Pathways into Preschool-12 Teaching

Event time: 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event description: 
Join Yale Education Studies and the Office of Career Strategy, Common Good & Creative Careers in a conversation on pathways into careers in teaching. Yale EDST faculty Mira Debs and Melissa Scheve will present an overview of entry-points into teaching. Yale Senior Edie Abraham-Macht will lead a panel of Yale alumni including Israel Tovar (‘17), Elissa Levy (‘09), and Nana Massie sharing their pathways into teaching.
Co-sponsored with Office of Career Strategy, Common Good & Creative Careers  
Edie Abraham-Macht (YC ‘22)
Elisa (Dunn) Levy (YC ‘09) graduated with a BS in physics (intensive).  She worked in the hedge fund industry for 8 years as a researcher and senior program manager before joining the NYC Teaching Fellows in 2017. She now teaches physics and computer science at the High School for Climate Justice in New York City, facilitates teacher workshops across the country, and publishes articles online about equity in STEM education.
Israel Tovar (YC ‘17), (he/él) currently teaches World History II and AP World History in Washington DC. He is also the co-founder of The Dream Teacher Project.
Nana Massie has been a teacher for over a decade, teaching in Seoul, South Korea, Fukuoka, Japan, and Pittsburgh, PA, where she currently lives with her family. She has taught, among other things, 4-12 Social Studies and K-12 ESL, and is certified to teach the International Baccalaureate.
Constance Darshea Collins, (YC ‘11), is an international educator who has worked in the United States, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, and currently serving as the Service Learning Coordinator at the International School of Uganda. Her interests in education include critical pedagogy, liberatory education, service rooted in love and dignity, and using her voice to dismantle oppressive systems that exist in education.