After a childhood in New York’s southern tier and southeastern Pennsylvania, Matthew McKeeby attended the University of Pennsylvania in the late 1980s, majoring in English. After college, he moved to upstate New York where he worked with at-risk youth for eight years before pursuing his MAT in teaching English at Union College, where he met his wife, Joann Harnden. Together they settled in rural Berlin, NY where they are restoring a c.1810 farmhouse.
Matt teaches theatre arts and English at Averill Park High School. He has developed curriculum for multiple English courses and built the school's academic theatre program from the ground up. He advises the the school theatre company, The Off-Broadway Players and has designed, directed, and produced over forty productions.
Outside of school, Matt is an award winning folk artist and collector of 1960s and 70s GI Joe toys, as well as an accumulator of vintage children's books and science fiction.
Click the links below to visit Matt's sites devoted to other interests