New York, NY
Jose Vilson is a math teacher, coach, and data analyst for a public middle school in the Inwood/Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, as part of the NYC Department of Education. He is beginning his 6th year as a teacher, having finished the New York City Teaching Fellows program in 2007. He graduated with a bachelors degree in computer science from Syracuse University and a masters degree in mathematics education from the City College of New York. He is on CTQ's TeacherSolutions 2030 team, co-authoring the book Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools—Now and in the Future. He has worked on creating professional development for his fellow teachers on such topics as working on goals for the classroom and using the ARIS system, a data management system under the NYC Department of Education. Hes spoken at Lincoln Center as part of the NYC Teaching Fellows induction ceremonies and writes regularly about education issues mainly at his blog. He is also a committed poet, Web designer and developer, mentor, and blogger for the Education section of The Huffington Post, named one of the top 20 teacher blogs by Scholastic Inc. He can be found at http://thejosevilson.com.
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