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TEP Welcomes New Director

As TEP’s new director, I’m fortunate to inherit a professional, positive program that meets teachers of every rank and discipline with interest and care. Last year, TEP’s four staffers led more than 300 consultations with faculty and GTFs, observed about a 100 classes across the curriculum, hosted two weeks of new teacher trainings before classes […]

Teaching Teachers to Teach

Thinking back on a career of some 30+ years in teaching, I am seeing glimpses of memorable moments. Peace Corps, Liberia, West Africa: I am 21 and standing in front of a room of 55 Liberian fifth graders sitting two to a chair. It’s a classic Peace Corps moment. I am attempting to teach a math […]