After graduating from Boston College, Margaret Collins began her teaching career as a first grade teacher in the Norwood Public School System. She relocated to Needham in the fall of 1969 as a sixth grade teacher, and found that she would be teaching all of the sixth grade Science classes. Margaret first year in Needham was certainly a challenging one, and Margaret had a wonderful time. She loved the age group of her students and loved learning about chemistry, oceanography, biology and astronomy.
In the years since, Margaret has taken many courses and joined many Science organizations. She presently belongs to the Massachusetts Marine Educators, MAST, MASS, NSTA, and NMEA. She has served as Chairperson for the Boston Harbor Educator's Conference, and is presently on the Massachusetts Bay Alliance Committee. Margaret has also served as President of MME, a position of great importance to her. She continues to serve on its Board of Directors. Margaret is also President of the Alpha Iota Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Int.
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