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 2018-19
Susan MacDonald, President
Founder, Inspiring New Perspectives
Kelly Pellagrini, Vice President
Co-Founder & Co-Director, Charlestown Nursery School
Katy Donovan, Treasurer
Executive Director, Campus Child Care, Inc.
Amber Lowe, Secretary
Special Projects Manager, The Advent School
Early Childhood Teacher, The Advent School
Lower School Assistant Director, BB&N
Founder, International Study Tours
Isabela Garcia Senent
Adjunct Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston
Director, The Children’s Meetinghouse
Department Chair & Associate Professor, Bunker Hill Community College
Infant / Toddler Teacher, The Family Cooperative
Early Childhood Teacher, The Advent School Saameh Solaimani Early Childhood Education Specialist
Professor Emerita, Lesley University
Instructor, Lesley University
Maggie Van Camp
Assistant Professor, Bunker Hill Community College