deeganMatt Deegan is in his fourth year teaching at Charlottesville High School in Charlottesville, Virginia.  He has been a Barringer Teaching Fellow at Jefferson’s Monticello and a George Washington Teacher Fellow at Mount Vernon’s Teacher Institute.  In addition, Matt collaborated with 11 secondary teachers on a project supported by the American Battle Monuments Commission in which teachers conducted World War I field research in France, and then published an iBook for secondary teachers and students entitled: “Bringing the Great War Home: Teaching with the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.”  In another life, Matt was a journalist based in Virginia, where he received a Virginia Press Association award for education writing.