Dr. Robert A. McManus has been employed at Bridgewater State University since the fall of 2011. As a part-time faculty in the Master's Core, he served as the full-time administrator for the Bridge Partnership Program. In the fall of 2012, he was appointed Pre-Practicum Coordinator and temporary full-time Assistant Professor in Secondary Education and Professional Programs. He was recently appointed to a permanent position in the Educational Leadership Program and will continue to serve as Pre-Practicum Coordinator for the College of Education and Allied Studies.
A former middle school principal and special education director in the District of Columbia Public School System, Dr. McManus has held teaching positions at several other universities. As a member of the US Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, he served as a full-time teacher of Aerospace Education to students in grades 7-12 in Fort Washington, Maryland and, in 2012, helped establish the Bridgewater State University Squadron of Civil Air Patrol that is currently in operation through our Department of Aviation Science in the Ricciardi College of Business.