BFA, Emerson College
Marie graduated cum laude from Emerson College, where she majored in Writing, Literature, and Publishing. After graduating, Marie obtained certification and a Master’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University. Prior to joining the Taft faculty, Marie taught for twelve years in the Connecticut public school system. During her tenure, Marie created curriculum for several courses, and served as the advisor to the school newspaper and the creative writing club. As a dedicated teacher and advisor, Marie is passionate about helping students discover their own interests and voices as readers and writers. She enjoys getting to know students through a shared exploration of novels, poetry, film, music, and more. Marie lives in Watertown with her husband, Rory, and twin sons, Jack and Brody.