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My Unexpected Path to Teaching

February 7, 2022 Bora Tarimcilar

When Bora Tarimcilar (Tufts ‘19, B.A. Civil Engineering) stepped onto campus as a freshman at Tufts University, he hadn’t imagined that in just a few years he would be working in New York City as a seventh-grade lead math teacher; Bora was a civil engineering major with an interest in architecture as a career. Here,... Read more

SA Teachers Share Their Proudest Classroom Memories

December 2, 2021 Success Academy

Amazing things happen every day inside Success Academy’s classrooms. Working in schools can be challenging, but there are always experiences that make the hard work worthwhile. Our teachers focus intensely on creating a perfect learning environment — planting the seeds and providing all the ingredients for our scholars to blossom intellectually, socially, and emotionally. To... Read more

Rookie of the Year Award Winners Share Their Success Secrets

July 12, 2021 Success Academy

We asked some of our top second-year educators to share some guidance for new teachers getting ready to step into their classrooms for the first time. Read more

Success Academy Rolls Out New Middle School World History Curriculum

February 4, 2021 Success Academy

Why do so many students seem to think that the world started in 1776 after the founding of America? Our history staff worked hard to reimagine a curriculum that gives scholars a global perspective. Success Academy Rolls Out New Middle School World History Curriculum Read more

We asked Excellence Award Winners: What Surprised You About Remote Learning?

July 31, 2020 Success Academy

We’re sharing what some of our top teachers had to say about their experiences of teaching remotely last year. Here’s what they found most surprising! Read more

Success Academy Excellence Awards Winners Share: Our Proudest Moments

May 8, 2019 Eva Moskowitz

Our 2019 Excellence Awards winners share with us their proudest moments at Success Academy, and their commitment to our scholars shines through in every word. Read more