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Social Studies Faculty

Anderson, Benjamin — Social Studies Faculty

banderson@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2213

Mr. Anderson has been with Charter Arts long enough to have taught Western Civilization, US1, US2 and Government. He brings a unique energy and passion of history to every subject and student. READ MORE

Boyer, Doug — Social Studies Faculty

dboyer@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2423

Mr. Boyer is thrilled to be joining the staff at Charter Arts as a member of the Social Studies department.  Born and raised in Bethlehem, he graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Political Science Education and history.  He is currently working towards a Masters Degree in classroom technology at Wilkes University. READ MORE

McGovern, Sean — Social Studies Faculty

smcgovern@charterarts.org

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Muncy, Howard — Social Studies Faculty

hmuncy@charterarts.org

Howard Muncy is entering his first year as a social studies teacher at Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts.  Mr. Muncy will teach Western Civilization, Psychology, and Government.  Prior to his new position at Charter Arts, Mr. Muncy graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and, again, in 2003 with a Master’s of the Arts in Teaching.   Mr. Muncy comes to our school with fifteen years of instructional experience in a history classroom. READ MORE

Nesfeder, Amy — Social Studies Faculty
Department Chair

anesfeder@charterarts.org
(610) 868-2971 Ext.2221

Amy Nesfeder received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with minors in Communications and International Relations from Florida State University. While at Florida State, she was a member and captain of the varsity swim team. After college, she received a Corporate Law and Business Finance Certification from The Institute for Paralegal Training in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was employed for several years as a litigation paralegal with a law firm in Jacksonville, Florida. Mrs. Nesfeder received her Juris Doctorate from the Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham, Alabama. While pursuing her law degree, she interned in Washington, D.C. with Ashland Oil, Inc. as a legislative aide and with the United States Environmental Protection Agency as a law clerk. READ MORE

Vanaman, Megan — Social Studies Faculty

mvanaman@charterarts.org
610-868-2971 Ext. 2303 (voicemail only)

Miss Vanaman began her time at Charter Arts during the 2017-18 year and has taught US1 and Sociology within the Social Studies department since then. She grew up in Huntingdon Valley, PA before moving to Wilmington, Delaware. Miss Vanaman attended an arts high school in Delaware called Cab Calloway School of the Arts before returning to Pennsylvania to earn a B.A. in Social Studies Secondary Education from Juniata College in 2015. Miss Vanaman has also taught SAT Prep and served as a day-to-day substitute and long-term substitute at Cab Calloway. READ MORE