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1971 Distinguished Service Key from Alpha Phi Omega (the National Service Fraternity)
1971-1973 Set up and ran the ZPG/Environment Information Center at MIT
1975-1994 Advisor to Central Connecticut State University chapter of Alpha Phi Omega
1981 Massachusetts Institute of Technology pledge class of Alpha Phi Omega is named in my honor
1989 "Good Ideas" prize from the Lab Safety Workshop (Curry College)
1989 Selected participant in MIT Science and Engineering Program for High School Teachers
1989-2015 Board of NEST (Network of Educators in Science and Technology)
1990 Selected participant in Educator’s Day at OPTCON ‘90 (Optical Society of America)
1990 Celebration of Excellence Award
1990, 1991 & 1993 Top fund raiser in the New Britain March of Dimes "Walk America"
1991 NEST Teacher Award
1991-2015 Editor of the NEST Newsletter
1992 Selected participant in DOW/NSTA Summer Workshop
1993 Master of the Art of Science Demonstration ("Michael Faraday Grand Illustration Competition" at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) conference)
1993/1994 Physics UPDATE
1994 Connecticut Science Scoring Workshop
1994 Appointed to the Pre-High School Committee of the Division of Chemistry Education of the American Academy of Science
1994, 1996 & 2007 Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers & Educators
1995-1997 Pre-High School Committee of the American Chemical Society ChemEd division
1996-2014 MIT Education Counselor
1997-1999 Co-chair of Network of Educators in Science and Technology (NEST)
2005-present Board member of the MIT Club of Hartford
2006-2008 Board member of the Connecticut Science Supervisors Association
2007-2018 Cochair of the Science and Engineering Colloquium for Teachers (SECT), hosted by the MIT Club of Hartford
2009 New England Institute of Chemists "Secondary School Chemistry Teacher Award"
2011 Hartford Science Fair Teacher’s Award
2013 GW-MIT STEM Policy Institute
2014 University of Hartford “Joseph Zola Memorial Professional Development Award”
2017 Teacher of the Year, Classical Magnet School, Hartford, CT
2018 Connecticut Science Educator Fellow
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