Pedro Placido

Pedro Placido


School: Manhattan Bridges High School
Grades Taught: 9-12
Subjects Taught: Introduction to Engineering Design, Autodesk Certification, Principles of Engineering, and Civil Engineering and Architecture
Cohort: 8

Pedro decided to become a teacher after earning his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from NYU Tandon School of Engineering (former Polytechnic University). After working as an MEP consultant, he joined the NYC Teaching Fellows in 2008, and has served the NYC public school system as a STEM teacher ever since. He earned his M.A. in Secondary Mathematics Education from PACE University in 2010. Pedro also works as a Adjunct-Lecturer at CUNY New York City College of Technology at the Mechanical and Civil Engineering Departments. Pedro is also a Master Teacher at the Math for American program, completing his first fellowship, as well as a NASA BEST teacher.

Within his school, he has served as Career and Technical Education coordinator, and as the Academy of Engineering lead teacher and coordinator. He has also served as a Math teacher and Math Curriculum Developing Team. He is excited to enter his 9th year in the STEM classroom and his first year in the Sci-Ed Fellowship.

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