Dr. Monica McEnerny is an Associate Professor of Education at Vermont State University in Castleton, Vermont. She earned her Master’s Degree in Education from Castleton and her Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Vermont.
Dr. McEnerny taught in public schools for many years before coming to Castleton to mentor and help license pre-service and practicing teachers. Her research interests include middle grades practice, international teacher education, equitable practices, educational technology, and positive, active engagement in leadership. She is a Fulbright Specialist who taught at KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2016 and in 2023.
Dr. McEnerny served for several years as Chair of Castleton’s Education Department, as President of the Vermont Association for Middle Level Education, and as Vice-President for Changing Perspectives New England. She is a long-standing member of the Middle Grades Collaborative and the author of A Teacher’s Journey to Adolescence: Scholarly and Personal Perspectives of Resilience at the Middle Level. Her home is in Brandon, Vermont.