Announcements

The 2021 Princeton Prize for Distinguished Secondary School Teaching Nomination Process is now open! 
The Program in Teacher Preparation is very proud to welcome its newest staff member, Jessica Monaghan, Ed.D. as the Assistant Director of STEM.  Dr. Monaghan will be advising and supervising mathematics and science students in the program, and she will be serving as an instructor in the TPP 403 and TPP 404 courses. 
In the interest of supporting University goals for social distancing, we are asking students and colleagues to connect with the Office of Teacher Preparation electronically.  For general inquiries, you can contact us at tprep@princeton.edu. Teacher Prep staff are available via email and Zoom. Thank you for your support and understanding. Please email us, we are eager to assist you!
Mariel van Landingham will support Anna Leader Mariel van Landingham ’16 began teaching English in the fall of 2017 at Millburn HS (affluent and distinguished district).  She was an English major. Anna Leader ’18 completed student teaching in Princeton HS this past fall semester. She is from Luxemburg and also has US citizenship.  Anna was a comp lit major.  Nolis Arkoulakis will support Joselle Lamoutte
The Program in Teacher Preparation is proud to congratulate Sophia Alvarez ’18, Kristin Hauge ‘18, and Ally Markovich ’17 for their nomination for the 2019 New Jersey Distinguished Clinical Intern Award.  Fifteen student teachers are selected for the award each year by the New Jersey Department of Education, recognizing the recipients as the top graduates from the 25 educator preparation programs in New Jersey’s colleges and universities.  Sophia Alvarez and Kristin Hauge were both honored as recipients of the award.
John Yi ’03, Teacher Prep alumnus and NJ Millburn High School science teacher, led a group of students from his space exploration course to develop a NASA award winning app.  
We would like you to meet Teacher Prep’s student teachers for the fall semester.  These remarkable students exemplify the University’s commitment to service through teaching.  For the next 12 weeks they will be in local schools developing their teaching skills under the guidance of a host teacher and Teacher Prep staff. 
Thirty New Jersey teachers were selected as the 2019-2020 New Jersey STEM Innovation Fellows.  The program was developed by Math for America (MƒA), a nationally recognized STEM education nonprofit, with Teacher Prep at Princeton University, Montclair University and Rowan University.
Eleven Princeton University students and alumni have earned the Program in Teacher Preparation certificate during the 2018-19 academic year and have chosen to be in “the nation’s service and the service of humanity” through teaching.   Earning the Teacher Prep certificate and the optional state license is rigorous but rewarding work.  “Although teaching is challenging in so many ways I had not predicted, it is amazing to work with young people every day,” said Sophia Alvarez ’18.  Todd Kent, the program’s director, commented, “We had an incredibly talented cohort of student teachers this ye
TPP Alumni Breakfast is on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10AM until 12PM in the 1879 tent.  We look forward to seeing you!

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