WETA interviewed six teachers from two DC high schools — DC Prep and The SEED School — to learn more about the challenges they face each day and how their students inspire them.
Teacher Spotlight: Robin Froehlich
Robin Froehlich joined DC Prep in fall 2006 and provides inclusion and pull-out services to 7th and 8th grade students with special needs. Prior to coming to DC Prep, she worked in the Extended School Year Program at Ivy Mount School in Maryland, and worked in a variety of Boston public schools. Froehlich has a BS from Boston University.
Teacher Spotlight: Alisha Watts
Alisha Watts joined DC Prep in 2009. Prior to that, she was an 8th and 9th grade special education teacher at The SEED School of Washington, DC. Watts holds a BA from Princeton University and a MA from the University of Arizona.
Teacher Spotlight: Shomari Jennings
Shomari Jennings joined DC Prep in 2007. Prior to that, he worked as a Citizen Schools Teaching Fellow in Boston where he helped to run an academic based after-school program for middle school students. In this role Jennings created project-based curriculum focused on developing 21st Century learning skills and organized college visits. Jennings has a BA from the University of Texas and a MEd from Lesley University.
Teacher Spotlight: Angel Mason
Angel Mason is in her third year of teaching at The SEED School of Washington DC where she teaches 7th grade and high school technology and web design courses.
Teacher Spotlight: Ian Milne
Ian Milne is in his sixth year at The SEED School of Washington DC where he teaches 6th grade U.S. Geography and 7th grade Civics.
Teacher Spotlight: Mychuwan Logan
Mychuwan Logan has been at The SEED School of Washington DC for four years as a middle school English teacher (grade 8).