BFUHS Math Department


Sean Murphy - Department Coordinator x246

Mr. Murphy been teaching at BFUHS since 2008. He received his Bachelors Degree in math education from Plymouth State in 2007 where he also began his coaching career. Currently he is the JV girls soccer coach. He thoroughly enjoys both teaching and coaching at the high school level and is looking forward to another great year.

Tim Clark x269

Mr. Clark has a BA in English from Dartmouth College, a JD from Vermont Law School and will soon complete his Masters of Science in math teaching with the Vermont Mathematics Initiative at UVM. Before teaching math, he taught middle school and high school reading. He has also coached high school track and field for nineteen years, and credits his student-athletes with inspiring him to make the leap from law to education. He coaches spring track and assists with cross country at BFUHS, and also co-founded and sponsors the student news site 'The Howler'. Tim's interests include running, biking, hiking, skiing, reading, poker, Kentucky Wildcats basketball (his native state) and spending time with his family, including two children who have also attended BFUHS.

Maureen Parker x254

Mrs. Parker joined the Bellows Falls BF staff in 2006. In 1991 she received her Bachelors of Science from Springfield College. She lives in Grafton with her husband and 3 children and looks forward to coaching again at the high school level when her children are older.

Kelly Spaulding x255

Susan Swan x258

In May of 1990 Ms. Swan received a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from the University of Akron with a minor in education and a certificate to teach grades 7-12 mathematics. In August of that year Ms. Swan relocated to Vermont and began teaching math at Bellows Falls UHS. In August 1997 she received a Masters of Natural Sciences in Education from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and was elected by the WNESU administration team as a Vermont Teacher of the Year in June 2001. In the fall of 2013 Ms. Swan became an adjunct professor for RVCC and began offering dual-enrollment credit for AP Calculus as part of Project Running Start. Likewise, in the spring of 2016 she became able to offer dual-enrollment credit for AP Calculus through CCV as well. In June 2016, Ms. Swan began teaching math online through VTVLC and subsequently earned an On-line Teaching Specialist license endorsement in January 2017

Ms. Swan enjoys sports and coaching. She has coached the BFUHS Senior Math Team since 1997, coached the girls' varsity soccer team at BFUHS for 4 years in the 1990's, coached many sports teams 2005-2015 in Weathersfield where her son attended K-8 transitioning this level of parental support to BFUHS school programs and music activities as her teenager attended BFUHS. She is now not only a huge Terriers supporter but now, she is also a University of Hartford Hawks fan as her son transitions to college life.

Lori Walters x260

Ms. Walters has been teaching since August of 1986 after she graduated from Arkansas State University with a BSE in Mathematics Education. She began her teaching career in Newark, Arkansas, where she taught 7-12 mathematics for 9 years. She then taught math in Gainesville, Missouri for 5 years. Ms. Walters joined the staff here in Bellows Falls in 2000. She has served on numerous school and district-wide committees. She enjoys playing golf and watching sports.