It is with a heavy heart that Teacher Prep shares the news of the passing of our longtime colleague, Torey Wilson. Torey served as a program associate and lecturer in the Program in Teacher Preparation since 2002. He also served as associate director of the Princeton University Preparatory Program until this past September, when he was named assistant director of the Prison Teaching Initiative. Please join us on Wednesday, February 7, as we remember our dear friend and colleague Torey Wilson. Friend Center Convocation Room, corner of William and Olden St.
Teacher Prep is pleased to announce two new fellowships for the 2018-19 academic year at the Sherborne School in Dorset, England and at the Haberdasher Aske School near London. The Sherborne School is seeking two fellows, Math and Art and the Habserdasher Aske is open to all academic areas. Please visit our fellowship page for more information and application specifics.
The Teaching Experience for Undergraduates (TEU) program is accepting applications for the summer 2018 math and science programs through February 28th. TEU provides a rich summer experience for undergraduates from 61 partner liberal arts institutions interested in secondary STEM teaching careers. Teacher Prep students who have attended have found the TEU very valuable in furthering their understandings of math/science pedagogy and leadership. A summer stipend, as well as living expenses are provided.
TPP Program Associate and Lecturer, Torey Willson, was recently named the administrator director of Prison Teaching Initiative (PTI) which has become part of the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. The move is intended to better support PTI’s many volunteer instructors, who teach college courses to incarcerated students. In addition to being named a director at PTI, Mr. Wilson will continue as a Program Associate with Teacher Prep.
Teacher Preparation is pleased to share with you the Office of the Dean of the College's recent announcement of the promotions of Jason Klugman and QuinnShauna Felder-Snipes.
The Office of the Dean of the College is pleased to announce that Todd Kent will be the director of the Program in Teacher Preparation/Teacher Certification, effective July 17, 2017. Kent will provide leadership for the program, which has been reorganized to focus primarily on teacher certification and various outreach initiatives to local school districts.
For the past 20 years, Dr. Steve Carson has helped to develop over 250 teachers’ understanding of Earth Science content and science practices through multiple QUEST units regarding Weather, Humans’ affects on local Climate, Life and Chemistry in the Ocean, and Climate & the Ocean. QUEST teachers who have the honor of working with Dr. Carson comment,
Princeton University will honor four exceptional New Jersey secondary school teachers at its 2017 Commencement on Tuesday, June 6. This year’s honorees are Peter Drozd of Union City High School, Emily Rock of Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing, Colleen Tambuscio of New Milford High School and Cory Terry of Ocean City Intermediate School.
Join Teacher Preparation during Reunions for a panel on the Future of K-12 Education on Saturday, June 3, 8:45am, at McCosh 10. Followed by aTeacher Preparation alumni reception in the 1879 Hall Tent at 10:00 am. Greg Farrell ’57, leader in expeditionary learning/outward bound Robert J. Burkhardt, Jr. ’62, founder, Eagle Rock Charter School Diana Foster ’72, works with at-risk students, and with Outdoor Action Mark Peevy ’92, leader in both charter schools and technical education
Good teaching cannot be reduced to technique; good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher. ~ Parker Palmer