Perlman, Elaine S. (esp2012)

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Elaine Perlman
Director of the Peace Corps Fellows Program
Curriculum & Teaching

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Educational Background

Elaine Perlman received her Bachelor of Arts in English and economics from Wesleyan University and her Master of Arts in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University. In addition, She has a degree in School Administration from Shippensburg State University. 

She has taught for thirty years at schools ranging from the American International School of Budapest to New York City public schools and independent schools. She has been a classroom teacher of grades 2-11 and, for seven years, a teacher of children under the age of five. She was a school specialist in nutrition in public schools as well as a middle school Dean and a Director of Admissions for the preK through twelfth grade at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory, the largest independent school in Manhattan.

From 2014-2016, Elaine Perlman was an induction mentor for Teaching Residents @ Teachers College and the Peace Corps Fellows Program. She has painted four school murals and hopes to paint many more. 

In addition to being the Director of the Peace Corps Fellows Program, Elaine Perlman is currently a middle school teacher at the Harlem Educational Activities Fund and a Parents League advisor. She became the Director of the Peace Corps Fellows Program in 2016.

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