Emma Vanderpool graduated from Monmouth College in 2017 with her BA in Latin and Classics and then from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with her MAT in Latin and Classical Humanities. She currently teaches a Springfield Honors Academy. She is ecstatic about adding to the thriving spoken Latin spaces in Western Mass and creating a community for women and non-binary Latinists/Classicists to share and grow together. In her spare time, Emma loves to spend time, writing novellas and hiking up in the mountains.
Amherst Group meetings welcome Latinists from a wide area of western Massachusetts, southern Vermont, northern Connecticut and upstate New York. The main center is Amherst due to a partnership with the Latin Teacher Training program at UMass Amherst.