Meet Our Staff

Started at Oxbow 2010
Education:

  • MAT Marlboro

  • BA Vermont College

Courses taught:

  • English 10

  • English 10 Honors

  • Horror Literature and Film

  • Literature to Film

English

Ben Arendsee

Started at Oxbow 1996
Education:

University of Vermont Masters in Education

Connecticut College BA Mathematics

Courses taught:

  • Geometry

  • Algebra 2

  • Algebra 2 Honors

Mathematics

Carolyn Bruckner

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education

Lyndon State College: Masters of Education

Special Education Lead Teacher

Amanda Bugbee

Started at Oxbow 2016

Paraeducator

Deborah Buttacavoli

Started at Oxbow 2015
Education:

  • Colgate University: BA in History and minor in Art History

  • Colby Saywer: Art Education

Courses taught:

  • Ceramics

  • Intro to Art

  • Digital Photography

  • Mud Studio

  • Art History

  • Art 7

  • Art 8 

Art

Hannah Calley

Started Oxbow 2013
Education:

University of New Hampshire: PhD in Animal and Nutritional Sciences

Virginia Tech: Master’s Dairy Science

Cornell University: BS Animal Science

Courses taught:

  • Chemistry

  • Chemistry CP

  • Chemistry Honors

  • Physics CP

  • Eighth Grade Physical Science

Science

Vicky Carson

Started at Oxbow 2010
Education:

Upper Valley Educators Institute: MA Teaching

Norwich University: BA Criminal Justice


Courses taught:

  • Senior Seminar

  • American Government

  • Crime and Law

Social Studies

Andrew Chobanian

Started at Oxbow 2018

Athletic/Activities Director

Derek Cipriano

Paraeducator

Cindy Clemence

Started at Oxbow 1999

Paraeducator

Mary Coffrin

Started at Oxbow 2017

Director of Buildings and Grounds

Terry Cromack

Started at Oxbow 1980

Registrar

Vickie Darby

Information Technology

Stephen Dutilly

Started at Oxbow 2016
Education

  • Lyndon State College: BA Exercise Science

Courses taught

7th Grade Physical Education

8th Grade Physical Education 

Fitness Physical Education

7th Grade Wellness Rotation

8th Grade Wellness Rotation 

Public Relations/Communication 

Physical Education

Hayle Eastman

Started at Oxbow 2003
Education: 

Lyndon State College- BS Physical Education

Courses taught

PE 7
PE 8
Adaptive PE both for Middle School and High School
Health 9

Physical Education

Barry Emerson

Started at Oxbow 2005
Education:

  • Grand Canyon University : M.Ed ; Special Education

  • Granite State College :BA ; Teaching Young Children With Special Needs

  • New Hampshire Community College: Associate Degree: Early Childhood Education

Paraeducator

Diane Evans

Paraeducator

John Fields

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education

  •  B.A. University of Texas at Tyler 

Courses taught

  • World Geography (7th)

  • U.S. History Challenge (9th) 

Social Studies and the Boys Soccer Coach

Andrew Fisher

Started at Oxbow 1997

Education:

Castleton State University: BS in Physical Education

Courses taught:

  • Life-Long Activity

  • Team Sports

  • Physical Education 7
     

Physical Education

Shawn French

Started at Oxbow 2004

Education

  •  B.S.  University of Massachusetts

  • M. Ed.  Keene State College Special Education 

  • Graduate Courses,  Vermont Higher Ed. Collaborative 

Course taught

  •  Alternative Language arts and Math 

Special Education Teacher and Case Manager

Ramona Gallant

Started at Oxbow 1991

Education

  • Plymouth State College, M.Ed, School

  • Keene State College, BA, Psychology, AA, Alcohol Studies.

Duties include:

Guidance and Counseling

School Counselor

Kathy Garone

Started at Oxbow 1994
Education:

  • Castleton State College BA Social Studies for Secondary Education.

Course taught

  • Social Studies 8
    Social Studies 8 Challenge
    Grade 9 US History CP  

Social Studies

Valerie Gieselman

Started at Oxbow 2016

Special Education/Front Office Secretary 

Special Education Secretary

Jessica Gregoropoulos

Started at Oxbow 1995
Education:

  • Bowdoin College BA Music and Minor in French;

  • University of Southern Maine BA Music in Music Education.

Course taught:

Cool New Music
American POP Music
Beginning Band
Guitar 1 & 2
Music 7
Band MS / HS
Chorus

Fine Arts

Cindy Hall

Started at Oxbow 2000
Education:

  • St Michael’s College MEd

  • Montclair State University BA English

Courses taught:

Small Town Literature
Other Places, Different Voices
Sports Literature
Self Selected Reading
Film Studies
Outdoor Literature
8th Grade English

English

Sharon Harkay

Started at Oxbow 2017

Paraeducator

Nadja Harris

Started at Oxbow 1986

Maintenance

Randy Hebb

Education:

  • Jamestown Community College: AAS Human Services

Paraeducator

Kim Hirschman

Started at Oxbow High 1994
Education:

  • Virginia Tech BS in Science Education

Courses taught:

Forensics I
Forensics II
Science 7
Science 7 Challenge

Science

Lisa Maus Jones

Started at River Bend 1992
Moved to Oxbow 2014

Education:

  • ParaPro Certification

Library Assistant

Barbara Joslyn

Started at Oxbow 2019

Paraprofessional with a ParaPro Certification

Paraeducator

Zachary M. Lang

Started at Oxbow 1996
Education:

  • Saint Michael’s College MEd

  • Johnson State College BS Mathematics

Courses taught:

Challenge 8 Math
Personal Finance
Statistics
Precalculus

Web Design

Mathematics

Dan Lemay

Maintenance

Kim Longmoore

Started at Oxbow 2003
Education:

  • Plymouth State University MEd.

  • Evergreen State College: BA Education

 Courses taught:

English 9
English 9 Honors
AP Language and Composition

English

Matthew Madan

Started at Oxbow 2012
Education:​

  • University of Vermont BA Engish;

Courses taught

Spanish I
Spanish II
Spanish III
Spanish IV/V

World Langauges

Sarah McKelvey

Started at Oxbow 1997

Special Education Case Manager 

Special Education

Elizabeth Mott

Started at Oxbow in 2018

Paraeducator

John "Jack" Palmer

Paraeducator

Erica Pierson

Started at Oxbow 1990
Education:

  • Boston College BA English

Courses taught:

English 7
English 7 Challenge
Sweet and Sour

English

Ted Pogacar

Started at Oxbow 2018

Education

  •  MSW/University of New Hampshire 

Little Rivers Clinician

Amanda Regis, MSW, LICSW, LADC

Started at Oxbow: 2007

Education

  • Lyndon State College: BS in Special Education

  • Plymouth State University: Master of Education

School Counseling Coordinator

Lomond Richardson

Started at Oxbow 2016

Paraeducator

Leeanna Roy

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education:

  • Simmons College: BS Biology

  • Plymouth State University: M.A.T. Science Education 

Courses Taught 

  • 8th Grade Science

  • 9th Grade Earth Science

  • New England Landscapes 

Cassie Saikin

Started at Oxbow: 1992
Education:

  • University of Pittsburgh: BS in Biology

  • Case Western Reserve University: B.S.N in Nursing

School Nurse

Phyllis Shea

Paraeducator

Amy Sherman

Started at Oxbow 2004

Bookkeeper

Sherri Smith

Paraeducator

Karen Smith

Started at Oxbow 2004

Student Services Secretary

Bernadette Smith

Started at Oxbow 2018

Education

  • University of Vermont: M.Ed

  • Johnson State College BS Mathematics

Courses Taught

Math 7

Challenge Math 7

Math Interventionist

Mathematics

Marsha Sutherland

Started at Oxbow 2019

Education

B.A. Environmental Engineering

Courses taught

  • Grade 8

  • Algebra 1

  • Geometry (Honors)

Mathematics and Varsity Girls Soccer Coach

Dan Thomas

Started at Oxbow 2017

Paraeducator

Marcia Tomlinson

Started at Oxbow 2001
Education:

  •  B.A. Biology M. Ed. American International College 

Courses taught:

  •  AP Biology
  • 10th grade Biology
  • Elective Science Classes 

Science

Patti Valley

Started at Oxbow 2016

Principal

Jean Wheeler

Paraeducator

Rose Marie Wood

Started at Oxbow 1987
Education:

University of Vermont: MEd

Castleton State College BS Education

Assitant Principal

Robin Wozny

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Contact Us

Tel: 802-222-5214

Fax: 802-222-5847

Address

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Bradford, VT 05033