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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...
After graduating from Princeton University with a BA in Psychology and a certificate from Teacher Preparation, Cory taught 6th grade Math & Science and 8th grade Honors Algebra at Goetz Middle...
I taught at Foundation Academy in Trenton, New Jersey until 2010. Currently, I teach in South Jersey at Woodbury Jr./Sr. High School in Woodbury, NJ. It is my 4th year there and the school has been a...
My most memorable moment from TPP comes from my student teaching, the day I figured out how to connect with a struggling, disaffected student in my 12th grade academic class. The student was looking...
Jeff Vinikoor '03 began teaching in independent schools, first at Princeton Day School and is currently at Newark Academy in Livingston, NJ. He teaches middle and upper school history and serves...
I am working in an Education Technology Startup in Portland, Oregon in "Corporate and Product Strategy." But as in any start-up, my role has been flexible to my particular interests. 20% of...
Annie Ward '87 and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in Westchester County Schools, New York shared ideas for finding a teaching position at Teacher Prep on Wednesday,...
Marcia L. Weinstein, PhD
After graduating from Princeton University in 1974, I went directly to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where I earned a PhD in Developmental Psychology in 1978. That summer, I married...
Maria Womack
After TPP, I took some time off to focus on my two sons, currently four and two.  During that time I did some consulting for Shmoop University, a web-based educational company.  I wrote for...
John Yi 03'
During his time at Princeton, John majored in chemistry and was a member of the Teacher Preparation Program. Upon graduating in 2003, he went to graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
Sam Yoon ’91, who came to the United States from South Korea at the age of 10 months, is the first Asian-American to run for elected office in Boston, Mass. In November 2005 he was elected at-large...
After graduating from Princeton with a degree in Economics and certificates from Teacher Preparation and Environmental Studies, Réka taught Math, English, Literature, Science and Arts for 3-11th...

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