Peter is a Connecticut-certified teacher in various subject areas, including Language Arts, Social Studies, and English as a second language. He holds a B.A. degree in communication and earned an M.S. degree in education. Recognizing that nonprofits perform an essential role in bettering people’s lives and making societies stronger, Peter has been involved with several organizations, including Kiwanis Club, Special Olympics International, the Jane Goodall Institute, AFS Intercultural Programs, and Connecticut Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. While serving 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 college instructor, Peter has taught English, academic writing, and ESL courses. Currently, he teaches Critical Thinking courses at Sacred Heart University and College Writing courses at Manhattanville College. Through working with diverse student populations, Peter has become cognizant of the challenges that English learners face in the U.S. educational system.