About the Author
Chuck Cascio is an award-winning journalist, educator, writer, and business leader. He is the author of three nonfiction books, and hundreds of his news stories, feature articles, and opinion pieces are published in a wide-range of periodicals. The Fire Escape Stories, Volume I, marks his new focus on writing fiction.
Cascio holds a bachelor’s of science degree in economics and business from Staten Island’s Wagner College and a master’s in communications from American University in Washington, DC, where he became an adjunct faculty member. Cascio, who also taught high school, has received recognition for his innovative approaches to teaching and served as vice president for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and later as vice president for the Educational Testing Service.
Cascio and his wife, Faye, an award-winning science educator, are dedicated gym rats living in Reston, Virginia.