Allison Swan

Allison started working with Mountain Academy in 2021 as the after school teacher and is now a full time preschool faculty member on the Teton Valley Campus. Allison was drawn to the place-based, nature-based early childhood program. …

Tim Gruber

Undergraduate at University of Richmond.
Masters in Curriculum & Teaching from Teachers College at Columbia University.

Tim Gruber joined the Mountain Academy community in the fall of 2021 as a lower school faculty member on the Teton Valley Campus (TVC) and now serves as the Division Coordinator for the lower school on the TVC. …

Kelsie Leu

Kelsie started her journey at Teton Science Schools in 2014 as an AmeriCorps member.  She then worked in Field Education as a lead instructor and eventually a faculty member.  Kelsie joined Mountain Academy in 2020 and teaches middle school math, …

Katie O’Connell

Katie O’Connell started at Teton Science Schools (TSS) in the Graduate program in 2018. After completing her Masters in Place Based Education and a fellowship on the Teton Valley Campus Katie stayed on the team as a K/1 teacher. …

Brooks Taylor

Brooks joined Teton Science Schools through the Graduate Program in 2018, and Mountain Academy the following year as a teaching fellow. Brooks currently is a Division Coordinator and Humanities faculty on the Teton Valley Campus Brooks was drawn to Mountain Academy through his love of hands-on, …

Lulu Orne

Lulu started at Mountain Academy in the summer of 2019 in the Early Childhood program. Lulu currently works in the Early Childhood program on the Teton Valley Campus where she is the ‘Outdoor Explorations Lead Teacher’. …

Elise Pierce

Elise Pierce joined the preschool team on the Teton Valley Campus in 2019 and has been there ever since. She was drawn to the early childhood program’s focus on hands-on, place-based, emergent curriculum and building relationships with the natural world both in and outside of the classroom.  …