For the past two weeks new and returning Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki faculty have been a-buzz about campus, planning and prepping for the start of the new school year and the arrival of Semester 61.
We are delighted to welcome these new additions to our faculty:
Katie holds a BA in Geology from Colby College and a MS in Earth Sciences from Dartmouth College. Katie has taught middle and high school math at both Falmouth Academy and the Dublin School, where she also coached crew.
Additionally, Katie spent three years as a research scientist for the Army Corps of Engineers at the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Hanover, New Hampshire.
Mikaela Dalton holds a B.A. in Global Studies from the University of Vermont. She previously worked as an AmeriCorps service member at Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment (WISE) in Alaska.
Tina Glusac holds a BA in Psychology from Wesleyan University and has worked as a cycling and hiking trip leader for Apogee Adventures.
Andrew holds a B.A. in Political Science and a M.A.T. in Political Science and Political Philosophy from Tufts.
While an undergraduate at Tufts University, he worked with Jumpstart AmeriCorps in an early literacy program and was a teaching fellow for Breakthrough Greater Boston, teaching academic courses in a summer enrichment program.
Sarah, an alumna of Maine Coast Semester 8, holds a BA in Environmental Studies from Middlebury College and a MA in English from Bread Loaf School of English.
Sarah spent multiple summers at Wyonegonic Camps in the role of trip coordinator, wilderness trip leader, and program director. An avid runner, she has coached students throughout her teaching career and is the founder and coach of Boulder Motion, an adult running program.
After teaching English in Neiva, Colombia, on a Fulbright scholarship, Otis Wortley returned to his home state of Maine in summer 2018.
Otis holds a B.A. International Studies with a Latino/a Studies concentration from Kenyon College. Otis is a 2007 Maine Coast Semester at Chewonki alumnus and a graduate of Waynflete School. He studied in Earlham College’s Border Studies program. Otis has also taught Spanish as a fellow at the Alzar School and as part of the language faculty of the Buxton School.