50th Anniversary Schedule: April 12-13, 2019

Join Teacher Prep to help celebrate their 50 years of preparing teachers for the nation's service on April 12-13, 2010! There is a full schedule of events, open to the public. Including keynotes by Dr. Jennifer Jennings '00 and Dr. Pedro Noguera. View this link for a printable pdf of  the full schedule. TPP alum, please contact tprep@princeton.edu for additional information about special events for alumni.


Friday, April 12, 2019

McCormick 101, 4:00 pm
Todd W. Kent ’83 Director, Program in Teacher Preparation
Access and Equity in Higher Education
Miguel Centeno, Musgrave Professor of Sociology, Professor of Sociology and International Affairs
Ana Patricia Esqueda ’19
Khristina Gonzalez, Associate Dean of the College,Director of Programs for Access and Inclusion
Jason KIugman, Director,Princeton University Preparatory Program
Moderator:  Rebecca Graves-Bayazitoglu, Director,McGraw Center, Associate Dean of the College

McCormick 101, 5:15 pm
Welcome: Christopher L. Eisgruber
President, Princeton University
KEYNOTE:  Be the Early Worm:Reasons for Educational Optimismin Uncertain Times
Jennifer Jennings ’00
Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Director of the Education Research Section (ERS)
Introduction:  Cecilia Elena Rouse, Dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

Saturday, April 13, 2019

McCosh 10, 9:00 am
Welcome Jill Dolan, Dean of the College
Henry Drewry Tribute

50 Years:  The Teacher’s Perspective
Barbara Fortunato ’98, West Windsor/Plainsboro Schools, NJ    
Don Gilpin ’73, West Windsor/Plainsboro Schools, NJ    
Peter Nowakoski ’90, Brooklyn Poly Prep, NY    
Katie Zaeh ’10, Trenton Public School, NJ
Moderator:  Misha Simmonds ’97, Interim Lead,
Marion P.  Thomas Charter School, NJ

McCosh 10, 11:00 am
KEYNOTE:  The Role of Teachers in Creating a More Equitable and Just Society
Pedro Noguera
Distinguished Professor of Education
Introduction: Stanley N. Katz, Lecturer with rank of Professor,Woodrow Wilson School of Public and Interational  Affairs

Maeder Hall 002, 2:00 pm
Equity and Opportunity in Schools
Divya Farias ’15, Teacher and Organizer, Oakland, CA
Karen Jackson-Weaver ’94, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University
Bess Li *87, South Brunswick School District, NJ
Daniella Phillips ’89, District 1 Community Superintendent, NYC Public Schools
Moderator: Jason KIugman, Director, Princeton University Preparatory Program

Maeder Hall  002, 3:45 pm
Promoting Innovation and Change
Doug Knecht ’95, Vice President Bank Street Education Center
Laura Overdeck ’91, Bedtime Math Foundation
Regis Pecos ’77, Leadership Institute at Santa Fe Indian School and Chief of Staff for New Mexico’s House Speaker
Michelle Shearer ’95, 2011 National Teacher of the Year and Project Manager of High School Innovation, MD
Moderator:  David Hill ’00 Ed.D.,  Davidson Hill Consulting

Maeder Hall 002, 5:30 pm
50 Years: The Program Perspective
Todd W. Kent ’83, Director TPP
Marue Walizer, Director TPP 1989-2000
John Webb, Director TPP 2000-2010
Moderator: Peter Horn ’97, HornEd, LLC