Christie Nold, Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School

posted Oct 9, 2016, 12:17 PM by Don Taylor   [ updated Oct 9, 2016, 12:17 PM ]

Christie is in her second year at Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School in South Burlington, Vermont where she teaches 6th grade Social Studies. Prior to FHTMS, Christie worked as the School Programs Coordinator and educator at Shelburne Farms, a nonprofit education center dedicated to Education for Sustainability. In addition, she taught English and Civic Engagement with the Peace Corps in Nedryahiliv, Ukraine following completion of her master’s degree at the University of Vermont in 2008.

At FHTMS, Christie is an educator on team Verve where students facilitate team meetings, set the agreements, and lead their conferences. In addition, she is a member of the newly formed Professional Learning Committee which works collaboratively to explore the possibilities of Act 77 and support educators in its implementation. Inspired by her experience at the Middle Grades Institute, she is now piloting proficiency-based learning and evaluation as well as implementing elements of negotiated curriculum. Christie aims to place relationships at the center of her work and is committed to dismantling systems of oppression and decolonizing education together with her colleagues in the Diversity Working Group and students in Peer Leadership. Outside of the classroom, Christie enjoys reading, kayaking, hiking, and traveling with her partner Mohamad.

Christie actively tweets at @ChristieNold and has chronicled her experience at the Middle Grades Institute using Blogger