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 and Director of Technology 

DavidDave teaches Pre-Calculus and Calculus and is the Director of Technology. Graduating from the University of Idaho, Dave earned a BS Degree in Geology in 1999 and joined CVA in 2000. Outside of class, Dave enjoys telemark skiing, biking, and time with family.  

Shelley Koenig, Science and Director of Student Academic Planning and Transitions

ShelleyShelley has taught Chemistry, Earth Science and Physical Science at CVA since 2000. She is also the Director of Student Academic Planning and Transitions. 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 and Director of Curriculum and Instruction

KarenKaren graduated from the University of Vermont and earned a Master’s Degree from Utah State University. She teaches Biology, Physics, 7th grade science and is the Director of Curriculum and Instruction. In 2010 Karen was nominated for the Williams College Olmstead Prize for Excellence in Teaching.  


Jim McClurg, English

Karen Jim teaches 11th and 12th grade English as well as Psychology. He is a graduate of the University of Maine, Orono with a degree in English. Jim brings six years of teaching experience at independent high schools in Vermont and Maryland, as well as business, administrative and mentoring experience from his previous work as a leader of a non-profit organization that focused on at-risk youth. In his spare time, Jim enjoys outdoor activities like fly fishing and snowboarding.  

Lucas Milliken, History

KarenLucas teaches World Cultures, Western Civilization and US History and lives in Murfey Hall as a dorm parent on the younger boys' floor.  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 U.S. History and AP U.S. History at the High Mountain Institute in Leadville, CO.  

Charli Sayward, Math

IanCharli is in her fifth year at CVA. She 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 and is a dorm parent.on the girls' floor.   

Joanna Snell, Spanish

KarenJoanna teaches all levels of Spanish, and provides academic assistance and is 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.  

Jenny Wiltse-McClure, Science & Math and College Counseling

KarenJenny teaches Environmental Science, Physical Science, Algebra I and team-teaches 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. 

Waylon Wolfe, Art and History

Waylon teaches intro to art, studio art, middle school art, and photography I & II. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Plymouth State University and has over 10 years of experience as a professional artist. Waylon lives on campus with his wife and two children and enjoys hiking, backpacking, camping, snowboarding and taking photographs. 



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