Elaine Hegedus

English Teacher/Mentor

Elaine is an English and Wellness teacher/mentor at the Fairfield campus.  She graduated from Stratford High school where she later completed her student teaching in 2018! After high school, Elaine earned her B.A. in English Literature at Southern Connecticut State University, and her M.S. in English Secondary Education from The University of Bridgeport in 2019.

Elaine has been a literacy tutor for ELL students at Geraldine Johnson School in Bridgeport, an intern at Roton Middle School in Norwalk, a student teacher at Stratford High School (where she successfully obtained her official Connecticut Teaching Certification,) and an English teacher with Trumbull Public Schools.

In her free time, Elaine enjoys spending time with her friends and family, attending concerts, diamond paintings, and scrolling on TikTok more than she is would like to admit.

While Elaine is well-known for loving punk and hardcore music, she is secretly obsessed with the British-Irish boyband, One Direction and is impatiently anticipating their reunion!