I have taught at Mt. Abe since 2004 as a Personalized Learning Teacher. In 2011 the Horizon's Department merged with the Pathways Program to create a continuum of personalized offerings for students. I am the teacher leader of the Personalized Learning Department. I am an advisor specializing in the Personal Development & Self Awareness Competency. I support student work in Independent Study, ILO Elective, DUO (teaching assistants), College Dual Enrollment, and Virtual High School (VHS). I also manage Challenge Diploma, HOBY Youth Leadership, and Governor's Institutes. I hold a MA degree in Educational Leadership (with K-12 Principal License) from University of Vermont, a Certificate in Management and Administration from Harvard University Extension School, and a BA degree in Human Development from Boston College. I stay active by rowing, running, biking, skiing, and gardening. I enjoy travelling with my children Jack and Lydia to beach locations or wherever Jack's favorite sports teams are playing.
Learning can happen anywhere! Advising a student on using technology Celebrating graduation day with a PL to create evidence of learning. student!
Outside of the classroom I coach the Mt. Abe Rowing Club (MARC) with Ed and Mary McGuire, Bent Crum and Nan Guilmette. MARC is open to all students in grades 7-12. We row in the Fall and Spring in beautiful long boats on Lake Champlain and Otter Creek.
Rowers celebrating first place! Setting up for a race at Button Bay Rowers waiting for the next big race!
|Phone Extension: 453-2333 X61137
|Courses Taught: Grades 9-12
Virtual High School
Challenge Diploma - start in grade 9
Dual Enrollment - grade 11 & 12
Governor's Institutes - grades 9-11
HOBYLeadership - grade 10
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Virtual High School: www.thevhscollaborative.org
Governor's Institutes of Vermont: www.giv.org
HOBY Leadership: www.hoby.org
Dual Enrollment Voucher Request: vtdualenrollment.org
Colleges that are a part of the Vermont Dual Enrollment Program
Bennington College Marlboro College
Burlington College New England Culinary Institute
Castleton State College Norwich University
Champlain College SIT Graduate Institute
College of St. Joseph Southern Vermont College
Community College of VT Sterling College
Green Mountain College University of Vermont
Johnson State College Vermont Tech
Lyndon State College
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