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Jeffrey Zohn

Jeffrey Zohn

Teach For America

Special Education Teacher

Personal Information

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School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Major: Human Development and Family Studies

Years at College Works: 2009

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Teach For America

Title: Special Education Teacher

Industry: Education

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Formerly: Teach For America and ASPIRA Inc. of Illinois Currently: Juris Doctorate candidate at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Winning a national teacher award.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

It helped give me the security to talk to people I did not know with the confidence necessary to make my points heard.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Work smarter; not harder. Don't hire close friends. Be a boss (literally and figuratively).

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Booking a job for over $17,000.

Last words of wisdom

No matter how good or bad an experience may be, learn from it and improve yourself as a result of it.