Takeru Nagayoshi is a Teach Plus Commonwealth Teaching Policy Fellow. Takeru teaches English at New Bedford High School in the South Coast. He became a teacher through TFA and has served as a summer school operations manager and teacher coach to over 20 middle and high school English teachers. Takeru has also piloted the research-based AP Capstone program in his district. He earned a BA in International Relations from Brown University and a MEd in Curriculum and Teaching from Boston University.