Educators

Dr. David E. Atwood

Dr. Atwood has resided in Exeter for over thirty years. He holds an A.S. in Civil Technology from the University of New Hampshire, a B.A. in Technology Education and Driver Education from Keene State College, and a M.A. in Education from the University of New Hampshire. He also attended Massachusetts School of Law and was conferred with a Doctorate in Administration and Leadership Education from Nova Southeastern University. As an educator, Dr. Atwood has forty one years experience teaching at Exeter High School, Exeter Coop Middle School,  Dover High School, Newmarket High School, Portsmouth High School, Sanborn High School, Epping High School, and Phillips Exeter Academy. Dr. Atwood was a 2012, NH recipient of the Excellence in Education award. Dr. Atwood remains dedicated to driver safety for all students.

Mrs. Kristine Goodwin

Ms. Goodwin grew up and graduated from High School in Hamilton, Massachusetts. She has four children; three daughters, one son, and multiple grandchildren. As an instructor, and team member at Drive Safe Inc., her personal philosophy is “that students deserve a positive and challenging driver education experience”. Making her schedule available to them is crucial in reaching that goal. As a classroom teacher and road instructor (in both the private and public sector), being part of an exceptional team is essential. All of us at Drive Safe work together to make driver education an unforgettable “smooth ride” and enjoyable experience for both student AND parent.

Ms. Alex Charleston

Mrs. Charleston resides in Barrington, NH with her husband, twin boys, and two dogs. Mrs. Charleston has been the receptionist for Drive Safe, Inc. for over 10 years. She holds a B.S. in Elementary Education, and certification in Special Education from SNHU, M.Ed in Literacy and Language Arts from NEC as well as a certificate from Leslie University in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Alex is your first introduction to Drive Safe….you are in good hands.  Office # 778-8372.

Mrs. Deb Calantonio

Mrs. Calantonio is an veteran driver educator with nine years experience working in the Seacoast Area. When she’s not instructing new students toward their goal of licensing, Deb enjoys reading and time spent with her family.