Professor Sam Teel has made significant contributions to the field of Marine Transportation and has dedicated more than four decades of his life to Maine Maritime Academy.
Sam Teel's journey began in 1973 as a cadet at MMA and he will be retiring from Maine Maritime Academy at the end... of this semester. In 1982, he joined as a lecturer and since then he has played a pivotal role in shaping the education and careers of countless students. Over the years, he has taught a range of crucial courses, including ship-handling, ship construction, bridge resource management, and ship safety. Captain Teel has also represented the college as the Faculty Marshal at convocation and commencement ceremonies for a number of years.
One of Sam Teel’s standout achievements is his international recognition as an expert in ship simulation and experiential education. He not only contributed to the field but also represented the United States as a steering committee member at the International Simulation Lecturers' Conference.
Thank you and we wish you luck with your future endeavors.
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