About The Teacher
I began my teaching career in Southington, CT. I taught in the special education department at Southington High School for sixteen years. I helped to pioneer a program for students with severe emotional disturbance (SED) called EASE (Emotional, Academic, Social Education).
After moving to the shoreline area I found the need to work closer to my family and accepted a job at Mount Saint John School in Deep River, CT. Mount Saint John is a private residential facility for court adjudicated boys ages 11-17. After four years at MSJ, I made the decision to move back into public education.
our students and help them to make the positive changes needed for success.
The 2015-16 school year will be my eleventh at the Morgan School. I feel very lucky
to have two superstar para-educators by my side in the Student Support Center.
Mrs. Sue Cockley and Mrs. Tracy McDonnell. Together we work hard to advocate for
I look forward to re-connecting with students from last year and to meeting all of the new
students who become a part of the Student Support Center this year! Let's work together to make this year great!
Mrs. Butkus :)
The Morgan School cultivates intellect and character in partnership with families and the community. Students learn in a rigorous academic and student-centered environment that prepares them to become resourceful, productive, healthy citizens in a global society.