Patty Meyer is a choral conductor, pianist, flutist and music educator located in Brattleboro, VT. She earned her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts with a focus on piano performance from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME and her master’s degree in choral, general and instrumental music education from Boston University.
Patty has taught music, coached musicians and performed in ensembles throughout the Brattleboro Area for the past 23 years. She lives with her husband in Guilford, VT and enjoys gardening, hiking, skiing, and their cats and dog.
Greg is beginning his third year as technology integration specialist at Green Street School. Greg spent the previous ten years working at various elementary schools around Windham county as technology specialist and technology integration specialist. He enjoys working closely with classroom teachers to get the most out of technology in their instruction.
Prior to entering the world of education Greg has spent over 20 years working in the private sector for technology based firms ranging from web hosting and internet security companies.
Greg has a B.A.. in Business information Systems from UMASS and M.A. in Computing in Education at Columbia University Teachers College, and M.Ed in Educational Leadership.
Madame has been teaching French since 1991. She has worked at Wilmington Middle/High School, Deerfield Valley Elementary School, the Putney School, Brattleboro Union High School, the School for International Training, and Green Street School.
She first went to France when she was 13 and has been back there 10 times since then, the longest stretch being a summer in Avignon, in the south of France. She has also travelled to Switzerland and Quebec many times.
In addition to French, Madame speaks Russian and she lived in Moscow for 4 months. She also knows a little Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch and Yiddish.
Madame has a Bachelor's degree in Russian Language and Literature from Bryn Mawr College and a Master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Besides loving foreign languages, Madame loves to bicycle for vacation. She has ridden her bicycle across the US and the length of the UK and in Nova Scotia, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France and dozens of US states.
She encourages everyone who can to ride a bicycle!