Principal – Pati Beaumont 

After graduating with a degree in Psychology from the University of Vermont, Ms. Beaumont worked in a number of positions including a counselor for adjudicated youths, a financial manager for a securities firm, and an office manager at a doctor’s office, before beginning her career as an educator.  After the birth of her third child, Ms. Beaumont decided to pursue a Master’s Degree in Special Education with a concentration in mathematics at Castleton State College (CSC). She began her teaching experience at Poultney Elementary School, teaching grades 5 and 6. Her next experience was teaching grades 5-8 mathematics, including remedial and enrichment classes, at Benson Village School for 8 years.  During this time, she earned a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership from CSC. In 2000, Ms. Beaumont accepted a one year math position at Otter Valley Union High School, which was quickly followed by a position as Assistant Principal at Rutland Town School, a position she held for two years before becoming the Principal for the next ten years. In 2012, Ms. Beaumont was appointed the PreK-5 Co-Principal of Shelburne Community School, where she worked until accepting the position of Teacher of Mathematics at Rutland Middle School which she held for a little over two years.  Ms. Beaumont is so excited to become the Principal of Rutland Middle School!

Assistant Principal – Sharon Napolitano

Mrs. Napolitano has worked for Rutland City Public Schools for five years, starting as the Coordinator of Support Services, Birth through Grade Two and now as the Assistant Principal of Rutland Middle School.  Mrs. Napolitano began teaching in Palmer, Alaska after earning a Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education and an Endorsement in Special Education.  She continued her teaching career in Towanda, Pennsylvania as a Special Education teacher for grades 4 through 12.  During that time, Mrs. Napolitano earned a Masters of Education in Elementary Education with a focus as a Reading Specialist at Mansfield University, an Endorsement as Special Education Director from Penn State University and a certification in Middle-level English.  Mrs. Napolitano continued with her professional development after moving to Vermont earning Director of Support Services and Principal certifications.  Mrs. Napolitano returns from a one-year leave with new skills in building renovations and landscaping!​