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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...
Sophie Glenn Lau '92
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...
In May of 2020 Anna accepted an offer to teach English and French at the Pennington School.  It is a private, coeducational school serving day and boarding students in grades 6 through 12 just a...
Douglas Lewis '81
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 '06
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...
David Luo '18
I was a 2018 Computer Science major. TPP's reading and writing provided me with a counterbalance to the problem sets and projects that COS demanded. I really loved our Teacher Prep seminar...
Kaitlyn Mahan '11
Immediately after graduating from TPP I worked as a substitute teacher at the Bayonne Board of Education. That fall I started work as a Biology Teacher in North Bergen with Hudson County Schools of...
Matthew Mahoney '92
I loved my time at Teacher Prep, everything.  First, all the people were fabulous encouragers.  Ruth Wilson, particularly, had to encourage me through a tough student teaching experience....
The Teacher Prep program was instrumental in helping me succeed as a new teacher. I learned so many helpful strategies and techniques for classroom instruction and testing. I also walked away with an...
Thomas Maltbaek '11
Since graduating from Teacher Prep, I have been teaching math for one year at Princeton Academy and two years at Cristo Rey Sacramento, California. I am currently teaching Geometry Honors,...
Anna was a Religion major with a focus on Buddhist Studies in America.  She completed her teaching certification in Social Studies after student teaching in Trenton Central High School during...
Dr. John McCann '00
I have been a social studies teacher in the Princeton Public Schools since 2001. For the last 6 years, I have been teaching 8th grade Civics at John Witherspoon Middle School. At nights, I attended...
Tara McGowan '01
After graduating from the Teacher Preparation Program in 2001, I worked as an affiliated artist in a nonprofit storytelling organization founded by Princeton alumna, Susan Danoff. Through TPP, I...
Michael McKenna '06
Originally from Philadelphia, Mike graduated from Princeton University in 2006 with a B.A. in Sociology, and received his teaching license the following year through the Princeton Teacher Preparation...
Kate Miller '08
I grew up in a small rural town in Vermont. There are four community gardens for a town with a population of three thousand. My mother is director of a non-profit sustainability organization that...
Emily Moore '99
I've taught English, and particularly the "Poetry Workshop" classes, at Stuyvesant High School, a Title 1 Magnet school in New York City, since 2001. In 2012, I received my PhD in...
Kanoa Mulling '15
Kanoa Mulling ’15 is currently teaching EFL and English literature classes at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand through a Princeton in Asia fellowship. Now in his second term, he has...
Emi Nakamura '13
My favorite memory of my time at Teacher Prep was when I conducted my final orchestra concert at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North as my unit for student teaching. I composed a 10-minute...
Kathleen Newman '15
After finishing TPP and getting my teaching certificate, I moved down to DC. I spent the winter there nannying, tutoring in History and English with Varsity Tutors, and volunteering with Reading...

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