Torey T. Wilson is the director of the Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI), the associate director of the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP) and a lecturer and program associate with the Program in Teacher Preparation.
Mr. Wilson joined Teacher Prep in 2002. He oversees the admission process for students applying to the Teaching Certificate Program and the maintenance of records for purposes of student certification and licensure. He is also responsible for arranging the placements for field observation requirements and student teaching experiences. In addition, Mr. Wilson serves as an advisor to students and supervises practice teachers.
As associate director of the PUPP, Mr. Wilson is responsible for assisting in the management of the daily operations of the program. This includes the planning and implementation of the PUPP Summer Institute, school year programming, and the recruitment and selection of PUPP Scholars. Mr. Wilson has represented PUPP at national conferences and presented at the 2010 National College Access Network conference.
Mr. Wilson earned a master's degree in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has a bachelor’s degree in History from Trinity University. He holds a teaching certificate in secondary Social Studies.
Prior to coming to Princeton University, Mr. Wilson was an Education Specialist with the Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. He was part of the school services team working with high school teachers and providing training in various areas of professional development, including best practice instructional strategies, critical thinking skills, student writing development, and classroom management. In addition, he organized programs for new teachers and teachers of AP courses. Mr. Wilson has also taught high school social studies in Maryland, Illinois, and Massachusetts.