Kara Cross - Residential Life Coordinator

Kara Cross lives in Hancock’s carriage house with her husband Ian, son Russell, and two dogs, Rocky and Rex.  Kara has an extensive background in residential programs. Having grown up on the Taft School’s campus, Kara has a deep understanding of the benefit from living, learning, and playing as a residential student. She appreciates that this family-like atmosphere leads to strong bonds that allow for learning experiences far beyond the classroom. Kara has both a Master's Degree in English from the University of Vermont and Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of New England. She previously taught, coached, and was part of the residential staff at Blair Academy.

Serving Maine, The Seacoast of New Hampshire, and the North Shore of Massachusetts

Berwick Academy is Maine's oldest, independent Pre-K through Post Graduate private school. Our community is dynamic, offering challenging academics, competitive athletics, and creative arts programs. Members of the community operate within a context of caring and respect as we pursue our quest for "useful knowledge" as "one school with three divisions." Students and faculty are encouraged to expand their horizons by balancing academics with athletic, dramatic, and musical options.