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Greg Hand '76
Greg grew up in Pound Ridge, New York.  Father Paul Hand, P.U. Class of ’35.  Fox Lane High School, Bedford, NY.  Princeton class of ’76; majored in religion, enrolled in...
During my time with TPP, I served both as a Teaching Assistant and as a TA Liaison for PUPP. Working with the PUPP scholars was one of the most rewarding experiences of my time as a Princeton...
David Hill, '00
Through his independent consulting practice (www.davidsonhillconsulting.com), David provides thoughtful and strategic senior-level support to help schools and nonprofits excel so that our communities...
In September of 2018, I started my 26th year in the Counseling Department of Haddonfield Memorial High School. I continue to appreciate profoundly the opportunity to work at a school that has been...
My first teaching position will be  2017-18 in 6th grade English and Social Studies at the Abraham Joshua Heschel School (Heschel) in NYC. It’s a nursery-12 Jewish day school with a focus...
Dr. Peter Horn ‘97 believes that whatever is wrong with education can be fixed by what is right with education: the capacity of intelligent teachers, administrators, students, and other...
After graduating from Princeton I went to the University of California, Los Angeles, where I earned my Ph.D.  My career path was Higher Education, and the Teacher Prep program vastly improved my...
After graduation, I worked at a nonprofit in NYC through Project 55 and then was a nanny for a year. After moving to Philadelphia, I taught at a KIPP elementary school for two years and then began...
Kwame Ivery
After graduating from TPP in June 2012, I was hired to teach English at Collingswood High School, a public school in South Jersey. I’m currently in my second year as a teacher and now more than...
Jenn Jennings
Jennifer Jennings, '00,  is Assistant Professor of Sociology at New York University. Her research attempts to understand the effects of a variety of educational policies - for example,...
Colleen Kent
Colleen feels a deep sense of gratitude to the Teacher Preparation Program for helping her start a path to a career she loves. During summer 2010, Colleen worked as the education intern for the...
Jeff King, '10
I am a chemistry and Chinese teacher at Camden County Technical Schools, a Title I public school that serves mostly students from Camden City, NJ. Only my students, however, know my true identity....
I come from a long line of teachers--both of my father's parents, my mother, and all four of my siblings.  As the youngest in my family, my mom would take me to school with her when I was...
Since I graduated from TPP, I applied to and learned about various schools and teaching positions. I also completed the edTPA during this time. For the 2017-2018 academic year, I will be doing my...
I went straight to graduate school after finishing TPP, and since then have taught at the university level. Since I arrived at my current position, about fifteen years ago, I've moved over more...
Freddie LaFemmina and Christopher Campisano
Starting fall 2014, I will be teaching Social Studies (9th grade World History and 10th grade US 1) at Ridgewood High School, a public school in Ridgewood, New Jersey. I am so excited to meet my...
I graduated from Princeton in 1992, and I have been teaching in independent schools since then (with a 2-year break to pursue a Master’s degree in History).  I am in a new position in 2014...
I've had a somewhat scattered career.  I've been a teacher for approximately 14 of the 40 years since college, teaching Math & Computer Science in HS, college, and to...
I got hired as a high school math teacher in the spring of my senior year at Princeton (1981), and I've been teaching math and computer science in independent schools since then.  My first...
Bonnie Lieu
Bonnie Lieu '06 actively works with TPP students as they prepare to teach. During the summers of 2013 and 2014 Bonnie co-taught the PUPP Social Science Summer Institute with students from Trenton...

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