Long Trail School Adds Faculty and Staff Members
Long Trail School continues to grow with the addition of four new faculty members and one additional staff member for the 2014-15 school year.
Veronique Chopin de La Bruyere will be teaching Spanish and French in the world languages department. She is a veteran classroom teacher who most recently taught at an independent school in New York City and also has experience with program development for international students. Veronique lives in Washington County, where in her spare time, she runs an art gallery. Alex Ramsvig will be teaching media literacy, middle school community action and self courses, and sixth grade earth science. In addition to managing the school library, Alex will coach middle school boys’ soccer. He lives in Dorset, and in addition to practicing law locally, he has coached swimming in the Manchester Tritons program. Erika Floriani has joined the business office. Erika has worked in office management and bookkeeping in the Bennington/Williamstown, Mass., area for many years. She is also connected to the area through Bennington’s Oldcastle Theater Company. A graduate of Colorado State University, Ray Berumen earned his BS in Industrial Engineering and holds an MBA in Technology Management. He completed the teacher apprenticeship program two years ago, focusing on math and science education. A Manchester, Vt. resident, he has been active with the Boy Scouts and coaching football. Joining the support services department, is Jill Burke, a veteran special educator who has taught locally for seven years. Jill is active in the local arts community.