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Summer Principals Academy
The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership
Emily Yaros teaches English and Drawing at Frank H. Peterson Academies of Technology, a magnet high school serving a largely low-income community of about 1,100 students. In addition to a regular diploma, students at FHP have the opportunity to become career certified in their chosen field. In this position she has taught both 9th and 10th grade students in English, and a mixture of all grades in a Drawing I course, which is the first to be offered at the school. She serves as the English Department Chair, is a member of the Leadership Team, and is developing the art program in its first year, which includes serving as the advisor of the Art Club. Previously she taught Art at Park Forest Middle School in State College Pennsylvania. Emily aspires to become a leader in a school that provides all students with an excellent education and inspires and empowers them to become advocates within their communities and beyond.