About our Admin Team

Alicia Sweet Dawe
Principal
adawe@stoningtonschools.org

Mrs. Alicia Sweet Dawe is the Principal at West Vine and West Broad Street School. Mrs. Dawe received her Bachelor’s degree in Child Psychology and Industrial Psychology and Management at Nichols College, a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of New Haven and a 6th Year Degree in Administration from Sacred Heart University. Mrs. Dawe started her teaching career at Deans Mill School as an elementary classroom teacher for 15 years. She has also served in other roles in Stonington as the Assistant Principal for Deans Mill School, West Vine and West Broad Street School.

Mrs. Dawe is honored to be the principal at West Vine and West Broad Street School! She believes in the importance of a collaborative relationship with parent, families and the community! Outside of school, Alicia cherishes the time she spends with her husband and 3 daughters. She also loves to travel, run and read!


Kathryn Irvine
Assistant Principal
kirvine@stoningtonschools.org

Ms. Kathryn Irvine is the Assistant Principal at West Vine and West Broad Street School. Ms. Irvine received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s Degree in Reading at Eastern CT State University, and a 6th Year Degree in Administration from Sacred Heart University. Ms. Irvine started her teaching career at Deans Mill School as an elementary classroom teacher. She taught grades 3, 4, 5 for over 25 years before moving into her career in administration.

Ms. Irvine is a proud graduate of Stonington High School and is thrilled to be assistant principal at West Vine and West Broad Street School! She believes that Stonington students are remarkable and loves watching her former and current students achieve and shine. She believes in working hard to create a challenging, nurturing, safe, and engaging school environment for students and staff. Ms. Irvine’s pride and joy are her two grown sons! She enjoys watching sports, traveling, reading, and beachcombing.


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