Teacher Training Institute
Jodi Amaditz is the Director of Academics at Chartwell School. She moved to Monterey from Connecticut with her family last year. Prior to her work at Chartwell, Jodi taught special education at Somers Middle School in Westchester, New York and was a learning specialist at the BWL school in Manhattan. She holds her Masters Degree from Columbia University Teacher’s College and is certified in various Orton Gillinghambased approaches. Over the past twenty years, Jodi has worked with more than 400 students challenged by dyslexia.
Billy Swift joined Chartwell in 2012 as a middle school faculty member. Prior to Chartwell, Billy was a teacher and case manager at Landmark School near Boston, MA which is a leading boarding and day school specializing in language-based learning disabilities. Billy also taught for two years at the Learning Center for Deaf Children. Billy received an MFA from Lesley College and a Master of Science in Education from Simmons College.