The Team

TAP FacultyEllen Emery: TAP Director

  • Received her undergraduate degree from The University of Vermont in both Spanish and Math
  • Received her M.Ed from Saint Michael's College
  • She is a curriculum and instruction expert
  • Taught at Essex Junction school system for 17 years
  • District wide Mentor teacher coordinator for 10 years
  • TAP curriculum and mentor coordinator

TAP FacultyJen McKenzie: TAP Instructor

  • BA in Secondary Education and Spanish from St. Michael's College
  • MA in Spanish Language from Middlebury College
  • Spanish Teacher at Essex High School since 1999 and currently still teaches there part time.
  • TAP mentor teacher and new teach mentor.
  • Also holds a Vermont Administrator Endorsement

TAP FacultyJane Goodman - Field Supervisor

Jane worked in th Chittenden Central Supervisory Union for 37 years. She was a teacher, Department Chair, and founder of the Teacher Apprenticeship Program. Jane has worked extensively with new and veteran educators in a variety of roles and mentorships.