Stephen J. McCabe
A.B., Bowdoin; M.A.L.S., Wesleyan
Work Phone: 860-945-7868
Year Appointed: 1981
Growing up, Steve attended Westborough High School in Massachusetts, and then received a B.A. in biology from Bowdoin College. After graduation, Steve was a member of the faculty at the Tilton School in Tilton, New Hampshire, for two years and taught algebra and geometry. A year at Cheverus High School in Portland, Maine, followed, where Steve coached and taught algebra and Introductory Physical Science. Steve joined the faculty at Taft in the fall of 1981, completed an M.A.L.S. degree in Mathematics at Wesleyan in 1986 and begins his 32nd year of teaching mathematics at Taft this fall. In that time, he has taught algebra, at the introductory through honors levels, geometry and precalculus.
Steve also just completed his 26th summer of working in the Taft Summer School, where he has taught various levels on mathematics and also served as the program’s director from 1994–96 and 2002-10.
Steve’s wife, Susan, is also a long-time teacher in the Mathematics Department at Taft, and they live in a house near campus. Their three children, Kara, Katie and Michael, are all graduates of Taft.