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Maria DiCarlo P’23

  • Department Chair, Math
  • 718-836-9800 x6610
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  • Manhattan College (BS), St. John's University (MSEd, EdD)

Maria DiCarlo P’23 taught math in the Middle and Upper Schools from 1995 until 2001 and returned in 2014 as Mathematics Department Chair. Her own love of math began as an eighth grader learning algebra. “I loved how it all made sense and how you could always check your answers.” Her favorite area to teach is trigonometry. “I love how trigonometry requires an understanding of similar triangles and of circle properties from geometry and how there are multiple pathways that students can take to arrive at solutions.” She added, “My goal for all my math students is that they look back on their math classes and feel that my department has nurtured their abilities to be creative problem-solvers and independent thinkers.”

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