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Ellen Busl                                                                   Principal and Head Teacher

Ms. Ellen Busl was born in Boston, Massachusetts.
She earned her B.A. (French/Education) from Assumption College (1976). Ms. Busl received her M.Ed. (Education Leadership & Administration) from Atlantic Union College (2009).

Ms. Busl has taught in Seventh-day Adventist schools for 22 years and 6 years in other private schools. Ms. Busl has been a member of:

  • Northern New England Board of Education
  • Atlantic Union Curriculum Committee
  • Teachers' Advisory Committee Northern New England Conference‚Äč
She is certified by the State of New Hampshire in Elementary Education:  K- 8th Grade, with endorsements for:
  • Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT)
  • School Administration 
Ellen & Kevin Busl have been married for thirty seven years. They have three married daughters and six grandchildren.

Ms. Busl enjoys downhill & cross country skiing, needlework, and fiber arts. Her interests also include French conversation and playing the flute.


Tricia Hicks                                                                    Assistant Teacher

Tricia Hicks graduated from Southern Adventist University with a Bachelor degree in Music Education with an emphasis in voice. She has taught at several schools, most recently DayStar Adventist Academy where she was also the business manager and academic principal. Besides music, she especially enjoys teaching English and math. Tricia is married to Robert Hicks and has three daughters.


James Solon                                                                  Classroom Assistant

School of Music Faculty

Updated: Jul 31, 2016