Educational Leadership

USM Alumna Named 2018 Sagadahoc County Teacher of the Year

Alumna Christine Del Rossi '96, '13 was named the 2018 Sagadahoc County Teacher of the Year. Del Rossi, who earned her BA in Art in 1996 and her MS.Ed. in Professional Education in 2013 from the University, has been a Visual Arts teacher at Mt. Ararat for 22 years, first at the middle school and now at the high school for the past six years. She is best known not only for her exceptional ability to teach essential skills to student artists but also for her specialty in connecting with the kids she teaches.

“The students are my favorite part. They’re all very different and inquisitive,” said Del Rossi. “Some days I find myself talking about some interesting topics that seem kind of off topic but they’re all really important to growing up.”  Learn more about Del Rossi and her Sagadahoc County Teacher of the Year honor.