Ms. MC’s Personal Page



M.Ed. , Boston College, ’94
B.A., Holy Cross, ’88

Professional Certifications:

National Board Certification, AYA, Science
Massachusetts Teacher Certification, Chemistry, 9-12

Teaching Experience

Concord Carlisle HS, ’02 – present
Acton-Boxborogh Regional HS, ’99-’02
West Boylston M/HS. ’94-’99
Landmark, ’91-’93
US Peace Corps ,Swaziland ’89-91

Teaching Awards

MA Secondary School Chemistry Teacher Award2013,
New England Institute of Chemists

Member of Aula Laudis Society, Northeastern Section
 American Chemical Society, May 2010

Presentations Variety of Tech Workshops at Concord Carlisle High School as a Tech Leader,  2007 – present.

ActivInspire – 5 day intensive workshop

Moodle – summer-long blended learning with face to face and online components

Mini-workshops and department trainings: most recently including EDpuzzle,  Quizizz and Zipgrade.

Educators Leadership Institute, EDCO,  Waltham, MA:
 Converting High School Science Curriculum to Technologies of the 21st Century, March 6, 2014.

Educators Leadership Institute, EDCO,  Waltham, MA:
Using Student Learner Response Systems in High School Science Classrooms, March 8, 2012

CHEMED2011, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI: Converting High School Chemistry Curriculum to the Interactive Whiteboard, July 27th and 28th, 2011.

EDCO Collaborative, at Concord Carlisle HS: Technology in the High School Science Classroom (group presentation), November 10, 2010.

NEACT Summer Conference, Fitchburg State, Fitchburg, MA: Converting Chemistry Curriculum to an Interactive Whiteboard and Using Moodle to Create an Online Community for High School Chemistry, August 10, 2010.

US Education Summit, Promethean, Boston, MA: ACTIVChemistry: High School Science Flipcharts that Utilize the Advanced Features of Version 3, July 15, 2008.

ACTIV08, Promethean, Sarasota, FL: Converting Chemistry Curriculum to an Interactive Whiteboard and A Model for Ongoing Support and Training of ActivTeachers (group presentation), February 15, 2008.


Softball Coaching Experience

CCHS, Assistant, ’03-present
Acton-Boxborough RHS, ’01 – ’02, Varsity co-coach
Acton-Boxborough, ’00, JV coach
West Boylston M/HS, ’97-’99, Varsity
Bay State Games, Central Team Coach, ’97&’98


Kayaking, paddleboarding, yoga, biking, jogging and skiing and snowshoeing.

Completed Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk in summer 2008, Avon 2-Day walk in May 2009 and 2010 and, since September of 2008, competed in 12 5K Runs for various causes including the Race for the Cure , the Beverly DVU and the Fall Frolic.

Completed the Blackburn Challenge (20 mile paddle circumnavigating Cape Ann), July 2012 and July 2013 and the Misery Challenge (4-mile paddleboard race) in July 2015, 2016 and 2017.