Robert T Sartwell

Preceptor I

Robert Sartwell

Email Address

Office Number

(800) 795-7151 x4359

Mr. Robert Sartwell came to Limestone College in 2013. He has taught General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology I, and Physical Geology at Limestone College. Prior to coming to South Carolina, he was an Adjunct Professor of Biology at both Westfield State University in Westfield, MA and Asnuntuk Community College in Enfield CT for three years. Prior to teaching at the postgraduate level, he was the Director of Science and Health for the Malden (MA) Public Schools, K-12 Director of Science for the Suffield (CT) Public Schools, and Director of Science 9-12 for the Agawam (MA) Public Schools. While serving these school districts in MA and CT he also worked closely with both state's Departments of Education to formulate their Science Frameworks and State Assessments. He has coached youth, state-level, and high school soccer, holds at coaching license from the National Soccer Federation (NSF), was an intercollegiate (NCAA) and NSF licensed soccer referee, and has taken youth teams to European international soccer tournaments. He also served on the Executive Board of the Pioneer Valley Soccer Officials Association. Mr. Sartwell now resides close to the SC border in NC with his wife Diane. They have two children and four grandchildren who live in the Greater Charlotte area that keep them extremely busy.

Professional Accomplishments

Member of NSTA - National Science Teachers Association
Member of NBTA - National Biology Teachers Association
Liaison with the Malden (MA) Public Schools and Tufts University on National Science Foundation Grant (NSF) - The Fulcrum Institute
Liaison with Malden Public Schools and Northeastern University on a NSF Grant - Science Teacher Improvement Model.
Member of Massachusetts Science Supervisors Association
Past member of North Shore Science Supervisors Association
Member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Past facilitator for the Massachusetts Race to the Top Model Curriculum Project for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Former member of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary EducationĀ¹s MCAS Question Development Committee (Science and Technology)and the Connecticut Department of Education's CAPT Question Development Committee (Science).
Have presented professional development workshops and seminars for various professional organizations, and at national and regional conferences on effective Science teaching methods, motivating reluctant learners in Science, and Science curriculum alignment within school districts.


  • MA - American International College - Biology Education
  • BA - American International College - Biology