Jim Loughead TeacherJim Loughead, is a teacher at E.O. Smith and conducts classes in history,  genocide, civics and geography and has been teaching since 2004. He lives in Canterbury with his wife, Dawn, and his children,  Brendan and Zachary and enjoys running, hiking, bicycle riding and  reading. He is recognized by his students as a teacher of unparalleled dedication and commitment to not only students’ educations, but also to their lives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in History from Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Master’s degree in special education from Southern Connecticut State University

Awards & Achievements

  • 2008 – Joseph Korzenik Holocaust Award from the University of Hartford in 2008 for the course he designed on genocide.
  • 2009 – Connecticut Council for the Social Studies John H. Stedman Passion for the  Social Studies Teaching Award

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