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Powell, Paul

Founding Principal, True North Troy Prep

Paul Powell is the Founding Principal of True North Troy Prep, soon to be in its fifth year of operation. Before becoming Founding Principal at Troy Prep, Paul served as Principal Resident at True North Rochester Prep where he taught 6th grade Math Procedures and served as a member of the leadership team. Prior to working with Uncommon Schools, Paul spent two years as a Program Director with Teach For America New York City, managing and training secondary math and science teachers throughout several boroughs of the city. Paul also worked at the 2005 Philadelphia Institute as a Corps Member Advisor. He started his teaching career as a L.A. corps member where he taught high school math at Locke Senior High and was named a Sue Lehmann Regional Finalist. Paul received his M.A. in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and his B.A. in Mathematics from Goucher College where he is also a trustee.