Jacqueline Corricelli has been a public school educator since Fall 2003. She works at Conard High School, West Hartford, CT where she teaches mathematics, AP Computer Science Principles, and AP Computer Science A. Prior to this, she taught at East Windsor High School. This is a second career for Jackie who, after earning her degree in Mathematics and Statistics, worked for three years for Raytheon as a Radar Systems Engineer. Jackie believes that high school students at all levels can, and should learn computer science. Jackie sees computer science as a way to help students become better problem solvers. Supported and inspired by her family, students, supervisor, and coworkers, she sought approval, pursued training, and designed curriculum to offer Advanced Placement Computer Science A (APCS-A), Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles, and Cryptography & Cybersecurity for the first time in her school system. Jackie’s passion for computer science education goes beyond the classroom. She is a member of the Connecticut State Department of Education CS Advisory Group created to improve access to and define computer science education at the state level. She is a Table Leader for Grading AP CS Principles and was a Pilot Teacher, Phase II for this course. Jackie has a B.A. in math and statistics from the University of Connecticut and a M.S. in mathematics secondary education from Westfield State University. She is a certified secondary mathematics teacher. She and her family reside in East Granby, CT.
Computer Science Principles