Malini Mehta - NYU Steinhardt Teacher Residency Program

Malini Mehta

Malini Mehta
REGION:
Syracuse, NY
SCHOOL:
Syracuse City School Districts
SUBJECT:
Science
HOMETOWN:
Westhampton Beach, NY
DEGREES:
Duke University, North Carolina - BA, Biology
HOBBIES AND TALENTS:
I am a big fan of Dungeons and Dragons, and even DM myself.

About Me

I am from Long Island, NY, but attended undergrad at Duke University in NC. I was a Biology major, with minors in Education and Psychology. I have worked teaching in a small-classroom before with Breakthrough Greater Boston and that was the experience that helped me realize I wanted to become a full-time teacher.

What about the residency are you most looking forward to?

I am really looking forward to getting to meet my students and watch them grow during the course of a full year.

Did you have a teacher who made a lasting impression on you?

His passion was extremely evident. He got to the school an hour before opening and stayed until dinner time most days. He always had an open door to help his students and was always working on creating new demos to show in his chemistry classes to aid our learning. His passion definitely rubbed off on me as a student.