Meet Achievement First's
DENNIS WYNN

Careers - Dennis’ Story
 A Leap Of Faith
Dennis’ Story
A Leap Of Faith
After deciding to leave the financial industry for more purposeful work, Dennis began researching opportunities in the education field. He had planned to move to Korea to teach English, but a friend recommended he look into Achievement First. Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Dennis quickly realized that his purpose was here at home with Achievement First.
Careers - What Dennis Does
 Teacher-In-Residence
What Dennis Does
Teacher-In-Residence
As a teacher-in-residence, Dennis is learning more than he could have ever imagined at Achievement First. From creating lesson plans to building an effective classroom culture and connecting with his students, he’s loving learning the ropes. His favorite part? The excitement he sees in his students' eyes when they connect the dots on their own.
 
 
“I commit 100% to the school and all the kids who are depending on me to help them learn and develop into great people.”
 
“I commit 100% to the school and all the kids who are depending on me to help them learn and develop into great people.”
 
 
“There’s a lot of personal growth that comes with this job that was absent in other jobs I’ve had. I know I’m in the right place—I’m smiling and having fun every day.
 
“There’s a lot of personal growth that comes with this job that was absent in other jobs I’ve had. I know I’m in the right place—I’m smiling and having fun every day.