.A. in English Language and Literature, and History, University of Michigan. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree Chris was accepted into Teach for America’s highly selective service corps where he initiated his career as an educator at Branch Brook School in Newark, where he continues to teach fourth grade. Chris serves as the coordinator for Branch Brook's community service group and coaches the Math Olympics team. As a TFA alum, Chris has spent the last 4 years facilitating learning teams for both first and second year Newark corps members. Chris was also a recipient of a 2008 Lands' End Teachers Light The Way Award.