This is Tadashi's first year at Lyons, where he teaches 9th and 10th grade Global Studies. Before coming to Lyons, Tadashi taught history for seven years at New Design High School in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Tadashi grew up in Portland, Oregon, and earned a B.A. in American Studies from Wesleyan University, and an M.A. in Secondary Social Studies Education from Columbia Teachers College. He is currently writing his dissertation for his PhD at UC Berkeley, focusing on how to make world history classrooms more inclusive of the experiences and perspectives of students of color.
Tadashi also enjoys playing outside, running, biking, cooking, and practicing Arabic and Spanish.
You can reach Tadashi at tad(a)lyonscommunityschool.org