Tae Kang (UCLA MPP Class of 2016) serves as the Program Manager of Harbor Freight Tools for Schools and was the first full-time employee of the philanthropic initiative. He manages the annual Prize for Teaching Excellence, which awards more than $1 Millionto outstanding skilled trades teachers and programs across the country. Additionally, he collaborates with grant partners and anchors operations and research projects for the organization.
Prior to attending UCLA, Tae was a middle school social studies and math teacher at St. John Chrysostom School in Inglewood, CA.
Tae is passionate about education policy and looks forward to continuing to impact classrooms across America.
Please visit Tae’s LinkedIn to learn more about their professional experience.