David Quinn

IB Coordinator, Harlem Village Academies High


David Quinn currently serves as the IB Diploma Coordinator at Harlem Village Academies High in NYC.

In 2013, Quinn was honored by Northwestern University as one of the Distinguished Secondary Teachers in America. In 2014, he founded The High School Counselor Challenge, a national social-media campaign with the goal of getting more public-school counselors from underserved communities to the annual NACAC conference.

While at the University of Washington pursuing his degree in education, Quinn co-founded, the world’s premiere food website. Prior to working in education, Quinn was the host of 3-2-1 Contact, the educational science series produced by Sesame Workshop. In 1988, he hosted the Peabody Award-winning TV series "I Have AIDS, A Teenager's Story" with noted AIDS advocate, Ryan White.

Fun Fact: David was a child actor on Sesame Street.