Hannah Prussin, born in Syracuse, graduated from New York University with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Politics. During college, Hannah tutored students in NYC public schools as well as conducted research studying the daily routines of ethnically diverse NYC children. These experiences helped intensify her interest in urban classrooms and public education reform. Hannah joined Teach For America in 2009, teaching first grade for two years in West Philadelphia. While in Philadelphia, Hannah earned a Masters of Science in Urban Education from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2011 Hannah moved back to NYC and joined PAVE as a kindergarten teacher. Hannah is excited to now be teaching 2nd grade and is looking forward to another year of hard work, high expectations, and fun at PAVE!