About the Teacher

Phone: 508-430-5790 (email is by far the quickest way to contact me - I check my email many times a day)


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Ian Hoffman-Terry - History/Government

Mr. Hoffman-Terry is an alumnus of Chatham High School, where he played soccer and basketball, and was a member of the National Honor Society. He received his B.A. degree in Government from Clark University, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his Masters in Teaching History from Clark University’s Hiatt Center for Education, where he was mentored by Dr. Jim McDermott, former Massachusetts Teacher of the Year, and leading member of the Massachusetts Curriculum Framework Committee. 

Mr. Hoffman-Terry teaches U.S. History, Government, and Global Studies, and advises the “We the People” program, a competition team based on the We the People government curriculum. The “We the People” curriculum has been recognized as a leading civics and citizenship program. 

Mr. HT loves engaging students (and adults) in history, global issues, and government, and spends as much time as he can in outdoor activities hiking, camping, sailing and travelling. He’s biked across Alaska, Western Europe and Newfoundland.