Professor Jack Dougherty invites interested students, faculty, and staff to attend the April 29 meeting of his class, Choice: A Case Study in Education and Entrepreneurship. During this session (7-8 p.m. in Allbritton 004), five Wesleyan alumni will speak in person or by video about their work as educators. You can see the full syllabus here.
Excerpt describing the April 29 session:
Panel discussion (7-8pm via video conference or in-person) with Wesleyan alumni working as educators, on how they entered the teaching profession and their personal experiences across different types of public choice schools:
Greg Baldwin ’91, co-founder and principal of New Haven Academy, an interdistrict magnet secondary school in the New Haven (CT) Public Schools of Choicewe’re sorry, but Greg will no longer be able to make it that night.
- Banele Booi ’12, teacher at Achievement First Amistad High School, a charter school in New Haven CT
- Cara Colker-Eybel ’13, math teacher at Collinwood High School, one of the school choice options in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District
- Taylor DeLoach ’14, a First Grade Lead Teacher at Alma del Mar Charter School in New Bedford, MA
- Opraha Miles ’14, a Kindergarten teacher at KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools, a charter school in Memphis, TN, and a first year Teach for America corps member