Biography

Mark Klarman is a teacher at Vanguard High School (New York City).

Mark Klarman began his career in the social services sector and the travel industry before becoming a public school teacher in 2003. He has spent his entire teaching career at Vanguard High School, a small public high school in Manhattan where 96% of students are non-white and over 75% of students are eligible for free- or reduced-price lunch.

Mark is an alumnus of the Street Law Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers and the Street Law Teaching for Civic Engagement Seminar. He also serves as a charter member of Street Law’s Leadership Circle in an advisory role to the organization. 

In light of his exceptional accomplishments and teaching philosophy, Street Law honored Mark with the 2018 Street Law Educator of the Year Award.