Claire Tam

History Teacher

Claire Tam is a proud alumna of Wellesley College, where she earned a major in Political Science and a minor in History. While at Wellesley, she was a fellow with the Madeleine Korbel Albright Institute for Global Affairs and received an Undergraduate Fulbright Summer Institutes Award.  Originally from Sudbury, Massachusetts, Ms. Tam moved to California in 2015 to pursue her MA in political science at the University of California – Berkeley. Ms. Tam began her teaching career in 2018 as a history teacher at Pacific Ridge School (Carlsbad, California). In her time at PRS, she also directed/assistant directed three musicals and two plays. In her spare time, Ms. Tam enjoys listening to audiobooks, playing board games, and attending as much live theater as she can!

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