Benadette is a math teacher at the BDEA’s 2.0 Program. She has been teaching for over a quarter of a century as an English teacher (Saint Ann’s Catholic School Houston, TX), a Math teacher (Fenway High School, Timiltiy and Tech Boston Academy ), and a high school dean (Cambridge Rindge and Latin). She received a bachelors degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Wisconsin and a masters degree in Education from Harvard University. She has been National Board Certified since 1998 and twice runner up for the Presidential Award for Math and Science Teaching. She is the co-founder of Classroomhives.org, a non-profit that installs beehives in elementary-high schools and college. She believes that all students can learn math and that students need the support of their teacher, a tutor, and their family in order to become competent. In her spare time, she is a triathlete, tinkers with microcontrollers and microprocessors, mother of four, and a grandmother of one.
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