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Rowland Fellows - Where Are They Now?

While the majority of our Fellows remain in the classroom and continue to serve as teacher-leaders in their respective schools, some have taken new positions or moved into different ventures. They are:

Jessica Barewicz, 2014 Fellow from U32 Union High School has been appointed to the position of Principal of Mt. Abraham Union High School in 2016.

Anne Bergeron is Interim Writing Center Director at The Sharon Academy

Jean Berthiaume, 2009 Fellow and Senior Rowland Associate, formerly a social studies teacher at Harwood Union High School and assistant principal at Harwood Union High School, is now the principal of Fayston Elementary School.

Richard Boisseau, 2010 Fellow and formerly an administrator at St. Johnsbury Academy, has retired and currently serves on the St. Johnsbury school board.

Alison Moncrief Bromage, 2012 Fellow and teacher/administrator at Vermont Adult Learning has moved to Connecticut with her family where she continues to work in a part-time capacity on her adult learning initiative in Vermont. She has published a book of poetry, Daughter, Daedalus, which won the 2016 T.S. Eliot Award

Jason Cushner, 2013 Fellow and formerly Program Coordinator for Big Picture South Burlington is now living in Colorado and is a member of the local School Board.

Matt DeBlois, 2009 Fellow from Vergennes Union High School, assumed the role of Principal of Vergennes Elementary School in 2016.

Jessica DeCarolis, 2009 Fellow and former teacher at Fair Haven Union High School now works at the Vermont Agency of Education as Personalization and Flexible Pathways, Division Director.

Jason Finley, 2009 Fellow and former External Learning Coordinator at Otter Valley Union High School currently works at Randolph Technical Career Center as Cooperative Ed Coordinator.

Lisa Floyd, Director of Project Based Learning, Randolph Union High School

Gabe Hamilton, 2015 Rowland Fellow, Mt. Abraham Union Middle/High School, has been named to the newly created FT position of PBL Coach/Coordinator at Mt. Abe.

Andrew Jones, 2015 Rowland Fellow, Mt Abraham Union MIddle/High School, is now the Director of Curriculum for the Mill River Unified School District

Sarah Kiefer, 2009 Fellow and former School-Based Clinician at Fair Haven Union High School is now District School Psychologist at Windham Central Supervisory Union in 2016.

Jennifer Kravitz, 2012 Fellow and formerly a social studies teacher at Rutland High School was appointed as principal of Cornwall School in 2015.

Lori Lisai, 2015 Fellow, is now Innovation Coordinator at Lamoille Union Middle and High School.

Gabrielle Marquette, 2015 Fellow and former Special Educator at Enosburg Falls High School is now their Innovation Coach in 2016.

Mike Martin, 2009 Fellow and Senior Rowland Associate, former teacher at Champlain Valley Union High School, is now the Director of Learning for the South Burlington School District.

Colin McKaig, Director of Technology, Springfield School District

Bianca McKeen, 2016 Fellow from Rutland High School, is now the principal of Barstow Memorial School in Chittenden.

Mike McRaith, 2013 Fellow, formerly a Guidance Counselor at Enosburg Falls High School and principal of Enosburg Falls Middle School is now principal of Montpelier High School.

Laura Mina, 2012 Fellow and librarian at Mt. Abraham Union High School has relocated to Charleston, SC, where she works in their public library system.

Lauren Parren, 2012 Fellow and the Foundation's Associate for Social Media, was formerly the technology specialist at Mt. Abraham Union High School is now the Technology Integrationist at South Burlington High School.

Jeanie Phillips, 2014 Rowland Fellow, Green Mountain Union High School, now works with The Tarrant Institute as a Professional Development Coordinator.

Jill Prado, 2012 Fellow, is now Global Leadership Program Director at Essex High School.

Adam Rosenberg, 2010 Fellow, teacher and school improvement coach at Rutland High School, served for three years as principal at Proctor High School. In 2015 he was appointed Director of Curriculum & Instruction for Rutland Central Supervisory Union.

Michael Ruppel has been appointed Instructional Coach at Springfield High School.

Caitlin Steele, 2009 Fellow, formerly at Otter Valley Union High School, is the Director of Teaching and Learning at Addison Central Supervisory Union. She has been appointed to The Rowland Foundation Board of Trustees.

Mary Whalen, 2010 Fellow, social studies teacher at Twinfield Union School, previously Director of UP for Learning, is now teaching at Windsor High School.


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