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While student teaching, I designed an original unit that was far too difficult and incorporated almost every pedagogy we had learned in 401 creating no cohesion throughout the unit. That failure in...
Ted Dickson '03
  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...
Matthew DiDonato, '12
Since graduating in 2012, I have been teaching at Haddonfield Memorial High School in Haddonfield, NJ.  I taught mathematics (accelerated calculus, advanced precalculus, and basic skills) in my...
Brenaea Fairchild '16
Recipient of the Henry N. Drewry Memorial Fund. Teacher Prep (TPP) has been such a blessing to me. The Henry N. Drewry Memorial Fund in particular gave me the opportunity to complete my student...
Brent A. Ferguson '06
Brent Ferguson (M.Div, P.T.S. 2006) has been teaching since '93 in Ohio, California, and New Jersey; in physics, chemistry, and mathematics; in public and private institutions; in single-sex and...
Zak Flowerman '12
After graduating from Princeton in 2012 with a classics degree and certificate in teacher preparation, I spent one year teaching at Eton College in Windsor England through the Annenberg Fellowship....
Barbara Calanog Fortunado '98
After graduating from Princeton in 1998, Barbara Fortunato worked as a technical consultant in Manhattan building large scale computer systems for investment banks. After the events of September 11th...
Gary Fox '13
After graduating from Princeton in 2013 and working in healthcare analytics consulting for a year and a half, I was ecstatic that TPP welcomed me back during the spring of 2015. Teaching four...
Larry Fox '77
I was offered a job in March of my senior year, 1977, to teach at  Escuela Campo Alegre , an independent American School in Caracas,  Venezuela.   I flew to Venezuela that August...
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...
Holly Markovitz Goldstein '00
Holly is currently an Art History Professor and a thesis advisor for undergrad and graduate students at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA.  She has been a teacher for 19 years...
Marcia Gonzales-Kimbrough '75
I graduated from Princeton in 1975; majored in psychology; and obtained a certificate from the Teacher Preparation Program. I was the first Mexican-American (Chicana) woman at Princeton. There were...
Thomas Gorman '73
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...
Stephanie Greenberg '04
I've been a teacher for 13 years.  I have taught in three states and three countries: mostly high school, but two years of 8th grade and some summer work with elementary students. I've...
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,...

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