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Summer Principals Academy NYC
Teachers College, Columbia University
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in New York City

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Jesse Rector

B.A, Rutgers University. For nearly a decade, Jesse has taught mathematics in the public school system of Newark, New Jersey; recently, he took a position as a founding faculty member of North Star Academy Charter School—also in Newark. Prior to becoming a teacher, Jesse worked with children in a variety of capacities; he provided severely emotionally disturbed children with therapeutic treatment aid and he worked as a teacher’s assistant at a school for students with various social and emotional needs before becoming a certified teacher via New Jersey’s Alternate Route to Teaching program.