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After graduating from the Teacher Preparation Program in 2001, I worked as an affiliated artist in a nonprofit storytelling organization founded by Princeton alumna, Susan Danoff. Through TPP, I...
Michael McKenna
Originally from Philadelphia, Mike graduated from Princeton University in 2006 with a B.A. in Sociology, and received his teaching license the following year through the Princeton Teacher Preparation...
Kate Miller
I grew up in a small rural town in Vermont. There are four community gardens for a town with a population of three thousand. My mother is director of a non-profit sustainability organization that...
Emily Moore '99
I've taught English, and particularly the "Poetry Workshop" classes, at Stuyvesant High School, a Title 1 Magnet school in New York City, since 2001. In 2012, I received my PhD in...
Kanoa Mulling ’15 is currently teaching EFL and English literature classes at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand through a Princeton in Asia fellowship. Now in his second term, he has...
My favorite memory of my time at Teacher Prep was when I conducted my final orchestra concert at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North as my unit for student teaching. I composed a 10-minute...
After finishing TPP and getting my teaching certificate, I moved down to DC. I spent the winter there nannying, tutoring in History and English with Varsity Tutors, and volunteering with Reading...
Peter Nowakowski
August 2013, I accepted a position at Union County Vocational Technical Schools (UCVTS) in Scotch Plains, NJ. UCVTS serves all 22 school districts in the county with five separate schools and several...
After graduating in 2009, I took a round-about path back to the profession of education, including a brief stint as an au pair for a family in Spain and a 3-year stretch as human resources specialist...
Rebecca Nyquist "09
After graduating from Teacher Prep, I was accepted into UPenn's Residency Master's in Teaching Program. In this program, I spent two years teaching at The Lawrenceville School, while earning...
Karen O'Neil '00 has taught Social Studies at Seneca HIgh School for 9 years and is an Understanding by Design Specialist.
Alanna Phelan ’04, a Phi Beta Kappa art and archaeology major, teaches fifth grade at the Village Elementary School in the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District in New Jersey. She...
David Ponton, III
David Ponton, III '09 taught high school social studies in Ewing, NJ since the 2009-2010 school year. He was responsible for United States History I curriculum, which begins with early...
Amy Ramirez
Aimee Ramirez '07, taught at W. B. Morgan Elementary School, Hamilton, NJ and currently teaches in California.
Bryan Respass
Bryan Respass '95 teaches middle school math in Leonia, NJ. He also has supervisory responsibilities, and is pursuing a Masters degree in school leadership at New Jersey City University.
Michelle Shearer with President Obama
Teacher Prep graduate Michelle Shearer '95, the 2011 National Teacher of the Year, visited campus on February 21 - February 23.  You can read an article about her visit ...
Misha and students standing next to Mayor Corey Booker
 The Robert Bosch Fellowship which will provide 3 months of language instruction and then 3 months placement in the education ministry (Senatsverwaltung für Bildung, Jugend und Wissenbchaft) and...
Megan Summers, '06
I returned to Princeton in 2008 to do Teacher Prep after working in residence life at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan.  The investment in my future as an educator quickly paid off – I...
Matt Superdock
After finishing my student teaching January 2014, I joined a small team of passionate educators to work on a new education-related website called Expii (see expii.com).  I've worked mainly...

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