High School Math Teacher at Episcopal High School


9/27/20231 min read

We discuss:

  • 0:38: An overview of what she does as a high school Math Teacher and a Dorm Head

  • 1:27: Her typical roles and responsibilities

  • 4:53: Her typical schedule in a typical week

  • 7:55: Her annual schedule

  • 9:28: When she plans her lessons

  • 11:56: Things she likes and finds challenging about the role

  • 14:05: Opportunities for moving up

  • 19:32: What the training entails for her roles

  • 21:36: Why she wanted to be a teacher and work at an independent school

  • 24:00: Why she chose to work at a boarding school

  • 26:10: Advice for aspiring teachers

  • 27:46: Advice on the interview and application process

In this interview, Mimi Schwanda describes her career path as a teacher and her current role as a high school Math Teacher and a Dorm Head at Episcopal High School. She received her bachelor's degree from Davidson College in mathematics and her Master’s in Education from the University of Virginia. Her previous work experience includes working as a teaching assistant in Andover Massachusetts.

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