Mr. Shawn Flanagan



Degrees and Certifications:

BA Biology - University of Rhode Island BS Zoology - University of Rhode Island MEd Secondary Education - Roberts Wesleyan College EMT-A - New England Academy of Pre-Hospital Medicine EMT-C - Brown University AEMT-P - Monroe Community College - Public Safety Training Center CCEMTP - University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Mr. Shawn Flanagan

Mr. Flanagan is a certified New York State Teacher of Secondary Science and a Critical Care Paramedic. He was originally certified by the State of Rhode Island as an EMT in 1992.  Shawn has been a volunteer for his entire EMS career, spanning 25 years, working with Newark-Arcadia EMS, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance, and in his home state of Rhode Island with the URI Community Ambulance and the South County Ambulance and Rescue Corps. He has also worked professionally with Rural/Metro Medical Services of Rochester and the Lyons Town Ambulance.
Educated at the University of Rhode Island with Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Zoology he also holds a Master’s degree in Education from Roberts Wesleyan College.  He attended Paramedic School at Monroe Community College and Critical Care Paramedic Training at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. He has also taken courses with Project Lead the Way at Stevenson University, also in Maryland.
He is tenured as a Science Teacher at Newark High School, where he teaches multiple courses including Regents’ Biology, the Living Environment; Forensic Science; and he is the Teacher/Coordinator for Newark High School’s Project Lead the Way BioMedical Sciences program.
He is also an American Heart Association instructor for Basic, Advanced Cardiovascular, and Pediatric Advanced Life Supports and has served the New York State Region as Regional Faculty, assuring the quality of courses and programming as training new Instructors.
Mr. Flanagan served on the Newark-Arcadia EMS Board of Directors for 12 years including 2 years as Vice-President and 4 years as President.  In 2012, he was named the Newark-Wayne Community Hospital EMS Educator of Excellence.  In addition to his work with Newark-Arcadia EMS, as Director of Junior Membership, Mr. Flanagan is the Eagle Rank Coordinator for Boy Scout Troop 122, and advisor to the Newark High School Empty Closets/Open Hearts Organization.  In his spare time, he is a Star Wars enthusiast, Superman Historian and collector, and enjoys a variety of movie genres.  
Last Modified on April 9, 2018