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Mudge Teacher Fellowship
|The Boston Athenæum also offers the Mudge Teacher Fellowship which is open to Boston-area public, parochial, and independent school teachers and librarians. This fellowship supports the use of Athenæum collections for research, publication, curriculum and program development, or other creative projects.|
The fellowship carries a stipend of $1,500 for a residency of twenty days (four weeks) and includes a year’s membership to the Boston Athenæum. Applications are due by April 15. Please send a resume along with a letter of intent describing the proposed project, a list of Athenæum materials to be consulted, and two letters of recommendation. Candidates will be notified by June 15.
Mail applications to: Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108 or email applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Past Recipients of the Mudge Teacher Fellowship
- Paula Elliott, Ed.D., independent scholar, "The historic sociopolitical, culture contexts surrounding, influencing the experiences of African American teachers and students"
- Benadette Manning, M.Ed., Fenway High School, "Understanding MCAS and SAT"
- Crystal Haynes, new teacher developer, Boston Public Schools, “Study the history of Boston Public Schools”
- Kim Parker, teacher, Newton North High School, “Create and publish a handbook for teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms”
- Karen Crounse, teacher, Codman Academy Charter School, “Using Astronomy for Expeditionary Learning in High School Math”
- Deanna Gallagher, teacher, Newman School of Boston, “Using Historic New England Maps to Teach Argumentative Writing”
2010-2011 Jan Voogd, librarian, Provincetown Public Library, “Provincetown Abolition Society, the Abolitionist Movement, and the Methodist Episcopal Church”
2009-2010 Tia Esposito, Director of Library, Boston College High School, “Nativism in Boston;"
2009-2010 Craig J. Perrier, history teacher, Billerica Memorial High School, “American Paradox: War, Dissent and Nationalism at the Hartford Convention.”
2008-2009 Steven Berbeco, a teacher at Charlestown High School, who plans to develop and publish a social studies curriculum unit on Gypsy (Roma) language and culture.
2007-2008 Barbara E. Ryan, English teacher at Fontbonne Academy in Milton, MA, for developing a curriculum around Lord Byron and British Romantic Literature.
2006-2007 Tammarrah A. Lee (Trotter Elementary School), to study the history of Boston's African American community in the nineteenth century and its quest for justice and equality.