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Maureen McCorry

Turlock, California

Maureen McCorry is a lifelong K-12 educator. Maureen has taught U.S. and world history, world cultures and geography, government, economics, and contemporary foreign policy. She recently founded TeachHistoryNow, providing professional learning opportunities for teachers to expand their subject matter expertise along with strategies to engage students by embracing controversy, complexity, and rigor. Maureen’s expertise includes team teaching, project-based learning, and curriculum design that centers contemporary issues, interdisciplinary approaches, and civic engagement – from Modesto to Silicon Valley and points in-between. In 2020, Maureen launched the California Global Education Project at Stanislaus State and served as its inaugural director. As a methods professor and supervisor to credential candidates, Maureen has promoted instruction and lesson design that develops student voice and agency. Maureen serves as regional representative for Human Rights Educators USA, an ambassador for Retro Report, and has volunteered for the International Rescue Committee.

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