Who We Are
Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network
Supporting the professional growth and development of educators interested in expanding their knowledge of the Reggio Emilia Approach to early childhood education. BARIN is recognized by the federal government as a 501c3, not-for-profit organization.
The Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network (BARIN) supports the professional growth and development of educators interested in expanding their knowledge of the Reggio Emilia Approach to early childhood education.
Rich and varied learning experiences are developed to enhance the participants understanding of the fundamental principles of the Reggio Emilia Approach.
Establishing collaborative relationships between teachers from different schools is essential to our work. BARIN exists to foster a strong community of educators who are passionate about their work in Reggio inspired programs.
Board Members 2019-20
Amber Lowe, President
Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Coordinator of Reggio Inspired Programs, The Advent School
Isabela Garcia Senent, Vice President
Adjunct Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston
Katy Donovan, Treasurer
Executive Director, Campus Child Care, Inc.
Melanie Mattscheck, Secretary
Early Childhood Teacher, The Advent School
Lower School Assistant Director, BB&N
Founder, International Study Tours
Director, The Children’s Meetinghouse
Department Chair & Associate Professor, Bunker Hill Community College
Infant / Toddler Teacher, Newtowne School
Director at The Professional Center for Child Development
Lead Toddler Teacher, 2Gen Center @ UTEC
Co-Founder & Co-Director, Charlestown Nursery School
Professor Emerita, Lesley University
Instructor, Lesley University
Maggie Van Camp
Assistant Professor, Bunker Hill Community College