Consulting Director of Technology
Dean of Instruction
Ben taught Modern Physics in MSON from 2015-2017. He now splits his time between his MSON Dean of Instruction role and his work as Director of Academic Technology at Hopkins School in New Haven, Connecticut. After leaving the world of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics in 2003, Ben immersed himself in the world of independent school education at Hopkins. To date Ben has taught grades 8-12 in an array of physical science courses including calculus based physics and Modern Physics—courses that open minds to both structured critical thinking and staggering possibility. In that span he also served his school as coach, adviser, Head Adviser, MSON teacher, and many other administrative and student-centered roles. His focus has, since day one, been on innovating in his classroom; making big changes to his methodologies and materials always with one goal in mind: students must retain and enjoy the concepts they are taught.
As part of the Maret School community, Stephanie has been a member of the MSON Administrative Team since 2013. Serving as the former Academic Dean and current Registrar, she has been a facilitator in the growth of MSON, including student enrollments, courses offered, and number of participating schools. She has taught in a variety of institutions, including LaGrange College, Georgia State University, the American University in Cairo, Maadi Community School, and Cairo American College. She holds a Ph.D from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, in Economics with expertise in Public Finance and Labor Economics. In addition, she holds a master’s degree in Business Economics, Business Administration, and is also a Registered Nurse.
MSON Steering Committee
The most valuable attribute of this course is my teacher’s passion for teaching. He is also willing to be flexible and work with students to help them explore their passion.