“Teaching science at the middle school level is energizing. My students are endlessly curious, and it encourages me to rethink my curriculum often based on their interests and how they experience science happening in the world around them.”
Tara taught science at a number of schools since 2001, and prior to coming to CRS served as the Science Department Chair at Dana Hall School. During her time at Dana Hall, Tara taught courses in physical and life sciences for students in grades 9-12, served as an advisor, and was a member of the Admissions Committee and the Senior Projects Committee. Tara also taught science at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Boston, The Pennington School in New Jersey, and The Winchendon School. Throughout her career in education, she has also been a coach, middle school advisor, dorm parent, and faculty mentor, and served on a number of faculty- and student-focused committees.