Administration

Miss Caluori began her career in education in 1988, and since then has fulfilled various key roles as an administrator and educator in both private and public learning institutions. Prior to her current position as principal, she served as assistant principal here at Toll Gate. Miss Caluori holds a Bachelor of Education from Springfield College, and a Master in Secondary Administration from Providence College. She began her career in education at La Salle Academy in Providence, where she held both a teacher and leadership role as the Physical Education/Health Department Head. Miss Caluori has taken on a number of roles, supporting students academically through the early warning system and project graduation. Miss Caluori is a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the Rhode Island Association of School Principals (RIASP).

A graduate of Pilgrim High School, Class of 1989, Mr. Kane earned his Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education/Social Studies from the University of Rhode Island in 1993, and his Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Providence College in 2005. Mr. Kane began his career with Warwick Public Schools in 1994 as a social studies teacher, became assistant principal at Warwick Veterans Memorial High School in 2006, and Summer School Principal in 2015.

In addition to student discipline, he has been involved in scheduling, teacher evaluation, instruction and assessment, and currently serves as chair of the School Improvement Team (SIT). Additionally, Mr. Kane has served on a number of school and district committees with the overall goal of improving the quality of education for the students in which he serves.

Over the past 20-plus years of employment with Warwick Public Schools, Mr. Kane has demonstrated an ability to lead and work collaboratively within a wide array of settings. He is currently a member of NASSP and RIASP. Mr. Kane is a lifelong resident of the City of Warwick where he lives with his wife and three children.

A 25 year veteran of public education, Mr. Grimes began his career in 1994 as a health and physical education teacher at Chariho Regional High School. A 1992 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, Mr. Grimes went on to earn his Master’s in Physical Education and Exercise Science in 2003, as well as a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Rhode Island College in 2012. Mr. Grimes’ extensive school leadership experience commenced upon being named athletic director in 1997. He served thirteen years as the district’s athletic director, and was awarded the NIAAA State Award of Merit in 2009. Mr. Grimes also served eight years as the health and physical education department chair, and spent his final two years at Chariho as Dean of Students.

Mr. Grimes began his administrative career in 2012 at Ponaganset High School, serving three years as Associate Principal. Mr. Grimes followed that with a brief stint as Assistant Principal of Student Services at North Kingstown High School prior to being named Principal at Westerly High School in August 2015. Three years later, Mr. Grimes joined the administrative team at Toll Gate High School as Assistant Principal for Climate and Culture.

Active at the state level, Mr. Grimes has served on the Rhode Island Instructional Leadership Academy, as well as the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, The Principals’ Committee on Athletics Grades 6 – 8, and the Rhode Island Association of School Principals. He is known as a strong advocate for students, and has been at the forefront of college and career pathways development at the state and local level to ensure equity and opportunity for all students.

Mr. Livsey has been the Assistant Principal of Teaching and Learning at Toll Gate High School since 2016. His career in education began in 1985 as an English teacher at Ocean Tides, and then School One. He joined the Warwick Public Schools in 1987 as a teacher at the Warwick Area Career and Technical Center, the Connection Alternative Program, and Warwick Veterans Memorial High School. In 2005, Mr. Livsey became an administrator at Aldrich Junior High School before taking on his current role at Toll Gate. Mr. Livsey is a 1985 graduate of the University of Rhode Island. He earned a graduate degree from Providence College, and has also taken advanced coursework in curriculum and instruction, writing, and special education. He serves as the RI Model Evaluation System point person for the school department, as well as being a member of various committees at Toll Gate and Warwick Public Schools.