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Summer Principals Academy NYC
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Daphne Rivera

B.A. in Organizational Behavior and Management, Brown University; J.D., Tulane Law School; M.S. Ed. in Middle Childhood Education, Brooklyn College. After graduating from law school in 1997, Daphne pursued a career as a tax attorney in a major accounting firm, Ernst & Young LLP, where she provided strategic tax consulting services to various corporations. While traveling throughout the country to teach IBM employees about their pension plans, Daphne was inspired to transition to a career as an educator full-time. She joined the New York City Teaching Fellows’ math immersion program and became a teacher at I.S. 347. During her first year teaching, she pursued a grant with her principal to develop a new small school. They were awarded a New Visions grant and currently work at the newly created All City Leadership Secondary School