Robert Nave

Department Coordinator, Social Studies
860.314.2777 ext. 5209

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Subjects Taught
Sociology/Psychology, United States History Part 2 – Reconstruction through the Modern Era


B.S. Ed., Central Connecticut State University - Social Studies, concentration in Music

M.S., Central Connecticut State University - International Studies, concentration in East Asian Studies/Philosophy


Avon High School, Social Studies teacher, 1985-1986

Farmington High School, Social Studies teacher, 1986-1987

St. Paul Catholic High School, Director of Music, 1987-1995

Terryville High School, Social Studies teacher, 1995-present; Department Coordinator, 2010-present


Celebration of Excellence Award Recipient, 2000

Plymouth Teacher of the Year, 2000 and 2008

State of Connecticut Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist, 2008

Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Award Recipient, Connecticut Education Association , 2008

"Unsung Hero" Grant recipient, $2,000, seven students taken to Washington, D.C. to lobby in the Senate of the United States in an ultimately successful effort to obtain funding for the restoration of the World War I Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. ($10 million award granted to the World War I Memorial Foundation for restoration in late 2009. Monument renovated and rededicated November 11, 2011.)

United States House of Representatives Teaching Fellow, 2010