Spotlight on David Bass
David Bass was a high school social studies teacher for 35 years at Pomperaug High School in Connecticut’s Regional School District 15. In addition to running professional development workshops for ASCD and for school systems as distant as Anchorage, Knoxville, Jerusalem, and Beirut, he served as an English Language Specialist for the US State Department and as Region 15 Teacher of the Year before his retirement from the high school classroom. He’s currently an adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University’s School of Education, teaching courses in secondary and elementary level methods and supervising student teachers. He’s a history nerd and the full-time staff of his very willful corgi.