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. 


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. 


Lucas Milliken, History

Lucas will teach World Cultures, Western Civilization and US History and will live in Murfey Hall as a dorm parent. Lucas is a Native Mainer and a graduate of Burke Mountain Academy and Bates College, with a degree in Anthropology. Lucas most recently taught humanities at the Community School in Sun Valley, ID and also co-taught Honors US History and AP US History at the High Mountain Institute in Leadville, CO. 


Anders Samuelson, English

Anders will teach 8th grade humanities and 9th  & 10th  grade English and will live in Murfey Hall as a dorm parent. A long-time Sugarloafer, Anders is a graduate of Bowdoin College with a degree in English and holds a Maine Public School teaching certification. Prior to coming to CVA, Anders was an associate teacher of humanities and dorm parent at The Ross School in New York and a Bowdoin Student-Teacher at King Middle School Portland, Maine.  


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. 


Joanna Snell, Spanish

Joanna will teach all levels of Spanish, will provide academic assistance and will be responsible for CVA’s ESL program for international students. Joanna lives locally with her family in Freeman Township, and is a graduate of the University of Maine with degrees in Education and French and minors in Spanish, German, and linguistics. She earned an MBA from the University of Phoenix and holds a Maine public school teaching certification for both Spanish and French.  Joanna brings 7 years of teaching experience to CVA. 


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. 


Jenny Wiltse-McClure, Science & Math

Jenny will teach Environmental Science, Physical Science, Algebra I and will team-teach Physics.  Jenny is a long-time Carrabassett Valley resident who is a graduate of University of Maine at Orono with a degree in Aquaculture and Fisheries, as well as continuing education credits through Montana State University and University of Phoenix in education, curriculum development, astronomy, environmental chemistry, and meteorology. Jenny brings her 10 years of experience in public school science education to CVA, having taught at Madison Area Memorial High School and Stearns High School in Millinocket, Maine. 



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