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Secondary education educator

Charles Wiggins, American secondary school educator. Certified teacher, Connecticut. National Defense Education Act grantee, University Bridgeport, 1968, Fulbright scholar University Ghana, 1969; named Outstanding Educator, Cornell University, 1992.

Background

Wiggins, Charles was born on July 8, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Education

AB, Colby College, 1962; AM, Columbia University, 1967.

Career

Teacher social studies, Wilton (Connecticut) High School, 1967-1970; teacher social studies, Brien McMahon High School, Norwalk, Connecticut, since 1970.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Connecticut.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Co-chair, co-founder Education 2000. Member Secretary of State's Citizenship Task Force, 1992-1993. Corporal United States Army, 1963-1965.

Member American Federation Teachers (steward 1986-1993), Connecticut Council Social Studies (board directors 1986-1989, editor Yankee Forum 1985-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: carpentry, traveling.

Connections

Son of John and Jeanne Lee (Sargeant) W. Children: Sam, Christy.

father:
John Wiggins

mother:
Jeanne Lee (Sargeant) Wiggins

child:
Christy Wiggins

child:
Sam Wiggins