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Cory L. Cain
Cory L. Cain teaches 11th and 12th grade Biology, Physics, and Engineering at Urban Prep Charter Academy – Englewood, the United States' first all-male public charter high school, that serves boys in underserved African-American communities. In this position he has focused on communicative approaches to teacher-led professional development, cooperative learning, and data-driven instructive practices and has led the science department to record ACT scores. Previously, he led a teacher-led hiring initiative, he created, based on behavior-based interviewing, developed Yale-based, social emotional training classes for teachers and has spent the last few years on the Instructional leadership team. He aspires to learn what it takes to participate in a team that works together to run a high-performing school, particularly while learn top-notched practices while at Columbia.