English & Social Studies Teacher
MacKenzie Abernethy enjoys making connections across students’ lives, diverse communities, and nature. They earned an M.A. in Teaching from Brown University then taught at an environmentally-focused international high school in Sedona, AZ. Skill-building within and beyond the classroom, they coordinate high school field trips such as a recent two-week backpacking and SCUBA diving certification excursion. Previously, they earned a B.A. in International Relations and French, with three years of study/teaching abroad. Their curriculum writing includes career guidance and Social Studies textbooks that value multiple perspectives.