Chris Monschauer, a 2018 Education Studies graduate, is among 34 early-career high school mathematics and science teachers to be awarded a Knowles Teaching Fellowship. The intensive five-year program supports Knowles Fellows in their efforts to develop teaching expertise and lead from the classroom via access to mentors, grants, professional development, and membership in a nationwide community of more than 300 teachers who are committed to improving education.
From the Knowles Teacher Initiative announcement:
Christopher will begin his first year of teaching at Hope High School in Providence, RI during the 2018-19 school year. He is committed to teaching mathematics to high school students in the U.S...Before beginning his teaching career, Christopher worked as an intern in the Rhode Island Department of Education in the office of Educator Excellence. His work focused around teacher certification including supporting the ways the state reviews and supports teacher preparation programs.
Chris graduated from Brown University in 2018 with an Applied Mathematics - Economics degree and an Education Studies concentration in History and Policy. As a participant of the national Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates program, Chris taught math at Brown Summer High School during the 2017 BSHS program.