Larissa Pahomov – Philadelphia, PA


English Teacher, 2008 – Present, Science Leadership Academy, Philadelphia, PA

  • Teach 10th and 11th Grade English and Journalism elective
  • Design and implement curriculum for all courses
  • Serve as Alumni Coordinator, Community Events Co-coordinator, and Diversity Committee Member
  • Recipient of the 2012 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award
  • National Board Certified Teacher (as of 2014)

Curriculum Developer, One Book One Philadelphia, 2008 – Present, The Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

  • Develop teacher resource materials for the annual One Book selection, most recently Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
  • Present materials and facilitate discussion at professional development workshops
  • Serve on the One Book selection committee

Fulbright Teaching Fellow, 2006-2007, Mittelschule am Wallgraben, Grimma, Germany

Cultural Programs Consultant, 2006-2007, United States Consulate, Leipzig, Germany




Master of Science in Education, 2008, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education,  Philadelphia, PA

  • Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate, Level II: Secondary English and German

Bachelor of Arts, 2005, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

  • Major: English. Minors: German, Religion.

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