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I was drawn to Teacher Prep because my experiences in an Oklahoma public high school showed me the power of good teachers--even within the worst institutional conditions and political environment. I...
Teacher Prep was one of the highlights of my Princeton experience (and one of the toughest). It gave me a whole new way of thinking about the world around me and laid the foundation for the leader I...
Charlie Ashton
Charlie Aston '86 teaches high school calculus, geometry and other math courses at West Windsor Plainsboro High School, NJ. He serves as the Mathematics Content Instruction Specialist for...
Andrew Assini
In 2010-11 Andrew Assini '03 began teaching World History to seventh graders in Flemington, NJ. He has also taught US I to eighth graders over the past six years. His class is mostly discussion...
Cindy Assini '04 is currently the Social Studies Supervisor in Hillsborough, New Jersey. She formerly taught eighth grade social studies, which included US history from its beginnings through the...
Upon her graduation from Princeton, where she completed the Teacher Prep program and obtained teaching certification in Social Studies and the Elementary grades as an undergraduate, Betsy Kalber...
Angela Bardes, '10
After graduating from Princeton in 2010 with an A.B. in Comparative Literature, I spent a semester student teaching 11th and 12th grade English at Trenton High School West Campus in Trenton, NJ. Then...
Lindsay Bartolone
Lindsay Clark Bartolone, who majored in astrophysical sciences at Princeton, is currently working for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. Lindsay serves as a Co-Investigator on the NASA Astrophysics...
I have been working as an attorney, but my greatest experiences have been with education. I serve as an elected school board member in our district, I serve as a board member at a local independent...
After TPP, I taught at a Democracy Prep Charter School in Camden, NJ as a 9th grade Writing teacher in the founding year (2014-15) of Freedom Prep High School, under the direction of fellow...
Laura Boyce
Laura Boyce '97 is a Principal in Camden Public Schools. She formerly taught literature and world history, U.S. history, and social science (civics/economics) at Simon Gratz High School in...
Michael Buchman is a high school English teacher in New Brunswick, NJ for 11 years and has served on the Board of Education for Highland Park Schools in NJ .  He has earned a supervisor...
Melissa Campbell '05
Upon graduation from TPP in 2005, I began teaching in the Montgomery Township School District as a 7th grade science teacher.  Four years of study in Princeton’s neuroscience and...
TPP was one of the best parts of my Princeton experience.  One aspect of the program that I particularly valued was that the program was built on courses from a variety of disciplines rather...
After graduating, I spent one year teaching English/Language Arts, English as a Second/Additional Language and Drama to grade 6 - 9 students at an international school in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan....
Since graduating from TPP in the Fall of 2006, I have continued to work in schools in various capacities, mostly in student support, operations and leadership roles.   After teaching...
Tom Daccord
Tom Daccord - EdTechTeacher Co-Director Tom Daccord is an educational technology specialist and author of Best Ideas for Teaching with Technology: A Practical Guide for Teachers by Teachers and The...
Dwight Davis
It was a tremendous honor to have the opportunity to meet both President Obama and Secretary Arne Duncan during the summer of 2014. During our discussion we talked about Ed. Policy, specifically, How...
Julianne Davis
As a new 8th grade science teacher in New Jersey, I teach physical and life science, including topics on ecosystems and the interconnectedness of organisms and their environment.  I especially...
Ted Dickson
  I graduated from Princeton in 1983 (after doing my Teacher Prep student teaching at Franklin Township High School). I majored in History, concentrating on the Civil War and primarily...

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