Jason Klugman

Director, Princeton University Preparatory Program

Jason Klugman is the director of the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP). PUPP is a comprehensive college preparation initiative that serves low-income, high achieving students from five Mercer County high schools. Jason co-leads the Greater Trenton College Access Network and is a lecturer in Princeton’s Department of Anthropology. Jason has presented papers and lead workshops at a broad range of academic and professional conferences on education, teacher preparation, college access and college admissions.

He earned his doctorate in Education, Culture, and Society at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. From 2004 to 2017, Jason was a program associate and lecturer in Princeton University’s Program in Teacher Preparation. Prior to joining Princeton, Jason was a social studies teacher and department chair at West Philadelphia High School and a leader of that school’s college and career guidance team. He also taught courses in Urban Studies and Education at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Johns Hopkins University and teacher certifications in secondary social studies and English.