Faculty Summer Professional Development

New and returning faculty professional development activities ran a remarkable gamut of programs this summer including the Exeter Math Teacher’s Training by Jon Hastings, Sam Scrivani, and Beth Gilmartin, and the St. Johnsbury Advanced Placement Workshops by Andy Kaplan (calculus), Sean McDonough (computer science), Murray Dewdney (AP Physics).

Others included:

  • Derek Gueldenzoph - extensive training in data analytics through the Wharton School
  • Ursi Herfort - Landmark College workshop in executive function of the brain
  • Billy Ayotte - Design thinking from IDEO
  • Kay McCabe and Dustin Meltzer - Maine Media Workshops: photography, social media marketing, and video production
  • Darrell Beaupre - Post and beam building traditions in New England
  • Stephen Rogers - GAIL conference in Shanghai
  • Maura Doyle – TABS Admission Bootcamp
  • Sarah Roberts – Completed MA degree at Middlebury College’s Breadloaf School of English
  • Phil Montenegro – Worked through the Claremont Makerspace on machining and Photoshop, studied sculpture with a master artist
  • Joshua Hunnewell and Alexis Liston– Studied towards their Master’s degrees at Oxford, England
  • Coley Hapeman – Studies last spring with Russ Harris on ACT as a therapy practice
  • Matt Underhill – Received certification as a trainer and coaching specialist
  • Jenny Blue - Participated as an Athena mentor developing a memory bank of lessons for Humanities
  • Anne Peterson - Studied Universal Design in teaching and learning
As the year progresses, students will continue to benefit from these teachers’ dedication to the development of their craft.


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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.