As a member of The Heights faculty since 2001, David Fornaciari brings 19 years of prior teaching experience—in the Fairfax County school system, Westminster School in Annandale, and Saint Ignatius School in Maryland. He will be starting his 43rd year as a classroom teacher. Prior to joining the faculty, Mr. Fornaciari’s classroom work focused on science and math, with additional administrative duties as a faculty and student mentor and coach. A former VISTA volunteer where he taught English to Laotian refugees, he holds a master’s degree in education from George Mason University and a B.S. from St. Bonaventure University. He is also a member of the Secular Franciscan Order. Outside of the classroom, Mr. Fornaciari enjoys watching old movies or his beloved Red Sox, and reading. He has also been spotted watching The Height’s baseball team.