Christopher Poulos, Connecticut’s 2007 Teacher of the Year, currently teaches at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, CT and serves as an adjunct professor at Fairfield University. Chris is National Board Certified and teaches all levels of Spanish. He previously served for two years in a hybrid role, splitting his time between teaching in his district and working alongside policymakers as a Teacher Leader-in-Residence at the Connecticut State Department of Education. Chris currently serves as Board Chair of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year and Immediate Past President of the Connecticut Teacher of the Year Council. In 2014, he was a Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellow and previously was a member of the inaugural Teacher-Leader Fellowship hosted by the Aspen Institute. Poulos holds a Sixth Year in Educational Leadership from the University of Connecticut, a Masters degree in Spanish Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies from the University of Richmond.
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