About Sue West
Sue teaches art, loves making one-of-a-kind artist books, singing, playing the banjo, gardening, and learning about mindfulness. Sue is a Mindful Schools Certified Mindfulness Instructor who has completed 300 hours of programming within a Mindful Teacher Certification Program.
Sue earned a B.A. in environmental education from Hartwick College and an M.A. in education at the University of Massachusetts while teaching at Eaglebrook School. Sue spent several years teaching in expeditionary learning programs in New England before discovering Chewonki. She has spent time teaching art in several different schools including Hyde School in Bath, Maine; Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, Massachusetts; and Winslow Junior High in Winslow, Maine.
In the Community
Sue’s favorite times are the moments when we get a little more honest, a little more curious, and a little more generous with each other. Helping that happen is her passion. Sue enjoys nurturing extraordinary friendships among students and between students and teachers.