Gretchen Fuggi

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Title: Adjunct Professor
Company: Southern Connecticut State University
Location: North Haven, Connecticut, United States

Gretchen Fuggi, Adjunct Professor at Southern Connecticut State University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in graduate and reading education.

With more than 35 years spent in the field of education, Ms. Fuggi has enlightened generations of minds of young adults and students. The culmination of this hard work and dedication to her vocation resulted in receiving a Teacher of the Year Award from the West Haven Federation of Teachers for the 1998-1999 academic year. She has been a member of the faculty at Southern Connecticut State University since 1998. When she joined the institution she already had decades of refined educational experience. Ms. Fuggi had previously been a reading consultant for the Washington Magnet School, a teacher at North Haven and West Lafayette and a teacher in Brandford, CT.

Ms. Fuggi knew from an early age that she was destined to become an educator. Her teachers in elementary school left formative memories on her which later helped her in making the decision to go into education. In addition, she grew up two houses down from her school and often spent much of her free time at the school. After graduating high school, she attended Southern Connecticut State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1960 and a Master of Science in 1969. She later returned to the institution not only to teach but also receive additional educational leadership diplomas in the 1990s.

Throughout his career, Ms. Fuggi has endeavored to do whatever is best for professional development. In this venture, she has maintained affiliation with a variety of organizations. These organizations include the American Association of University Professors, the International Reading Association, the Connecticut Reading Association, the Stonington Historical Society of Connecticut, Delta Kappa Gamma Society and the Graduate Club of New Haven. She has also served as the president of the Catholic Charity League of Greater New Haven from 1989 to 1990 and served on the board of directors for the New Haven Symphony Auxiliary. She is also proud of her two daughters following in her footsteps and becoming educators.

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