Courtney Krahn has been appointed as the Charlotte Central School assistant principal.

She will join principal Jennifer Roth and special education director Beth Slater on the school’s leadership team on July 1.

Courtney Krahn

Courtney Krahn

Superintendent Rene Sanchez said, “I am very excited that Charlotte’s new assistant principal will return home to Charlotte Central School. Her experience as an instructional leader in Middlebury will help not only Charlotte, but also the Champlain Valley School District as a whole.”

Krahn’s recent leadership roles include that of curriculum leader and director of the Proficiency Recovery School for the Addison Central School District, language and literature teacher at Middlebury Union Middle School, and English teacher and literacy coach at Leland and Gray Union Middle and High School. She also taught in Wisconsin. She is a National Board-certified teacher and holds a Vermont principal’s license. Courtney is a 2022 member of the Snelling Center for Government’s Vermont School Leadership Project.

Courtney earned a bachelor’s from Dickenson College and a master’s from the Middlebury College Bread Loaf School of English.

Courtney is originally from Charlotte and a graduate of the Champlain Valley School District.

Principal Jen Roth said, “I am delighted to have Courtney joining the Charlotte Central School leadership team. I first got to know Courtney during our time at Snelling’s Vermont School Leadership Project. She is a thoughtful listener with a deep understanding of how to foster curiosity and engagement in learners.”

Courtney said she was proud to be joining Charlotte’s students, families and the broader Champlain Valley School District community “to carry on the good work, strong traditions and important collaboration that make Charlotte Central School the special place that it is. As an alumna of both Charlotte Central School and Champlain Valley Union High, I am proud of the formative learning experiences I had in this school district, and I am humbled by the opportunity to return to where my educational journey began.”