Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors: Secondary Math Education - Rhode Island College Masters of Education (M.Ed) - The University of Rhode Island
Wobberson Torchon is the current Principal at Mount Pleasant High School. He has been working in the Providence Public School District (PPSD) for nearly 30 years, including nine years as a math teacher, and 21 years as a high school principal. Wobberson was part of the first cohort of Aspiring Principals, which was a Wallace Foundation grant to support a leadership program between PPSD and the University of Rhode Island.
Originally from Haiti, Wobberson earned a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Math Education from Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island. He later completed his Master's in Education at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island.
Wobberson has been privileged in his career to participate in the Public Education Leadership Program (PELP) at Harvard University that focuses on strategies and approaches to transform districts into high performing organizations. Seven years ago, he graduated from the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL), which is a highly sought after leadership program that prepares transformational schools and school districts.
Wobberson's goal for the upcoming school year is to transform Mount Pleasant High School into a high-performing school where all students who enter the doors leave equipped for their post-secondary journey through rigorous study and robust extra-curricular activities.