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I am a social studies teacher at Buckfield High School. I began teaching here in 1993 and have enjoyed my position and the students, at Buckfield High School. I particularly enjoy seeing former students at school events.
I am proud of the fine educational experience we can, and do, provide our students. My daughters are both graduates of Buckfield and after college, have successful careers in New Jersey and New York City. I never doubt that any of our students, who want to, will be able to accomplish whatever they wish to do, with the proper attitude and work ethic.
My first teaching assignment was in 1967, in my hometown. I taught 5th grade and ended up doing so for 5 years, I also worked one year doing pullouts from classes for Title 1 reading.
EXPERIENCE PRIOR TO BHS:
South Range Elementary School, Derry NH. Grade 5 1967-68; Title One reading 1968-69; Grade 5 1969-70.
Atkinson Academy, Atkinson NH. Upper Intermediate 1970-1974.
Director/ Manager, KinderCare Learning Center, Redmond WA 1986-87.
Sears Roebuck and Co., Dept Manager training/ sales/ Redmond WA 1987-1989.
Sears, Custom Decorating sales, Bay City MI, Lewiston ME, 1989-1993.
Notre Dame College, Manchester NH; BA, major in history, elementary education; minor: sociology, secondary education.
UNH, Durham NH; 19th Century American Literature, Greek and Roman Literature in translation, Shakespeare.
USM, Colleague Consultation, Literacy, and Educational Leadership; UMO, Methods of Teaching Secondary English; UMA, American Short Story.
Graduate work at UNE.
Maine Department of Education Teaching Certificate; Social Studies 7-12; General Elementary K-8. Both expire 10/2016.