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Sarah Helen Bouckoms
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Academic Qualifications & Achievements
2015 The Class of 1959 Teaching Fund for a Career in the Classroom: Awarded by the
Head of School to recognize excellence in teaching by a faculty member in the first years of their teaching career.
2014 Birkmaier Honoree, Discovery Museum and Planetarium Bridgeport, CT
2011 MSc in Physic sat Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand
Light modeling in the Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory
2009 Post Graduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies (PCAS) Canterbury University,
Christchurch, New Zealand
2007 Bachelors of Arts in Physics University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
2007 Katzenstein Prize - top senior physics research paper. Awarded by the
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA
2003 High School Diploma Farmington High School, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
2003 Junior Young Engineer award from FIRST Robotics Team, Farmington High School - Working with professional engineers to build a goal orientated robot for national competitions.
October 2021- Safety Technician for United States Antarctic Program. Summer at McMurdo,
Present Winter at South Pole. Maintaining OSHA standards, trainings, permits, job hazard assessments,
Sept 2020 to Public Engagement Officer for Antarctic Heritage trust, Touring New
October 2021 Zealand with Hillary’s Hut Virtual Reality Experience, assisting with youth programmes and educational materials
May- Sept 2020 Department of Environmental Conservation for New York State, Assistant Forest Ranger, Keene Valley, NY. Monitoring and maintaining trails, educating public, assisting with Search and Rescues, updating trail heads
October 2019 Lake Placid Ambulance Service, Per Deim Emergency Medical
October 2020 Technician and Ambulance Driver.
April to October Programme Manager for Antarctic Heritage Trust Young Inspiring Explorers
April to October ChristchurchNZ project manager for Explorers Club events manager in
October 2018 Albatros Expeditions, Medical Emergency Response Team Leader,
to present Expedition Guide, and Naturalist during Antarctic Season
July and Participate in the Students On Ice Arctic Expedition coordinating the
August 2018 - Citizen Science program for 128 students on board the 3 week expedition
August 2013 - Teacher at Miss Porters School, Farmington, CT. Implemented, developed or
to June 2018 revised curriculum for Conceptual Physics Environmental Lab Science, Robotics, Climate Change and Astronomy. Earth Club, Astronomy and Marine Science faculty adviser. Equestrian coach.
August 2016 Citizen Science Program coordinate with Adventure Canada on Arctic Explorer Trip
September 2015 Stonehurst Open Learning Opportunities: SOLO Wilderness Medicine
to present Instructor for Wilderness First Aid (16-hour course) and Wilderness First
Responder (72 hour course)
June - August Juneau Icefield Research Project, Safety Field Staff position. Assisted with 2013 125 miles ski traverse with 30 students conducting field research and safety skills.
August 2012 - Physics teacher – Hebrew High School of New England. Two Physical June 2013 Science and two junior Physics, Honors and Academic levels.
2009-2012 Teaching Assistant Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand.
2011 - 2012 Research Assistant, Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs,
2007-2008, 2012 - Per Diem teaching position at Bridgeport Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Creating science activities for visiting schools, creating week long programming for summer sessions, curating planetarium shows.
2015 to present Polar Educators International member (Committee 2017 -2018)
2014 and 2017 Sc3 – Student Climate and Conservation Congress educator held at the National Training and Conservation Center for 150 students over 10 days
2012 ANZAC New Zealander of the Year award with Student Volunteer Army
relief efforts after Christchurch Earthquakes; 3 weeks participation
2012 to present Simsbury and Bloomfield Volunteer Ambulance. Weekly shifts riding in
an urban setting. Including regular training and lectures.
2010 to present Explorers Club Member, Australia & New Zealand Branch Coordinator,
Co-Chair of the Polar Film Festival (2013 – present)
2008 to present New Zealand Antarctic Society, Canterbury Branch
May 2013 EMT Basic Certification – New York State ex. December 2022 National Registration Ex March 2023
June 2011 Wilderness EMT – SOLO ex September 2023
2003 CPR certification ex. February 2022
April 2018 American Mountain Guide Climbing Wall Instructor ex. April 2021
September 2018 Safe Powerboat Handling by US Powerboating