Pati Beaumont – Principal 

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!


Meaghan Marsh – Associate Principal

Meaghan earned her Bachelors of Social Work as well as Sociology degree,  an Elementary Education License and a Special Education endorsement at Castleton University in 2006. From there she continued on to earn her Masters in Education as well as her Principal and Special Education Director endorsement from College of Saint Joseph. Meaghan continued as an adjunct professor at CSJ. Meaghan worked in the special education department at Rutland High School for 13 years. Ten years were spent as a case manager and three in the role of School to Work Coordinator where she helped students obtain employment and real world work experience. Meaghan also created an annual  Cultural Exchange program with a school in Grafing Germany, was a club advisor for the Green Mountain Teen Institute and a girls lacrosse coach for 11 years. Meaghan is excited to start her administrative career at Rutland Middle School.