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Andrea Francis '11
After completing student teaching with TPP, Andrea began her career as a Special Educator at North Star Academy Charter Middle School in Newark, NJ. Andrea served as the Special Education Services...
Sherborne School
I’m teaching at the Sherborne School in the UK.  I teach A-Level US Government and Politics to Year 13 (equivalent of U.S. seniors), and Biology to Year 9 (U.S. 8th grade). As you can...
Since I graduated from TPP in 1984, I have taught at a variety of independent schools, including Middlesex School in Concord, MA, St. Paul's School in Concord, NH, St. George's School in...
Jonathan Golden '95
Jonathan Golden is Senior Professional Development Advisor and an American history teacher at Gann Academy in Waltham, MA where he has taught since 1999.  Over his 16 years at Gann, he has...
I was an East Asian Studies (Chinese) major at Princeton, class of 1973 , with education (TPP) as my minor field of study. My career aspirations and interests included education as well as journalism...
Charlie graduated with a degree from the Woodrow Wilson School in 1963. He was the first Teacher Preparation Program graduate. Ronald Reagan nominated Charles W. Greenleaf, Jr., to be an Assistant...
Jason Griffiths is the Managing Director of School Partnerships for The National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education (NAATE). NAATE's mission is to develop, leverage, sustain, and retain the...
English major Laureen Duarte Guarriello’s first post-Princeton teaching job was in a San Antonio, Tex., high school.  Among her students were gang members, children of military families,...
Woody Halsey
I thoroughly enjoyed my 42-year career as a French teacher and non-profit administrator and like to think I did a little bit to improve American students’ understanding of the world, running...
Sean Hammer demonstrating a science experiment
Sean Hammer teaches Biology and AP Biology at Ewing High School, where he has been a member of the faculty since January 2009. During the 2010-2011 academic year, Sean partnered with social studies...
Greg Hand '76
Greg grew up in Pound Ridge, New York.  Father Paul Hand, P.U. Class of ’35.  Fox Lane High School, Bedford, NY.  Princeton class of ’76; majored in religion, enrolled in...
During my time with TPP, I served both as a Teaching Assistant and as a TA Liaison for PUPP. Working with the PUPP scholars was one of the most rewarding experiences of my time as a Princeton...
David Hill, '00
Through his independent consulting practice (www.davidsonhillconsulting.com), David provides thoughtful and strategic senior-level support to help schools and nonprofits excel so that our communities...
My first teaching position will be  2017-18 in 6th grade English and Social Studies at the Abraham Joshua Heschel School (Heschel) in NYC. It’s a nursery-12 Jewish day school with a focus...
Dr. Peter Horn ‘97 believes that whatever is wrong with education can be fixed by what is right with education: the capacity of intelligent teachers, administrators, students, and other...
After graduation, I worked at a nonprofit in NYC through Project 55 and then was a nanny for a year. After moving to Philadelphia, I taught at a KIPP elementary school for two years and then began...
Kwame Ivery
After graduating from TPP in June 2012, I was hired to teach English at Collingswood High School, a public school in South Jersey. I’m currently in my second year as a teacher and now more than...
Jenn Jennings
Jennifer Jennings, '00,  is Assistant Professor of Sociology at New York University. Her research attempts to understand the effects of a variety of educational policies - for example,...
Colleen Kent
Colleen feels a deep sense of gratitude to the Teacher Preparation Program for helping her start a path to a career she loves. During summer 2010, Colleen worked as the education intern for the...
Jeff King, '10
I am a chemistry and Chinese teacher at Camden County Technical Schools, a Title I public school that serves mostly students from Camden City, NJ. Only my students, however, know my true identity....

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