Mrs. Erika Newland
Erika Newland is a graduate of Bates College in Maine. During her undergraduate experience, she also pursued off-campus educational opportunities at the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, North Carolina. After receiving her B.S. in Biology, Ms. Newland went on to receive her Masters of Science in Marine Science from North Carolina State University, where she built and analyzed mathematical models of marine ecosystems. Ms. Newland’s passion for design and engineering developed during her graduate education, as she explored the potential for statsical design and data anayltics to affect environmental and social change. Following her graduate work, Ms. Newland served as the lead teacher Sanibel Sea School and conducted statistical analysis and quality metric monitoring in the health insurance industry before coming to Norfolk Academy in 2013. Ms. Newland teaches sixth grade math and serves as Director of Design, Engineering, and Innovation Fellows.
Mr. Gregory Barton