Join us in welcoming our new English Teacher, Chelsea Staunton!

Chelsea graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South with a major in Environmental Studies: Arts and Humanities. While at Sewanee, Chelsea played on the Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Team, leading the team as Captain her senior year. Chelsea spent her summers during college leading the Outdoor Leadership Program at a small summer camp in Virginia.

After graduation, Chelsea went on to work at Google in San Francisco. This past year Chelsea has fallen in love with the semester school model while leading the Histories Department at The Island School. Chelsea is thrilled to be joining the Outdoor Academy and cannot wait to share her passion for education, leadership, and adventure. In her free time Chelsea enjoys spending time with friends, family, hiking, traveling, re-reading Harry Potter, skiing, floating in the ocean and listening to music.