Kassie Archambault '10

I graduated from Dartmouth in 2010. While at Dartmouth, I went on the LSA+ to St. Petersburg, and volunteered at Kitezh, a children’s community in the Kaluga region of Russia. My experience volunteering at Kitezh led me to pursue a career in teaching and working with children. Immediately upon graduation, I participated in the New York City Teaching Fellow program, where I earned my master’s degree from Hunter College in special education and taught in both middle school and high school settings. In the fall of 2012 I started working at Phillips Academy, a boarding school in Andover, MA, as a Russian Teaching Fellow. I have taught high school students in all levels of our Russian curriculum, from introductory Russian to our advanced 5th year course, reading works by Lermontov and Kaverin with my students (in Russian!). As part of our Russian program, I chaperone our yearly trip to Petrozavodsk, Russia, where our students live with host families for 3 weeks while taking Russian classes. Beginning in the fall of 2014, I work part time as an instructor of Russian, and spend the majority of my time working in our Office of Admission.