Elise Haydon (Teacher/Case Manager)

 Senior Transition/English, Career Exploration/EnglishWork Experience


Elise was born in Charleston, South Carolina and spent her childhood outside of Seattle, Washington. She lives in Leicester, Vermont. Elise attended Middlebury College and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She’s worked in D.O. since 2007. Every afternoon she looks forward to working at Elmer Farm with the Work Experience students. Elise loves that the students are so kind to each other and take care of one another. She enjoys getting outside of the classroom for field trips to Washington, D.C., hawk banding and rock climbing. Elise feels that D.O. does it all. She was a nanny during her summers, a residential advisor and an assistant costume designer at Middlebury College.

First job as a teenager? My first job was babysitting. I started at twelve or so.  My first official job was washing boats on Lake Washington with my best friend.  
Favorites: Dessert? The Chocolate Bomb!! A flourless molten chocolate cake.  Place to visit in Vermont? Fern Lake! Activities to do in your spare time? Cooking, playing Ultimate Frisbee, and gardening. Type of music? Folk, classic, soul, and fun dance music.
List three things on your bucket list that you’d love to do: Travel to a few enchanting places like Morocco and Thailand, see a Green Bay Packers game at Lambeau Field, and spend a summer learning to cook in Italy.