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2019 - Present

Director, Education and Outreach | SchoolStatus

  • National Thought Leadership: Joined SchoolStatus as part of its acquisition of Smore. Lead content initiatives to enhance K-12 educational outcomes in collaboration with cross-functional teams. Utilize data to shape content strategies resulting in improved school communications and climate, increased teacher retention, student growth, and enrollment.

Director of Education Content | Smore

  • Thought Leadership: Served as the in-house K-12 education expert, delivering webinars, writing monthly newsletters, and producing blog posts on best practices in school communications, and equitable school communications.

  • Remote Teaching Platform Collaboration: Collaborated on the launch of a tailored remote teaching platform for K-12 education during the pandemic, with an emphasis on facilitating widespread adoption.


Head of School | Woodstock Day School

  • Resource Management Excellence: Demonstrated adept resource management skills, optimizing operational efficiency to meet the diverse needs of students, faculty, and staff, across a 40-acre campus with 11 buildings.

  • Educational Program Leadership: Successfully directed daily operations of the education program and managed senior administration, ensuring a seamless and effective learning environment for students and educators.

  • Enrollment and Growth Achievements: Achieved record-high enrollment levels and institutional giving, reflecting a track record of driving growth and securing support for educational initiatives.

2010 - 2015

Executive Director | Math for America

  • Program Development: Spearheaded the development and expansion of a highly successful education non-profit, creating a tailored four-year fellowship program for exceptional math and science teachers in NYC public schools.

  • Innovative Program Design: Designed and implemented a diverse and innovative professional learning community for STEM teachers, ensuring continuous professional development through cutting-edge adult learning practices.

  • Program Scaling: Successfully scaled the fellowship program from 200 to 1000 teachers, encompassing 10% of math and science teachers in the New York City Department of Education.

  • Effective Team Leadership: Built and managed a high-performing team, playing a pivotal role in ensuring the program's ongoing success and impact.

  • Statewide Expansion: Led the replication of the Master Teacher Fellowship program statewide under Governor Cuomo's guidance, expanding the program's reach and impact across New York State.


Associate Head | The Calhoun School

  • School Program Oversight: Led program oversight at a progressive independent school serving Pre-K through 12th grade.

  • Budget Management Expertise: Supervised and managed budgets for various school departments and specialists, demonstrating strong financial stewardship.

  • Leadership and Innovation: Spearheaded innovative initiatives, such as the school schedule redesign, faculty evaluation and compensation committee, Lead Teacher program, and professional development in-service days, showcasing strategic leadership.

  • Key Committee Leadership: Chaired committees for the decennial accreditation process and the hiring of the school's first Director of Diversity, contributing to institutional growth

Middle School Director

  • Administrative Leadership: Spearheaded central administrative responsibilities, which included faculty support and evaluation, admissions and student retention decisions, curriculum oversight, and discipline management. Facilitated communication with parents and collaborated with other school directors for smooth division transitions.

  • Innovative Programs: Introduced innovative initiatives such as a mentor program for new faculty, the Middle School Expo, a Community Reading Program, an integrated technology program, and community service classes.

& Expertise

  • Innovative Program Development:
    Demonstrated expertise in designing and implementing comprehensive educational programs for K-12 students and educators.

  • Data-Informed Decision-Making:
    Proficient in using data and analytics to guide educational strategies and improve learning outcomes.

  • Strategic Planning and Execution:
    Proficient in developing and implementing strategic plans that align with the school's mission and educational objectives, ensuring the successful realization of long-term goals.

  • Complex Problem Solving:
    Experienced in identifying and resolving multifaceted challenges within an educational context.

  • Exceptional Communication:
    Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively engage with diverse stakeholders, including students, parents, and faculty.

  • Motivational Leadership:
    Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate teams to deliver high-quality programs and solutions.

  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
    Devoted to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for all students and staff.

  • Collaborative Partnerships:
    Established record of successful collaboration within departments and external organizations to enhance the overall educational experience.


NYU | Ph.D. 

Department of Teaching & Learning
Dissertation: Chased by Fate: Sheila Sadler & the Founding of the Village Community School

Teachers College | Master's Degree

MA in School Leadership

Joseph F. Klingenstein Fellow 

Wesleyan University | Bachelor's Degree

Double major: English & Art History
Honors recipient: Art History

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