GMVS Names Tracy Keller New Head of School

Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) has announced that Tracy Keller, current Head of Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy, will serve as GMVS’s next Head of School.

Born and raised in Rutland, VT, Tracy attended Dartmouth College, where she served as captain of the alpine ski team before graduating in 2002. Tracy has worked for Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy for the past 14 years, becoming Head of the Academy in 2007 and Head of the Ski Team and Academy in 2013. 

The announcement was made by GMVS Trustee Chair, Jane Goldstein, and Head of School Search Committee Chair, Charlie Brush. They highlighted the fact that during her tenure at Sugar Bowl, Tracy helped take the school and ski club to new heights, earning reaccreditation, achieving USSA Gold Certification, doubling enrollment, and spearheading a successful $13 million capital campaign. According to Goldstein and Brush, Tracy greatly impressed the GMVS Search Committee and Board of Trustees with her passion for and knowledge of ski racing, her commitment to excellence in academics, her authentic and engaging leadership style, and her dedication to students.

Keller will assume her head of school position officially on July 1, 2017, succeeding Interim Head and long-time COO, Tim Harris. Tracy’s appointment concludes an exhaustive seven month search process involving many members of the GMVS community, including former Heads Al Hobart and Jared Cadwell, current staff and trustees, current and former parents, current students and alumni.

QUOTES

"I am thrilled to be returning to my home state, and to be leading such a well-established and reputable school. GMVS is an academic and athletic powerhouse, yet equally as important is the school’s rich co-curricular experience that students will remember for a lifetime. Throughout the search process, I was constantly impressed by the community’s passion and enthusiasm for GMVS. I look forward to honoring the traditions of GMVS while leading the school into its next stage, and I’m excited to meet more of the students and families who make GMVS such a special place."- Tracy Keller, GMVS Head of School starting July 1, 2017

"GMVS is fortunate to have found a new Head with such a rich ski racing background, deep knowledge of the sport, and proven track record as a leader."- Dave Gavett, Former GMVS Head of School

Green Mountain Valley School (GMVS) has announced that Tracy Keller, current Head of Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy, will serve as GMVS’s next Head of School.

Born and raised in Rutland, VT, Tracy attended Dartmouth College, where she served as captain of the alpine ski team before graduating in 2002. Tracy has worked for Sugar Bowl Ski Team and Academy for the past 14 years, becoming Head of the Academy in 2007 and Head of the Ski Team and Academy in 2013. 

The announcement was made by GMVS Trustee Chair, Jane Goldstein, and Head of School Search Committee Chair, Charlie Brush. They highlighted the fact that during her tenure at Sugar Bowl, Tracy helped take the school and ski club to new heights, earning reaccreditation, achieving USSA Gold Certification, doubling enrollment, and spearheading a successful $13 million capital campaign. According to Goldstein and Brush, Tracy greatly impressed the GMVS Search Committee and Board of Trustees with her passion for and knowledge of ski racing, her commitment to excellence in academics, her authentic and engaging leadership style, and her dedication to students.

Keller will assume her head of school position officially on July 1, 2017, succeeding Interim Head and long-time COO, Tim Harris. Tracy’s appointment concludes an exhaustive seven month search process involving many members of the GMVS community, including former Heads Al Hobart and Jared Cadwell, current staff and trustees, current and former parents, current students and alumni.