Tara Finlay

Tara is originally from upstate NY and moved to Lyman in 2015. She is a mostly self-taught artist who has been teaching arts and crafts to adults since 2014. Her artwork has been published in several books and magazines. She holds a BS in Psychology with a minor in Business Communications from The State University of New York at Oneonta
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Shawn Magaw

Shawn is a world history teacher who has been at Massabesic since 2007. He previously taught at Biddeford and Kennebunk. Shawn graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of New England. In his spare time, he trains hunting dogs and tries his hand at fly fishing.
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Barbara Gauvin

Barbara earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from UMF. She taught grades 2-5 for 11 years then began teaching adults in GED-Preparation and English in the Auburn and Lewiston programs. Barbara then completed a Master’s degree in Adult Education and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Adult Learning. She was a Director in Union #44 before coming to MCAL
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Martha Gagnon

Martha graduated from UNC-Wilmington with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and taught grades 2-4 in North Carolina and Gorham, ME before coming to RSU 57. She has been teaching at Line School since 1993. In 2003 she began working evenings at MCAL as a tutor and GED teacher. She then became the Academic Advisor. Martha is often the first
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Martha Chessie

Adult Education is where Martha got her start in basket weaving over three decades ago! She has been fortunate to share her love of basket weaving and mitten-making throughout programs in southern and mid-coast Maine. Martha also travels to various fairs and festivals throughout New England. When she is not weaving, you can find her enjoying her family, including her
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