Robert Buccheri is currently a Social Studies teacher at Carmel High School in Carmel, New York. He has been teaching History for 22 years and is a re-enactor for the French and Indian, Revolutionary and Civil War eras. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in history from the University at Buffalo and a Master’s Degree from Connecticut State University. He is a Master Teacher for the Living History Education Foundation and has created and instructed courses such as “The Battle for New York in 1776” and “Civil War Times and the Industrial Age in the Hudson Valley”. These courses offer participants a total emersion experience in those time periods. Participants camp, drill and cook as if they were soldiers living in these eras. ”. He also has created and taught courses such as “9/11: Tragedy and Triumph”, “Hudson Valley History”, “Prohibition and New York City”, “Hudson Valley Painters”, “Politics in American History”, “The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt” and “Legends and Lore of the Hudson Valley”. He currently teaches elective courses for high school students on both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars as well. He has presented at numerous Social Studies conferences throughout New York State for the New York State Council for the Social Studies and the Westchester – Lower Hudson Council for the Social Studies. In 2010 he was awarded the New York State Excellence in Teaching Award by the Daughters of the American Revolution. He has traveled extensively to Revolutionary and Civil War sites throughout the country.
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