The Director

The Peace Corps Fellows Program Director supports the Jaffe Fellows by designing and running the Intensive Summer Institute, overseeing the admissions process, hosting the Fellows’ monthly seminars, coordinating the mentoring program, visiting Jaffe Fellows in their classrooms and individually supporting Jaffe Fellows and alumni.

Elaine  Perlman

Elaine Perlman

Program Director

A TC alumna, Elaine taught for 3 decades, including 6 years in Budapest. She advocates creating a warm classroom culture with ample room for the expression of the imagination. Elaine was a Dean, Admissions Director, mentor and school nutrition specialist. She is a middle school teacher at HEAF, Parents League advisor & painter of 4 school murals.

Learn more about Elaine Perlman.