Before she worked for French Broad River Academy, Elizabeth worked at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School as a residential faculty teaching English, Geology, and Adventure Education. Her first teaching opportunity was at The Pingry School in New Jersey, where she coached soccer and taught 9th grade English. For many summers, Elizabeth lead wilderness trips with Moondance Adventures out of Asheville, traveling both domestically and internationally. Elizabeth’s outdoor leadership experiences also include directing an elementary school afternoon program in Sewanee, TN and working in Texas at Laity Lodge Youth Camp.
Elizabeth graduated from Randolph School in Huntsville, Alabama in 2008 and The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee in 2012 and 2013. She earned a B.S. in Environmental Studies, focusing in Geology, and a B.A. in English Literature. Elizabeth is pursuing her Masters in English through Middlebury’s Bread Loaf School of English.
FBRA will allow Elizabeth to continue to connect outdoor education with a rigorous academic curriculum, and she is very excited to work with adventurous middle school girls. Elizabeth is Wilderness First Responder and an enthusiastic guitar player.