WINTER TERM FACULTY

 
 
 
 
 
 

Paul Andriscin

Winter Term Teacher

802.422.5671, ext. 228

pandriscin@killingtonmountainschool.org

Paul majored in history with a BA from Johnson State College and then received an MA from Vermont College of Norwich University.  He began teaching at the College of St. Joseph in Rutland in 1998 and also was an adjunct at Castleton State and Green Mountain College.  He is returning to KMS after having taught here during the 2004 – 2005 winter term.   

 

Paul is also one of the Site Interpreters at two Vermont State Historic Sites, Mount Independence and Hubbardton Battlefield, a position he has enjoyed since 1998. 

 

When not teaching history Paul enjoys building dioramas, painting miniatures and relaxing with his wife and 2 Westies.  He and his wife are currently restoring an 1892 English Shingle-style house in Rutland.

Adam Boshart

Winter Term Teacher

802.422.5671, ext. 256

aboshart@killingtonmountainschool.org

Adam graduated from Castleton State College in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Geology. He grew up ski racing at Hidden Valley in New Jersey, and was captain of the high school state champion Highlanders team in 2010. Since moving to Vermont in 2010, Adam was a coach and outdoor guide for the Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center in Rutland until 2018. His passion for both geology and athletics bleed into his work as a teacher.


Outside of KMS, Adam enjoys climbing, mountain biking, and most of all music.

Donna Brewster

Winter Term Teacher

802.422.5671, ext. 243

dbrewster@killingtonmountainschool.org

Donna received an MS in Environmental Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and graduated from SUNY Oneonta with a BS in biology secondary education with a minor in chemistry.  She has worked for various companies as an engineer, then went on to get certification as an Orthotist and worked in that field for several more years.  Always looking for something new, she finally found her true calling as a science teacher, which she has done for the past 30 years.

 

Donna finds herself up in Vermont , enjoying the great outdoors.  She not only enjoys skiing, but also tennis and baking pies (mostly because she likes to eat them!).  She and her husband have two grown children, both of whom have grown up enjoying Killington when they are back home.

Kerilyn Bristow

Winter Term Teacher

802.422.5671, ext. 227

kbristow@killingtonmountainschool.org


Keri has a BA in French and Education from Wheaton College in Massachusetts.  She also has an MEd from Castleton University in Education Leadership/Administration.  She spent the last 39 years in Woodstock Vermont, teaching French and Spanish at the middle school/high school level, raised three children, of whom 2 still live in Vermont!  She has 5 grandchildren she adores playing with as well as two dogs.  Keri and her husband greatly enjoy hiking and traveling.  Not having skied in more than 40 years, she is looking forward to relearning to ski this year.  While teaching part time in French at KMS, she also teaches Spanish to elementary students in Quechee, VT.  Over her years at Woodstock Union High School Middle School, she has also collaborated with KMS while her students were going to school here during winter term.  

Patrick Graham

Winter Term Teacher

802.422.5671, ext. 249

pgraham@killingtonmountainschool.org

Patrick graduated from Viterbo University in 2008 with a degree in Business Administration and Psychology. Upon graduating he moved to Colorado to work for the United States Olympic Committee in leadership development and training. He then followed his passion for teaching back to Wisconsin where he pursued a Master's in Education and received his teaching license. Patrick has since worked in a variety of educational capacities including outdoor education, teaching ESL/EFL abroad, teaching pre-k, and leading high-school students abroad on service-leadership trips during the summer. 

He recently relocated to Mt. Holly, from Breckenridge, CO where he has lived for the past 5 years. When Patrick isn't teaching, he is skiing, traveling abroad, or planning his next adventure. 

Christine Harris

World Languages

802.422.5671, ext. 246

charris@killingtonmountainschool.org

Christy has a BA in Spanish from the University of Vermont. She has lived in Salamanca, Aragon, Madrid and Las Palmas, Spain, and Orleans, France, and enjoys the Spanish and French languages. She works part time on a dairy farm in Reading, Vermont and loves cows, gardens, and good food. Christy was a KSC skier as a kid, a nordic skier in high school and a water skier throughout. 

 

In her work with children, Christy has diverse experience. She has instructed water skiing in Vermont, been an au pair in France and Spain, volunteered in ESL classrooms at home and abroad, and guided kids through farm life. Most recently, Christy worked as a Special Education Paraprofessional in Weathersfield, Vermont. She specializes in middle level. 

Jane O'Neill

Winter Term Teacher

802.422.5671, ext. 232

joneill@killingtonmountainschool.org

Jane is a graduate of William Smith College and Hofstra University Law School. She has spent most of her professional career as a criminal prosecutor.  She started in the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office and finished locally at the Rutland County State's Attorney's Office. In between she raised three children who attended Killington Mountain School. She started the Rutland City Recreation Department youth lacrosse program.  She also coached the Rutland High School Division1 girls's varsity lacrosse team to 5 league titles and a Vermont State Championship.

 

Jane loves to ski and be outdoors. She also loves History, Civics, and English and is looking forward to helping her students become lifelong learners.

Lindsey Pekurny

Science Teacher

802.422.5671, ext. 288

lpekurny@killingtonmountainschool.org

Lindsey graduated from Green Mountain College with a BS in Biology. After graduation, she spent the next year traveling to various field research positions in Honduras and Thailand. Lindsey is a trained herpetologist whose work centered around amphibians and reptiles. For the past two years, she has been working for the United States Geological Survey on various amphibian related research projects. Working for the USGS has allowed her to study amphibians and ecosystems from the mountains of Vermont all the way to the caves of West Virginia.

 

Along with her work, Lindsey enjoys horseback riding, skiing, and rock climbing.

Donna Reck

Middle School Teacher

Katherine Stahle

Biology

802.422.5671, ext. 245
kstahle@killingtonmountainschool.org

Affectionately known as "Gerbil," Katherine holds a master of science degree in clinical psychology from Appalachian State University and a bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology from Appalachian State University.

Gerbil came to Vermont in 1978 expecting to stay one year to teach skiing and ski patrol. She is still here but now teaches science at KMS and is a professional patroller at Killington. She is also an instructor trainer for the National Ski Patrol and for the American Red Cross. She also teaches various science and sociology courses at the College of St. Joseph.

Steve Tuckerman

Winter Term Math Teacher

802.422.5671, ext. 225

stuckerman@killingtonmountainschool.org

Steven holds a bachelor's in mathematics and a bachelor's in education from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a master of public administration degree from the University of Maine at Orono, a master of science degree in regional planning from the University of Massachusetts, and a bachelor's in resource planning from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. In addition to spending lots of time earning degrees, Steven has taught in the Danville Area Public Schools, the Millville Area Public Schools, the Shikellamy School District, and the Mount Carmel Area School District as well as serving as the town manager of Hermon, Maine, and the town planner of Old Town, Maine, as well as the town planner for Southington, Coventry and East Hampton, Conn. Steve is an avid Nordic and alpine skier, runner, hiker, and canoeist. Steve was the New England whitewater slalom champion in the C-1 recreational division in the early '90s.

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