Rediscovering His Heritage and Finding Himself

“Being at TC brought me back to my culture…I’d sort of white-washed my background in the States. I’d forgotten my roots.” Aiming to retool public education in his home country of Peru, Jose Ibarra (M.A. ’19) pursues a career in public service. When Jose Ibarra (M.A. ’19) enrolled at Teachers College, he found himself thrust into conversation with classmates from every corner of the globe. Now, he sets his sights on a career in public service.