Madelaine Hackett, Assistant Principal
Madelaine "Maddy" Hackett is the Assistant Principal, at UA Maker. Through developing professional learning experiences, coaching to improve instructional practices, and developing opportunities for students to demonstrate mastery in multiple ways, Maddy creates collaborative and reflective experiences to continuously improve the impact of the school.
Maddy began her work in education as a teaching artist in Binghamton, New York. She joined the New York Teaching Fellows, where she taught English as a Second Language, English, and Visual Arts at the Academy of Urban Planning. During her tenure, she served as a grade team leader, instructional cabinet member, and department chair while developing the school’s iZone curriculum. She then became a School Development Coach for New Tech Network, where she coached schools in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, New York, and Delaware, to develop school with strong culture, a wall to wall Project Based Learning methodology in a 1-1 computing environment.
Madelaine received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art and a Bachelor in Philosophy from Binghamton University, and Master of Art in Teaching English to Speakers from Other Languages from Long Island University. She completed a Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Canisius College. When not at UA she enjoys DIY work on her house, and spending time with her family.