Robert Rosenheim is an elementary school teacher at Loring-Felmming School in Blackwood, New Jersey. He currently teaches 5th grade Language Arts Literacy and Social Studies and has taught 6th and 7th grade history. Robert has engaged in several leadership experiences throughout his teaching career. He has served as a member of his school district’s social studies curriculum committee, literacy instruction committee, worked as a school technology mentor, and served as an instructional team leader. He also has led several professional development seminars. Prior to working at Loring-Flemming, Robert served as the Director of Operations and Training for a large consulting firm in New Jersey. Robert received a B.A. in History and English from Rutgers University in 2006 and a M.S.Ed. in Literacy Education from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education in 2009. As a social "edupreneur," Robert aspires to launch a charter school program with a strong emphasis on critical thinking, leadership and responsibility. Its mission will be to foster positive relationships with students, families, and the community. As a future school leader, Robert believes in supporting teachers through meaningful professional development and is committed to courageous and momentous school reform. Robert is looking forward to enhancing his leadership qualities and furthering his educational goals as a member of the 2012 SPA NYC cohort.