New Teacher Profile: Derek Flynn returns home to teach at Masuk

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Derek Flynn graduated from Masuk in 2008. Now as a new science teacher, he will help other generations of students to earn their degrees.

Name: Derek Flynn

Position: Science teacher (chemistry and physics) at Masuk High School

Coming from: Naugatuck High School, where he taught for three years.

Grew up in: Monroe, graduated in Masuk’s Class of 2008

Education: Earned a Bachelor’s degree in pre-vet animal science and a Master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Connecticut

What do you like most about teaching?

Developing relationships with students and helping them on their journey in life.

What do you most look forward to about teaching in Monroe this fall? 

Being able to help kids develop in a community I grew up in is gonna be so fun and exciting.

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