Peter Tang

Tennessee Educator Fellowship Coordinator

Peter leads the Tennessee Educator Fellowship. After graduating from Amherst College with a bachelor’s degree in history in 2010, Peter came to Tennessee for a teaching career. He taught seventh-grade math at Westside Achievement Middle School in the Achievement School District and eleventh-grade English at East High School in Memphis City Schools before being named a master teacher at Kate Bond Middle School in Shelby County Schools. Peter was selected for the inaugural class of Tennessee Educator Fellowship and is an alumnus of the Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellows program, where he had the opportunity to brief national and state policymakers about teacher development and rigorous academic standards. He serves as a Tennessee Department of Education Core Coach and on the board of, a nonprofit that provides Consumer Reports-style reviews of instructional materials.