The Art Teachers


Teresa Kaufman and Vivian McNeeley are HPE's fabulous art teachers! Between the two of them, they have over 20 years of teaching experience.


Teresa Kaufman has been at High Plain Elementary since 2013. She lives in Andover with her husband and her two children. Before teaching in Andover, She taught in NYC for 7 years at both the elementary and middle school level.

She has shown her paintings and prints throughout NYC, at Millsaps College in Jackson, Missisippi, and various galleries throughout Michigan.


Vivian McNeeley has been at High Plain Elementary since 2019. She was at Bancroft for five years, and one year at Brooks before that. She is an ELL teacher as well as an art teacher.

She is a working portrait painter and photographer. She lives in Andover with her husband and her four children.


Both Vivian and Teresa are trained as painters.

Teresa Kaufman's work:

Vivian McKneeley's work: