Alley Mazzullo is a co-founder of Red Fox Community School. She believes in helping students become stewards of their own learning, giving children time and space to try out big ideas and encouraging kindness and compassion. Alley is happiest when she is outside and believes in giving children many opportunities to be immersed in the natural world. When she's not teaching she manages a small homestead in Pawlet with her husband Elijah. They have dairy goats, pigs, sheep, ducks, chickens, dogs and cats! Alley has been working with children in educational settings for the last ten years both in schools as a classroom teacher and on farms. Before she was a teacher she was a farmer and brings this passion into the classroom. Alley loves the green mountains and is so happy to be here in Vermont graced by them. She holds a B.A in poetry and anthropology from Bard College and a M.Ed in elementary and early childhood education from Antioch University New England.
Director of Academics and Administration
Sami Krasny is a co-founder of Red Fox Community School. Her educational philosophy is deeply rooted in progressive education as she believes strongly that helping children learn how to think is much more valuable than teaching them what to think. In her work with children respect and teamwork are always encouraged and supported. Sami is a veteran teacher with almost ten years of experience working in and running progressive education classrooms. In addition to being a teacher, Sami is a mom as well as an avid baker and home cook. She has her B.A in visual art and natural science as well as her M.S. Ed. in early childhood and childhood education from Sarah Lawrence College. Sami lives in Manchester, Vermont with her husband Isaac, their son Elliott, and a fuzzy tuxedo cat named Finn.
Sarah Dube joined the community at Red Fox Community School in 2018. When it comes to education, Sarah wholeheartedly believes in instilling and fostering curiosity, while teaching to the whole child. She strives to create a community of learners who care about each other and the world they live in. Sarah has made her way to Vermont from New Hampshire, where she worked at an independent day school, teaching 2nd grade and 4th grade. Before that Sarah worked as a preschool teacher with infants to age 5, and was an outdoor educator for grades 4-12. Sarah also has a strong theater background and loves to find new ways to incorporate this into the classroom. She holds a B.A. in Theater Performance and Production from the University of Southern Maine and an M.Ed. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Antioch University New England.