Staff Information

Michael Jackson


Camp Director: Mike Jackson, M.A. Curriculum, Instruction and Supervision; Community Middle School Social Studies/U.S. History Teacher, Princeton University Woodrow Wilson Fellow, Rider University Practicum in Education Mentor Teacher, Former World History Teacher & Lead Pilot Teacher of the 8th Grade Global Challenge -- awarded “Best Practice in Education” at the United Nations; Published Co-Author of “They’re Doing it in Social Studies ...Because They Have a Voice” on Teaching Controversial issues via Switch-Side Debate & Democratic Discussion: WW-P District Strategic Planning Team; Trenton Times & Trentonian “Coach of the Year.” 
Lead Instructors: 
* Instruction/Operations-Coordinator/Judge - Debbie Kline, M.A. Project Management; CMS Social Studies/World History Teacher, WW-P Superintendent's Advisory Council Member; 
* Instruction/Feedback-Specialist/Judge - Seamus Dowling, M.A. International Studies; Grover Middle School Social Studies/World History Teacher, Former Peace Corp and Teach America Member - provided Humanitarian/Educational Aide in Ethiopia 
* Instruction/Technique-Demonstrator/Guidance - Maria Pyle, M.A. Counseling & Guidance Former CMS Social Studies/World History Teacher/ Current WW-P High School North Guidance Counselor 
*Ms. Kline, Mr. Dowling, & Ms. Pyle were also Lead Teachers & Coordinators of the WW-P 8th Grade Global Challenge - awarded “Best Practice in Education” at the United Nations

Head Debate Coaches: 
Arushee Sinha, Rutgers University Finance/Supply Chain Double-Major, HS North Debate & Mock Trial Club Member, Former Debate Camp Award Winner
Sayora Shukurova, HS North Debate Club President, Model Congress Vice-President 
Oliver Zhong, NJ Academic Decathlon State Champion & Future Problem Solvers WORLD CHAMPION! 
Jonathan Hu, HS North Model Congress Competitive Team Member;  2017 Debate Camp Tournament Champion & Camp MVP, CMS Documentary Best Picture Award Winner; 
Saubhagya Balyan, Former HS North Varsity Basketball Team Captain & Stevens Institute of Technology Student-Athlete
Simon Brooks: Villanova University Chemical Engineering Major, Host of “Simon Says Science” Interactive Lectures

Counselors: HS North & South Debate, Mock Trial, & Model Congress Club Members; Former Debate & Mock Trial Camp Award Winners: Emma Kim, Sarayu Mandapaty, Steven Kim