Michael Meadows

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Teacher

Prince George's County, Maryland

Michael Meadows teaches Italian at Hyattsville and Greenbelt Middle Schools in Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland. He is the world language department chair at Hyattsville and leads a self-started classroom management improvement program, designed to maximize consistency among teachers and academic achievement among students.

Michael previously served as director of the High School Cooperative Language Program at Yale University’s MacMillan International Center and program coordinator at the Yale Teaching Center. Michael has taught courses on Italian language, literature, and cinema at Gateway Community College and Yale University, where he won the Associates in Teaching Prize in 2012.

Michael graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Architecture and received his M.A., M.Phil, and Ph.D in Italian language and literature from Yale University. He is a Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellow.

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Posted Aug. 22, 2016

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Posted July 21, 2017

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Posted July 20, 2017

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Posted July 26, 2017

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