Dawn Lewis, Principal (Contact)

Ms. Lewis is an educator who believes in options and opportunities for all children and their families. Her commitment to this belief has provided her with the opportunity to open two schools as the founding principal of the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot School and the Founding Head of School at the SEED School of Maryland. Additionally, Ms. Lewis has taught Kindergarten, and 8th grade and served as the Co-Director of the Pilot School Network. Ms. Lewis believes that education is a transformational experience for teachers, students and families. In her second year at Dudley Street School she brings her commitment to education and achievement to the Dudley Street School community.

Ms. Lewis attended Boston University and Teachers’ College, Columbia University. Ms. Lewis spends her free time with family, practicing yoga, traveling, and reading. Her two greatest accomplishments are her daughters, Tulani and Rabiah.

 

 

Ulana Ainsworth, K1-K2 Teacher

Ulana Ainsworth comes to Dudley Street School  after teaching at the Lee Academy Pilot School for three years. She was a Boston Teacher Resident in 2012  and received her BA in Education, with a Special Education minor from Westminster College, PA. Ulana is currently a cohort member of the Women Educator of Color cohort as well as a Teach Plus fellow. As an early childhood teacher her goal has always been to teach children to have a growth mindset, a strong sense of self, and to foster independence. This allows the students to be confident about their learning, while building a co-created community of learners

Nakysha Allen, K1 Paraprofessional (Contact)

Ms. Allen has been with the Dudley Street School for the past three years as a K1 Teacher Assistant and Lead Teacher. She also completed her student teaching at DSNCS, and worked at Somerville Public Schools as a Special Education Paraprofessional. She earned a master's in Special Education Moderate Disabilities PreK-8 from UMass Boston. She also attended Florida A&M University and earned a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Ms. Allen is a native of Dorchester, MA and her goal is to combine her range of experience with her ability to be a compassionate and enthusiastic teacher.

 

Jennifer Amigone, Director, Strategic Data Services (Contact)

Jennifer Amigone has been with BPE since 2003. She leads the organization's strategy to provide schools with data support and tools to improve student outcomes. She was previously the Research Director at BPE. Prior to her employment at BPE, Ms. Amigone worked at Standard & Poor’s School Evaluation Services, Teach for America, the New York City Independent Budget Office, Massasoit School, and the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Ms. Amigone holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University and a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She was recently named as a Technical Working Group member of the Northwest Regional Educational Lab, and has presented and published work on subjects such as teacher preparation and induction and early warning indicators.George Anastos, Art Teacher (Contact)

George Anastos, Art Teacher (Contact)

Mr. Anastos has been teaching visual arts to Dudley Street School Scholars since 2013. He started teaching art for the ELT program and became the Full time art educator the following year. Mr. Anastos brings his knowledge of Illustration, painting and graphic design to his curriculum. Working as an Artist and Educator since 1997, Mr. Anastos has helped to transform students into artists; giving them the confidence to use their creative thinking and skills to accomplish anything they set out to do. He is excited to return to Dudley Street School and continue his work of nurturing Scholars, building their confidence and beautifying the School with their artwork.

Jenae Barrett-Sequeira, 1st Grade Teacher

Jenae Barrett-Sequeira comes to Dudley Street School after teaching 1st grade at the Higginson Lewis K-8 school for the past 3 years.  She received her Master of Science in early childhood education from Wheelock College through the Wheelock Teach Boston program.  Mrs. Sequeira is a lifelong resident of Boston, growing up in the Roxbury/Dorchester neighborhoods.  Her passion is building relationships with families and the community. She enjoys gardening, cooking and spending time with her family.

Renee Beckett-Simmons, 1st Grade Teacher

Mrs. Simmons comes to the Dudley Street School  after serving seven years at the Higginson-Lewis K-8, and five years at the Garfield School in Brighton.  She began her career with Boston Public as a Paraprofessional and has taught 1st grade for 12 years. Renee received her BA in Human Services and a minor in Elementary Education from Lesley College along with a Masters’ Degree in Education Administration from University of Massachusetts Boston. Renee has been Lead Teacher for the last six years and teacher in charge at her last two schools.  She has three adult children and a husband Lester who has had a liver transplant and has become an advocate for organ donation.  She enjoys traveling, gardening and seeing the accomplishments and wonderment in her young students as they begin to understand how to read and write.

Renee plans to be a principal one day for BPS and to continue her love for learning more about educating children.

Lisa Bibuld, Director of Student and Family Support

Dr. Bibuld worked as the Student Support Team Coordinator at Dudley Street School last year (SY 15 – 16) consulting to teachers and serving students and families. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from William James College (formerly the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology) and holds a master’s degree in education from Bank Street College. She has 12 years of teaching experience, four of those years  at the Young Achiever’s Science and Math Pilot School from 1997 – 2001. Dr. Bibuld has also worked at the Brookline Community Mental Health Center providing counseling to children and families for the past eight years. Dr. Bibuld is excited to join the Dudley Street School full time and share her areas of expertise to support this dynamic community.

Penelope Brennan, K1-K2 Teacher

Penelope Brennan comes to Dudley Street School after two years as a K2 teacher at the Dever Elementary School in Boston. She previously taught grades K- 2 in California and in the UK. Penelope is excited to begin work with our youngest students and with their families.

JoAnn Brown, 3rd Grade Teacher (Contact)

Born and raised in Dudley, JoAnn graduated from St. Thomas University in Florida before returning to Boston as a Program Director for the Boston Public Health Commission’s Tobacco Control Program, where she served for several years.  JoAnn then joined BTR as a resident at the Murphy K8 School and graduated with her MA from UMass Boston.  For the last seven years, JoAnn has served as a 4th grade general education teacher at the Henderson Inclusion School.  At the Henderson, JoAnn has lead her scholars and her school to great results, serving as an ILT member, co-chair of the SSC, ANet advisory board member, and Fund for Teachers Fellow, among other roles.  JoAnn currently lives in Randolph with her husband and two children.

April Burke, ELL Lead Teacher

Mrs. Burke comes to Dudley Street School after two years at Dever Elementary in Dorchester where she was the ELL Head Teacher and Coordinator.  She also sat on the ILT and SST.  Prior to that she spent 21 years with the Fitchburg Public Schools where she led various roles including Head of Language Acquisition, ESL teacher, K/Gr 1 Teacher, Grade 5 teacher and Writing Consultant.  She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Early Childhood/Elementary Education at Fitchburg State College and earned her Educational Specialist Degree of Curriculum & Instruction of Diverse Populations from University of MA-Lowell.  She is a huge advocate for students of special populations and has recent research on the topic published in the with the UMASS Graduate School of Education.     

She is also an SEI Endorsement/RETELL instructor for DESE and BPS and happy to assist teachers with using SEI strategies in the classroom.  She is thrilled to be joining the Dudley Street family!

 

Sam Campbell, Dean of Students, Dudley Promise Corps Site Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kim Canuto, 4th Grade Math Teacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Carroll, Science Teacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ilene Carver, 2nd Grade Teacher, Lead for Family Engagement (Contact)

Ilene Carver teaches second grade and was a founding teacher at DSNCS. She has been working in the Boston Public Schools since the early 1990s, the large majority of those years as a classroom teacher in the elementary grades. Ilene is passionate about building partnerships with families and is currently co-authoring a book for teachers about engaging families for children’s success. Ilene resides in Dorchester and has two children who are graduates of the Boston Public Schools.

 

 

 

Cary Charlebois, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Staff Development (Elementary Literacy)

Ms. Charlebois, a native of Potsdam, NY, has worked in education in the Boston area for the past 15 years. She comes to Dudley Street School from the Kelly School in Chelsea where she taught grades 1-4, participated on a variety of leadership teams (IST, School Improvement Team, District Literacy Team) led the new teacher mentor program for the district, and worked as a reading specialist. During the summers, Ms. Charlebois trained new Teach for America corps members in literacy instruction at summer institutes in Mississippi and Chicago. She also spent summers teaching at the Reading and Writing Clinic at Boston University. Cary graduated from Colby College with a BA in psychology and from Boston University with a M.Ed. and CAGS in Reading Education.

 

Amelia Chase, K2 Teacher (Contact)

Ms. Chase has served as a K2 educator at Dudley Street School for the past 3 years, and is part of the K1/K2 team this year. Originally from New York, she received her BA from Tufts University, her MS from Wheelock College through the Teach Boston program and now calls Boston home. Ms. Chase is passionate about fostering independence, curiosity and a love for learning in all students.

Saundra Coaxum, 5th Grade Teacher

Saundra Coaxum is a native of John’s Island, South Carolina.  She received her Masters of Education in Middle and Secondary English Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education and her Bachelor of Arts in English from Benedict College.  She has taught on both the middle and high school levels. Ms. Coaxum has taught high school in both the Sequoia Union High School District in California and with the Atlanta Public School System.  She has been teaching in Boston Public Schools since 2000.  While teaching in BPS, she has mentored a number of Boston Teacher Residents, Boston College Graduate Students and pre-practicum students.  She has also been a part-time New Teacher Developer.  Ms. Coaxum has been an active member of the Instructional Leadership Team at Thomas Edison Middle School for nine years. Ms. Coaxum enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.  You can catch her hanging out in the Sweet Carolinas on any extended break.  Though Ms. Coaxum has been teaching for a while, her curriculum and pedagogy is continuously evolving.

Tracy Curtin, 3rd Grade Resident

Tracy Curtin is an Elementary Resident in BTR Cohort 14. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Kenyon College, Tracy moved to Boston to experience a new city and pursue a teaching career. In the 2015-16 school year, Tracy served as a Dudley Promise Corps Member at the Dudley Street Neighborhood Charter School. As a DPC member, Tracy learned the importance of bringing joy into every child’s education. Tracy is thrilled to return to Dudley Street School as a BTR Resident to continue learning how to build a community of confident scholars and leaders in the classroom.

Pamela Delaney, Teacher's Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cecilia Elhaddad, 4th Grade Resident

Cecilia Elhaddad is an Elementary Resident in BTR Cohort 14. Born and raised in Dartmouth, MA, she came to Boston to attend Simmons College for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. While at Simmons, she co-facilitated a first-year seminar course, volunteered at the local Boston Teachers Union School, and interned with Democracy Matters and the Office of State Senator Chang-Díaz. She believes that education is crucial for the functioning of democracy and cannot wait to begin working to provide a quality education to her students.

 

Emma Fialka-Feldman, 2nd Grade Teacher

Emma Fialka-Feldman teaches second grade and was a resident 1st grade  teacher at Dudley Street School during its founding year in 2012. She has a deep passion for inclusive education where students with and without disabilities and special needs learn in the same classroom and is proud that Dudley Street School practices inclusion. Emma studied inclusive education at Mount Holyoke College. She has worked and taught in elementary classrooms in Nogales, Arizona, and in Massachusetts in Springfield, Sunderland, and Boston.  While not originally from Boston, Emma is now enthusiastic to call Boston “home!”

 

Ariana Foster, 3rd Grade ELA

Ms. Foster comes to Dudley Street School after teaching fourth grade for two years at the Edward Everett Elementary School, in Dorchester. Prior to this, she taught third grade in Worcester, Massachusetts. Ms. Foster received her undergraduate degree in Sociology from Clark University, where she also completed her Master of Arts in Teaching. Ms. Foster is excited to be a part of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, and to be joining the Dudley Street School community.

Caitlin Fleck, 5th Grade Math Teacher

Miss Fleck comes to the Dudley Street School after teaching elementary students for the past three years. She received her Master's degree at Clark University in Worcester, MA in 2012. She was born and raised in St. Louis, MO and moved to MA for college, and has not since been able to leave. Caitlin is excited to continue her work bringing joy to learning math with the Dudley Street community.

Steven Gilbert, K2 and 1st Grade Special Education Teacher

Mr. Gilbert begins his sixth year working for BPS, and is very excited to have the opportunity to teach at Dudley Street School. He is originally from Milwaukee, and moved to Boston 25 years ago. He began his career in teaching as a math interventionist in Hyde Park. He has enjoyed teaching summer school ELA and math for the past five summers. He really looks forward to meeting new students and families this year. When he’s not at school, you might find him on the water trying to catch fish.


Lynne Godfrey, Director of Instructor, Curriculum and Adult Development for Mathematics (Contact)

Lynne Godfrey oversees professional support for Boston Teacher Residency program participants, graduates, and their colleagues in partner schools. Ms. Godfrey’s classroom at the King Open School on Cambridge is where Bob Moses began his pioneering work that became the Algebra Project. With her students and other teachers, Ms. Godfrey helped develop and taught the Algebra Project Transition Curriculum. She has taught grades two through eight in Cambridge and Boston and has been an adjunct professor at Wheelock College, a senior facilitator with the Algebra Project, the upper school coordinator and math coach at the Young Achievers School, and, most recently, a math coach for the Cambridge Public Schools.

 

Leslie Hamilton, K1-K2 Teaching Assistant

This is Leslie’s my first year with Dudley Street School. She has been teaching in the field of early education for 12 years. She has worked for HeadStart, BPS , Little Sprouts as well as Codman Academy.  Leslie has an associate degree in early childhood education and a bachelors in psychology from Lesley University. She is a mother of two boys and loves educating young minds. Leslie is glad to a part of the Dudley Street School family.

Marylynn Harris, 4th Grade ELA

Mrs. Harris, formerly known as Ms. Bauzile is the 4th grade literacy teacher. Mrs. Harris is excited to begin her second year with Dudley Street School. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She then went on to pursue a year as an Elementary Resident in the Teach Next Year (TNY) program where she received a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is currently a student at Simmons College receiving a Masters in Language and Literacy. Mrs. Harris started her teaching career in BPS as a special education teacher. She also taught for 2 years in Randolph Public schools as a special education teacher for 4th and 5th grade students. Mrs. Harris enjoys spending time with her family and friends, catching up on reality T.V. or reading an exciting novel. She looks forward continuing to grow as a teacher and fostering the love of learning within her students.

Aiyana Hedeen-Garrett, 2nd Grade Resident

Aiyana Hedeen-Garrett is an Elementary Resident in BTR Cohort 14. Born and raised in the Bay Area, California, Aiyana decided to venture to New York to earn her Bachelor's degree from snowy Syracuse University. At SU, Aiyana was placed in elementary schools all across the Syracuse area, working in both urban and suburban environments. Aiyana started off on the sidelines as a teacher's aide before becoming a full-fledged student-teacher, taking on lesson planning and teaching 25-30 students every day for an entire semester. Aiyana is excited to move to Boston and start the BTR program, where she can learn practices from her new environment and peers while sharing her own experiences.

Jasmine Hill, 1st Grade Teacher

Jasmine Hill is an Elementary Resident in Boston Teacher Residency Cohort 14 from Boston, MA. She recently graduated from Boston College where she received her undergraduate degree in Sociology with a minor in General Education. After graduating BC she completed a year of service through an AmeriCorps program called Dudley Promise Corps. Jasmine is passionate about working with youth in her community and hopes to teach in Boston for years to come.

Chima Ikonne, 4th-5th Grade Special Education and ELL Teacher

Chima Ikonne graduated from the Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) program in 2007 and began his career as a middle school ELA teacher. Having taught 8th grade ELA for 2 years, he transitioned to the high school level, becoming a founding ELA/SPED teacher at the Mary Lyon Pilot High School. During his seven years there, he taught ELA to 9th and 12th graders, AP Language and Composition, and ESL. He also served in the capacity of English department chair, teacher leader, and ILT co-facilitator. The opportunity to teach at the Dudley Street School is one he welcomes with humility, and getting to know his students and their families is something he looks forward to. Mr. Ikonne’s hobbies are running, reading, writing, and dancing.

Akailah Jennings, 1st Grade Teacher

Akailah Jennings is an Elementary Resident in BTR Cohort  14. She grew up in the Bronx and attended college in Philadelphia. In college she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. During her time in college she spent most of her time working in schools in southwest Philadelphia, leading her to develop her passion for education. While she is sad to leave the students, teachers, and staff in Philadelphia she is eager to experience a new city.

 

Maria Knight, Teaching Assistant (Contact)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheena Lee, 3rd Grade Math Teacher

Sheena Lee is a lifelong learner who is dedicated to the academic and social development of youth. Originally from Long Island, NY, Ms. Lee moved to Boston, MA to attend Northeastern University. Here she earned a Master of Arts in Teaching- Focus on Urban Education and her Bachelor of Arts, in Modern Language with a focus on Spanish. Since graduating, she has served as educator in the Greater Boston area.  Additionally, Ms. Lee has collaborated with organizations such as Babson College and Brazelton Touchpoints Center to develop youth entrepreneurship programs for international students and leadership programs for early childhood professionals. Ms. Lee enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking with her dog Spitfire, cooking, gardening and fishing.

 

Amelia Lopes Ford, Head Staff Assistant (Contact)

Ms. Lopes Ford started her work with students as a social worker for the Home for Little Wanderers and later became the Family and Community Outreach Coordinator at the Emerson Elementary School. After graduating from Boston Teacher Residency, she taught special education at the Edwards Middle School and went on to support the operations of BPS Schools and various school programs. She is a graduate of Lesley University and UMass Boston and is fluent in Cape Verdean Creole.

 

 

Maria Marroquin, 2nd Grade Special Education Teacher

Ms. Marroquin  comes to Dudley Street School after serving for 3 years as a 2nd grade teacher at the Ellis Mendell  A graduate of the Boston Teacher Residency 2013 cohort. She was also a student teacher in a 4th grade SEI classroom and also has experience as a pre-school teacher in the Boston area.  She grew up in the Greater Boston area, but is originally from Peru and fluent in Spanish. Ms. Marroquin strives to provide a safe and happy community where students find joy in learning.

James McCrea, 2nd Grade Resident

James McCrea is an Elementary Resident in BTR Cohort 14. With his wife Sara, a social worker and psychotherapist, he has a 4-year-old daughter and a 6-year-old son. Born in Belfast, he grew up on a farm in rural Ireland— moving to the US in 1994 at twenty-five. He received his BA in history from University College Dublin and MA in English Literature at Tufts University. It fills him with awe to see children pass through new doors of awareness and understanding, and he loves being a part of that process.

 

KimVy Nguyen, 3rd Grade Special Eduation Lead Teacher

Ms. Nguyen graduated from Boston Teacher Residency’s 1st Cohort. Since she graduated, she has taught between grades 2nd - 8th grade. In between her teaching time, she serves on the board of Boston Teachers Union/Boston Public Schools’ Professional Learning Advisory Board and District Capacity Project. Both boards work simultaneously towards labor management collaboration and to create a meaningful and purposeful professional development/learning system for all teachers in Boston Public Schools. Trying to understand and connect teacher policy to her classroom, Ms. Nguyen  is a co-facilitator for the American Federation of Teachers/BTU Teacher Leader program, and was part of the TeachPlus Teacher Leader program at the Holland Elementary School.  She is very excited to join Dudley Street School School as a 3rd Grade Special Education Teacher Leader.

Marcie Osinsky, Director, Boston Teacher Residency, Elementary

Marcie  Osinsky has been a leader in the Boston Teacher Residency for the past 13 years. Prior to that work, she was an elementary classroom teacher and a teacher educator at Wheelock College. This year, she is a member of the school leadership team at Dudley Street School engaged in the development and implementation of the Teaching Academy model. She will work to develop a strong professional learning community at the school, directly supporting the roles of  BTR coaches, collaborating teachers and residents. Marcie Osinsky is deeply invested in the preparation of new teachers. She is  committed to ensuring  resident teachers  have the beliefs, skills,  and knowledge  to positively impact student engagement and achievement, both in their residency year and as future teachers in the Boston Public Schools.

Kemi Oyewole, 5th Grade Resident

Kemi A. Oyewole is an Elementary Resident in BTR Cohort 14. Raised in Long Beach, California, she completed degrees in economics and mathematics at Spelman College, a historically Black women's college in Atlanta, Georgia. She moved to Massachusetts to begin a PhD in economics at MIT. Recognizing her love for youth and direct service, she left MIT and transitioned into working as a math fellow at a Boston elementary school. Kemi is actively engaged in giving back through her church and sorority alumnae chapter. She is eager join BTR in sharing the beauty of mathematics and the joys of learning with young scholars.

Kathleen Pirozzolo, Therapist (Contact)

Katie Pirozzolo, MSW, LCSW, graduated from St. John Fisher College with a B.S. in Psychology in 2010 and from Boston College School of Social Work with a Masters in Social Work in 2012. She has worked for Family Service of Greater Boston since September 2012 as the Strong Start Clinician, focusing on early childhood mental health, specifically regarding trauma and social/emotional/behavioral problems. Katie also has experience as an intern counselor at McCormack Middle School in Dorchester and as an intern clinician at the Home for Little Wanderers in the Preschool Outreach Program.

Richard Perkins, 5th Grade Resident

Richard Perkins, BTR Cohort 14 Elementary, is a practicing artist, an advocate for adults with developmental disabilities, and a father of two children in Boston Public Schools.  Originally from Penticton, British Columbia, Richard has obtained degrees from the University of British Columbia (Bachelor of Arts), Concordia University (Bachelor of Fine Arts), and the University of Guelph (Master of Fine Arts).  He hopes to bring his passion for art making—which has recently expanded into children’s books, and even a few toys!—to the elementary classroom.

Teresa Schwarz, Director of Special Populations

Teresa J. Schwarz, current PhD. candidate in the Educational Leadership at the University of Massachusetts Boston, has served as a teacher and educational leader for over twenty years. Ms. Schwarz received her B.A. with a double-major in English Language and Literature/Portuguese Language and Literature from University of Madeira, Portugal.  (She also received her M.A. in Applied Linguistics through the University of Massachusetts Boston.) After one year as a Lecturer in the English Department at University of Madeira, Ms. Schwarz decided to move back to her native Massachusetts in order to help support children as an educator and later as an educational leader.  More recently, Ms. Schwarz worked as a English as a Second Language (ESL) Department Coordinator, where she continued to advocate for policies and practices that serve the best interests of her students’ academic and socio-emotional needs.  Ms. Schwarz has also served as a bilingual translator and interpreter to Portuguese-speaking students and their families.  In 2014, Ms. Schwarz was chosen as translator of a number of  Paulo Freire’s works from the original Portuguese to English.  She presented on her research experience at the “Re-Dedication of the Paulo Freire Critical Pedagogy Archives” Conference at Chapman University, California.  During her time in the Ph.D. program, Ms. Schwarz has received various scholarships and awards, including: The Feenan Scholarship (2016) and the Clark Scholar award through the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Scholar Seminar in Washington, D.C. (April, 2016).  In July, 2016 Ms. Schwarz presented on best practices at the New Education International Conference in Beijing, China.  In her role as Director of Special Populations at Dudley Street School, Ms. Schwarz  works with ELL/Special Education staff and the Dudley Street School community to support the continued success of students within these populations.

Glen Sherman, BTR Instructional Coach, Math

Glen Sherman provides mathematics coursework and instructional coaching for current BTR residents at Dudley Street School and ongoing coaching support to BTR graduates in their first year of elementary teaching in the Boston Public Schools. He began his own education career in BPS, where he spent ten years teaching third and fourth grade in two elementary schools in Fields Corner, served on a variety of instructional and math leadership teams, provided professional development at the school and district levels, and served as a mentor teacher in the BTR. For the last six years, he was a Math Coach in the Cambridge Public Schools, where he worked with both elementary and middle-school teachers to improve instruction and student outcomes. He has also served as adjunct faculty at Lesley University. His work his firmly rooted in the belief that all children have the potential to be powerful mathematical thinkers and problem solvers.

Lilly Siu, BTR Instructional Coach, ELA

Lilly Siu is the Elementary Literacy Coach at Dudley Street School as well as the Induction Coach for Cohort 13, transitioning from her previous position as Clinical Teacher Educator for the Boston Teacher Residency.   Dr Siu has a Doctorate in Education from Harvard University and a Masters in Education from Teachers College Columbia University.  Her research focuses on social emotional learning and student engagement.  Dr Siu has trained teachers and conducted research for the Teacher Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and served as the Director of Supervision for New College of California. She began her teaching career in the same public school system which educated her in her native San Francisco, California.  She has also taught at the American School in London and has provided extensive professional development throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.  During non working hours, Lilly enjoys yoga, travel, and family time with her three children.

Sam Zuckert, Data and Improvement Associate (Contact)

After graduating from Tufts University with a B.S. in Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Zuckert spent time working at the Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach and volunteering at the Paraclete Academy in South Boston before joining the BPE Strategic Data Services team as a Data and Improvement Associate in 2014. Mr. Zuckert is originally from Evanston, Illinois. His favorite movie is There Will Be Blood; his favorite mathematician is Georg Cantor; and his least favorite mathematician is Leopold Kronecker.