Marianne V. Moran
Methuen High School
1 Ranger Road
Methuen, MA 01844

Mathematics, 9–12

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Marianne V. Moran, 2001
State Teacher of the Year, Massachuetts

Marianne Vaughan Moran is currently Mathematics Department Chair at Methuen High School. Marianne has taught mathematics and science on the middle school, high school, and college levels. Mrs. Moran received a B.S. in Chemistry with a minor in Math and Physics from Stonehill College, and an M.A.T. from Salem State College. Mrs. Moran has worked as a research associate at MIT in their particle accelerator facility. Mrs. Moran was involved in writing the Modeling Physics curriculum through a grant from the National Science Foundation and Arizona State University. She was newsletter editor for the Northeast Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Before teaching, Mrs. Moran was a special chemist at Metrowest Medical Center in Framingham, Massachusetts, and a researcher at the Framingham Heart Study. Mrs. Moran has received outstanding teaching awards from MIT and Boston University and is a member of the advisory board of the Akamai Mathematics Foundation.  

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