- Trivium School has a faculty of seven full-time and five part-time tutors.
Headmaster Dr. William M. Schmitt, a graduate of the first class of Trivium (1980), received his baccalaureate in history from the University of Dallas, a baccalaureate and a license in theology (S.T.B. and S.T.L.) from the Pontifical Gregorian University, and a doctorate in sacred theology (S.T.D.) from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute. He studied and taught in Rome under the patronage of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, now Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Upon returning to the United States, Dr. Schmitt was the Managing Editor of Communio: International Catholic Review from 1996 to 1998. He has been the headmaster at Trivium since 1999 and tutors Latin 4, and Composition and Literature 10.
Philip A. Scheurer joined the faculty in 1997 and is currently a tutor in Euclidean Geometry, American History, Theology 12, Algebra 2 and Math 7. Mr. Scheurer graduated from Assumption College with a degree in Political Philosophy. He has extensive experience in product/sales management in the computer graphics industry, and has spent many years in home renovation work. He met his wife, Michelle (Towne), at Trivium, and they have nine children.
John Russell received a B.A. in philosophy from Gordon College, an M.A. in philosophy from Gonzaga University, and has completed course work toward a Ph.D in philosophy from Duquesne University. He taught philosophy at several colleges and universities for the last seven years, most recently at St. Vincent College. He currently tutors European History, Intellectual History, Latin 3, Theology 11 and is the school’s athletic director. John and his wife, Heather, have six children.
Clarke Mitchell is an alumnus of Trivium, class of 2007. He graduated from Thomas Aquinas College in 2011 and began teaching at Trivium in 2012. He currently tutors Latin 2, Pre-Algebra, Music and Drama.
Will Engler presently lives in Harvard, Massachusetts with his lovely wife and children, five of whom attended Trivium. He began his undergrad pursuits while serving in the Army in the Republic of Korea, ultimately receiving his BS from Binghamton University, his MBA from Baruch College – City University of New York, and his M. Ed. from American International College. He spent 25 years in business, working as a manager in high-tech companies in New York and New Jersey. About ten years ago, Divine Providence brought him and his family to Massachusetts, where he began his career in education. He teaches algebra, pre-calculus, calculus, and physics (and tutors ambitious seniors that want to get a 4 or 5 on their AP exams). He firmly believes that education should help students learn how to learn, or become “self-regulated” learners; as well as help students build their moral and ethical characters. In his free time, Will enjoys reading (everything), fixing things around his house, and helping his high-school and college-aged children with their math homework.
Kerry Sullivan received her B.A. from Framingham State College and M.A.T. in English and Secondary Education from Boston College. Kerry taught at North Quincy High School, Medfield High, and Millis High School and Middle School. She has tutored students for over twenty years, both privately and for the Hopkinton and Holliston Public Schools. She currently tutors Composition and Literature 9, Grammar, AP English Literature, Theology G and directs P.E. for the girls. She lives in Lancaster with her husband Patrick and her three sons. Kerry enjoys cooking and water color painting.
Catherine Hieronymus is an alumna of the Trivium School class of 2007. She got her B.A. degree in English at the University of Dallas. She has been a full-time tutor at Trivium School for four years. Before Trivium, she worked in the field of special education as a paraprofessional in the Life Skills department at Bedford High School in New Hampshire. She now tutors Composition and Literature G, Latin 1, Ancient History, Science G, and Theology 10.
Lucy Iacoviello has a B.S. in biology from Bates College and a Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology from McGill University, Montreal. She is currently tutoring Biology, Chemistry, and Physical Science. Lucy and her husband, Vince, have five children. tutors Biology for the 10th grade.
Bridget Kaulbach graduated from the University of Dallas in 2012 with a B.A. degree in English Literature. After tutoring full-time at Trivium for four years, Mrs. Kaulbach now tutors Theology 9. She lives in nearby Harvard with her husband, Sam, and 1 year old son, Thomas.
Ann Turner received a B.A. in psychology from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and an M.A. in Literature from the University of Dallas. She currently tutors AP English Literature and Composition. Ann and her husband Ted have 8 children, 7 of whom are graduates of Trivium School.
Brendan Enwright tutors Art for all grades levels.
Molly Smillie tutors Chorus for all grade levels.