Min Hong

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2022-2023 Gray Fellow


Dr. Min Hong has been with the New York City Department of Education for 31 years. She has been a teacher, literacy coach, Assistant Principal, and now the Principal of PS51 Bronx STEM and Arts Academy. Dr. Hong is an alumna of Teachers College, Columbia University having earned her degrees from the Department of Curriculum and Teaching. She has been recognized for her accomplished teaching by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and honored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education as a MetLife Fellow for her excellence as a Culturally Responsive Educator. Dr. Hong is the author of several publications, which include children’s books, instructional texts for teachers, and empirical articles for academic presses and journals. She has also been an Assistant Professor at Teachers College in the Preservice Early Childhood Education program as well as the National Institute of Education (Singapore) as a visiting professor in the joint Masters program on Leadership and Educational Change. Dr. Hong is a graduate of the New York City Board of Education and is a proud mother of a high schooler who is also a student in the New York City Department of Education.