Jorge Santana

Executive Director

Jorge is excited to begin his second year at PACE as the Executive Director! Jorge has years of experience working with youth at non-profits in the greater Boston area and is excited to continue his work with students at PACE.

Rachel Carver

Assistant Director

Rachel is beginning her fifth year at PACE. Passionate about working with youth, Rachel's focus is on connecting what students are learning in the classroom to real world experiences through internships, business tours, and other community opportunities. Rachel also serves as the Assistant Director of PACE.

Eric Idelson

Math Teacher

Danielle Larson

English Teacher


Eric is in his third year teaching Math at PACE Career Academy. He is a passionate, dedicated, and hard-working teacher, devoted to ensuring students are engaged in learning. He is also a member of the Army National Guard and strives to set an example for his students as a leader and role model.

Danielle is excited to join the PACE team.  She began teaching in Iowa but moved to NH to be closer to family.  Danielle has a passion for learning in her personal and professional life. Danielle brings an open attitude and willingness to be flexible and learn each day from the students as much as they learn from her.

Mary Verville

Office Manager


Gene Malaterra

Science Teacher

Gene is in his second year here at PACE. He started his teaching career in New Jersey, where he taught science at an all boys private school. Gene has since moved to New Hampshire with his family and has brought his passion for Science to the PACE community!

Anthony Rongione


Anthony, who recently moved up to NH from New Jersey, joins us for the first time this school year. Anthony loves interacting with youth and being a great support to both staff and students. We are excited to have Anthony join our team!

Chandler Ruffell

AmeriCorps Member

Recently graduated from Plymouth State University with a Bachelor's in Social Work, Chandler is joining us for an AmeriCorps term after coming to us as a BSW Intern last school year! Chandler has a huge passion for youth and loves working one-on-one to identify the needs of each student. He also runs two after-school clubs, DnD and Video Game Club, and loves interacting with students through games!