Our talented teachers at the Elementary level incorporate social studies curriculum into an already rich slate of other subjects that they teach like ELA, math, and science. To learn more about the faculty at the elementary level, please visit each school's website!
Mr. Denny Conklin-
Social Studies Director (K-12)
Started in Arlington in 2015.
Prior teaching experience: I taught in Framingham, MA. Previously I student taught at Brighton High School in Boston Public Schools and Trinity Catholic High School in Newton.
Education: BA in Secondary Education & History from Boston College, M.Ed in Curriculum & Instruction from Boston College
Hometown: New City, NY
Hobbies/Interests: running, cooking, kayaking, hanging out with my Puggle, Ollie. My favorite show right now is "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitt" on Netflix. I have been volunteering at Camp Sunshine in Casco, Maine, a camp for kids with life threatening illnesses, for the past 6 years.
Favorite topic to teach: Tie between the Great Depression and the Civil Rights Movement.
Best part of working in Arlington: the fantastic teachers, a town community that is supportive of social studies, and the wonderful students