Christina Mesk is a 12:1, Special Education Teacher for 4th and 5th Graders in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. She has been a New York City Public School Teacher for 18 years at PS 1K, The School of Leadership & Creativity.
In July 2019 she was awarded a Fulbright For Global Classrooms Fellowship from The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Mesk is one of approximately 76 U.S. citizens who traveled abroad through the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms Program in 2022. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential. Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms is a year-long professional development opportunity for U.S. elementary, middle, and high school teachers to develop skills for preparing students for a competitive global economy. Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms equips teachers to bring an international perspective to their schools through targeted training, experience abroad, and global collaboration.
When Christina is not teaching she enjoys running, biking and exploring history and literature. She is a member of the Young Members Advisory Board at the New-York Historical Society.