Mark DeBiasse is the Supervisor of Humanities for the Madison Public Schools. He came to Madison in 2004 after teaching social studies at Columbia High School in South Orange-Maplewood for 12 years. His journey in Madison began as History Department Chairperson, a position he held until 2012 when a restructuring led to a consolidation of the Language Arts and History departments and he was hired to lead the new Humanities program for grades 6-12. Mark is a graduate of Bucknell University (BA), The George Washington University (MA) and Drew University (D.Litt.), where he completed his dissertation on politics in the early American republic. Mark was awarded a Dodge Fellowship via the alternate route certification program and a Fulbright Exchange scholarship to the United Kingdom in 1998-1999. Mark is certified to teach secondary social studies and psychology and holds administrative certification for both instructional supervision and principal (CE) in New Jersey. Mark is a third generation Madisonian who enjoys hiking, music, golf, history and travel.