Dean of Students
My name is Mr. I. Peterson and I have been a member of the CCSP family since 2015. I am deeply committed to ensuring that our scholars seek higher heights and elevate to rewarding careers. I am the Dean of Students at our 75 Spruce St. campus. I have been an educator for 27 years. My passion is student achievement.
Mr. Thompson has over 12 years in education, including 4 years in educational leadership.
His previous roles have included 1st and 2nd-grade teacher, instructional coach, mentor teacher, and assistant principal in Washington D.C., Brooklyn, and Newark, NJ.
More recently, Mr. Thompson has been the interim principal at a charter school in Newark, leading the school through the pandemic and supporting teachers in navigating virtual teaching and learning.
Mr. Thompson has a wealth of experience in the areas of curriculum and instruction, including coaching teachers and supporting teams in the areas of Wilson, Lucy Calkins, and math programs.