Jose Vilson

Math teacher, writer, activist, father, @teachingquality, @edutopia, author of This Is Not A Test (Spring 14), anti-hero. The teacher Gotham deserves.

Jose Vilson is a math teacher, coach, and data analyst for a middle school in the Inwood/Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. He is beginning his 6th year as a teacher. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in mathematics education from the City College of New York through New York City Teaching Fellows. He is also a committed poet, Web developer, and mentor to new teachers. He can be found at