Heartworks Stowe Staff

The teaching faculty at the Heartworks, Renaissance, and Endeavour Schools have earned a certification in early or elementary education and/or have comparable educational training and experience. Throughout the year, teachers and directors participate in professional development programs, both on and off-site, aimed at expanding and improving their teaching skills and enhancing the mission of our Schools. We are dedicated to providing a program based on quality and consistency in all of the schools. All of our faculty and staff are asked to embrace a heartful and peaceful approach with children and to uphold the philosophies of the school.


Megan Cloutier

Heartworks Teacher

Megan has been an early educator since 2004. She has worked with children ages ranging from birth to 10. Megan has an Early Childhood Specialist Certificate and is currently working to complete her degree at CCV. Prior to joining the Heartworks team in 2016, Megan worked in both the early childhood setting for a few years and was a private Nanny for three boys. Megan enjoys creating art, exploring nature, and spending time with her two year old son. She is excited to be a part of the Heartworks team!

Britta Lea


Britta moved to Vermont in 2012 and joined Heartworks in 2015.  She started teaching in 2007 while living in Alaska. She is passionate about early education, and is inspired every time she sees a child learn something new, whether it's in the classroom or on the playground. She enjoys skiing (both downhill and cross-country) snowshoeing, swimming at the Reservoir and spending time at her family camp in Maine.  No matter the season, you will find her exploring the woods with her husband and their dog.

Annabelle Knight

Heartworks Teacher

Annabelle grew up in Maine and has lived throughout New England and in California. She earned a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Lesley University in 2011. Starting in 2009, Annabelle worked in a variety of early childhood settings including public and private academic, nature-based, and Reggio-inspired classrooms with children ages 3 months to 8 years old.  She became a part of the Heartworks community in 2016.  She is passionate about nurturing children’s learning and development through outdoor play and exploration.  Annabelle enjoys trail running and is an avid hiker.