Cory Puppa

Educator Committed to Improving School Culture • Technologist


Cory Puppa graduated with honors from Steinbrenner High School in Lutz, Florida, as part of the second graduating class. Puppa then went on to attend the University of South Florida, graduating Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Social Science Education. Puppa was also a graduating member of the prestigious SCATTER Honors program at USF.

Relevant Experience

Cory Puppa currently works at Williams Middle Magnet School as the IB Coordinator and Magnet Lead Teacher; previously Puppa worked at Martinez Middle School, a Hillsborough County Public School since August 2016. In his time at Martinez, Puppa has mainly taught 6th grade World History, however, he has also taught 6th grade Math and 8th grade US History. At Martinez, Puppa has coordinated the NJHS program and has assisted with Student Government.

Professional Development

Cory Puppa works both privately and with Hillsborough County Public Schools to deliver great PD.

  • Social Studies Summer Institute
  • Social Studies Professional Study Day
  • Microsoft Training at Martinez

Puppa can deliver PD on almost any topic. He has experience training pedagogy, SS content, and technology.


  • Teacher of the Year at Martinez Middle (Hillsborough County Public Schools)
  • Regional Economic Educator & Leadership Award recipient (USF Stavros Center / FCEE)

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