Vermont educator and leader committed to serving students and families in our communities. Julie has a B.A. from the University of Vermont in Political Science, an M.Ed in Special Education from St. Michael’s College and advanced graduate studies in educational leadership from both U.V.M. and St. Mikes. Julie is a Swanton resident with two adult children who graduated from MVU.
Kosha PatelDirector of Curriculum & Instruction
I am currently in my second year as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment at the Missisquoi Valley School District. Having been the Literacy Specialist at the Sheldon Elementary School from 2003-2018, I am currently in my 17th year in the district. I have a passion for instructional excellence and am committed to providing all our students with opportunities to reach their potential.
Tania HayesDirector of Student Support Services
I have worked in public education for about 20 years, and am so happy to have joined MVSD in 2017. I earned my Masters in Special Education and CAGS in School Leadership at St. Michael’s College. My professional experiences in special education, outdoor education and higher education support my desire to continuously work towards inclusive, meaningful and engaging educational opportunities for all of our students.
Jeff BenayDirector of Indian Education
I hold a doctorate from UVM in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis and a Master’s degree from UVM in Organizational, Counseling, and Foundational Studies. Having worked in this school district several decades, I live in Fairfax with my wife Julie, a retired long-time school principal. We have two children who both live in NYC, and a cat Max.
Wendy CunninghamDirector of Early Childhood Education
Heidi MosherMVSD Special Education Coach and Adaptive Curriculum Coordinator
I have worked in the field of special education for 30 years. As a Coach, I have the privilege of working with brand new and second year special educators. As an adaptive curriculum coordinator, I support teams in creating universally designed instruction so that all students have access to and participation in the general ed curriculum.
Lora McAllisterBusiness Manager
Certified Director of School Management and Finance by the Vermont Association of School Business Officials. I have enjoyed working with the MVSD community for the past 8 years. I am a Swanton resident along with my husband of 20 years and 3 wonderful children.
Becky HartFinance Director
Robert GervaisDirector of Technology
I joined the MVSD team in 2018 after spending the last 5 years at Johnson & Lyndon State supporting educational technology. Before that I had a long career in FNESU as the Director of Technology. My passion has always been my family (8 of us now) and coaching softball & basketball. My wife and I live in Enosburg & are now enjoying time with our 2 grandchildren!
Bonnie MoultonHuman Resources Coordinator
I recently moved from the Business Office to HR, having been at the district since 2017 after twelve years working in the private sector. I am from St. Albans, VT and a graduate of Champlain College. I live in Highgate with my husband and our two boys, ages 10 and 8. They keep us busy with soccer, hockey, baseball, 4-wheeling, and anything else they decide to try!
Christine NorrisExecutive Assistant to the Superintendent
Jeri PattersonReceptionist/Human Resources Assistant
I joined the MVSD HR team in July 2018 after working for 13 years in Special Education at MVU. I live in Franklin with my husband and 3 children.
Michele BarnettHR Benefits Coordinator
Vermont Schools Human Resources Professional, Champlain College Graduate, Employed by the district since 7/2011.
Ashley MaskellECP Administrative Assistant
Lisa WayLead Accounting Specialist
I joined MVSD in 2017 after previously working for 13 years as an Accounting and HR Administrator for a small business. I graduated with my Bachelors in Accounting from Champlain College, earned an AS in Business Management, and Certificate in HR Management. I enjoy spending time with my husband, two boys, four dogs, and anything outdoor-related.
Marnie CarltonBusiness Associate
I joined MVSD as Business Associate in July 2018 after 8 years as Grant Coordinator for Maple Run. I have a AS in Business Management and have worked in all areas from Payroll to Accounts Payable.
Sue DayPayroll Specialist
Chrissy LongwayDistrict Medicaid Clerk
Holly FortuneAdministrative Assistant, After School Program
Holly started this position in August 2018, coming from a twelve year office admin career with a local company in South Burlington. She took this part-time position in order to spend more time with her family. Holly lives in Georgia with her husband and two sons, one dog and two cats. She grew up in Springfield, Vermont and was an art major, receiving her BA from New England College in 2000. Holly tries to celebrate art and creativity in her life at all times. She also enjoys gardening, baking, yoga and hiking.
Ann Marie FellowsAccounts Payable Specialist
I have been working in the Missisquoi Valley School District for 15 years. I hold educator licenses in Elementary Education and Technology Integration. I’m delighted to be serving at the central office as our Data Manager.