Pintavalle has been a science teacher at Glastonbury High School since 1989. Teaching AP Biology and Advanced Research
Mentorship, Diane developed an extensive network of mentors from universities
and industries. She
is a force in the development of our nation’s future scientists. Her students
conduct authentic research under the guidance of a mentor and many have
excelled in state and national level science competitions.
Diane is a 2017
Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She is
a 2020 CT Teacher of the Year semi-finalist and has recently received CSTA’s
Excellence in High School Science Teaching award as well as the 2020 CT Women
of Innovation, Secondary Academic award.
Diane strives to ignite in her
students a passion for the contribution of new knowledge through scientific
research. She is committed to helping her students develop a fundamental
understanding of the beauty and intricacies of the natural world. She lives in
Amston and enjoys spending time in her vegetable garden each summer.