Dino Mangano

Dino Mangano is a seventh-year teacher at Voyager Academy in Durham. A North Carolina native with a B.A. from the University of North Carolina, Mangano earned her master’s in education from Wake Forest University in 2012. Since then, she has taught seventh grade, twice earning the title of Outstanding Young Educator for her school. She passionate about teaching writing and loves encouraging student voice and choice in assignments big and small.

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Passion projects: Engaging students in their own learning

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