- Social studies
A former high school history and government teacher, Nancy McTygue has served as executive director of the California History-Social Science Project since 2005. McTygue also served as the site director for the CHSSP site at the University of California, Davis from 2001 to 2007. Prior to her CHSSP appointments, she taught in the Vacaville school district for 11 years. McTygue holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, a Clear Ryan Single Subject Teaching Credential in social science and government, and a master’s in education, curriculum and instruction, all from UC Davis.