Paul B. Cyr-Mutty

Paul B. Cyr-Mutty is the Director of the Eaglebrook Center for Middle School Teaching and Learning. A faculty member at Eaglebrook for 31 years. In his career, he has taught English and World Views, and also coached football, skiing, and tennis and served as a Dorm Head, English Department Chair, Summer Semester’s Academic Director, and Safety Coordinator. Paul graduated from Middlesex School, earned his BA and certification as a secondary school English teacher at Connecticut College, received his MALS from Wesleyan University writing his thesis on the fool  as a transitional character in Shakespeare’s comedies and tragedies, and earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017, writing his dissertation on using reality-based scenarios as a technique for helping novice faculty learn a relational approach to teaching.

Rachel Blain

Rachel Blain has been teaching at the middle school level for 33 years. With initial steps in elementary and high school, she came to Eaglebrook as a substitute and discovered the charm of teaching middle school boys.  Three decades later, Rachel has served as dorm parent, coach, department chair, mentor teacher, and associate in the Curriculum Office. A Philips Academy and Amherst College graduate, Rachel pursued her M.A.T. in French at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. At Eaglebrook Rachel has found a home base in the English department.
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