Teacher Bios

Ragan Beauregard, French 

RaganRagan teaches all levels of French, is Head of the Languages Department and is also a parent of three CVA alpine skiers. After graduating from the University of Vermont and studying in Nice, France for two years, Ragan went on to teach at Forest Hills High School in Jackman, ME before joining CVA. Twins Patrick and Christian graduated in ’11 and Matthew graduated in '13. 


Eric Chamberlin '86, Director of Academics/Director of Middle School 

EricEric graduated from CVA in 1986 and went on to study at the University of New Hampshire. Eric received a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Southern Maine and taught Social Studies in Boothbay Harbor for many years before becoming CVA’s Director of Academics in 2008. He also oversees the schedules, transitions, and day to day operations of our Middle School.  Eric lives in the dorm with his family. 


Jade Clukey, English

Jade graduated from Suffolk University in 2009 with a BS in Psychology and minors in English and Philosophy. She also has her Masters in Secondary Education with a concentration in English/Language Arts. She recently taught at Madison Area High School.  She loves to travel having taught English in India and Cambodia. Skiing is also on her list of hobbies. Jade teaches Junior English, Senior English and Psychology/Sociology.


Marcy Cooper, History 

MarcyMarcy grew up in Fairfield, Maine and graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington in 2011with a degree in Secondary Education. While at UMF, Marcy worked for 4 years at the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center and also taught a physical education class to college freshmen for a year. At CVA, At CVA, Marcy teaches World Cultures, Western Civilizations, and U.S. History.  She lives in Murphy hall.   


David Koenig, Math 

DavidDave has taught Algebra, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus at CVA since 2000. He is the math department head. Upon graduating from the University of Idaho, Dave earned a BS Degree in Geology from the University of Idaho in 1999. Outside of class, Dave enjoys telemark skiing, biking, and time with family. 


Shelley Koenig, Science 

ShelleyShelley has taught Chemistry, Earth Science and Physical Science at CVA since 2000, and is co-head of the science department. A graduate of Hamilton College, Shelley went on to earn a Master’s in Geochemistry-Petrology from the University of Idaho in 1999. Outside of class, Shelley loves running, telemark skiing, and being a mom. 


Karen Lanoue-Egan, Science 

KarenKaren graduated from the University of Vermont and earned a Master’s Degree from Utah State University. She teaches Biology, Physics, and is co-head of the science department. In 2010 Karen was nominated for the Williams College Olmstead Prize for Excellence in Teaching. 



AndreaAfter six years at CVA, Andrea became the College Counselor in 2013. She will continue as the International Student Program Coordinator, a role she pioneered in 2010, and teach ESL and SAT Prep. A magna cum laude graduate of Smith College, Andrea holds a Certificate in College Counseling through the University of California, San Diego. She taught standardized test preparation at the Northfield Mount Hermon Summer School through the Summit Educational Group in Newton, MA. She previously taught at the MacDuffie School and was a writing tutor in the Jacobsen Center for Writing, Teaching, and Learning at Smith College. Andrea’s fiction, poetry, and essay writing have received several prizes. Her professional memberships include the New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC), Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), and the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. She and her husband, Director of Student Services Jon Lynes, live in the dorm with their dog, Jake. They have two children. Their son Simon graduated from CVA in the ALPS program. 


Susan Notarangelo, Spanish 

IanSusan grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts and is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine in 2010, where she earned her Bachelors in Spanish and minored in Education. She has also taken numerous courses in the ETEP program. During her student teaching at Windham High School, she re-wrote the Spanish IV curriculum that is being used today. In the past, Susan has done extensive work to help many Hispanics earn their green cards. She has one son and they live in Carrabassett Valley. At CVA, Susan teaches all levels of Spanish. 


Lori Safford, English 

SpencerLori teaches 9th/10th grade English, Foundations of Learning, Environmental Science and is the head of the humanities department.  She holds a B.A. (English, UMaine, Orono), M.A. (Linguistics, Oakland University), Ed.S. (Oakland University), is certified to teach English, social studies, and life science in grades 7th-12th. Also an L.P.N. and a certified principal, Lori has over 20 years working in public and private education, as a teacher, coach, administrator and consultant. To energize and balance her in professional committments, Lori runs, gardens, plays soccer & basketball, knits, reads, writes, and, of course, skis. 


Charli Sayward, Math

IanCharli graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington in 2013 with a BA in Mathematics and a BS in secondary Education with a mathematics concentration. While at UMF, Charli worked as a ski instructor at Titcomb Mountain. She has her Level II whitewater raft guide license and leads trips on the Penobscot, Kennebec and Dead Rivers.  At CVA Charli teaches Geometry, Algebra II, and Pre-Algebra. 


Jessica Williams, Art 

JessicaJessica is a graduate of Skidmore College and joins us in 2011 to teach Art. She is an accomplished painter whose work can be seen in local galleries. She is part of a CVA family that includes husband Doug, Men’s Alpine Coach, and children Briggs and Helena, both CVA attendees. 


3197 Carrabassett Drive
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947


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