Office of Field Experiences

Margaret Renn

Office:   V3111
Phone:   973-720-3978
Email:   rennm@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

Department: Office of Field Experience
Position: Assistant Director
Area Specialization: N/A

Academic Degrees and Certifications
  • Wheelock College,  Boston, MA 
  • Human Development, Psychology
  • Professional Concentration, Elementary Education
  • Specialization, Curriculum Development and Design
  • Member, Pi Gamma Mu, International Social Science Honor Society
Professional Experience
  • Curator of Education and Acting Director of Programs, The New Jersey Historical Society
  • Director of Education, Battleship Cove Museum
  • Director of Education, Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
Professional Affiliations and Activities
  • Board Member, New Jersey History Day Advisory Board
  • Judge, New Jersey History Day
  • Judge, We the People student Competition
  • Board Member, New Jersey Council for the Social Studies
  • Member, New Jersey Social Studies Supervisors Association
  • Member New Jersey Methods Professor Association
  • Board Member, Historic Naval Ships Association, 2004-2006
  • Education Chair, Historic Naval Ships Association, 1996 - 2004
  • Member, South Coast Education Compact, 2000 - 2004
  • Board Member, Cooperative Education Advisory, Bristol Community College, 2000 - 2004
  • Member, Bristol County Youth Council, 2000 - 2004
  • Museums of Boston and New England History Association, 2000 - 2004
  • New York City Museum Educator’s Roundtable 1994 - 2000
Awards
  • 2002 - Gold Award for Community Outreach, Raytheon
  • 1999 - Russell Booth Achievement Award, Historic Naval Ship Association
  • 1997 - Employ of the Quarter, INTREPID Sea Air Space Museum
  • 1996 - Special Citation, City AS School, New York NY
Research
  • Educational Applications, Expectations and Outcomes of Organized Field Trips to Historic Naval Ships
    Presented:  October 2004