Elizabeth Edwards teaches seventh and eighth grade English and ninth and tenth-grade history at Telluride Mountain School. She grew up on the campus of Northwood School in Lake Placid, NY as the child of boarding school administrators. Elizabeth is an Adirondack 46er and loves kayaking, canoeing, and water skiing. Elizabeth earned a BA in English with minors in French and European Studies at St. Lawrence University. Elizabeth studied abroad in France, England, and India during her collegiate studies. She also had formative experiences as a teenager while partaking in volunteer work in Costa Rica and Peru. While at St. Lawrence University, she fell in love with running and stayed a fifth year, earning a MA in Education: School Counseling and Human Development while serving as a three-sport captain for cross country, indoor track & field, and outdoor track & field. Elizabeth is a five-time finisher of the Boston Marathon and a one-time finisher of the Chicago Marathon. She is constantly in motion and loves meeting new people.
Elizabeth has a background in teaching Middle School and High School English and ESOL as well as serving as a Learning Center Faculty Member. She previously worked full-time in New England Boarding Schools (at Marianapolis Preparatory School in Connecticut for four years and Kimball Union Academy in New Hampshire for three years). Additionally, she spent three summers working at the Loomis Chaffee School's Summer Program in Connecticut, and one summer working for The Nantucket Learning Group as an English ACT/SAT tutor in Massachusetts.
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