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PAEMST Awardee Highlight
Kentaro Iwasaki

Kentaro Iwasaki

California | 2011
Kentaro was inspired to teach after experiencing, first-hand, the disparities between public and private school education in California. He taught high school mathematics, ranging from Algebra to AP Calculus for over 15 years. In that time, he served as both a teacher and the department head. As department head, he increased the number of students enrolled in AP Mathematics five-fold, focusing on increasing the participation of underrepresented groups. Kentaro stepped away from the classroom to serve as the Associate Director of Learning and Teaching for a nonprofit for seven years before becoming a doctoral student studying education leadership at Harvard.