Peter Ruppert

7th Grade ELA Teacher, Blackham School

Peter is a seventh grade English-Language Arts teacher at Blackham School. He incorporates RULER tools (Charter, Mood Meter, Meta-Moment, Blueprint) and Restorative Practice whenever he can into his ELA lessons, with a particular focus on connecting the RULER Feeling Words with the curriculum materials.


He is involved in several committees at school and is the debate team coach. Peter has been teaching for more than 20 years, including Green Chimneys, a therapeutic, residential program, New York City Public Schools, Stamford Public Schools and for the last 6 years at Blackham. Peter has a BS in Psychology from Western Connecticut State University (WCSU), an MA in reading instruction from WCSU, and a JD from Quinnipiac University School of Law.

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