School administration

Name/class year: Christine Bennett ’85 (CAS Earth Science)
Contact information:
Current position: Retired
Other experience in education:
-Taught middle school English; high school science (biology, earth
science, A & P, AP Bio); science department head.
-Involved in staff development; state teacher assessment; mentoring;
student teaching; curriculum development and revision.
-BS CCSU English
-MS CCSU Reading
-CAS Wesleyan Earth Science
-+20 UCONN Administration

Name/class year: Craig Badger ’04 (B.A. Government); GLSP ’12
Contact information:
99 Green Hill Rd
Washington, CT 06793
Current position: Teacher at The Gunnery, a 9-12 boarding school. He currently serves as the Assistant Dean of Students and the Associate Head Hockey Coach
Other experience in education: Served as the Assistant Men’s Hockey Coach at Williams College

Name/class year: Kathleen Mozak-Pezza (’97) (Bio and E&ES)
Contact Information:
Current position: Curriculum Director for the Somers Public Schools in Connecticut
Other experience in education: 10 years as a biology and earth science teacher in grades 6-12 and 2 years as a building level administrator

Name/class year: Andy Spear ’90 (B.A. English & Theater)
Contact information:
Current position: High School Teacher (English, Drama, Journalism) and Administrator at The Head Royce School, an independent K-12 school in Oakland, CA.
Other experience in education:
Taught in a range of summer camps, developed summer camp programs, ran professional development workshops for teachers. Taught briefly at the undergraduate level while in graduate school himself (he has an MFA in fiction writing as well).

Name/class year: Jeff Taylor ’68 (B.A. COL)
Current position: Retired; finishing a PhD in mathematics education
Other experience in education:
30+ yrs as math, technology, social studies teacher, including 7 years
in administration.
Mostly middle school work: some HS, some upper elementary, some
college teaching as well.
Comments: “I’m particularly interested in rural education right now.”