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Thomas Lancaster


B.A., Teacher Certification Program / English

Montclair State University, Upper Montclair. May 2003

  • Certified Secondary Education
  • Minor in film
  • Pursuing M.A. in Supervision and Leadership


Teacher (9/02/03 Present)

West Essex Regional High School, North Caldwell, NJ

  • Teacher of English for tenth grade college prep and academic levels that contain special needs students
  • National Honor Society Advisor
  • Assist Special Services and Guidance Department with evaluation of 504 plans
  • Administrative Intern to Principal
  • Teacher of English Lab course designed to prepare students for the HSPA
  • English Academy HSPA instructor

Student Teacher (01/16/03 05/06/03)

Parsippany Hills High School, Parsippany, NJ

  • Student Teacher.
  • Teacher of American Literature for two 10th grade inclusive classes with a co-teacher. Texts used include The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Great Gatsby, and Much Ado About Nothing.
  • Teacher of Foundations of English class for special needs students. The class read Frankenstein.
  • Daily interaction with both college prep students and special needs students.
Corporal (07/92 07/96)

United States Marine Corps

  • Meritoriously promoted to Corporal.
  • Honorably discharged.
  • Multiple service medals, ribbons, awards, and decorations.


Praxis II: English Language Literature & Comprehension Content Knowledge (11/02)

  • Scored 183 on English Language Lit. & Comp. Content Knowledge Test.


National Council of Teachers of English; Member (2002 - Present)

NJEA; Member (9/03 Present)