Speaker Date Topic
ConVal Band Ensemble Dec 10, 2018
Holiday Music
Holiday Music
Mary Drew Dec 17, 2018
Reality Check
Reality Check

Mary Drew, MS, MEd, CPS, CEO, Board Chair -

Mary began her recovery from alcoholism in March 2008, and in 2009 founded Reality Check to help reduce alcohol and drug use, addiction, and overdose.  Mary holds an MS in Community & Counseling Psychology and an MEd in Counseling Education, and completed a two-year fellowship with the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration assigned to the NH Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services. She is an Internationally Certified Prevention Specialist and a Recovery Coach, and is a trainer for SAMHSA’s Substance Abuse Prevention Training Skills and Prevention Ethics, as well as Prime For Life and the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy.  Mary is also the Welfare Officer for 3 municipalities in NH, and lives in Jaffrey with her son, Duncan.

Michelle Voto Feb 11, 2019
New Principal, ConVal High School
New Principal, ConVal High School

Ms. Voto has worked in the field of education for 21 years.  Her diverse experiences include positions at both the secondary and post-secondary level. She began her career at the post-secondary level as a Director of Admissions, Associate Professor in Business Education, and Academic Dean.  She then transitioned to secondary education during her 12-year tenure at the Nashua School District.

In August of 2017, Michelle was hired to work collaboratively with the Director of the Applied Technology Center (ATC) to conduct a review of current programming, which has led to the development of expanded offerings that will provide students with additional pathways to career opportunities upon graduation. She is looking forward to the role of Dean of Faculty during the 2018-2019 school year.

Ms. Voto educational credentials include a Bachelors of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Business from the University of New Hampshire.  She later earned her Master’s in Business Education at Southern New Hampshire University, as well as completed her Principal Certification at Rivier University.  Most recently Michelle started an Ed.D. Program in K-12 Educational Leadership at New England College.