Pathways in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Event time: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 7:00pm
Event description: 
Join Yale alumni, Education Studies’ Carla Horwitz and Yale Education Studies student Sélah Reid for a panel conversation and Q&A on teaching early childhood and elementary education. This event is co-sponsored by Yale’s Office of Career Strategy.

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Pablo Uribe (‘18)
After graduating in 2018, Pablo worked as a fellow in the Kindergarten classroom at Calvin Hill Daycare. Following that, he spent a year mostly outside in the forest with elementary-aged students at an outdoor program called NatureYear in West Rock park. Since then, Pablo has returned to Los Angeles, where he grew up. He is currently a student teacher, getting credentialed through a program at CSU Dominguez Hills to keep teaching bilingually in public elementary schools in California. He believes that joy and learning must coexist! 
Fiona Riebling (‘18)
Fiona Riebeling (she/they) teaches Kindergarten at Calvin Hill Daycare Center in New Haven, Connecticut. She graduated from Yale College in 2018 and has been working at Calvin Hill since then, first with the Young Threes classroom and then in the Kindergarten. Fiona finds it a great joy to walk alongside young children in wonder, inquiry, observation, delight, and community-building.
Laura Haim (‘07)
Laura Haim was the 2019 Miami-Dade County Public Schools Rookie Teacher of the Year. She teaches fifth grade math, science, and social studies and chairs the science department at the elementary school she attended as a child. She is known for cultivating her students’ social and emotional skills and leveraging her strong connections with them to achieve significant learning gains. Laura graduated from Yale in 2007 with a BA in History. She wrote an award winning senior essay on the first preschools in America. After graduation, Laura joined Teach for America and went on to earn a Masters in Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She has been an educator and professional development facilitator in high need communities in Miami, New York, and Phoenix. Despite the Harvard degree, she is a devoted Yalie and serves on the Yale Alumni Fund and as Co-Chair of the Yale Class of 2007 Reunion Gift. She and her husband have three sons who are her greatest teachers and inspiration. 
Max Solotar (‘20)
Max Solotar graduated from Yale in 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science. Upon graduation, he returned to his hometown of New York City to begin his teaching career. Over the 20-21 academic year, Max was a kindergarten resident teacher at Zeta Charter Schools. Now, Max is an assistant/floater teacher at the Brownstone School, a play-based school for children ages 2-5. Max plans on enrolling in an early childhood Masters program in the fall to obtain his teaching certification. In his free time, he can be found reading, at the movie theater, and enjoying time with friends.
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