co- Director

Christine will be returning again this summer, this time to work with the 6s in between Carmen and Heidi’s time in the program. A teacher off-island in the winter, Christine has enjoyed many summers in Chilmark and is excited to be back. We are thrilled to have her helping our newest “big kids” this summer.

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Carmen Creanga

6-Year-Old Co- Director

Carmen moved from Romania to Martha’s Vineyard a year ago with her family and has been making her mark on this island ever since. She did a wonderful job leading our 6-year-old program last summer, and worked at the West Tisbury School this winter. Carmen is passionate about working with children, seeking to help them discover their inner strength and resources so that they grow and thrive. She looks forward to working with the 6s again this summer, and is excited that her two children will also be returning.

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Liz Clagett

7 to 9-Year-Old Co-Director

Liz just completed her sophomore year at the University of Miami, where she is majoring in Criminology and Psychology. She has been going to the CCC since Playschool, and was the Assistant Director of the 6-year-old program last summer. Liz is exited to be back again for another summer and can’t wait for camp to start!

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Nathan Daniels

7 to 9-Year-Old Co-Director

Nathan is a 17-year-old proud New Yorker, where he is heading into his senior year of high school. Nathan loves coming to the Vineyard to be with family and to hang out on the beach. He just got his license and loves driving, and playing music with the wind running through his hair. Nathan is excited to spend time at the CCC, and can’t wait to meet the campers and staff.

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Bella Chippari

10 to 12-Year-Old Director

Bella has been at the CCC for 13 years, and this will be her 5th summer working with the 10-12 year olds! Bella is from Hingham, MA, and is currently studying environmental biology and playing soccer at Washington University in St. Louis.