Ragan Beauregard, French
Ragan teaches all levels of French, is Head of the Languages Department and is also a parent of three CVA alpine skiers. Graduating from the University of Vermont, Ragan went on to teach French at Forest Hills High School in Jackman, ME before joining CVA. Twins Patrick and Christian graduated in ’11 and Matthew is a member of CVA’s class of ’13.
Eric Chamberlin '86, Director of Academics/Digital Media
Eric 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 teaches sociology, yearbook, and digital media. Eric lives in the dorm with his family.
Marcy Cooper, History
Marcy 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, Marcy teaches History, coaches woman's soccer, and lives in the dorm.
Dan Frost, Science/Math/Music
Dan graduated from Bates College in 2005 with a B.S. in Geology. At CVA he wears many hats, teaching Algebra, Geometry, Environmental Science, and Music, as well as coaching tennis in the spring. With all of those duties, he somehow finds time to enjoy fly-fishing, wood working, and playing the banjo and guitar.
Kathi Gray, College Counselor
Kathi is CVA’s longest-serving faculty member with of over twenty-five years at CVA. She serves as the College Councilor. A graduate of Middlebury College, Kathi has two children.
David Koenig, Math
Dave 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
Shelley 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
Karen 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.
Andrea Lynes, ESL/International Student Coordinator
Andrea teaches ESL to our international students. A graduate of Smith College, Andrea taught previously at the McDuffie School in Western Massachusetts. She and her husband, Director of Student Services Jon Lynes, live in the dorm with their dog.
Susan Notarangelo, Spanish
Susan 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.
Mary Poulin, English
Mary has been teaching Junior/Senior English at CVA since 2002. Mary spent her undergraduate years at UNH and went on to receive an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College in 2000. Her sons, snowboarders Henry and John, both graduated from CVA.
Lori Safford, English
Lori teaches 9th/10th grade English, Foundations of Learning, 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.
Jessica Williams, Art
Jessica 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.