Faculty/Staff Bio

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Jillian Danaher

B.A., Salve Regina University



Work Phone: 860-945-7931

Year Appointed: 2014

Prior to arriving at Taft, Jillian was a Spanish teacher at Northwestern Regional High School in Winsted, Connecticut, teaching Spanish levels I and III to grades 8 to 12, in addition to tutoring home bound students in Spanish. She attended Salve Regina University and received her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Spanish. While at Salve Regina, Jillian was a member of the varsity field hockey team for four years and captain for one year. She was also a member of the Salve Regina Environmental Club and Senior Challenge Committee, and spent a semester abroad, in Seville, Spain. She was named to the Commonwealth Coast Conference All-Academic Team for three years and was a member of the Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society (the National College Athlete Honor Society).  She was inducted into the Sigma Delta Pi Spanish National Honor Society, named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-Academic Team for four years, and was the recipient of the Knights of Columbus Award for outstanding achievement in the Spanish major. Jillian is currently studying at the Middlebury Language Schools for a master's degree in Spanish. At Taft, Jillian teaches Spanish, coaches field hockey, and lives in Mac House with her husband.

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