George Wendell James

5th Grade Teacher
"There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time." - Malcolm X

George Wendell James, fifth grade math teacher, joins the Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem community after teaching fifth and sixth grade math, middle school ESL and Native Language Arts for over five years. Having studied vocal performance and Spanish literature at Bennington College, he enjoys drawing out the parallels between math and music while teaching. Currently, George is pursuing his Master's Degree in Special Education at City College. As a native Harlemite, he is excited to educate students from his neighborhood.