Congratulations to Ethan Faust and Sarah Lloyd! Ethan and Sarah will graduate this spring from the University of Pennsylvania with their Masters in Education after serving Gilman as Penn Fellow.
Michael Howard Cooper – UPenn Teaching Fellow, Ethan Faust serves as a middle school language arts teacher as well as a coach for football, basketball, and track. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Davidson College, where he served as sports editor of The Davidsonian, sang in the college choir, and was voted by his peers as vice-chair of Davidson's Honor Council.
"The mentorship in this program proved an invaluable resource in my development as an educator. Supported and trusted by the institution and its faculty, I have been able to make the significant impact on my students that I hoped for." - Ethan Faust, UPenn Teaching Fellow
UPenn Teaching Fellow, Sarah Lloyd serves as an upper school history teacher as well as a swimming and water polo coach. The graduate of Kenyon College double majored in history and art history, earning an award for the highest GPA of any art history major. She was also a two-time NCAA All-American and Academic All-American swimmer, helping Kenyon win the 2015 NCAA Division III Swimming Championship.
"I would like to thank the Gilman community for being so supportive of my education, particularly Brooks Matthews and Bart Griffith, who went above and beyond to support and mentor me along the way. Gilman is a really special place and I'm thankful that I get to stay on board for next year!" - Sarah Lloyd, UPenn Teaching Fellow
Sarah Lloyd's portfolio shares her experiences and finding from teaching history through a feminist lens at an all-boys school. View her portfolio here.
About Penn Fellowship: As part of its commitment to quality teaching, Gilman School offers fellowships to recent college graduates with a strong interest in teaching. Fellows benefit from the coaching of a mentor teacher and a range of professional development experiences. They enrich the entire community. For more information, please click here.