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Daniel Record

Daniel Record (CT '90)


At the time of the Award, Daniel Record was:

Portland High School
Portland, CT

Subject(s) taught: Physics, Mathematics
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

In two decades at Portland High School, Daniel J. Record has challenged students to explore mathematics and physics. In Connecticut, he helped develop the nation's first fully functional secondary school laser laboratory; beyond the classroom, he organized a "Big Brother" program for Portland, and received special training for teaching students with learning disabilities and substance abuse problems. Mr. Record received national recognition for his curriculum work, serving as Mentor and Assessor with the State Department of Education's BEST and LEARN teacher development programs, and as a consultant to school districts throughout the country. In 1986 he received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching.

Additional Information


1971 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, B.A.

Math, Mentoring, National Standards, Professional Development, School-Based Management, Science, State Standards, Teacher Training, Technology