Teaching Careers in Independent Schools Penn Event

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 17:00 - 18:30
Dana Okeson Weeks, Head of School, Germantown Friends (Villanova MA in Philosophy) · Donna S. Lindner, Director of Lower School, The Agnes Irwin School (Penn MS in Education, Reading/Writing/Literacy) · Grant Calder, Director of College Counseling and Upper School History Teacher, Friends’ Central School (Penn MA in German Language and Literature) · Marina Byrne-Folan, 10th Grade Dean and Mathematics Teacher, The Shipley School (Penn MS in Urban Education) · Helena Antolin Cochrane, Upper School World Languages, The Episcopal Academy (Penn PhD in Spanish Language and Literature)

Career Services is hosting this event that will be of particular interest to Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows wanting to learn more on non-faculty career opportunities.

Have you considered teaching in secondary schools and want to learn more about this career path? This event, co-sponsored by Career Services and SASGOV will focus on an insider’s perspective on careers in independent school teaching, as well as hiring opportunities for graduates of both doctoral programs in humanities, social sciences and STEM disciplines, and Master’s in Education programs. The panel will include Penn alumni who will discuss their paths from Penn to teaching in K-12 settings.

The panel session will be followed by networking opportunity.


Pre-Registration is requested. To register please follow this link 



*Light refreshments will be served*

University of Pennsylvania: Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room