Mr. Stuart Guthrie
Stuart came to Taft from The Knox School in Saint James, New York, where he served as English department chair, an English teacher, dormitory parent, and soccer and baseball coach. While at The Knox School, Stuart was also a faculty member and creative writing instructor at The Arts Center of the Capital Region in Albany, New York. Prior to that, Stuart was a 12th grade English teacher and 8th grade academic tutor at High Tech High in San Diego, California. Stuart received his Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in chemistry from Plattsburgh State University of New York. He received a Master of Arts in English with a concentration in education from the Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English. He is a member of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, and Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Athlete Honor Society. Stuart is also a four-time Conference Champion and five-time All-Conference Team for Plattsburgh State Track and Field. In addition, Stuart is a four time member of the SUNY Athletic Conference All-Academic Team. Stuart teaches English, coaches cross country and track, and is a corridor head on HDT2.