Teaching in Private Schools with Faculty Diversity Search

Date(s) - Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York

Are you passionate about teaching?  Many independent schools actively recruit MAs and PhDs with expertise in a particular subject matter and who enjoy teaching younger students.  Join us on Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:30 p.m. in room 6496, as we hear from three teachers who have made their careers at these schools.

They’ll provide you with:

  • An overview of independent schools in the NYC region
  • Details about how their own career paths
  • Information about Faculty Diversity Search (FDS), program that recruits teachers and administrators of color and other under-represented minorities for 30 independent schools.

Our speakers:

  • Pat Ranard is a lead recruiter with FDS.  She has experience both as an English teacher and as a member of a hiring committee: as academic dean at an independent school, she hired quite a few PhD’s.
  • Betty Noel teaches biology at the Browning School.  She holds a PhD from Stony Brook University.
  • Denise Philpotts teaches biology at The Trinity School, and was formerly head of the upper school at Spence and the head of the science department at Trinity.  She has an MA from the New School.
  • Celines Pimentel, Spanish Dept, The Spence School

All are welcome to attend.  Please register by clicking here.






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