Megan K. Valenti
B.A., University of California; M.A., Columbia University
Work Phone: 860-945-7842
Year Appointed: 2010
A native of southern California, Megan is a graduate of UCLA, where she earned a bachelor's degree in history and education. After graduation, she pursued a graduate degree at Teachers College, Columbia University, where she earned a master's in teaching secondary social studies. During her time in New York City, Megan also worked as a student teacher at the Beacon School and the Nightingale-Bamford School. Before joining the Taft faculty in 2010, Megan taught US History at the Indian Mountain School, where she also coached softball and basketball and worked in the dorm. In addition to teaching history at Taft, Megan has served in various roles, including coaching an undefeated New England Championship softball team and serving as the co-chair of the summer reading committee. Megan currently teaches both US and AP US History, and serves as the section head for US History. She lives in Middlebury with her husband, Michael, and their two sons.