Len Whitaker


Len Whitaker joined TA in 1996 and currently teaches 8th grade science, Conceptual Physical Science, Forestry, Astronomy, and Environmental Science at Thetford Academy. A graduate of Rhode Island College, Len previously worked at Bradley Hospital in East Providence, RI, and Becket School in Pike, NH. He won TA’s Peters Family Dedicated Employee Award in 2014 and in 2019.

“Consider that the mind is capable of an endless growth.”—Asa Burton, one of the founders, urging citizens of Thetford to establish TA in 1819
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Our mission is to celebrate the unique worth of all students, to nurture their strengths, and to challenge them to fulfill their potential.