NYU Steinhardt faculty
Cutting-edge research and personal guidance
The NYU Teacher Residency is designed to meet the needs of teaching in diverse classroom environments. The program infuses cutting-edge research and pedagogical techniques with direct personal guidance and useful feedback from NYU Steinhardt faculty.
Our world-renowned faculty have published on a broad range of urban education issues particularly focused on equity, access, and social justice including school violence, racial segregation, restorative justice, and fiscal inequities between urban and suburban schools. Faculty are also experts in emergent bilinguals, special education, curriculum for the 21st-century classroom, and teacher development in primary, middle, and secondary education. As leaders in their fields, faculty are personally committed to crafting and participating in this transformative teacher preparation program.
Nada’s research, teaching, leadership, and practice centers on focusing on the role of teacher and teacher-leader professional development, creativity, and personalized learning
Past experience: Innovative school creation, pre-K-12 equity instruction, leadership coaching trainer, middle-school English / K-4 science teacher
Anne’s interests include the role of visual images in helping students learn mathematics, and other cultures' methods for teaching mathematics.
Past experience: Middle and high school mathematics teacher
Ayanna’s interests include supporting universal student achievement, culturally responsive teaching, and the history of independent schools founded by African Americans.
Past experience: Middle and high school English teacher, curriculum developer, college counselor
Audrey studies equity and diversity in special education, focusing on postsecondary transitions for adolescents with learning and behavioral/emotional disabilities.
Past experience: Special education high school teacher
Diana brings to her work a passion for civic engagement and a commitment to teaching history for democratic change.
Past experience: English and social studies teacher
Robert developed curriculum for NYU's Clinically Rich Integrated Science Program for New York City high-needs schools, as well the science content aspect of this NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency.
Past experience: Marine biologist
Heather focuses on meeting the academic, linguistic, and social-emotional needs of emergent bilinguals, particularly Muslim immigrant youth who speak less-common languages.
Past experience: Middle and high school TESOL and ELA teacher