Colleen Driggs

Professional Development Specialist, Uncommon Schools

November Institute Presenter

Colleen Driggs is a Professional Development Specialist for the True North Network and is a member of the Video Database Team. She previously taught fifth grade reading and served as the Reading Department Chair at True North Rochester Prep, a member of the Uncommon Schools. Colleen joined Rochester Prep in 2007 and worked alongside the Head of School as part of the school’s Leadership Team to ensure that all students were on the path to success in college. She began her career in education through Teach for America in 2002, serving as a fifth grade science teacher at M.S. 390 in the South Bronx. Colleen then taught fifth and sixth grade science at East Harlem Village Academy, and then spent two years teaching reading and science at Elm City College Prep in New Haven, CT. Colleen holds a B.A. in Psychology from Hamilton College and an M.A. in Elementary Education from Pace University.

Last Updated: November 22, 2011