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Khalid Tellis

Khalid Tellis

Titles: English
Degrees: BA, MIddlebury College
MS, Johns Hopkins University
Phone Numbers:
School: 860-945-7876

A graduate of Eaglebrook, Loomis Chaffee, and Middlebury College, Khalid came to Taft from Amistad Academy, a renowned charter school in New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to his time at Amistad, Khalid served with Teach For America in Mississippi. At Middlebury, Khalid spent a semester abroad at the University of Oxford at the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. While in Oxford, he was a member of the Oxford Union Society. Khalid earned a Master of Science in Education from Johns Hopkins University School of Education in May 2019. At Taft, Khalid teaches four sections of English, is dorm head of HDT2, and works with both the debate team and Shades, the affinity group for Black/Latinx male students. Khalid will direct Taft’s winter 2020 play, The Tempest.