President Obama has named Mike Fumagalli (MA ’10, School Leadership) a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The Presidential Award is given to outstanding K-12 science and mathematics teachers from across the U.S. Fumagalli is one of only two grade 7-12 educators in Illinois to earn the award.
Fumagalli earned his Master of Arts in School Leadership (now the MA, Principal Preparation program) from Concordia-Chicago in 2010. He is currently Dean at Glenbard East High School in Lombard, Illinois. Prior to accepting his position, Fumagalli was a science teacher at East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Illinois.
Winners of this presidential honor are selected by a panel of distinguished scientists, mathematicians and educators. Each recipient receives a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation.
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