Teacher Information

Phone: 686-3255 @ext. 9241


Degrees and Certifications:

BA D'Youville College - History MS Canisus College - Education 2005 Western New York/ Niagara Council of Social Studies Teacher of the Year 2007 & 2013 St. Bonaventure Model United Nations Advisor of the Year

Mrs. Mary Ann Pantera

How to Contact Me: If you have any concerns, please email me at mpantera@lancasterschools.org

How to Schedule a Conference: Please contact your son's or daughter's guidance counselor to make arrangements. 



  •  U.S. History & Government 11th grade New York State Regents (40 weeks)

    • Tools for Success!
    • Student/Parent/Teacher Communication #1 - please email (mpantera@lancasterschools.org) me with questions 
    • Students need to study every day for 20 minutes. WHY? It helps the student develop understanding of materials and visualization of note sheets.
    • Students must use 21st Century Apps like; Castle Learning, Google Classroom, Flippity and Websters Dictionary, which will be placed on students' cell phones. 

PIG Course Content


    The Partipication in Government class gives students an overview of the functions of our systems of American Government and Politics.
    There are six units that are covered in the course: 
    Unit I - Foundations of American Democracy/Citizenship 
    Unit II - Political Parties 
    Unit III - Election Process  
    Unit IV - Interest Groups,Public Opinion and Public Policy 
    Unit V - Civil Rights & Civil Liberties 
    Unit VI - State & Local Government

Last Modified on January 4, 2024