Sydney Cochran develops and teaches literature and Latin courses at Proof School.
She is passionate about teaching language and literature, and adapts her teaching to each group of students to help them to understand their own learning styles.
Her goal is to help students form compassionate learning communities
Prior to joining the school, Sydney spent five years teaching and studying at UC Berkeley their top-tier doctoral program in Comparative Literature. She has taught a range of courses from Literature to Classical Civilization and Latin language, focusing on critical thinking, close reading, and analytic writing. She loves theater and all things ancient.
Sydney is a summa cum laude graduate of Columbia University in Classics and an AmeriCorps Summer Bridge alumna who taught middle school algebra and science. She has also taught high school students and has been tutoring for most of her life.
Advanced Ph.D. coursework, UC Berkeley
B.A., Columbia University