Congratulations to Marge Magurik for receiving the MACTE’s Friend of Education award at the Spring 2018 conference!
Marge has been involved in PreK-16 education for pretty much her entire life. She started teaching as a Special Education Classroom Teacher in 1973 and then went on to become the Consulting Teacher for the School District in Leavenworth, KS. She also taught as an elementary and middle school classroom teacher in Madison WI.
She and her family moved to Amherst, MA where she started her higher education career at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and served there from 1995-2017. At the College of Education she held numerous positions starting as a part-time lecturer, full time lecturer, the Director of Secondary Education Programs, the NCATE Assessment coordinator and, finally as the Assistant Dean of Educator Licensure. In addition to teaching at UMass Amherst, she has also taught at the University of Connecticut Neag School of Education, University of Wisconsin Madison, Child and Family Studies, New Concepts Foundation, Madison, and Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI.