LHS Science Department


Ms. Eleni Ballestrini

Education: Central Connecticut State University – BS in Biomolecular Science ; Sacred Heart University – MA in teaching

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 860-464-9600 x22048


Mr. David Bednarz

University of Connecticut – BA Biology

Southern CT State University – MS Biology

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 860-464-9600 x21038

Biology, AP Biology, Marine Science, System & Sustainability


Ms. Elizabeth Chivers

College of Saint Rose – BA Biology

Kaplan University – MA Science Education

Sacred Heart University – (092) Inter Admin/Supervision

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 860-464-9600 x21048

Biology, Anatomy & Physiology,  Bioethics

Samantha Cregger

Education: Eastern Connecticut State University – BS in Biology ; University of New Haven – MS in Science Education ; Southern Connecticut State University – 6th Year/092 in Educational Leadership


Phone: 860-464-9600 x23048

Biology, Forensic Science

Ms. Kirsten Montgomery

Earlham College – BA Biology

University of New Haven – MS Science Education

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 860-464-9600 x21028


Mr. Gregory Robinson

San Jose State University – BS Aeronautics (Ops)

University of Phoenix – MA Curr & Inst

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 860-464-9600 x22158

AP Physics,  Physics

Dr. Wenqiao Wang

Xiamen University – BA Marine Biology

Xiamen University – MS Marine Biology

Tokyo University of Fisheries – Ph.D Aquatic Biology

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 860-464-9600 x22038

AP Environmental Science, Chemistry

Mr. Jim Wisniewski

Walden University - Masters of Science in Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction

Michigan State University – BS Biological Laboratory Diagnostics

Eastern Michigan University – BS General Science Major, Biology Minor

Eastern Michigan University – Secondary Science Education Certification

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 860-464-9600 x23058

Systems and Sustainability, Earth Science


Ms. Jennifer Paulk

Education: UCONN – BS in Chemistry ; CCSU – M.A.T in Science Education ; Illinois Institute of Technology – M.S in Analytical Chemistry

Email: [email protected]         

Phone: 860-464-9600 x 22018


Chemistry, Exploring Physical Science, AP Chemistry