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    Mrs. Hamilton
     

    me in Beijing

    Education:
    Shenendehowa High School 
    Siena College
    SUNY at Albany
     
     
    Teaching: 
    This is my 27th year teaching history. I taught at Whitesboro Central Schools for seven years before coming to New Hartford. I have taught Global History, U.S. History, Criminology and Humanitarian Law & War Crimes. I also taught in China and have volunteered in schools and clinics in Africa.
     
     
    Honors:  

    National Board Certification, 2003

    Accent on Excellence, 2006
    Genesis Group Award for Educators, 2006
    Rotary Outstanding Educator, 2005 and 2006
    New Hartford Master Teacher, 2002 - present
    Who's Who Among American Teachers, 2002, 2003
    Outstanding Teachers Honor Society, 2006
    WKTV's My Favorite Teacher finalist, 2004
    WKTV's Super Coach Award, 2000

     

    Travel:
    As a teacher of Global History, I have made it a priority to travel and study throughout the world.
    My travels include: 
    Asia: China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore

    cranes in Hiroshima  
     mao

    McD in India

    Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, Egypt

     
     globalization in Ghana

    elephant in TZ

    Middle East:  Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Jordan

    petra  
     
    Jerusalem  
     
    Latin America: Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil

     
    Europe: France, Britain, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, East and West Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Greece, Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia. 

     
    Advisor:
    The Students for Justice and Equality Club is a very active club that seeks to increase awareness of issues facing local, national and global communities.  Students meet to discuss issues and direct activities aimed at improving the world in which they live. Open to all students who care about making the world a better place. We meet every Tuesday during lunch in room 269. 
     
    Personal:
    I live in Clinton with my husband, two Golden Retrievers and rescue cat. I also teach spinning, yoga and weight-training classes.