Mr. Snyder Goes to Washington
Published in TC Today - Volume 33, No. 1
Jason Snyder, a TC student pursuing a doctorate in education leadership, has been selected as a 2008-09 White House Fellow for Leadership and Public Service.
Snyder is also an inaugural Fordham Scholar at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a
education think tank. The program funds doctoral candidates and faculty studying education. Currently, Snyder teaches social studies at Washington Wakefield High School in . But he previously taught history and government in public schools in his native Arlington, Virginia Los Angeles and at the China Foreign Affairs University in . Prior to becoming an educator, Snyder practiced education and appellate law at Hogan & Hartson LLP, where he represented various school districts on issues like school desegregation. Snyder also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard J. Leon at the U.S. District Court for the Beijing . District of Columbia
Snyder earned his B.A. in public policy fromprevious page
in 1994, an Ed.M. from UCLA in 1995, and a J.D. from the University of California Berkeley School of Law in 2002. Snyder has also spent his free time volunteering with educational initiatives and has served on the board of trustees for a public charter school and as a consultant for a nonprofit legal educational organization, Street Law. Stanford University