David Bosso is the 2012 Connecticut Teacher of the Year and 2012 National Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year. Over the course of his teaching career, Bosso has traveled to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe as part of educational delegations for global understanding. Bosso currently serves as the President of the Connecticut Teacher of the Year Council, as well as the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies. His areas of expertise, on which he has written and presented extensively, include teacher motivation and morale, educational history and policy, global education, and teacher leadership. Bosso holds Masters degrees from the University of Hartford and Central Connecticut State University, and a Doctor of Education degree from American International College.
Bosso’s dissertation, focusing on teacher morale, motivation, and professional identity, is a qualitative study of State Teachers of the Year.