The Education Department’s Teacher Education Program welcomes two new members this fall

The Education Department’s Teacher Education Program welcomes two new members this fall: Maureen Sigler, Lecturer in Education, will direct the History/Social Studies MAT Program, and Daniel Bisaccio will direct the Science / Biology MAT Program. Ms. Sigler, who served as Interim Director of the History/Social Studies Program last year, has an M.Ed. from Harvard in Administration, Planning, and Social Philosophy and a B.A. from Trinity College. She taught for two years at D.C. Prep Academy and three years as a Teach for America Volunteer in the Washington, D.C., public schools, and was Curriculum Coordinator for the New Teacher Project at Mercy College in New York City.
Mr. Bisaccio served as Math/Science/Technology Division head at Souhegan High School in Amherst, New Hampshire, where he also taught biology, tropical ecology, and a seminar, Conservation biology and Literature. He has worked extensively in professional development for teachers, and his teaching methods and research have been featured in several books, on National Public Radio, and an CBS Television special. He is a member of the Smithsonian Institution’s Caribbean Biodiversity Research Steering Committee.

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