Peter is a Connecticut-certified teacher in various subject areas, including Language Arts and English as a second language. He holds a B.A. degree in communication and earned an M.S. degree in education. Peter recognizes that nonprofits perform an essential role in bettering people’s lives and making societies stronger. He has been involved with various organizations like Literacy Volunteers, Kiwanis Club, Special Olympics International, the Jane Goodall Institute, AFS Intercultural Programs, and Connecticut Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. In the Peace Corps, Peter taught English in Thailand and trained Thai English teachers. He also studied the Thai language. Besides teaching, Peter enjoys the outdoors, especially bicycling.
As an adjunct professor, Peter has taught English, academic writing, and ESL courses. Currently, he teaches writing courses at the University of Bridgeport and Manhattanville College, where he also serves as an ESL Learning Specialist. Through working with diverse student populations, Peter has become cognizant of the challenges that English language learners face in the U.S. educational system.