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Andrew DeCunha

Instructor

Department Education Grad Instruction

Mailing Address

Regis College

235 Wellesley Street
Weston, MA 02493

    About

    Education Department Instructor Andrew DaCunha MEd has worked in urban school districts including Fall River Public Schools, and currently New Bedford Public Schools. In his role as a Reading Specialist, he serves as a leader in designing and implementing the RTI process, models and coaches best practices in literacy, and targets the needs of the improvement plan at the school and district level. In his time with the Fall River Public Schools, he was part of a successful level 4 to level 1 turnaround. Over the course of his career, Professor DaCunha has held various positions in education and youth development including Reading Specialist, Inclusive Classroom Teacher, and Early Childhood/Special Needs Camp Coordinator.

    In addition to the role as an instructor at Regis, Professor DaCunha has served as an adjunct professor for American International College, Springfield, MA and Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA. He has instructed courses both at the graduate and undergraduate level in reading, elementary education, special education, and ESL.

    Education

    Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Education ESL Pre K-12, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

    Master’s of education reading pre K-12, American International College

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education K-6, Lynn University,

    Philosophy

    Professor DaCunha’s goal is to share his diverse knowledge and expertise in education (particularly literacy development), in order to inspire current and future educators who will make a lasting impact in the lives of countless children.