New Teacher Profile: Masuk alum Colby Benedict is back

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Colby Benedict graduated in Masuk's Class of 2015. Now she will teach math there.

Name: Colby Benedict

Position: Math teacher, Masuk High School

Coming from: This is Benedict’s first job out of school.

Grew up in: Monroe, graduated in Masuk’s Class of 2015

Education: Earned a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics and data science from the University of Connecticut, and a Master’s degree in secondary education with a focus on mathematics from the University of Bridgeport

What do you like most about teaching?

I love it when students have an “aha” moment, that they’re getting it and enjoying it — that they’re learning.

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

Reconnecting with teachers and the community here, seeing some of the students again and meeting new ones. I was a student teacher at Masuk last spring.

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