Mr. Alex Shuman
Alex joined the Taft community from the Maret School in Washington, D.C. His prior teaching experience also includes a year at the Allen Stevenson School in New York City and eight years at Indian Mountain School, where he was the chairman of the history department. Alex is a graduate of Berkshire School and St. Lawrence University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in history and played on the football team. In 2014, he received his master’s degree in the teaching of social studies from Teachers College, Columbia University. At Taft, Alex teaches history and is an assistant coach for football and head coach for boys’ thirds hockey. Alex and his wife, Ellen, live on HDT4.