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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information about special events for alumni.
Please join us on April 12th for a keynote from TPP alumna, Jennifer Jennings '00, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School and on April 13th, Pedro Noguera, Distinguished Professor of Education GSEIS, UCLA. Friday, April 12, 2019, 5:15 pm McCormick 101 (Art Museum Annex) Jennifer Jennings '00, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School "Be the Early Worm: Reasons for Educational Optimism in Uncertain Times"
Katie Zaeh is an architect and a teacher. She is the instructor of the Princeton ArcPrep program, which introduces high school sophomores from Trenton to the multi-disciplinary field of architecture. An article about the program appears in the current issue of Princeton Alumni Weekly.
On April 12-13, 2019, Princeton University's Program in Teacher Preparation will be their marking 50 years at Princeton with a two-day event, “Honoring the Past; Preparing for the Future,” to celebrate the evolution of the program, the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of alumni to the field of education and beyond, and possibilities for the future.
APPLICATION DUE February 6th and February 13th! Teach in the UK as a Princeton Teaching Fellow at either the Haberdasher's Aske's or Sherborne School for Boys in the UK. More information can be found on our fellowships page here.
The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys School is one of the premier independent schools in England. It was named the 2017 Independent School of the Year by The Sunday Times. We have had several Princeton students spend a year teaching at the school as paid Aske-Princeton fellows, and all have reported having terrific experiences. This Wednesday, December 12, there will be an information session on the fellowship hosted by Delaney Kerkhof ’18 who is the current fellow.
Join Teacher Prep in celebrating 50 wonderful years of preparing Princeton students for the challenges of classroom teaching! The program will be hosting a two-day celebration on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13. Please mark your calendars and join us for an exciting program that will feature networking with alumni, meeting former and current staff members, as well as panels and speakers that address current research, accomplishments by alumni, and issues of equity and access. Check back for additional information as we get closer to the event!
HENRY N. DREWRY became the director of the newly established Program in Teacher Preparation in 1968. He was instrumental in developing the program and in gaining state approval for granting NJ State teacher certification in 1969. He arrived from Princeton High School, where he taught history for 14 years, served as the Department Chair, and was the school’s only Black teacher at the time of his hiring. Drewry became one of the first Black administrators at Princeton University and also taught the university’s first courses in black history and culture.