Margaret Noirjean began teaching at DCTC in 2002. She instructs courses for medical assistant, nursing, and biomedical students in anatomy and physiology, clinical procedures, administrative procedures, and pharmacology.
A licensed registered nurse, Margaret has a bachelor's degree in nursing from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. CPR Certified, she has completed the Teacher Education Series and has a Public Health Nurse Certificate.
Her extensive industry experience includes jobs as:
clinical services manager, Allina Medical Clinics, Parkview Ob/Gyn
health educator, CommonHealth Clinic & Home Care
director special care areas, Humana Hospital, St. Luke's
head nurse, A Coronary Care Unit, University of Virginia Hospital
staff telemetry nurse, Huntington Hospital
The winner of several Golden Apple Awards, Margaret has also earned a CAFÉ Award, a Star Award for Excellence, a Teacher of the Year nomination and the college’s Board of Trustees Excellence in Teaching Outstanding Educator award for 2015.
Regarding her teaching philosophy, she strives to "teach in a manner for students to succeed while demonstrating qualities of professionalism and participating in community service learning projects."
The best part of her job as a DCTC instructor is working and interacting with people on campus.
Her hobbies and interests include needlework, gardening, skiing, hiking, walking, and spending time with family and friends.