Mr. Daniel Pearson
Director of Admission
dpearson@doanestuart.org (518) 465-5222, ext. 241

Dan graduated from Bowdoin College and the University of St. Andrews. After a decade as a newspaper and magazine journalist, he became Assistant Director of Admission at Connecticut College, where he served as liaison to Doane Stuart and other schools in the Capital Region. He joined Doane Stuart in August of 2018 and is involved in every aspect of admission and financial aid. He enjoys tennis, literature, and has a penchant for hot wings and bbq.

Ms. Kathleen J. Bracken
Director of College Counseling & Assistant Director of Admission
kbracken@doanestuart.org (518) 465-5222, ext. 210

Ms. Bracken began at Doane Stuart in the 2004-05 school year. In addition to serving as Director of College Counseling, Ms. Bracken works with families applying for Grades 7 through 12. She also enjoys coordinating the Student Ambassador Program. She is a 2001 graduate of The University at Albany.

Mrs. Ann Berkman
Assistant to Advancement and Lower School Admissions
aberkman@doanestuart.org (518) 465-5222, ext. 259

Mrs. Berkman joined Doane Stuart in 2008 as a teacher in the Early Childhood program.  She served as a Lower School Co-Coordinator before joining the Advancement Team in 2013.  Mrs. Berkman coordinates our outreach initiatives and works with incoming lower school families.  She is a proud DS parent of three girls and holds a B.A. in French and an M.A.T. for K-4 from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Ms. Elizabeth A. Grayson
Director of Publications
egrayson@doanestuart.org (518) 465-5222, ext. 209

Ms. Grayson joined the Doane Stuart community during the summer of 2005. She served in Admissions, working with incoming Lower and Middle school families, until joining the advancement team in 2015.  Ms. Grayson now works primarily as the creator and designer of the School’s publications, advertisement and communications, as well as the school photographer.