Prior to coming to Catlin Gabel in 2010, Blythe was the director of college counseling at St. Mary’s Academy in Portland. She also worked for 10 years in the Lewis & Clark College admissions office as the associate dean of admissions, where she read thousands of applications, coordinated the college’s electronic recruitment efforts, and visited high schools from Idaho to 连接icut. She has served on the executive board of the Pacific Northwest Association of College Admissions Counseling, the steering committee of the Pacific Northwest Colleges Consortium, and the professional development committee of the National Association of College 入场s 辅导服务. Blythe received her bachelor’s degree from Willamette University and earned her MA in nonfiction writing from 波特兰 State University.
莫琳·里德 has taught writing to high school, college, and graduate students for over twenty years, the last two of them at Catlin Gabel. She has extensive experience at working with students on application essays and enjoys this work because of the opportunities the process creates for building self-awareness and setting goals. She held a Fulbright Scholarship in Germany in 2004-2005, and, before coming to teach at Catlin, taught writing courses and served as a fellowships advisor at Lewis & Clark College. Maureen has a B.A. in 英语 and 艺术 History from Rice University and earned M.A. and Ph.D degrees in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.