Shira A. Korn
Shira A. Korn

Shira A. Korn

Cohort: 2016

Rossier Dean's Fellowship

Pace University: Masters of Education; Major in Science Education Grades 6-12 Concentration: Physics

Oberlin College: Bachelor of Arts; Major in Physics and English

Contact info

Shira.Korn@usc.eduPhone: 9144332159Curriculum Vitae

Concentration

K-12 Education Policy

Research Interest

Standards

School Accountability

Non-Cognitive Accountability Measures

Equity and Inclusion

Teacher Labor Markets

 

Shira A. Korn

Shira Korn (working with Dr. Morgan Polikoff) is a Ph.D. student in K-12 Education Policy at the USC Rossier School of Education and Master’s student in public policy at the USC Price School of Public Policy. She is interested in the role of federal, state, and local policies in improving educational outcomes for underserved students. Specifically, her research interests include standards, school accountability systems, and teacher labor markets. 

Shira earned her Bachelor’s degree in Physics and English from Oberlin College. After college, she taught 11th and 12th grade Physics in Washington Heights, New York while earning her Master's Degree in Adolescent Education from Pace University through the New York City Teaching Fellows Program. 

Experience

Professional Experience:

New York City Department of Education: Physics Teacher, The Community Health Academy of the Heights

Honors and Awards:

  • New York State Teaching Certification: Professional Certification
  • Certificate of Excellence in Recognition of Scholarly Achievement from Pace University (May 2013)

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