Educators Institute Appoints Board Members

Sunday, November 08, 2015
Lebanon — The board of the Upper Valley Educators Institute has appointed two new members.

Jennifer Hartman, a Vermont Law School graduate, is an attorney at Vitt & Associates PLC in Norwich, where she focuses on civil litigation, employment law and business transactions.

A Wilder resident, Hartman previously taught high school and college level math in New York, and was selected to be a New York City Teaching Fellow.

Jennifer Thompson, of Unity, is a 2009 graduate of UVEI. Thompson teaches English language arts and social studies to students at Unity Elementary School, where she is student community service coordinator and liaison to the National Parks Service “Parks in Every Classroom” program. She is president-elect of Claremont Kiwanis, which serves children in Sullivan County. She is a frequent guest on NHPR, discussing education, and represented the educators institute on NHPR’s program, Giving Matters. She was a finalist in the 2016 New Hampshire Teacher of the Year program.

The Upper Valley Educators Institute offers a 10-month program that prepares people with bachelor’s degrees for new careers in teaching; master’s degrees in advanced teaching and school leadership; and a principal internship program. 
 — Staff report