Bill Wiles

Part-time Faculty

Woodruff Hall


Bill Wiles has taught deaf students in an urban middle school, Advanced Placement English in an independent Vermont academy and a small rural high school, post-secondary courses at community colleges and residential colleges, and writing to incarcerated felons.

Wiles has been married for 35 years and has two grown children. He also shares his home with two dogs – a West Highland White Terrier and a 4-legged rescue dog. Before Wiles came to Castleton, he worked as a licensed private investigator and as a probation/parole officer with the Vermont Department of Corrections. Wiles sings as often as he can with the Castleton Collegiate Chorale and often sings the national anthems at Spartan hockey games.


B.A., Assumption College, English, 1972
M.A., Middlebury College, English, 1996
Additional study -- Castleton University, University of Vermont, Gallaudet College, University of Notre Dame, University of Utah, University of Maine - Portland/Gorham


  • CCV PRESIDENT'S AWARD for “outstanding contributions to education and the well-being of Vermonters”
  • Castleton Endowed Outstanding Part-time Faculty Award
  • Published several entries for Gale Group's DRAMA FOR STUDENTS and POETRY FOR STUDENTS reference series