Announcements

Teacher Prep welcomes Denise Massari who joined the staff this semester as Assistant Director for World Languages!   Denise will be advising all students interested in teaching world languages and will be developing a new certificate in English as a Second Language.  She will assist teaching in the program’s seminars, and will be supervising world language students during their student teaching semesters.
On behalf of Montclair State University, we are pleased to announce that the application for the NJ STEM Innovation Fellowship in science is now open! This science initiative, led by Professional Resources in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) at Montclair, is an exciting teacher-leadership program available to experienced, licensed middle school (grades 6, 7 and 8) science teachers.
His book, The Problem with the Other Side, is written for young adults, and Amazon describes the novel as, “A searing YA debut that follows the joys, complexities, and heartbreaks of an interracial romance between high school sophomores that blossoms during a volatile school election.” 
Teacher Prep is excited to have the following 3 full time student teachers back in the classroom this semester (pictured from left to right): Matt Janson '00 is teaching English in East Brunswick High School Emma Claire Jones '18 is teaching Social Studies in Princeton High School Brian Foster '21 is teaching Chemistry in New Brunswick High School
Each year since 1959, Princeton University has honored at its Commencement four outstanding New Jersey teachers from public and independent schools for their contributions to the lives of the state’s secondary school students and to their school communities.  Through the generosity of an anonymous alumnus, each of the Princeton Prize for Distinguished Secondary School Teaching (DSSTA) winners receives $5,000, and each winner’s school receives an additional $3,000 for the purchase of library books.
Dr. Ashley Taylor Jaffee has joined the Program in Teacher Preparation staff as Assistant Director for Social Studies.
The Program in Teacher Preparation is proud to congratulate Sarah Betancourt ’20, Pam McGowen ’20, and Morlan Osgood ’20 for being nominated for the 2021 New Jersey Distinguished Clinical Intern Award. The annual award recognizes the top 15 graduates from the 25 educator preparation programs in New Jersey’s colleges and universities. Pam McGowen and Morlan Osgood were both honored as recipients of the award.
Princeton University's Program in Teacher Preparation is once again partnering with Math for America (MfA), along with Montclair State University and Rowan University, in offering the NJ STEM Innovation Fellowship; a teacher leader program for New Jersey elementary math teachers and coaches. The 2021-2022 cohort is comprised of outstanding elementary math teachers and coaches and who meet outside of school hours to learn about innovative STEM teaching practices. Sessions focus on problems of practice, examining student work, videos of instruction, and reflecting on pedagogy.
The Annenberg Fellowship, established through the generosity of Walter Annenberg, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a distinguished US Ambassador to the Court of St.

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