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New Faculty: Mr. Ian Wollman

New Faculty: Mr. Ian Wollman

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Mr. Ian Wollman joined the language department this year as a new Chinese teacher. Before coming to Choate, Mr. Wollman taught Chinese at Phillips Academy Andover for two years. After finishing his teaching fellowship program at Andover, Choate stood out to him from the very first day of his interviews.Read More

New Faculty: Ms. Cindy Okrah

New Faculty: Ms. Cindy Okrah

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This year, Ms. Cindy Okrah has joined the Choate community as a World History and Contemporary Issues teacher. Ms. Okrah taught at a public school for more than nine years in New York City, where she grew up, in addition to doing some consulting work. However, Ms. Okrah took someRead More

New Faculty: Ms. Tara Burns

New Faculty: Ms. Tara Burns

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Dance has been a lifelong passion for Hamden resident Ms. Tara Burns, a newly hired dance teacher at Choate. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance, and she earned an M.A. in Digital Performance from Hull University at Doncaster. Ms. BurnsRead More

New Faculty Profiles

New Faculty Profiles

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Chaplain Sami Aziz Chaplain Sami Aziz, a 2105 graduate from Wesleyan University, is Choate’s new chaplain for Muslim students. As a friend of the previous Muslim chaplain, when a spot opened, he jumped at the opportunity. Since participating in an internship here six years ago, he has loved Choate’s diversityRead More

New Faculty Profiles

New Faculty Profiles

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Mr. Jonas Akins Mr. Jonas Akins is a new addition to the HPRSS department this school year. Prior to coming to Choate, he was a faculty member at the Kent School, where he was a United States History and Government teacher, a football and squash coach, and an adviser toRead More

The Woman Who Manages Risk: Ms. Risa Vine

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Meet Ms. Risa Vine. She has been Choate’s Director of Risk Management since November 2016 and plays a large role in keeping everyone on campus safe. Her job includes overseeing campus-wide risk management, supervising Choate’s Community Safety function, and giving support and training to the school community regarding risk mitigation,Read More

New Faculty Profiles

New Faculty Profiles

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Dr. Edrik Lopez “Flow with the go,” new English department member Dr. Edrik Lopez said when asked the best piece of advice he has ever received. This phrase, not to be confused with “go with the flow,” is a motto expressed regularly in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a type of martial artRead More

Mr. Roney Eford, Choate’s new Director of Athletics, aims to prioritizes good sportsmanship.

In The Office with Roney Eford

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After Mr. Ned Gallagher decided to resume full-time teaching this year following his 21 year tenure as Athletic Director, the school was left with a big pair of shoes to fill. Candidates capable of handling the rigors of the position can be hard to come by, even in the timeRead More

New Faculty Profiles

New Faculty Profiles

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Yasin Ahmed “I’m an advocate for all students, said Mr. Yasin Ahmed, Choate’s new Muslim Chaplain. “I’m available when students have difficulties or need someone to talk to. I want to make sure students feel comfortable, safe, and taken care of while they are here at Choate ” Mr. AhmedRead More