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Mrs. Maureen Callaghan

Junior High Science Teacher

Ms. Maureen Callaghan has been teaching in the Diocese of Phoenix since 1995, and began teaching at SSJ in 1998. She is currently the seventh and eighth grade science teacher, as well as the Science Curriculum Committee Chairperson. She completed her Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in ‘05, and is a member of NSTA (National Science Teachers Association), ASTA (Arizona Science Teachers Association), and AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics). Using the new state-of-the-art science labs, Ms. Callaghan strives to allow students the opportunity to experience valid success related to science, and enable them to enter high school with an open mind related to their interest in and the possibility of pursuing a science-related career. She says, “Science is everywhere and should be experienced, not simply studied in a classroom or read in a textbook.”